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Licensed Psychologist

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 Forensic Psychologist, you will bring both supervision experience and expertise in sex offender and forensic psychology to our team. Your primary responsibility will involve supervising and training staff while providing direct services to the forensic population.

This is a full-time position.

The program’s Forensic Psychologist fulfills a role and is responsible for the following:

  • Conduct clinical assessments and provide treatment for sex offenders

  • Perform clinical assessments and offer treatment to non-offending relatives

  • Manage cases and maintain program documentation as required

  • Represent the agency in the community, including serving on committees and making program-related presentations

  • Participate in agency clinical, team, and staff meetings, as well as engage in in-service training

  • Provide individualized and group supervision to both licensed and unlicensed staff

  • Maintain agency documentation as necessary

  • Maintain ongoing communication with referral sources

  • Attend relevant training, conferences, and workshops

  • Provide supervision to Practicum Students, Board of Psychology or Board of Behavioral Science registered supervisees

  • Offer court testimony when needed

  • Fulfill other duties as assigned


Qualified applicants for this position must possess the following attributes

  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology or a related field

  • Licensed with the Board of Psychology

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in adult sex offender treatment, or 5 years of clinical experience with other populations as an independent, licensed practitioner


  • 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.


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.

Click here to learn more about the HOPE Program

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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