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Clinical Director

HOPE Program is a distinguished forensic mental health clinic specializing in the rehabilitation of individuals who have encountered the legal system due to sexual offenses. Certified by the California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB), we employ cutting-edge research to provide services that mitigate the risk of reoffending while enhancing public safety.


Our mission is to deliver effective, confidential treatment within a non-judgmental and supportive environment, facilitating transformation and preventing future victimization. HOPE Program tailors its services to a diverse clientele, including adult male and female offenders, developmentally delayed individuals, mentally disordered offenders, sexually abusive adolescents, and a Chaperone Training Program.


As a Clinical Director at the HOPE Program, you'll be part of our leadership team, playing a crucial role in maintaining clinical services and operational integrity. Your responsibilities will include providing leadership, coordination, and supervision to multidisciplinary teams, overseeing clinic programming, and aligning objectives with executive leadership guidance. You'll lead a diverse staff in delivering empirically supported, culturally competent treatment services, ensuring compliance with all contractual and governing regulations, laws, rules, policies, and procedures. Your role will also focus on maintaining trained, qualified staff levels to meet service delivery needs.

The program’s Clinical Director fulfills a role and is responsible for the following:

  • Ensure timely and appropriate training for treatment staff.

  • Assure policies and programs comply with the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities standards for Adult Residential programming.

  • Complete on-call responsibilities as needed.

  • Act as the clinical authority of the program, establishing processes and procedures within the organization.

  • Provide evidence-based direct care, adhering to HOPE's policies, procedures, and standards of care, as well as governing bodies.

  • Oversee clinical staff documentation and perform clinic audits to ensure compliance with contractual requirements and regulatory boards.

  • Contribute to creating policies and procedures addressing clinical quality and risk.

  • Lead team meetings, and supervise and evaluate assigned staff.

  • Offer direct clinical services, including assessments, group, and individual therapy.

  • Maintain accurate and timely files and participate in monthly consultation meetings with Senior Leadership.

  • Serve as an ongoing resource to the treatment team, sharing current research and knowledge.

  • Represent the agency in the community, serving on committees and making presentations.

  • Act as a liaison between the company and stakeholders and outside agencies.

  • Provide court testimony as needed.

Qualified applicants for this position must possess the following attributes:

  • Licensed or licensed-eligible as a LCSW, MFT, LPCC, or Psychologist in California for three years.

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience providing sex offender-specific treatment or treatment in a forensic setting.

  • A minimum of 3 years of management experience.

  • Knowledge of cognitive-behavioral treatment methods, sex offender treatment methods, and mental health theories, concepts, and methods related to treatment in forensic settings.


  • Student Loan Forgiveness Program: We offer a loan forgiveness program to assist individuals with managing their student loans.

  • Comprehensive Health, Vision, and Dental Benefits: Full-time employees enjoy access to a comprehensive health, vision, and dental benefits package to support their well-being.

  • 401k Plan with Generous Employer Matching: Our 401k plan includes a generous employer matching contribution of 4%, helping you save for your future.

  • Profit-Sharing Program: We believe in reinvesting in our employees, and our profit-sharing program reflects our commitment to your success.

  • Generous Paid Vacation: Your work-life balance matters to us, starting with 15 days of paid vacation.

  • Paid Holidays: Enjoy 9 paid holidays throughout the year to spend quality time with loved ones.

  • Sick Leave: We provide 24 sick leave days to ensure you have the flexibility you need during health-related absences.

  • Licensure Incentives: For unlicensed staff, we offer a comprehensive licensure incentive package, including a Licensure Bonus, materials, exam reimbursement, and supervision.

  • Training Stipend: We encourage continuous learning and offer a training stipend to support your professional development.

  • Employee Assistance Program: Our Employee Assistance Program provides resources and support to help you navigate life's challenges.

  • Employee Discounts Program: Take advantage of discounts and savings through our employee discounts program.

As the program’s Clinical Director 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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HOPE 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 by 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.

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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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