Stress Management Team, Montgomery County Government, Maryland
Salary Range: $77,575.00-$129,838
The Office of Human Resources, Stress Management Team is recruiting for a Psychologist to support the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD). Montgomery County Government is a large suburban county outside of Washington D.C. with approximately 1 million residents. The Stress Management Team promotes the emotional, mental and physical well-being of Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) employees, both sworn and civilian, and their immediate family members. The MCPD has approximately 2000 employees.
The Psychologist provides an array of mental health services. The selected candidate will be supervised by and work closely with the Psychologist Supervisor and together they provide oversight and supervision to the MCPD Peer Support Team. Examples of duties include but are not limited to:
- providing routine and emergency behavioral health assessment, intervention, referral and case management services in individual, couple or family format
- providing initial and follow-up support of personnel involved in critical incidents, including on-scene response
- developing curriculum and providing training on psychological and stress management topics such as stress management, substance abuse, critical incident reactions, resilience, suicide awareness and prevention
- providing subject matter consultation, in-service programming and outreach in support of departmental initiatives
The Psychologist will interface with the police department personnel at all levels, County agency personnel, civilian and police union representatives, state and local agencies as well as local and national providers of mental health services.
This position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills, a collaborative style of working with others, and a strong ability to maintain boundaries.
To apply and for a complete description of the duties -- visit our website at http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HR
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