Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Center
Mauston, Wisconsin


Position:  Treatment Provider-Ch 980:  Entry, Intermediate or Senior Level


We are looking to fill one Treatment Provider position located at the Department of Health Services (DHS); Division of Care and Treatment Services (DCTS); Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Center (SRSTC) in Mauston, WI.

Job Duties:  The Treatment Provider independently carries out direct service activities, consultation, training, research, and other functions as assigned. Direct services include the assessment/evaluation and treatment of patients within the assigned treatment program areas. This position also provides direction, guidance and clinical supervision to staff at the Entry and/or Intermediate levels.

This position independently provides input on Treatment Progress Reports (TPRs) and may provide testimony on a patient’s progress in treatment. This position reviews and approves Treatment Learning Plans (TLPs) written by non-Act 80 compliant treatment staff and exercises significant latitude in judgment and decision-making based on the specialized knowledge and skills required to perform assigned duties and responsibilities. This position is recognized by the institution staff as the expert in the specialized area of sex offender treatment.

The Treatment Provider serves as the primary provider of treatment and assessment services to assigned patients, assumes a clinical leadership role as a member of the multidisciplinary team, and consults with other staff regarding treatment planning and implementation. The Treatment Provider collaborates with unit and other staff to integrate treatment in daily living. The Treatment Provider also provides training for staff in relevant topic areas and, as requested, conducts research activities. The Treatment Provider may assume other clinical duties and tasks as assigned by the Treatment Supervisor.

The level of the position will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

Special Requirement:  Positions in this classification perform functions that can only be carried out by individuals who meet the qualifications of a treating professional as defined in s. 980.01(10) and s. 457, Wis. Stats. "Treating professional" means a licensed physician, licensed psychologist, licensed social worker, or other mental health professional that provides, or supervises the provision of, sex offender treatment at a facility described under s. 980.065.  License must be acquired by the time of appointment if not in possession at the time of application.

*Eligible for licensure requisites: Applicant must have already completed the required education (graduate degree in one of the fields listed above), completed post graduate supervised practice, and is in the process of applying for the license.

  • Clinical Social Worker: Master's or doctoral degree in Social Work & 3,000 hours of supervised practice, including at least 1,000 hours of face-to-face client contact.
  • Psychologist: Doctoral degree in Psychology & 3,000 hours of supervised experience, of which a minimum of 1,500 hours follows completion of all requirements for the doctoral degree.
  • Professional Counselor: Graduate degree in Professional Counseling or an equivalent degree. Completion of post graduate supervised practice Master's level - 3,000 hours of post-degree supervised professional counseling practice including at least 1,000 hours of face-to-face client contact in not less than 2 years; Doctoral level - 1,000 hours of post degree supervised professional counseling practice.
  • Licensed in a Different State: Applicant is currently licensed in a different state and is in the process of applying for a license in Wisconsin.

How To Apply:  To apply for this position, go to and search for job announcement 16-02923.  Follow the application instructions listed in the job announcement.

Posting Expiration Date: 
Thu, 2017-07-27 (All day)