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Clinical Position, HOPE Program, Stockton, CA

The HOPE Program offers a wide range of outpatient psychotherapy and mental health treatment services in the Bay Area and Stockton communities. Our individualized approach combines the latest research and treatment models with cognitive behavioral therapy to effectively assist individuals, couples, and families coping with emotional, behavioral, or psychological challenges. In addition to offering general psychotherapy services, we also specialize in providing sex-offender specific evaluations and treatment.
The HOPE Program offers a competitive compensation package including paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.
More Information
Contact Trisha Busby at tbusby@hopeprogram.biz

 

Forensic Clinicians, Sharper Future

Seeking to fill several positions in theSan Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles and the Inland Empire (Riverside and San Bernardino). Link

 

Assistant Program Director, Gateways/LA County CONREP

The Assistant Program Director is a key position in overseeing the multi-disciplinary forensic outpatient treatment program of the Gateways/Los Angeles County Conditional Release Program (CONREP).  The primary role of the Assistant Program Director is to provide clinical supervision to a team of forensically trained post-doctoral and practicum level clinicians.  In this capacity, the Assistant Program Director facilitates individual and group supervision, guiding clinicians in treatment and supervision planning, court report writing, violence risk assessment, expert witness testimony, and crisis management.  The Assistant Program Director is also responsible for providing direct treatment to a small client caseload.
Successful candidates will have earned a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology, preferably with an emphasis in Forensic Psychology, and have a minimum of one year of experience in a forensic setting working with individuals with severe persistent mental illnesses, substance abuse problems, and a history of violence.  A Licensed Psychologist is preferred, although license-eligible candidates will be given consideration.  Preference is also given to Spanish speaking candidates, although this is not a requirement. 
Please send your CV and letter of interest to Dr. Daniel Lance at dlance@gatewayshospital.org.

 

Clinical Psychologist, San Francisco

Court ordered psychological evaluations for adolescents in San Francisco. Should have adolescent assessment experience. Forensic experience helpful. Contact N. Ralph, PhD, MPH, at norbert.ralph@sfgov.org

 

Licensed Social Worker, Restoration of Competency Program, Liberty Behavioral Health

Liberty Behavioral Health seeks experienced Forensic Social Workers (LCSW or LMFT) to join the clinical team at its Restoration of Competency programs to evaluate, diagnose, and develop and provide therapy to those inmates we serve.
Liberty has partnered with the State of California and the Counties of San Bernardino and Riverside to establish Treatment Programs to provide services for Restoration of Competency to individuals found by the courts to be Incompetent to Stand Trial (IST).
The mission of the IST Treatment Program is to minimize the need and waiting periods for State Hospital forensic mental health beds by delivering timely court-mandated forensic assessments, psychiatric stabilization, and restoration of competency to PC 1370 IST individuals in county jails.
Successful candidates will be licensed or license eligible in California as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist; and will have experience working with a  forensic mental health population.
Part-time and full-time opportunities available.
Excellent hourly rate offered. Full benefits package included with full-time positions.
For immediate consideration, please send resume to michaelc@libertyhealth.com. For additional details, please call Michael Caskey at (800) 331-7122, ext. 134.

 

Psychologists, Coalinga State Hospital

Immediate psychology positions are available in California’s newest state psychiatric hospital. Coalinga State Hospital (CSH) is administered by the Department of State Hospitals and is a maximum security facility dedicated to the rehabilitation of forensic patients, mostly sex offenders detained or committed under California’s Sexually Violent Predator Act. Psychologists provide a variety of services including facilitating sex offender psychotherapy groups, conducting violence risk assessment, administering cognitive and diagnostic tests, developing treatment plans, leading treatment team conferences, training clinical and level of care staff, as well as some brief individual therapy.  Psychologists are part of a multidisciplinary treatment team, including psychiatry, social work, rehabilitation therapists, registered nurses, and psychiatric technicians.  Salaries for licensed psychologists range from $96,000 - $107,160 per year, and for unlicensed psychologists salaries range from $81,324 - $88,416 per year.
If interested, submit a completed Standard State application form 678, available at www.jobs.ca.gov, under 'My Profile'. If you have questions regarding the hiring process, submit your questions and/or curriculum vitae to Ms. Renee Grimaldo at Renee.Grimaldo@csh.dsh.ca.gov.  If you have questions regarding the position or the Department of Psychology, contact Allen Azizian, Ph.D., Chief of Psychology, at (559) 934-3802 or by e-mail at Allen.Azizian@csh.dsh.ca.gov.

