San Francisco Forensic Institute is looking for qualified therapists, preferably licensed and CASOMB certified, but willing to provide training and supervision to the right person. There are two positions available. One in the Bay Area- San Francisco and Oakland working with adults and some juveniles, the second one in Santa Rosa working primarily with Juvenile Sex Offenders but also opportunities to work with adults as well.
Blue Rock Institute and San Francisco Forensic Institute work with sexual offenders and others struggling with problematic sexual behavior. The candidates must work as both a team and be able to work independently. If you have a certification (or are interested in pursuing certification) in Sex Addiction Treatment through IITAP or SASH, this is also a plus. The candidate will be required to do intake assessments, group and individual treatment, and maybe family/couples counseling.
Please review CASOMB requirements (www.casomb.org) to understand both the requirements of certification as well as the responsibilities as a CASOMB certified therapist. Please also review our websites for more information about the work we do.
We strive to work hard, have fun, while improving the lives of those we work with. If you would like to join our team, please send your resume to me at: email@example.com
Mental Health Counselor
The Counseling & Psychotherapy Center, Inc. (CPC) is an agency comprised of clinicians and criminal justice professionals who operate specialized sex offender management and treatment programs in many locations throughout the United States.
We are currently seeking California State Licensed or License eligible clinicians for full and/or part-time positions. Masters Required.
· Experience working with sexually abusive adults or youth with sexual behavior problems preferred but not required.
· OR experience working with Substance Abuse, Domestic Violence, Addiction or long term mental health counselor wanting to get into the field of sex offender counseling
· Clinicians must be willing to pursue Sex Offense Treatment Provider Certification through the California Sex Offender Management Board
· Training and Experience hours will be provided with CPC
· Excellent pay
Experience and Skills of the Mental Health Professional
· Experience providing treatment and assessment to forensic clients in a secure or outpatient setting.
· Ability to work closely with Probation and Parole
· Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.
· Ability to work in an independent setting, with strong organization skills and rigorous attention to detail.
· Willingness to follow agency protocols and participate in weekly training/supervision calls with CPC Clinical Supervision staff
· Understanding and experience in risk management when working in an outpatient setting
· Commitment to professional development
· Ability to make no less than a 6 month commitment to work in a specific location
· CBT, DBT and motivational interviewing a plus
Preferential Qualifications for the Mental Health Professional
· Masters Required in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or related degree
· Certified Practitioner Status from the California Sex Offender Management Board (www.casomb.org, under Certification for criteria and applications)
· Experience providing Sex Offender Treatment to adults or adolescents.
· Forensic outpatient treatment experience with substantial focus on group facilitation.
· Bilingual a plus
· CCOSO membership
Interested in Applying? Please send email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn more at our website: The Counseling & Psychotherapy Center, Inc.
SHARPER FUTURE, a well-established forensic mental health agency, is seeking qualified professionals to fill a number of staff positions in the San Francisco Bay Area (Oakland and San Jose), Los Angeles and the Inland Empire (Riverside and San Bernardino).
SHARPER FUTURE is a multi-site, fast-paced organization led and staffed by professionals who provide an array of “forensic” assessment and rehabilitative treatment services. Such services are tailored to meet the needs of those who have become involved in the criminal justice system and are delivered in accord with the requirements of the supervising agencies. Learn more at www.SHARPERFUTURE.com.
Staff clinicians work independently as a part of an agency team providing specialized “rehabilitative” forensic mental health services to various challenging, criminal-justice involved populations. The current position openings primarily entail delivering outpatient assessment and treatment services (individual and group) to adult sex offenders who are under parole or probation supervision. Conducting intakes, writing reports, providing focused individual and group therapy sessions and collaborating with parole agents and probation officers are the core job responsibilities.
Staff members receive - and also provide - supervision and formalized trainings. Although services follow the structures of agency protocols and curricula, effective delivery relies heavily on the therapeutic skill, creativity and relationship-building abilities of staff members. Full-time and part-time positions are available immediately for qualified applicants.
SHARPER FUTURE offers a competitive compensation package including medical and vision insurance, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. Benefit eligibility depends upon hours worked and some positions may not be eligible for company sponsored benefits. SHARPER FUTURE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Minimum Experience Requirements
Only individuals who clearly meet the following requirements should apply.
- California status as a Licensed mental health provider (i.e. Ph.D., Psy.D., MFT, LCSW, ASW). [Out of state applicants need to determine whether they can meet California licensure requirements.] Exceptionally well-qualified Post-Doctoral or other post-degree pre-license applicants may be considered.
- At least one year of forensic assessment and treatment experience
- Excellent organizational skills including managing multiple tasks and meeting deadlines
- Above-average attention to detail and to compliance with established protocols
- Ability to work well on a team and flexibility with respect to managing change
- Proven and demonstrable communication skills, both written and verbal
- Sufficient self-confidence to tolerate working with a challenging population
- Effective self-care habits and a healthy sense of humor
- Personal dedication to the goal of preventing future sexual victimization
- Commitment to continuously gaining increased expertise in this specialized field through independent study, training and professional association memberships
Preference will be given to candidates who also bring the following qualifications:
- Current Certification by the California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB) or the current ability to meet the requirements for such Certification ( www.CASOMB.org )
- Experience providing assessment and treatment to adult sex offenders
- Significant experience as a successful group therapist
- Substance abuse treatment experience
- Two years or more of experience providing forensic treatment
- Experience providing supervision to other clinicians
To be considered for an interview, please send a cover letter, a resume and your salary requirements. The cover letter should explain why you are qualified for the position and should briefly review how each of the “Minimum” and, if applicable, “Preferred” requirements listed above has been met. Experience claims should be evidenced in your resume and must be otherwise verifiable as needed.
