Corrections Psychologist

Gallipolis, OH 45631

Posted: 01/09/2023 Category: Social Worker Job Number: AK10124

Job Description

Job Title: Correction Psychologist

Location: Gallipolis OH 45631 - Please ask about out other locations

Hours: Part-time (24-32 hours per week)

Pay: $63.00 -$65.00 per hour

Scheduled Pay: Bi-Weekly

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Short term disability after 90 days


For more information please contact Ashley Kruger Direct Line 586-710-7947 (Text / Call) or email 


Psychologist Duties

  • Provides psychological services to patients, residents, consumers, students or inmates, provides advice & consultation on psychological matters or does all of preceding and acts as lead worker over lower-level psychological services staff.
  • Conducts individual group counseling and
  • Follows up on treatment and writes progress reports; conducts psychological evaluations and court order forensic evaluations
  • Diffuses / de-escalates issues and role models positive behaviors
  • Conducts ongoing assessments of inmates at all times to identify, prevent or contain any significant lethality risks amongst inmates for imminent harm to self or others
  • Provide psychological services to offenders under Adult Parole Authority oversight
  • Coordinates services between institution mental health services & local community mental health service providers
  • Completes re-entry accountability plans & conducts home visits to adult parole authority offenders with adult parole authority field officers; provides specialized sex offender therapies such as aggression control, coping with neurological disorders, and victim empathy.
  • provides psychological treatment to inmates in form of psycho-educational classes and time limited group psychotherapy.
  • Evaluates defendant / patient for mental status, evaluates competence to stand trial or sanity at time of offense and writes comprehensive forensic report and recommendation for courts
  • Responds to subpoenas & app ears in court as expert witness on forensic / psychological matters
  • Testifies in court regarding placement, guardianship, risk assessment or competency to stand trial
  • Writes discharge summaries or behavioral recommendations when transitioning individuals out of institution, prepares statistical reports & graphs summarizing behavioral progress and use of various interventions / treatments
  • Acts as liaison for offenders with treatment team, rules infraction boards, parole boards and unit management staff; reviews multiple charts, conducts interviews, writes risk assessment reports & treatment summaries.
  • Serves as advisor on psychological matters for psychological unit, for other division departments for community groups & organizations.
  • Prepares materials for participates in staff development and in-service training programs.
  • Attends meetings, conferences & seminars, serves on chairs facility-wide committees and represents psychological unit
  • Acts as consultant with regional parole staff, juvenile parole officers, social workers, mental health professionals, community mental health professionals, families and case managers.

Job Requirements

Psychologist Requirements

  • Active Unencumbered Ohio state Psychologist license
  • 3 months experience working as a Licensed Psychologist

For more information please contact Ashley Kruger Direct Line 586-710-7947 (Text / Call) or email 

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