 

Assistant Program Director, Gateways CONREP

The Assistant Program Director coordinates one of the multi-disciplinary forensic treatment programs of Gateways/Los Angeles County Conditional Release Program (CONREP), which provides court mandated treatment and supervision in an outpatient setting to individuals who have been found Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity or certified as a Mentally Disordered Offender.  The primary role of the Assistant Program Director is clinical supervision of a team of forensically trained post-doctoral and pre-doctoral practicum clinicians.  In this supervisory capacity, the Assistant Program Director guides treatment planning, court report writing, violence risk assessment, expert witness testimony, and crisis management.  The Assistant Program Director is also responsible for treatment of a small client caseload.
Gateways CONREP is a fast-paced environment that calls for excellent skills in managing and prioritizing responsibilities while meeting competing deadlines.  The role of Assistant Program Director is best suited for a professional who enjoys forensically focused clinical analysis, communicates effectively, and is comfortable in a leadership position. 
Successful candidates will have earned a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology, preferably with an emphasis in Forensic Psychology, and have a minimum of one year of experience working with individuals with severe persistent mental illnesses, substance abuse problems, and a history of violence.  A Licensed Psychologist is preferred, although license-eligible candidates will be given consideration.  Preference is also given to Spanish speaking candidates, although this is not a requirement.
Candidates can send their letter of interest and CV to Dr. Cynthia Lermond at clermond@gatewayshospital.org

 

Psychology Associate, Washington State Special Commitment Center

The Washington State Special Commitment Center is looking for dynamic professionals in the mental health field to join its Clinical Team. The Psychology Associate serves as a program area specialist in sex offender treatment and as a member of an interdisciplinary team providing assistance in treatment team meetings, guidance in treatment plan development and intervention; provides direct therapeutic interventions such as individual, group, and behavioral therapies; provides therapeutic and treatment services as needed, such as consultation, case presentation and review and referrals for specialized services. The Psychology Associate may identify and contribute to training needs for professional and paraprofessional staff. For more information about job opportunities in the Clinical Department of the Special Commitment Centers please contact Dr. Kristin Carlson,  at 253-588-5281 (ext 1862), HatchKA@dshs.wa.gov and  Dr. Holly Coryell, Clinical Director at 253 589-6206, coryehr@dshs.wa.gov

 

Program Specialist (Substance Use Disorder/Criminal Justice Specialty), Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services

The Alameda County Program Specialist will provide program planning, technical assistance, review and evaluation functions to various substance use disorder and criminal justice behavioral health programs which provide a range of services targeted to make a difference in the lives of persons with substance use conditions within the criminal justice system, including the Bay Area Services Network, AB109, MOMS, Drug Court and DUI Programs.  Through multi-disciplinary staff interaction with court systems, parole, probation, public defender, sheriffs, and the substance use system of care, these programs rely on a collaborative effort with community service providers to help individuals successfully recover and reintegrate back into their communities.  

 

Conditional Release & Criminal Justice Services Director, Alameda County

The Alameda County Conditional Release & Criminal Justice Services Director will plan, organize and direct the Conditional Release (CONREP) and Criminal Justice Mental Health Services, including coordinating and evaluating CONREP/Criminal Justice mental health service systems to ensure compliance with legislative mandates and minimum standards as well as State and Federal rules and regulations; and assuming organizational, policy development and administrative responsibilities for CONREP and Criminal Justice mental health service delivery.  This position is most suitable for an experienced, well organized leader who welcomes the challenge of directing and enhancing the mental health services provided by a multidisciplinary team of professionals in a criminal justice setting where the work is often challenging, stimulating, rewarding, and never dull! 

 
 
Atascadero State Hospital
 
 
 
San Bernardino County
 
 
 
California Department of State Hospitals
 
 
 
Jail Psychiatric Services, San Francisco
 
 
 
Gateways Hospital, Los Angeles
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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