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Corizon Health Licensed Mental Health Professional in Cameron, Missouri

About Corizon Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a Corizon Health professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.

Corizon’s behavioral health professionals are passionate about impacting this underserved population. Their work transforms the lives of those who are stigmatized by others, working therapeutically with the assistance of technology and integrated healthcare models.Our team of professionals give incarcerated individuals the opportunity to live healthier, more productive lives with appropriate treatment programs for a wide variety of behavioral health conditions. Corizon's behavioral health professionals are bringing the most effective community-based behavioral healthcare services into the nation’s prisons and jails, putting you at the forefront of developments in your field.


Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Licensed Mental Health Professional with Corizon Health at Western Missouri Corectional Center located in Cameron, MO:

  • Assess offenders for behavioral health needs through intake, sick call, follow up, and restrictive housing contacts.

  • Provide behavioral health services for assessed needs or create a referral for provision of such services.

  • Accurately assess behavioral health crises. Intervene in crises to ensure offender safety, reduce risk, and improve functioning.

  • Provide Special Needs services to stabilize mental illness and improve functioning of assigned offenders.

  • Utilize evidence-based treatments to assist with management of mental illness and reduction of criminogenic risk factors.

  • Conduct group therapy utilizing evidence-based treatments informed by pre- and post-test data.

  • Collaborate with offenders to develop and maintain treatment plans for on-going behavioral health services.

  • Consult with clinical supervisor to ensure appropriate and effective delivery of therapeutic services. Adjust treatment plans and service delivery as indicated.

  • Complete timely, accurate, and professional documentation of all services provided.

  • Ensure that offender confidentiality and other legal rights are protected.

  • Consult with and educate staff from other departments as needed for the safe, appropriate, and humane management of offenders with mental illness.

  • Perform all duties in line with ethical, professional, correctional, and legal standards.

Corizon Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Generous PTO plan

  • 401k with matching funds

  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

Experience & Requirements

  • Licensed in state of employment as either a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Professional Counselor (LPC) or a Psychological Examiner (LPE).

  • At least 2 years of experience in providing social work services in an inpatient psychiatric facility.

  • Possess good interpersonal communication skills. Able to effectively interact with institutional staff, medical staff, and outside agencies.

  • Counseling experience in a Correctional setting preferred, but not required.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.

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ID 2021-9858

Job Locations US-MO-Cameron

Category Behavioral/Mental Health

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Variable

Location ID 00916