Psychology Associate I (SORT) - #00658
Div of Institutions - Virginia

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To provide assessment, treatment, and management of adult sex offenders housed in the Department of Corrections in an effort to reduce future victims upon release to the Community. To provide evidence-based, state of the art sex offender programming to adult sex offenders, including treatment, assessment, and re-entry/ release planning services. Makes recommendations to the Sex Offender Residential Treatment (SORT) Program Director regarding program changes that are researched-based and have demonstrated effectiveness. Ensures that documentation and records are maintained according to DOC and ACA standards.

Minimum Qualifications

Working knowledge of psychological theory and practices on various mental disorders, sexual disorders, and contemporary assessment and treatment approaches. Demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret psychological evaluations, knowledge of salient areas related to effective sex offender treatment modalities, the ability to develop appropriate treatment plans, group and individual counseling skills, the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, and the ability to discuss and explain psychological/diagnostic impressions and issues.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Masters Degree with advanced course work in general psychology and assessment. Certification as a Sex Offender Treatment Provider by the Virginia Board of Psychology within one year of accepting the position. License as an LPC, LCSW, etc., preferred. Prefer experience working clinically with sexual offenders, performing sex offender assessment and interpretation, psychological testing, evaluation, and counseling.

Special Requirements

All applicants are subject to a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.

The investigation may include: fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks requested by the hiring authority.