Shan Jumper, Ph.D.

Past President
Executive Clinical Director Illinois Dept. of Human Services Treatment
and Detention Facility Liberty Health Care Rushville, Illinois 62681

Shan Jumper, Ph.D is the past President of the SOCCPN Board. He served as President from 2012 – 2018. Dr. Jumper received his doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of North Dakota. He is a licensed clinical psychologist and has worked in the field of sexual violence since 1991. Following a pre-doctoral internship in outpatient mental health and forensics at Connecticut Valley Hospital/Whiting Forensic Division, he was employed at the Sexually Violent Predator program at the Wisconsin Resource Center, where he conducted SVP re-examinations and provided court testimony and sex offense treatment. In 1999 Dr. Jumper joined the staff of the Sexually Violent Persons program at the Illinois Dept. of Human Services Treatment and Detention Facility as a psychologist, later serving as a Treatment Team Leader and Associate Clinical Director. An employee of Liberty Health Care, he has served as the program’s Clinical Director since 2005. Dr. Jumper has worked in private practice as an expert witness in SVP cases, has peer reviewed articles for Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, and was on the adjunct faculty at Argosy University Chicago. Dr. Jumper currently serves on the Executive Board for the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) as the Secretary of this board from 2013-2015, Treasurer from 2016 – 2018, and is the current President-Elect of ATSA.