State of Michigan Department of Corrections Psychologist in Marquette, Michigan
The psychologist provides a full range of psychological evaluations, tests, interventions, consultations and referral services as assigned by the supervisor. The Psychologist will train staff in matters of psychology and mental illness. This position will also function as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team providing a range of psychological services to prisoners within the Michigan Department of Corrections, some who may be diagnosed with severe mental disorders. They provide a full spectrum of sex offender treatment, assessment services and will work with community supervision/treatment for sex offenders. They also work with hospitalized, medically ill and other special populations. The psychologist is responsible for all aspects of the mental health evaluation, referral to the appropriate mental health level of care and treatment of the prisoners, monitoring their progress and ensuring continuity of care is not jeopardized. They also assist with placement and obtaining services when the prisoner discharges to the community.