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Clinical Program Therapist 3 - Sex Offender Treatment Program

Salary Range: $25.37 to $37.45 per hour ($52,973 to $78,196 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: Under limited supervision, provide treatment services for complex and challenging cases in a sex offender treatment program, including the responsibility to provide a full range of treatment services, education, assessment and security. Serve as a resource of clinical and corrections expertise to less experienced staff and assist program administrators in program evaluation and development.

Minimum Qualifications:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

          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 offender 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 offender 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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

          Working 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 provide lead work direction to other sex offender treatment program staff.

          Ability to formulate and implement an individualized treatment plan; provide sex offender 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 offender treatment.

          Two or more years of experience providing sex offender treatment.

          Experience screening and interviewing offenders for sex offender 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 services to clients with a substance use disorder.[HR: include if applicable] Experience providing lead work to other behavioral health program staff.

          [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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