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Mentally Disordered Offender (MDO) Independent Evaluator, Board of Parole Hearings

DSH is accepting applications for the Board of Parole Hearlngs (BPH) MDO Evaluator Independent Panel from May 20, 2016 to August 31, 2016. A preliminary list of qualified psychologists and psychiatrists will be forwarded to BPH on July 1, 2016 and an updated list by August 31, 2016.  If you are interested, please complete the application below and email signed copy to BPHIndependentPanelApp@dsh.ca.gov.
You may also mail your application to:

Department of State Hospitals 
Forensic Services Division 
Attn: MDO Applications 
1600 9th Street, Room 410 
Sacramento, CA 95814

Program Guidelines
Contact: Melinda DiCiro, Psy.D, Melinda.DiCiro@dsh.ca.gov


License-Eligible Clinician, San Diego Youth Services

Provide direct services such as: outreach and education to community gatekeepers, teachers, health care providers and families.  Conduct in-depth assessment for potential mental health and/or substance abuse issues, domestic/community violence, physical/sexual/emotional abuse, and physical health needs. Provide individual/group/family therapy; co-occurring disorders treatment; crisis intervention, service/discharge planning; and case-management services.  Facilitate family psycho educational groups. Consult and care coordination with integrated primary care, mental health and substance abuse treatment. Provide services in-home, at satellite offices, in shelter environments and in the community as needed. Position requires travel to North and East County and be willing to be available for on-call rotation. Work with community and collaborative partners to determine the needs of families and provide culturally competent services and referrals.

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Director, Custody Health and Custody Behavioral Health Services, Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System

The Director is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of the County's Custody Health and Custody Behavioral Health Services Department, including the Main Jail, Elmwood and Juvenile Hall locations; to plan, direct, coordinate, and evaluate through administrative and professional staff many comprehensive programs for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of medical conditions, mental illness, and substance use disorders among inmates.
Questions regarding this Executive Recruitment may be directed to Patricia Carrillo, Executive Services at (408) 299-5897.

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Mental Health Supervisor, Marin County

Reporting to the Program Manager for Case Management, the Supportive Treatment After Release (STAR) Unit Supervisor will oversee the day-to-day operations of the STAR Full Service Partnership Program. The STAR Program serves clients with severe and persistent mental illnesses that have been convicted of or pled guilty to crimes that are attributable to their mental health symptoms and related behaviors. The STAR Program serves up to 65 mentally ill consumers with a community-based interdisciplinary team made up of mental health professionals, probation officers, medical staff, family partners, peer providers and mental health liaison officers from local law enforcement agencies. This position will interface with the courts, probation, PES, law enforcement and other community-based agencies.

Filing Deadline: Open & Continuous. Apply online at: www.marincounty.org/Jobs or contact Marin County HR Dept, Rm 415, 3501 Civic Center Dr., San Rafael, CA 94903 or call (415) 473-6104. EEO/TTY

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Psychiatrists, Santa Clara County

Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System, a public healthcare system in the heart of Silicon Valley, owned by the County of Santa Clara, is expanding services and has immediate openings for board eligible or certified attending psychiatrists in a variety of clinical settings, including emergency psychiatric services, inpatient psychiatric service, outpatient mental health clinics, and custody health programs.

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Mental Health Clinicians, MHM Services

MHM Services is proud to announce a new partnership with the California Department of State Hospitals. As we work together to provide exceptional mental health care to patients who truly need it, we are also growing a staff of exceptional mental health providers and care givers.

> Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Central Coast
> Psychologist, Central Coast
> Community Program Director, Golden Gate CONREP


Clinical Director & Mental Health Clinicians, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

One Clinical Director / Licensed Clinic Supervisor position and multiple newly-created LCSW & LMFT positions are available with Liberty Healthcare’s expanding mental health group within the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s jail system. These positions will primarily be based at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga, CA.

As a full-time employee of Liberty Healthcare you can expect to receive a competitive salary and well-rounded benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance and paid time off.

> LCSW & LMFT positions
> Clinical Director / Licensed Clinic Supervisor


Mental Health Clinicians, County of San Diego

The County of San Diego is currently recruiting for Senior Clinical Psychologists.  Must have a valid license to practice in California and experience in providing assessment, crisis intervention, individual and group therapy as well as forensic report writing to the court system. Prior experience in providing these services to youth in detention facilities a plus. 

> Adult Clinic/Outpatient
> Children, Youth & Families
> County Psychiatric Hospital
> Sheriff's Detentions


Assistant Professors, Department of Criminology, CSU Fresno

The Department of Criminology at California State University, Fresno has openings for 5 Assistant Professors. Successful candidates will teach undergraduate and graduate students, conduct scholarly research in areas that may be applied to Criminological and/or Criminal Justice issues, and engage in service-related activities. For inquiries contact:  Dr. Candice Skrapec, Search Committee Chair at candice_skrapec@csufresno.edu
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Clinical Positions, Sharper Future
Are you a professional who wants to contribute to preventing sexual violence?  SHARPER FUTURE, an established California forensic mental health agency, is seeking well-trained licensed clinicians to provide outpatient treatment services to adults under criminal justice supervision because of a past sexual offense.  Well-delivered, evidence-based treatment can change lives and prevent future victimizations.  This work is not for everyone but can be very rewarding for those who enter the field.  There are immediate openings in a number of California locations.  SHARPER FUTURE uses a team approach, strongly supports clinicians and provides a range of structures to guide effective rehabilitative work.  Some direct or relevant experience is required.  Licensed clinicians are preferred but well-qualified prelicensed individuals will be considered.  Learn more & find out how to apply by visiting www.SHARPERFUTURE.com   EEO Employer.


Psychologists, Department of State Hospitals - Atascadero


San Bernardino County


California Department of State Hospitals


Jail Psychiatric Services, San Francisco


Gateways Hospital, Los Angeles



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