HOPE Program
Hayward, California

Position: Clinical Supervisor / Forensic Therapist

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to: Clinical Director

Signing Bonus Available

Profit Sharing and Competitive compensation

Incentive (Bonus) Program: Paid incentive program for going above and beyond job requirements

Company Overview

HOPE Program is a specialized forensic community mental health agency that serves individuals who have come into contact with the law as a result of a sexual offense. HOPE is undergoing significant expansion and is seeking enthusiastic, motivated and driven clinical team members who want to become part of our leadership team. HOPE utilizes the latest research in providing services to individuals and families to reduce their risk of reoffending and promoting public safety. We are certified with the California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB) and provide a challenging and rewarding career opportunity. HOPE’s stated mission is to provide effective, confidential treatment in a non-judgmental and supportive environment that delivers change and prevents future victimization. 

HOPE Program provides individualized & specialized services for:

  • Adult Male & Female Offenders
  • Developmentally Delayed Offenders
  • Mentally Disordered Offenders
  • Sexually Abusive Adolescents
  • Chaperone Training Program

Agency Locations

  • Central Region: Stockton and Modesto
  • Bay Area Region: San Francisco, San Mateo, and Hayward
  • North Coast Region: Capitola and Salinas
  • South Coast Region: San Luis Obispo and Santa Maria
  • South Region: San Diego and Vista


Job Overview

As a Clinical Supervisor you will help shape the future of our clinicians by providing direct coaching and supervision over their work. You will be part of a supervisory clinical team that meets regularly to provide focused collaboration, support and peer consultation and training. As a Clinical Supervisor, you will be a part of HOPE’s Leadership team and will lead and maintain the overall clinical services and operational integrity of a small team of assigned clinicians that you supervise. You will participate in a wide variety of trainings and professional development opportunities. We offer free live and online continuing education units to professional growth opportunities. The primary role is to provide leadership, coordination, and supervision to individuals obtaining hours towards licensure or who are new in the field of forensics. Participates in agency-wide meetings and ongoing  performance reviews. Demonstrates the  ability to supervise and motivate diverse staff in delivering empirically-supported, culturally competent treatment services by complying with all contractual and governing regulations, laws, rules, policies and procedures. 



  • Two (2) years licensed (masters) or licensed-eligible as a LCSW, MFT, LPCC, or Psychologist in the state of California
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience providing sex offender specific treatment or treatment in a forensic setting.
  • Knowledge of cognitive-behavioral treatment methods, sex offender treatment methods, and mental health theories, concepts and methods related to treatment in forensic settings.


Responsibilities and Duties

In this role, you will:

  • Maintain CASOMB Independent Level and provide supervision to CASOMB Apprentice and Associate level
  • Provide supervision to Practicum Students, Board of Psychology or Board of Behavioral Science registered supervisees
  • Maintain clinical a caseload for assigned individual/groups
  • Clinical assessment and treatment of sex offenders and of non-offending relatives
  • Participate in agency clinical meetings, team meetings and staff meetings as well as participate in in-service trainings
  • Providing individualized and group supervision for unlicensed and licensed staff.
  • Maintain accurate and timely files and participates in monthly consultation meetings with Clinical Directors and Senior Leadership
  • Act as ongoing resource to treatment team by communicating current research and knowledge
  • Work with Clinical Director to grow program and address challenges
  • Conduct annual evaluations of team members
  • Provide community education and trainings on sex offender dynamics and treatment
  • Maintain program documentation as required
  • Represent the agency as needed in the community (i.e. serving on committees, making presentations on our programs, etc
  • Provide court testimony
  • Provide additional duties, as assigned


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of theory and application of Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment
  • Working knowledge of ATSA’s “Practice Standards and Guidelines”
  • Ability to organize and run a treatment groups for mandated clients
  • Ability to produce accurate and complete assessments formulated from knowledge of sex offender dynamics
  • Ability to write effective case notes and report on data from files
  • Ability to work independently; but relate issues to manager appropriately
  • Ability to work effectively when under extreme pressure
  • Adhere to board licensing standards and requirements  
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage difficult client discussions
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with peers, supervisors, and outside agencies
  • Ability to work independently and in a group setting
  • Dedication to preventing further sexual victimization and ability to address difficult issues with a challenging population
  • 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


We value our team and understand that work-life balance is important.

  • High Industry Compensation
  • Benefits: Healthcare, Vision, Dental 
  • Paid Holidays, PTO and Sick Time 
  • A generous retirement savings package with employer match
  • Profit Sharing 
  • Laptops are provided to all Clinical Supervisors
  • Flexible schedules
  • Reimbursements: Mileage, Parking, Continued Education Units
  • Professional Development Stipend
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discounts Program
  • Competitive compensation, commensurate with experience 
  • Highly collaborative and supportive environment
  • Career Development Program for self-growth within agency.


Statement of non-inclusivity
This job description is not to be construed as a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities that may be given to any employee.  The duties and responsibilities outlined in this position may be added to or changed when deemed appropriate and necessary by the person who is managerially responsible for this position.

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For consideration for an opening, please contact our recruitment team at: and provide:

  1. Cover letter articulating your interest in the position including but not limited to: year of education, licensed eligibility, interest and experience working in the field of forensic psychology
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Two redacted comprehensive psychological/psychosexual evaluations and/or writing example
  4. Three letters of reference: Most recent board supervisor or direct supervisor
Posting Expiration Date: 
Thu, 2021-04-08 (All day)