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Supervising Psychologist

Job Description
HOPE Program continues to grow. Our clinical team of licensed therapists and registered associates are dedicated to helping our clients build healthy, lasting relationships by developing communication and life skills, processing difficult experiences and emotions, and fostering personal growth. We offer both long-term and short-term solution-focused interventions to assist our clients’ individual needs.

We see clients who are struggling with relationships, families, parenting, mental illness, personality disorders, and who have problems with the legal system. We work in forensics, we work in trauma, and we work in substance abuse. As a member of our team, our clinicians work with both voluntary and mandated clients individually, in couples and families, and in groups. 

If you have leadership experience and a passion for working in the forensic mental health field, you are encouraged to consider an outstanding career opportunity with HOPE Program.

 HOPE Program provides individualized & specialized services for:
•    Adult Male & Female Offenders
•    Developmentally Delayed Offenders
•    Mentally Disordered Offenders
•    Sexually Abusive Adolescents
•    Chaperone Training Program

HOPE has recently opened several clinical offices throughout California to provide mandated services to clients who have been convicted engaging in illegal and harmful behavior, as well as significant behavioral health challenges.  
Agency Locations:
•    Central Region: Stockton and Modesto
•    Bay Area Region: San Francisco, San Mateo, and Hayward
•    South Region: San Diego and Vista

Job Overview:
In this role, you will act in accordance with BOP and BBS regulations and have supervision and sex offender and/or forensic experience. The primary role is to provide supervision and training to students & staff. Supervision will include a combination of face-to-face supervision and co-facilitation of student and jr. clinician-led groups. You will act as a mentor by shadowing and observing their groups. This position includes a combination of supervision and direct client care (DCC). Direct client care can be between 20%-50%.
Responsibilities and Duties
•    Direct Client Care (DCC) Responsibilities include:
•    Provide specialized group and individual therapy up to 20-50% DCC
•    Conduct clinical evaluations and risk assessments
•    Conduct assessment and treatment of non-offending relatives
•    Management and supervision responsibilities include:
•    Providing individual supervision to trainees/students/interns
•    Complete QA forms related to student performance and progression
•    Facilitate group supervision & didactics for trainees
•    Providing aid in crisis intervention and response to psychiatric emergencies
•    Participating in outreach and psycho-educational programming to students on a range of topics
•    Ensures compliance with laws and regulations
•    General overview of administrating responsibilities include:
•    Participate in agency supervisor’s meeting, clinical & team meetings
•    Maintain agency documentation as required
•    Attend pieces of training, conferences, and workshops
•    Fulfill HOPE’s policies and procedures
•    Other duties as assigned
•    Represent the agency as needed in the community (i.e. serving on committees, making presentations on our programs, etc.)
As the program’s Supervising Psychologist and a valued employee of the HOPE Program, you can expect a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits plan. Moreover, you will join a team of nationally-recognized leaders in the Mental Health field.


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Qualified applicants for this position must possess the following attributes:

•    Licensed for 2+ years with the California Board of Psychology
•    Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience; preferred forensic sex offender experience
•    Obtain CASOMB Independent Level (Matriculation up for CASOMB level within 2 weeks of eligibility)
•    Ability to supervise and manage people
•    Thorough knowledge of theory and application of Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment
•    Working knowledge of ATSA’s “Practice Standards and Guidelines”
•    Ability to organize and run a treatment group with adult men or women
•    Ability to produce accurate and complete assessments formulated from knowledge of sex offender dynamics
•    Ability to write effective case notes and report on data from files
•    Ability to organize work and effectively problem solve issues
•    Ability to work independently; but relate issues to manager appropriately
•    Ability to work effectively when under extreme pressure
•    Adhere to California Sex Offender Management Board - State Certification Requirements (CASOMB)
•    Adhere to board licensing standards and requirements  
•    Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage difficult client discussions
•    Ability to maintain effective working relationships with peers, supervisors, and outside agencies
•    Ability to work independently and in a group setting
•    Dedication to preventing further sexual victimization and the ability to address difficult issues with a challenging population
•    Proven track record of reliability and consistency of high performance
•    Strong desire to learn and grow professionally
•    Exhibits an exemplary work ethic by being highly organized, detailed, and thorough

 HOPE is undergoing significant expansion and is seeking enthusiastic, motivated, and driven clinical team members who want to become part of our leadership team. HOPE utilizes the latest research in providing services to individuals and families to reduce their risk of reoffending and promote public safety.


We are certified with the California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB) and provide a challenging and rewarding career opportunity. HOPE’s stated mission is to provide effective, confidential treatment in a non-judgmental and supportive environment that delivers change and prevents future victimization. 

Statement of non-inclusivity
This job description is not to be construed as a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities that may be given to any employee.  The duties and responsibilities outlined in this position may be added to or changed when deemed appropriate and necessary by the person who is managerially responsible for this position. 

HOPE Program is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans and people who have disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
•    Click here to learn more about HOPE Program

If you’re looking for a challenging career opportunity where you can make a real difference in the lives of others while enhancing community safety – the HOPE Program is looking for you!

For consideration for an opening, please contact our recruitment team at: and provide a Resume, Cover Letter, and Copy of the License. 


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