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Correctional Treatment Specialist (Case Manager) – New York, New York
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice
Job ID: 195264Start Date: 01/15/2020End Date: 02/06/2020
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following:
A. Degree: that included at least 24 semester hours of course work in the behavioral or social sciences.
B. Combination of education and experience – that included at least 24 semester hours of course work in the behavioral or social sciences, and that provided applicants with knowledge of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a 4-year degree as shown in A above.
Evaluation of Education – Courses, such as sociology, correctional administration, criminal justice, government/political science, psychology, social work, counseling, and other related social or behavioral science courses may be used to satisfy the 24-semester-hour requirement.
Evaluation of Experience – Experience must have been gained in (1)casework in a correctional institution or in another criminal justice setting; (2) counseling in any setting, provided it required diagnostic or treatment planning skills to achieve specific social or occupational goals; or (3) work treating persons in need of social rehabilitation.
In addition to meeting the above Basic Requirements, all applicants must have the following:
Education: GL-09: Two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s degree or master’s or equivalent graduate degree.
GS-11: Three years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
Graduate Education must have been in corrections or a related field, such as criminal justice, sociology, psychology, counseling, social work, or other course work related to the position.
GL-09 and GS-11: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled.
Some examples of this qualifying experience are:
GL-09: Experience in providing case management services to the local inmate population.
Experience in the collection, verification, and analysis of information in the preparation of social histories reflecting the nature and extent of problematic behavior, current social problems and causative factors.
Experience in determining inmate needs programs goals, monitoring inmate progress through development of progress reports.
Experience in writing correspondence and preparation of correspondence and responses to inquiries from various sources, i.e. Attorneys, Judges, Members of Congress, Parole Offices and others. GS-11: Experience in counseling functions regarding institutional adjustment, U.S. Parole commission, release planning, and interpersonal communications.
Experience in determining programs and treatment options best suitable, conducting training, assessing effectiveness and evaluating individual progress.
Experience in preparing special progress reports for such consideration of parole, transfer, restoration of forfeited good time, and making appropriate recommendations.
Experience in developing and monitoring special programs, organizes and conducts scheduled meetings or conferences, provides guidance and training to junior staff, supervises and evaluates students and interns. OR
Combination of Education and Experience:
GL-09 and GS-11: Combination of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience. This experience must have equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the major duties of this position as described above.
Credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.
**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**
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