Posted on: June 24, 2022
Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of
people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed
to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable
patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented,
compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is
empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to
practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to
"Always Do The Right Thing!"
Our Clinical Therapist provides sex offender specific and related
treatment services to civilly committed and detained residents of
the facility. This includes MRT, CORE SOTP, Extended SOTP, Review
SOTP and related ancillary groups.
$2,000 Sign On Bonus
Masters or Doctoral degree in psychology, social work, counseling,
or related human services field
Prior clinical experience working with sexual offenders and an
understanding of the dynamics of sexual deviance strongly
Familiarity with relevant research literature, clinical
assessments, procedures and methods, particularly those designed
for sexual offenders
Ability to assess treatment goals and write goal-directed,
individualized treatment plans, as well as the ability to monitor
and document individual behavior patterns and modify treatment
plans to meet changing treatment goals
Ability to instruct others in the implementation of therapeutic and
behavioral interventions and procedures
Excellent listening and verbal communication skills
Familiarity with the diagnostic nomenclature outlined in the
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to establish
rapport and maintain objectivity with a criminal or forensic
Appreciation of the need for and ability to maintain appropriate
personal boundaries in working with sexual offender populations
Investment in expanding current skills/knowledge and to the
transfer of this knowledge to other staff
Ability to form and maintain good working relationships with a
diverse staff and a commitment to enhancing cultural competency
Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically
used by the department
Affiliate or Clinical member of the Association for Treatment of
Sexual Abusers (ATSA) preferred. Must be licensed or
license-eligible in Florida as a Clinical Psychologist (LCP),
Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), or
Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).
Comply with all laws, policies and procedures, rules and
regulations formulated by the State of Florida Department of
Children and Families, and any applicable professional governing
Deliver SOTP and other treatment to individuals and groups as
assigned, in accordance with established performance standards.
Document service delivery and resident progress on a weekly basis,
completed in accordance with established standards and
Serve as clinical therapist to assigned residents, with frequency
and amount of direct contact with residents consistent with
established performance standards. Clinical therapy duties include:
(a) reviewing and integrating assessment information to write and
monitor individualized treatment plans; (b) coordinating referral
of residents to appropriate treatment groups and activities; (c)
referring clients to psychiatric services and encourage residents
to seek medical services or other specialized care as needed; (d)
meeting weekly with assigned residents to monitor and review
ongoing treatment or other needs; (e) reviewing and revising, as
needed, resident individualized treatment plans using established
format on a quarterly basis; (f) evaluating clinical
appropriateness of property and visitation requests; (g)
documenting all individual resident contacts using established
formats within established time frames; and (h) other duties
related to primary care of assigned residents as directed.
Provides 21 hours of sex offender treatment groups weekly.
Provide training and consultation to treatment and security staff
on clinical methods and procedures related to the Sexually Violent
Administer tests and assessments within scope of licensure,
certification and training, as assigned.
Attend and actively participate in staff meetings, case
conferences, case presentations, staff development meetings and
Provide clinical support and back up to other clinical staff as
Works cooperatively in weekly individual supervision with Clinical
Team Leader for clinical and administrative supervision.
Perform administrative duties including documentation of work
hours, correspondence and coordination with other clinical and
facility staff, etc.
Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety
of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow
standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of
instructions and apply knowledge to different factual
Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous
Perform other duties as assigned.
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer
Keywords: Wellpath, Palmetto , Clinical Therapist, Healthcare , Arcadia, Florida
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