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||St. Peter, MN United States
|| Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician
32190 - Associate Clinical Director - St. Peter|
The Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) is seeking a motivated candidate for an exciting and rewarding leadership opportunity as an Associate Clinical Director at our St. Peter location’s Community Preparation Services site.
Community Preparation Services (CPS) is located outside the secure perimeter on the St. Peter campus. Clients at CPS have met statutory criteria for Transfer by the Commitment Appeals Panel (CAP). CPS is designed as a step down program to assist clients in continued deinstitutionalization and generalizing treatment gains across settings. The Associate Clinical Director (ACD) oversees the design and delivery of treatment consistent with the principles and vision of MSOP, while ensuring employee and public safety. The ACD manages the clinical staff to ensure adequate staffing levels, training, coaching, and attainment of performance objectives in compliance with MSOP, DHS, and legal standards for professional and ethical treatment in a civil commitment setting.
The Associate Clinical Director also:
• Oversees the enhancement of treatment, including through policies, procedures, and treatment services to ensure the continuous improvement and provision of effective, ethical, and appropriate treatment.
• Provides consultation and, at the discretion of the Clinical and Executive Clinical Directors, serves as MSOP liaison with DHS staff, other state agencies, the legislature, the legal community, and the public to promote an understanding of MSOP’s mission, vision, and principles.
• Influences and shapes the direction of clinical services to support the overall ability of MSOP to achieve short and long-term objectives and ensure services are consistent with program design and philosophy.
• Represents clinical leadership through active participation in administrative committees, work groups, and client represented groups and shapes the strategic and tactical direction of clinical services to support the overall ability of MSOP to achieve short and long-term objectives.
• Directs and leads the human resources activities of the clinical team through a subordinate management structure.
• Coordinates the hiring and training of clinical staff to ensure the quality and consistency of therapeutic practices.
The Minnesota Sex Offender Program provides comprehensive services to individuals who have been civilly committed as sexual psychopathic personalities or sexually dangerous persons. CPS is located outside of the secure perimeter of MSOP and is the least secure treatment setting in MSOP. The unique aspects of this stage of treatment and programming make this position and the responsibilities particularly unique and critical to the future success of MSOP clients.
Qualifications & Requirements
• Master’s degree in a human services field (e.g., psychology, professional counseling, social work); AND
• Licensure as an independent clinical mental health professional OR licensed as an independent clinical mental health professional in another state with the ability to obtain Minnesota licensure within six (6) months from date of hire; (LP, LPCC, LMFT, LICSW); AND
• Three years of managerial or advanced supervisory experience which includes:
o At least 2 years of experience providing direct services or clinical supervision with sexual abusers, ideally in a secure treatment setting an
o Experience managing programs including strategic planning and directing the work of staff
• Ph.D. or Psy.D. in a human services field (e.g., psychology, professional counseling, social work)
|Contact Name:||Heidi Peura |
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) helps provide essential services to Minnesota's most vulnerable residents. Working with many others, including counties, tribes and non-profits, DHS helps ensure that Minnesota seniors, people with disabilities, children and others meet their basic needs and have the opportunity to reach their full potential.
At DHS our goal is to meet people where they are at, and focus on outcomes to improve life situations, and to get people the help they need so they can reach their full potential.