Please also indicate briefly how you became aware of this job opportunity.
Please do not apply if you do not meet the basic qualifications to fill the position.
Send applications to: jobs@SHARPERFUTURE.com
ADDITIONAL NOTE: SHARPER FUTURE San Francisco Bay Area offers a Post-Doctoral Fellowship training program. Forensically-oriented Post-Doctoral candidates may apply. Please forward a letter of intent, resume, three letters of recommendation and a redacted, clinical writing sample to jobs@SHARPERFUTURE.com
The HOPE Program, an outpatient forensic mental health program is seeking a qualified master’s
level (LCSW or LMFT) or post-doc mental-health professional for a full-time forensic clinician
position in our sex offender treatment program, located in Stockton, CA.
The HOPE Program offers a wide range of outpatient psychotherapy and mental health treatment
services in the Bay Area and Stockton communities. Our individualized approach combines the
latest research and treatment models with cognitive behavioral therapy to effectively assist
individuals, couples, and families coping with emotional, behavioral, or psychological challenges.
In addition to offering general psychotherapy services, we also specialize in providing sexoffender
specific evaluations and treatment. (www.hopeprogram.biz).
The HOPE Program offers a competitive compensation package including paid vacation, sick
leave and holidays.
The primary role of the clinician is to facilitate group and individual psychotherapy sessions to
clients who have been mandated to sex offender treatment. Candidates must be interested in
working with the forensic population in a multidisciplinary team setting. The primary
responsibilities include providing assessments, psychotherapy, case management
recommendations and overseeing assigned clinical case load. All staff members at HOPE
participate in staff meetings and professional development – both receiving and providing
trainings. In addition, responsibilities include the following:
- Comprehensive case management (consultation with referring agencies),
- Accurate record-keeping (e.g. session notes),
- Conducting diagnostic evaluations,
- Preparing written reports, and
- Developing treatment plans.
The right candidate must have demonstrated competence in working directly with clients and
posses working knowledge of individual and group experience. Clinical experience with a
forensic population is required.
- Full time position requires interest and experience working with sexual offenders
- Must adhere to California Sex Offender Management Board - State Certification
- Requirements (CASOMB)
- Must adhere to board licensing standards and requirements
- The right candidate must meet the following requirements in order to apply.
- 2 – 3 years of relevant clinical experience; minimum of one year of forensic assessment and treatment.
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Master’s in Family Therapy or licensed elgible
- Demonstrated understanding of the therapeutic process and commitment to helping the clients achieve their treatment goals
- Dedication to preventing further sexual victimization and ability to address difficult issues with a challenging population
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage difficult client discussions
- Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to maintain effective working relationships with peers, supervisors, and outside agencies
- Ability to work independently and in a group setting
- Proven track record of reliability and consistency of high performance
- Strong desire to learn and grow professionally
- Exhibits an exemplary work ethic by being highly organized, detailed, and thorough
- Current Certification by the California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB) or meet the requirements for Certification (www.CASOMB.org)
Candidates with experience in assessment and treatment of sexual offenders and are CASOMB
certified will be given priority.
For consideration, send a cover letter explaining your experience and how you meet the
qualifications listed above. Include your salary requirements, date of availability and resume with
Please send your information directly to the Clinical Coordinator Dr. Tricia Busby at email@example.com.
We are expanding our program in Southern California and have a number of employment opportunities in several geographic areas. If you are interested in joining our experienced and professional team, we have a minimum set of requirements for a clinical position with our agency.
- California State license as a mental health professional (Clinical Psychologist, LCSW, LMFT); Post graduate degree, CA registered Interns may be considered for part-time or full-time positions if they meet other important knowledge, skill and ability criteria.
- CA Sex Offender Management Board Certification at the Apprentice, Associate or Independent Level; Uncertified applicants may be considered if they meet the qualifications to become certified, see www.casomb.org for more details.
- Must be able to pass background checks, willing to take a CA live scan, and annual tuberculosis test.
Knowledge, Relevant Skills and Abilities
The ideal candidate will have training and experience in Forensic Psychology and some experience working with sex offenders in an evidence-based treatment program (SOTP). A commitment to ending sexual violence, and ability to work collaboratively on a high performance team of similarly dedicated professionals are important attributes for successful candidates. Strong written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and flexibility and focus are critical skills for this work environment. Must be able to demonstrate competency in providing group and individual psychotherapy sessions, facilitate a curriculum based treatment program, and experience in administration and interpretation of psychological testing along with proficiency in diagnosis, assessments, and treatment plan development and updating.
- Bilingually fluent in Spanish with Minimum Professional Proficiency, seehttp://careers.state.gov/gateway/lang_prof_def.html
- Certified SARATSO (State Authorized Risk Assessment Tool for Sex Offenders) Scorer on the Level of Service/Case management inventory (LS/CMI), Static-99R & Stable-2007/Acute-2007, See http://www.saratso.org/index.cfm?pid=465
- Abel Assessment for Sexual Interest-3 & Abel-Blasingame Assessment System for individuals with intellectual disabilities. http://abelscreening.com/products/evaluation-treatment-planning/
If you are interested in applying for a position in one of our clinics, please submit a resume, cover letter detailing how you meet the qualifications and any additional relevant information about your skills and experience along with your availability and salary requirements to: Recruiting@AnewTherapeuticServices.com