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Mental Health Therapist

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides crisis intervention and mental health therapy services to youth and young adults (12-24) and their families who attend or live within the west metro school districts of Hopkins, St. Louis Park, Eden Prairie, and Wayzata.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES:

  • Provide mental health therapy and crisis intervention services for youth (12-24) in schools, our office, out in the community or via telehealth
  • Facilitate community and school-based psychoeducation and support groups
  • Provide family counseling support and reunification services
  • Collaborate and consult with school staff regarding referrals and scheduling
  • Assess individual needs, monitor progress and provide referrals 
  • Assess for safety concerns utilizing the Columbia Suicide Risk Assessment
  • Complete diagnostic assessments and treatment planning when necessary
  • Maintain accurate and thorough client records
  • Complete documentation consistent with agency standards and funding contracts
  • Maintain technical and practical knowledge essential to job functions
  • Attend clinical supervision, staff meetings, case consultations, and complete required agency trainings as scheduled
  • Seek consultation, training, and feedback in order to advance skills in providing cross-cultural services

OUTREACH SERVICES:

  • Provide community education services for schools and community organizations
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with school systems, social workers, medical providers, child protection, and youth-serving agencies in west suburban Hennepin County

AFFIRMING DIVERSITY / CULTURE:

  • Commitment to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion with a focus on culturally responsive practice, internal self-awareness, and reflection
  • A clear commitment to actively work for social and racial justice
  • Strong candidates will have a solid understanding of and practice sensitivity to the cultural and socioeconomic differences among service populations

EXPERIENCE:

Required:

  • Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Current professional MN license in Counseling, Social Work or MFT
  • Valid driver’s license and auto insurance. Background check will be conducted.
  • Culturally specific experience working with people of all ages, cultural, gender, and other identities is a plus
  • Strong organizational and time management skills

Other:

  • Previous experience working with adolescents strongly preferred
  • Ability to conduct counseling in Spanish, Somali, or Hmong a plus
  • We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our sector: individuals who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQI+ and gender fluid or gender nonconforming, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), veterans, people of any age or family status.

WORKING HOURS:

  • .81 FTE (40 hours/week school year/42 weeks)
  • Some remote work hours available
  • Potential FT or PT hours available in the summer 

STARTING SALARY:

  • $25-$28 DOQ

BENEFITS:

  • Signing Bonus paid in two equal installments
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • SIMPLE IRA Plan
  • PTO

REPORTS TO:

  • MoveFwd Clinical Manager

 

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

 

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