HOPE Program
California


The HOPE Program is seeking qualified clinicians (MFT, LCSW or Ph.D/Psy.D) for full-time employment in our sex offender treatment program. We have both entry-level Forensic Clinician and managerial positions available.  We are hiring all across California; San Mateo, San Francisco, Stockton, Modesto, Salinas, Santa Cruz, San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, Vista, San Diego.

Program Description:
The HOPE Program offers a wide range of forensic evaluations and treatment for sexual and violent offenders in the Bay Area, Central and Southern California. 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.

The HOPE Program offers a competitive compensation package including health care, paid vacation, sick leave, 401K and holidays. We offer extensive training and ongoing consultation and support for all staff and students enrolled in our training program.    

Position Description:
The primary role, both licensed and unlicensed, is to conduct forensic evaluations, facilitate group and individual sex offender specific treatment. Candidates must have experience and be passionate about working with the forensic population in a multidisciplinary team setting. The primary responsibilities include providing assessments, psychotherapy, case management recommendations and overseeing assigned clinical caseload. 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 and timely 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.
 

Forensic Clinician Position Description:

Requirements:

  • Full time position requires 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  
  • Clear background check

Qualifications:

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
  • Master’s Degree or higher
  • Experience providing Treatment to adults and/or juveniles who have a history of sexually abusive, DV or Substance Abuse behaviors
  • Bilingual a plus
  • CCOSO or ATSA membership preferred
  • 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)

Salary/Benefits:

  • Salary: $45,000 - $75,000/year, plus additional incentive structure after one year of employment
  • Professional development stipend
  • Eligible employee 401k plan and employer match after one year of employment
  • Eligible employee health care (medical, dental, vision) benefits
  • Paid Time Off accrued annually
  • Laptop provided

Program Director Position Description:

In additional to conducting evaluations, group, individual treatment the Program Director will oversee the Sex Offender Treatment Program and provide clinical supervision to staff.

Requirements:

  • Full time position requires 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  
  • Clearance: All employees must pass a fingerprint and background check
  • Requires travel to satellite offices
  • A California license to practice psychology preferred.

Minimum Qualifications:

The right candidate must meet the following requirements in order to apply.

  • A masters or doctoral degree from an accredited university
  • 2 – 3 years of relevant clinical experience; minimum of one year of forensic assessment and treatment.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the therapeutic process and commitment to helping the clients achieve their treatment goals
  • Experience conducting forensic and psychosexual evaluations with adults and adolescents. Experience working within multiple systems (residential, school, community agency, jails, and prison) preferred.
  • 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)
  • Ability to be self-directed and motivated in meeting professional deadlines. Ability to work with a diverse population in various settings

Salary/Benefits:

  • Licensed Salary: $95,000 - $150,000/year, plus additional incentive structure after one year of employment
  • Professional development stipend
  • Eligible employee 401k plan and employer match after one year of employment
  • Eligible employee health care (medical, dental, vision) benefits
  • Paid Time Off accrued annually
  • Laptop provided
  • Opportunities to work from home

 

Candidates with experience in assessment and treatment of sexual offenders and who 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, resume with three references, one reference from current supervisor/employer, and the position which you are applying for. Please send your information directly to Michelle Gomez at: mgomez@hopeprogram.biz

Posting Expiration Date: 
Mon, 2018-03-26 (All day)