State of Washington Classified Job Specification
SEX OFFENDER TREATMENT SPECIALIST
A Bachelor’s degree with major study in a social or behavioral science.
One year of experience providing individual or group therapy to juvenile or adult offenders, the mentally ill, or sex offender; or three years of mental health, criminal justice or social service experience which shall include six months of experience providing mental health treatment to groups and/or individuals.
A Master’s degree in a social or behavioral science may be substituted for the one year of experience in providing individual or group therapy to juvenile or adult offenders, the mentally ill, or sex offenders, but does not remove the requirement for the six months of experience providing group or individual mental health therapy.
Note: Experience in mental health treatment may be defined as: any experience where responsibilities have included mental health treatment planning, mental health program implementation and/or direct delivery of client mental health services.
Class Specification History
New class: 1-10-03
Revised new class code: (formerly 38971) effective July 1, 2007.
Base range salary adjustment adopted 6/30/2017, effective 7/1/2017.