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Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers

Various positions in various locations all across the United States

Joseph J. Peter’s Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Public Health Management Corporation
260 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-985-2500

JOB DESCRIPTIONS

Job Title: Clinical Therapist

Teaching Humane Existence (T.H.E.)

Denver, Colorado

Teaching Humane Existence (T.H.E.) is seeking a full-time SOMB full operating or associate level licensed therapists. T.H.E. has been in existence since 1983 and the started shared living arrangement (SLA) concept. T.H.E. utilizes a community based Therapeutic Community (TC) treatment milieu. We introduced polygraph testing as a treatment tool and we have played a central role in writing the Colorado Sex Offender Management Board’s Guidelines and Standards. We are a non-profit agency registered in the state of Colorado.

Job Description:
Psychotherapists co-facilitate process and psycho educational groups of court ordered adult sex offenders. The T.H.E. program is milieu oriented and the therapists are instrumental in its functioning. Therapists also maintain a case load of clients and provide individual and family therapy.

Candidates must be registered with Department of Regulatory Agencies, participate in personal career development, and must be in compliance with Colorado State Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB) standards. T.H.E. will assist therapists with obtaining the necessary SOMB credentialing. T.H.E. offers supervision for LPC candidates. Prioritizing public safety and focusing on the client’s risks and needs requires clinical skill and the ability to balance conflicting perspectives. It is also imperative to possess great communication skills.
Please contact:
Debbie Baty
Clinical Director
303-504-6188 x 102
dbaty@about-the.org

Teaching Humane Existence
7995 E. Hampden Ave, Ste 208
Denver, CO 80231
Fax 303-504-6219

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Job Title: Clinical Therapist

Correct Care Solutions

Littlefield, Texas

Clinical Therapist (LSOTP or Experience with SO Population Required)

Our Clinical Therapist provides sex offender specific and related treatment services to civilly committed and detained residents of the facility. This includes MRT, CORE SOTP, Extended SOTP, Review SOTP and related ancillary groups.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Masters degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related human services field

Experience:

  • Prior clinical experience working with sexual offenders and an understanding of the dynamics of sexual deviance strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with relevant research literature, clinical assessments, procedures and methods, particularly those designed for sexual offenders
  • Ability to assess treatment goals and write goal-directed, individualized treatment plans, as well as the ability to monitor and document individual behavior patterns and modify treatment plans to meet changing treatment goals
  • Ability to instruct others in the implementation of therapeutic and behavioral interventions and procedures
  • Excellent listening and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with the diagnostic nomenclature outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to establish rapport and maintain objectivity with a criminal or forensic population
  • Appreciation of the need for and ability to maintain appropriate personal boundaries in working with sexual offender populations
  • Investment in expanding current skills/knowledge and to the transfer of this knowledge to other staff
  • Ability to form and maintain good working relationships with a diverse staff and a commitment to enhancing cultural competency
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Masters or Doctoral degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related human services field.
  • Must be a member of the Sex Offender Civil Commitment Programs (SOCCPN) or Clinical member of the Association for Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) and licensed in Texas as a Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC/LPC-I)/Mental Health Counselor (LMHC).
  • Must be a Licensed Sex Offender Treatment Provider (LSOTP) or Associated Sex Offender Treatment Provider (ASOTP) who is licensed by the Council on Sex Offender Treatment or license eligible to become a LSOTP or ASOTP.

Responsibilities:

  • Comply with all laws, policies and procedures, rules and regulations formulated by the State of Florida Department of Children and Families, and any applicable professional governing bodies.
  • Deliver SOTP and other treatment to individuals and groups as assigned, in accordance with established performance standards. Document service delivery and resident progress on a weekly basis, completed in accordance with established standards and timeframes.
  • Serve as clinical therapist to assigned residents, with frequency and amount of direct contact with residents consistent with established performance standards. Clinical therapy duties include: (a) reviewing and integrating assessment information to write and monitor individualized treatment plans; (b) coordinating referral of residents to appropriate treatment groups and activities; (c) referring clients to psychiatric services and encourage residents to seek medical services or other specialized care as needed; (d) meeting weekly with assigned residents to monitor and review ongoing treatment or other needs; (e) reviewing and revising, as needed, resident individualized treatment plans using established format on a quarterly basis; (f) evaluating clinical appropriateness of property and visitation requests; (g) documenting all individual resident contacts using established formats within established time frames; and (h) other duties related to primary care of assigned residents as directed.
  • Provides 16 hours of sex offender treatment groups weekly with a co-facilitator.
  • Provide training and consultation to treatment and security staff on clinical methods and procedures related to the Sexually Violent Predators.
  • Administer tests and assessments within scope of licensure, certification and training, as assigned.
  • Attend and actively participate in staff meetings, case conferences, case presentations, staff development meetings and training activities.
  • Provide clinical support and back up to other clinical staff as needed.
  • Works cooperatively in weekly individual supervision with Clinical Team Leader for clinical and administrative supervision.
  • Perform administrative duties including documentation of work hours, correspondence and coordination with other clinical and facility staff, etc.
  • Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
  • Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
  • Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
  • Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

For more information about this job, please contact:
Michael Vernon
Mvernon@CorrectCareRS.com
(954) 354-8773

To apply for this job opening, click here.

CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

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Job Title: Executive Director

Department/Division: Joseph J. Peter’s Institute

Posting Date: June 16, 2016

Job Overview:

The Joseph J. Peters Institute seeks a full time Executive Director to provide strategic leadership, develop growth initiatives, ensure administrative compliance and promote fidelity to JJPI’s organizational mission.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • In partnership with the JJPI Board, establish and implement operating policies and procedures that ensure programmatic and fiscal compliance and efficacy.
  • Represent JJPI through networking and outreach efforts in the provider community, with stakeholders, and with other community advocacy partners.
  • Hold regular staff meetings to discuss agency plans, identify operational issues as well as to assess progress and current needs of the organization.
  • Network with other service systems to promote strategic growth and potential organizational development opportunities.
  • Provide ongoing supervision and evaluation of Senior Staff to include: the CFO, Director of Survivor Services, Director of Safety and Responsibility Programs, Director of Partial Hospital Services, Director of Forensic Services, Director of Prevention and the Executive Assistant.
  • Implement initiatives for the recruitment of qualified staff and develop strategies for internal promotion and retention
  • In conjunction with the PHMC training department, develop a comprehensive and stakeholder supported training curriculum.
  • Ensure Compliance with Federal, State and local regulations, as well as with requirements of other funding sources.
  • In collaboration with PHMC’s Communication Department, develop JJPI marketing “brand” to ensure continued marketing efforts are effective in promoting further community education and interest in JJPI”s services.

Fiscal Responsibilities:

  • Establish and ensure compliance with all contracts with funding agencies, insurance companies, etc.
  • In collaboration with the JJPI Board, set appropriate fee schedules for private pay reimbursement
  • Provide ongoing Supervision of day to day fiscal management, to include program funding and budgeting processes
  • In partnership with the JJPI controller, monitor fiscal status and viability through monthly review of income statements, balance sheets, and budget summary reports.
  • In collaboration with the JJPI Board, develop new program initiatives to ensure financial sustainability and growth of the organization
  • Evaluate new program initiatives to ensure consistency with the organizations financial goals.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with funding sources, including both public and private, including steering JJPI proposal writing, in-house campaigns, external fundraising efforts and special events.

Clinical Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the Clinical team, establish and support the implementation of an effective TQM process in each of the clinical programs; work with PHMC’s TQM department to ensure consistent monitoring of stakeholder expectations through quality measures
  • Ensure that best practice initiatives are maintained and measured through performance based indicators
  • Provide overall leadership and oversight to clinical staff in relation to service and operational protocols.

Qualifications:

  • The ED will be thoroughly committed to JJPI’s Nonprofit’s mission. All candidates should have proven leadership and relationship management experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:
  • Advanced degree, ideally a Ph.D., in a mental health related field, or LCSW, with at least 10 years of senior management experience; track record of effectively leading a regionally and/or nationally non-profit; ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth.
  • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, manage a budget, and obtain operational target using outcome measures.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills; Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships
  • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures.
  • Knowledge about sexual violence, child and adolescent mental health, trauma, and sex offender issues.

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Job Title: Mental Health Therapist

SequelCare of Arizona

Prescott Valley, Arizona

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of our youth?
Do you want a supportive work environment?
Do you want to lead a group of adolescents to personal victory and success?
If you answered “yes” to any of these questions then Sequel Youth and Family Services may have the perfect job for you!!!

Program Overview:
SequelCare of Arizona, based in Prescott Valley, offers an array of mental health services to youth and their caregivers through our Community Based and Residential Programs. The Community Based Services Program provides individual and family, as well as educational and targeted case management services to our consumers across Arizona. SequelCare provides residential care to clients in need of specialized sexually maladaptive behavior treatment.

Position Overview:
The Mental Health Therapist is responsible for developing and monitoring all direct client related treatment programs and he/she provides counseling for up to 16 clients.

Snapshot of Duties:

  • Co-facilitate the client interview on admission with the Program Manager.
  • Develop and prepare individualized treatment plans and provide individual, family, and group counseling.
  • Develop the curriculum and facilitate specialized groups (e.g., sexual behavior problems, reactive attachment disorder, borderline personality disorder, substance abuse).
  • Review the previous month’s narratives and prepare the 90-Day Child and Family Team reports. Revise the treatment plans as indicated.
  • Review client issues regularly with Clinical Director.

Requirements:

  • Must possess a Masters degree in the behavioral sciences from an accredited college or university with at least 200 hours working directly with juvenile sex offenders.
  • 800+ hours of clinical expereince with sex offenders.
  • Ability to obtain a fingerprint clearance card or in current possession.
  • Valid Arizona Driver’s License.
  • Must pass a TB test and medical exam and capable of performing the essential functions of this job.

Excellent Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Medical/dental/vision/life insurance
  • Short-term disability & long-term disability
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible spending program
  • Paid time off and holiday pay

For more information contact:
Leslie Foster
SequelCare of Arizona
(928) 777-3280
leslie.foster@sequelyouthservices.com