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Clinical Program Therapist 2 - Sex Offender Treatment Program

Salary Range: $22.20 to $32.41 per hour ($46,354 to $67,672 per year)

***Positions may be eligible for the Corrections Employee Retirement Program.***

Work Locations:Positions may occur at Minnesota Correctional Facilities located in Faribault, Lino Lakes (Twin Cities Suburbs-North), Moose Lake/Willow River, Oak Park Heights, Red Wing, Rush City, St. Cloud, Shakopee, Stillwater, and Togo.

Job Duties:With relative independence, provide sex offender treatment services for offenders in a sex offender treatment program, including the responsibility to provide security, assessment, education, and therapeutic programming.

Minimum Qualifications:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family, Counseling, or a related Behavioral Health/Science program* and one year of experience providing behavioral health services, including individual and group therapy;

OR

          Master's degree or higher in one of the above degree program areas, which included training or experience in providing behavioral health services, including individual and group therapy methods and practices.

* 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:

Knowledge of sex offender 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 formulate and implement an individualized treatment plan; provide sex offender treatment; and develop a continuing care plan under supervision.

Ability to teach a psycho-educational course; effectively function within a multi-disciplinary team; exercise sound judgment; and demonstrate appropriate professional boundaries.

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, or LMFT.

Experience providing sex offender treatment services to clients.

Experience working in a correctional/secured environment.

Experience providing services to clients with intellectual disabilities.

Experience providing services to clients diagnosed with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI).

Experience providing services to clients with a substance use disorder.

 [HR: include if applicable] Experience providing services to juveniles who have committed sexual offenses.


Please note that a criminal history check will be conducted on the successful candidate for a position prior to the start date, and new employees must be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment.

Please visit the State Careers Website to search for current openings and apply.

Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer

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