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Senior Clinical Review Team (SCRT) Clinician

Job: 80667

Location: Bridgewater, MA

Facility: Mass Treatment Center, MA DOC

Type: Full-Time

Shift: Day 8 hour

Recruiter: Robin Altmann

Email: RMAltmann@Wellpath.us

Why Wellpath

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”


 

 

 

Overview

Senior Clinical Review Team (SCRT) Clinician oversees the SCRT and SCRT process for the Sex Offender Treatment program. The Clinician will supervise the referral process, SCRT interviews, and SCRT responses. They also provide sex offender treatment and assessment services to program participants.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Masters or Doctoral degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related human services field

Experience:

  • Prior clinical experience working with sexual offenders and an understanding of dynamic risk related to re-offense
  • Familiarity with relevant research literature, clinical assessments, procedures and methods, particularly those designed for sexual offenders

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed or license-eligible as a Psychologist, Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), or Mental Health Counselor (LMHC).

Responsibilities

  • Provide clinical oversight and consultation with independently licensed clinicians for treatment decisions that affect inmates and residents in Sex Offender Treatment (SOT) at the Massachusetts Department of Correction (DOC).
  • Oversee the discussion and treatment team referral process for inmate/resident meetings with the SCRT.
  • Assist in the determination of the approval or denial of SCRT referrals.
  • Participate in the SCRT interview process.
  • Organize the administrative needs and scheduling of the SCRT meetings, including formally informing inmates/residents of the date/time and location of the SCRT meeting.
  • Review available and relevant information about the inmate/resident, including clinical documents, comprehensive assessments, CAB reports, and/or interviews with relevant clinical staff, inmates or residents, etc., prior to making a decision.
  • Coordinate with the SCRT members, discuss clinical recommendations based on the information reviewed, vote on a decision, and make a decision based on the majority vote.
  • Document SCRT decisions through a written report and file the report in the inmate/resident’s clinical record and distribute a copy of the report to the inmate/resident.
  • Deliver sex offender treatment and assessment to individuals and groups as assigned, in accordance with established performance standards. Document service delivery and resident progress on a weekly basis, completed in accordance with established standards and timeframes.
  • Review all Care Plans, Treatment Plans, and Annual Treatment Reviews, as assigned.
  • Provide supervision to clinical staff, as assigned.
  • Train new SCRT members, as needed.
  • Provide training and consultation to treatment and security staff on clinical methods and procedures.
  • Administer tests and assessments within scope of licensure, certification and training, as assigned.
  • Ability to assess treatment progress and write goal-directed, individualized recommendations, as well as the ability to monitor and document individual behavior patterns and modify recommendations to meet changing treatment goals
  • Ability to instruct others in the implementation of therapeutic and behavioral interventions and procedures
  • Excellent listening and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with the diagnostic nomenclature outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to establish rapport and maintain objectivity with a criminal or forensic population
  • Appreciation of the need for and ability to maintain appropriate personal boundaries in working with sexual offender populations
  • Investment in expanding current skills/knowledge and transferring this knowledge to other staff
  • Ability to form and maintain good working relationships with a diverse staff and a commitment to enhancing cultural competency
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

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