Sex Offender - Mental Health Counselor in Colorado Springs, CO at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 5/18/2018

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Job Description


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Equal Opportunity Employer.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide sex offender maintenance programming and oversight for offenders participating in the Sex Offender Treatment and Monitoring Program to include development, implementation and modification of individual treatment plans.
  • Conduct and prepare psycho-sexual evaluation for use by community corrections, Parole Board, and treatment providers in the community.
  • Prepare Parole Board assessment to assist the Board in making release decisions.
  • Participate in support education meetings on a periodic basis. This position will participate in the standardized training workshop for correctional systems regarding the Dynamics of Sex Offenders.
  • Provide crisis intervention and consultation to correctional staff concerning high risk behaviors of sex offenders in Colorado Department of Corrections facilities.
  • Promote and be accountable for the safety and security of the clinical and correctional environment through conscientious observations and sensitive item control.
  • Provide on-call mental health coverage on a rotating basis.
  • Develops individual treatment plans outlining specific program needs and objectives in accordance with intensive outpatient standards.
  • Develops continuing care treatment plans for assigned residents prior to discharge.
  • Provides appropriate documentation and reporting to the Colorado Department of Corrections (DOC).
  • Conducts regular treatment plan reviews and updates based upon changing needs of program participants.
  • Prepares monthly clinical services reports.
  • Conducts individual and group counseling sessions: presents program lectures to resident groups.
  • Provide intensive treatment to sex offenders by conducting group therapy based on Risk Need Receptivity (RNR) and supplemental individual therapy, status reviews, homework assignment reviews and feedback, and evaluations.
  • Ensures effective integration of support services such as family services, education, vocational services and self help program services.
  • Participates as a member of the unit program team and collaborates with program counselors and/or mental health therapists to ensure a holistic program approach to sex offender maintenance programming.
  • Other duties, as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's Degree in a mental health field, counseling, social work, psychology or marriage and family therapy.
  • Experience providing mental health or sex offender treatment in a correctional environment. This position provides intensive sex offender treatment within the CDOC's Sex Offender Treatment & Monitoring Program (SOTMP) including development, implementation and modification of individual treatment plans. SOTMP complies with the Colorado Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB) standards and guidelines.  
  • Clinicians providing sex offender treatment are required to apply with the SOMB within 30 days of hire. 
  • Must possess and maintain a valid license from the State of Colorado as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist;
  • Knowledge of and ability to conduct crisis assessment and counseling utilizing therapist manuals and protocols and agency/facility security policies;
  • Ability to effectively interact with offenders;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Mental health counseling with the offender population and crisis intervention experience;
  • Experience conducting suicide risk assessments;
  • Listing with the SOMB as a treatment provider (Sex Offender Treatment Provider);
  • Experience working as a member of a multidisciplinary team.


Equal Opportunity Employer