Clinical Program Therapist 3 – Sex Offender Treatment Program – Lino Lakes

$52,973 – $78,196/Annually + COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS

JOB SUMMARY

Under limited supervision, provide direct offender services in the Sex Offender Treatment Program (SOTP), which includes the following components: security, assessment, education, and therapeutic and transitional programming of offenders.

This position has direct contact with offenders.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family, Counseling, or a related Behavioral Health/Science program* and three years of experience providing behavioral health services, including individual and group therapy, of which at least one year of this experience was providing sex offense treatment; OR
  • Master’s degree or higher in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family, Counseling, or a related Behavioral Health/Science program* and one year of experience providing sex offense treatment.* If your degree is in a related Behavioral Health/Science program not listed above, you may be asked to provide an unofficial college transcript.

* If your degree is in a related Behavioral Health/Science program not listed above, you may be asked to provide an unofficial college transcript.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Working knowledge of sex offense treatment goals and models sufficient to demonstrate an ability to apply this knowledge in a residential setting.
  • Knowledge of professional, legal and ethical standards; best practices; and community standards of care.
  • Skills in verbal and written communication, including proficient documentation skills.
  • Interpersonal/human relations skills.
  • Basic personal computer skills.
  • Ability to provide lead work direction to other sex offense treatment program staff.
  • Ability to formulate and implement an individualized treatment plan; provide sex offense treatment; and develop a continuing care plan under limited supervision.
  • Ability to teach a psycho-educational course; effectively function within a multidisciplinary team; exercise sound judgment; demonstrate appropriate professional boundaries; and temporarily manage daily program operations.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree or higher in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family, Counseling, or a related Behavioral Health/Science program*.
  • Current Minnesota licensure as a LP, LPC, LPCC, LICSW, LMFT.
  • One year experience post-Master’s degree or higher (as defined above) providing sex offensetreatment.
  • Two or more years of experience providing sex offense treatment services to clients.
  • Experience screening and interviewing offenders for sex offense treatment.
  • Experience working in a correctional/secured environment.
  • Experience providing services to clients diagnosed with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI).
  • Experience providing services to clients with intellectual disabilities.
  • Experience providing lead work to other behavioral health program staff.
  • Experience providing services to clients with a substance use disorder.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The selected finalist is required to review and sign a Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) for this position and may be required to complete a tuberculosis screening prior to hire. For a copy of the PDA, please email Jamie.Bernhardt@state.mn.us.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

The selection process may include screening the top candidate(s) on their criminal history, predatory offender registration, offender associations and/or other applicable background information in accordance with Department of Corrections’ policy.

Employment history/reference checks, including incidents of sexual harassment, will also be conducted on the top candidate(s) in accordance with Department of Corrections’ policy. This may include a review of job performance and discipline records.

New employees will be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment.


VIEW AND APPLY FOR JOBS
To view the complete job announcement and to apply, visit http://www.mn.gov/careers and search for JOB ID #35809.

WHY WORK FOR US

Join a team with a national reputation for excellence! The Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) is highly regarded nationwide and has provided a model for other corrections systems to follow. Our mission is to reduce recidivism by promoting offender change through proven strategies during safe and secure incarceration and effective community supervision. We offer great benefits, competitive pay, internal promotional opportunities, free parking, generous leave time, and workout facilities at most locations.

The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

For more information contact Jamie Bernhardt at 651- 361-7623 or Jamie.Bernhardt@state.mn.us.
An Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly Employer

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