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Associate Clinician II

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.


Reports To

This position reports to an assigned Coordinator. 


Job Overview

The Associate Clinician II is responsible for providing direct therapeutic mental health services and documentation of those services to an assigned caseload of clients and groups. Associate Clinician II will serve to ensure a high quality of service delivery, and maintain the highest standards of treatment and supervision provided to clients of the HOPE Program. 


This is a full-time position.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Clinical assessment and treatment of assigned caseload.

  • Case management

  • To maintain program documentation as required

  • To represent the agency as needed in the community (i.e. serving on committees, making presentations on our programs, etc)

  • To participate in agency clinical meetings, team meetings and staff meetings as well as participate in in-service training.

  • Ongoing communication with referral sources

  • Attend trainings, conferences, and workshops

  • Provide court testimony

  • Other duties as assigned



  • Masters Degree in Psychology or related field

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in clinical setting

  • Registered with Board of Behavioral Sciences

  • CASOMB Associate Level Certification


  • Passed Law and Ethics Exam toward Licensure

  • Completed 2000 Hours toward Licensure

  • Domestic Violence Facilitator Certification, as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Working 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

  • 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 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



  • Health, Vision, and Dental Benefits for full-time employees

  • 401k match A generous retirement savings package with employer matching

  • Profit Sharing Program

  • 15 Days paid vacation, commensurate with experience

  • Paid Holiday and sick leave

  • Performance Bonus for licensed staff

  • Licensure incentives for unlicensed staff with materials, exam reimbursement and supervision. This includes a robust training program. 

  • Training Stipend

  • Employee Discounts Program

  • Competitive compensation, commensurate with experience 

  • Highly collaborative and supportive environment

  • Career Development Program for self-growth within the agency

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