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Job Title: Therapist II

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  • Location: Boyds, MD, US
  • Closing Date: May 21, 2018
  • Starting salary: $60, 554 

The Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation is seeking a Therapist to provide direct psychotherapy, clinical case management, crisis intervention, group therapy, and assessment and diagnostic evaluation and treatment for the inmates at the Montgomery County Pre-Release and Re-Entry Services Division in Rockville, MD.  This is a full-time position.  Work hours will be 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 PM on Monday, Tuesday and Friday; 11:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.  
Generally, this position is covered by Employees' Retirement System, Group JK.  If the successful candidate is an internal employee, retirement plan coverage will be determined at the time the job offer is made. 
The individual selected for this position will be considered an "Essential Employee."  Essential employees must report to work during a period of general emergency or liberal leave.

Job Title: Community Correctional Intern

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  • Location: Rockville, MD, US
  • Closing Date: November 3, 2018
  • Starting salary: $11.50/hr. 


The Department of Correction and Rehabilitation (DOCR) of Montgomery County, Maryland provides outstanding work and training experience for interns interested in the field of criminal justice and community corrections. The work/training programs are designed to meet the trainees and the correctional program's needs. All interns are eligible to receive academic credit and free Ride-On bus pass. This is an excellent opportunity for students who are interested in social work or law enforcement. Internships are available in two service areas.

The Pre-Release Center (PRC) is a nationally recognized correctional model for community-based correctional and treatment services. The residential facility is located in Rockville, Maryland for adult offenders nearing release. The Pre-Release Center's program has a strong focus on assessment, case management, employment, treatment, intervention services, education, family and community involvement.

The intern work experience at the Pre-Release Center includes such activities as: 
Screening and intake of Residents
Supervision of Residents
Adjustment Board Member
Support Case Managers, Work Release Coordinators and Career Resource Center Staff
Conducting community-based on-site verifications
Supervising recreational, MVA and Social Security Administration trips
Urinalysis collection and testing
Treatment Team Member
Crisis intervention
Data collection 
Intern schedules at PRRS are either Sunday through Thursday or Tuesday through Saturday and are mostly evening hours.
The mission of the Montgomery County Pre-Trial Assessment and Supervision Units is to ensure all eligible defendants are afforded the opportunity for Pre-Trial release and to enhance public safety by providing community monitoring and referral to services that increase the likelihood of appearance for trial and to reduce the risk for re-arrest.
The intern work experience at Pre-Trial Services may involve a mixture of responsibilities in the following units: 
Pre-Trial Assessment
Pre-Trial Supervision
Alternative Community Services Program (ACS)
Intervention for Substance Abusers Program (IPSA) 
Intern schedules at PTS are Monday through Friday, generally during business daytime hours.

  • Interns are assigned to a supervisor and receive weekly individualized and group training, as well as in-service and on-the-job training.
  • Montgomery County's Internship Program provides students an opportunity to combine academic studies with on-the-job training and local government experience. Undergraduate and graduate students will have an opportunity for unpaid and paid work experience in a progressive local government serving a diverse and well educated community.
  • Employee will be scheduled to work 24 hours per week for a minimum four (4) month commitment, up to one year.

All applicants must complete a background investigation and a physical exam which includes a drug and alcohol screen.

DOCR Employment And Recruitment Information

  • Employees (except for Pool Nurses) receive full County benefits including uniform maintenance.
  • Veterans may receive up to $14,800 for an apprenticeship.
  • A language stipend of $2,000 is available for fluency in a language other than English. 
  • Minimum qualifications are that you must be a U.S. citizen or resident alien, possess a valid Class C driver’s license, have a high school diploma (GED) and be fluent in English. 
  • You must have the minimum education and work experience and meet the minimum age requirement for each position desired.
  • You must pass a comprehensive background investigation, physical examination, psychological evaluation and an alcohol/drug screen.  Disqualifying factors may include a history of criminal convictions, poor work history, driving record, failure to meet physical or psychological standards, a positive drug test, or the inability to complete any part of the selection process. 

Interested applicants should click on the following link to Apply On-Line:




Director's Office · Montgomery County Department of Correction And Rehabilitation
22880 Whelan Lane· Boyds, Maryland 20841 ·
Telephone: 240-777-9976 · Fax: 240-777-9966
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