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MoveFwd Mental Health Therapist

JOB SUMMARY:

Provide crisis intervention and mental health therapy services to youth and young adults (12-24) and their families who attend West Metro school districts..

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

OUTREACH SERVICES:

  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with school systems, county social workers, C.P.S., police, churches and youth serving agencies in west suburban Hennepin County.
  • Provide community education/public speaking services for schools and community organizations.

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES:

  • Assess individual needs, monitor progress and provide referrals when necessary
  • Provide differential diagnosis and treatment planning when necessary
  • Provide in school/in home mental health therapy and crisis intervention services for youth (12-24), parents and families.
  • Provide prevention focused counseling for high risk adolescents, young adults and/or families.
  • Provide family reunification services.
  • Co-facilitate community and school-based support groups.
  • Maintain accurate and thorough client records.
  • Complete all paperwork consistent with agency standards and funding contracts.
  • Participate in individual and team consultation/supervision meetings.

AFFIRMING DIVERSITY / CULTURE:

  • Incorporate awareness and affirmation of the gender, cultural, racial, social, sexual, and economic context of the persons seeking services.
  • Identify ways to address these issues, and develop approaches that are centrally concerned with issues of fairness and equity.
  • Seek consultation, training, and feedback from colleagues in order to advance skills in providing cross-cultural services.

EXPERIENCE:

Required:

  • Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work or MFT.
  • Current professional MN license in Counseling, Social Work or MFT.
  • Minimum two years post-Masters experience providing therapy for youth and families preferred
  • Previous experience working with adolescents strongly preferred
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record. Background check will be conducted.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Strong organizational, multi tasking and time management skills
    • Ability to conduct counseling in Spanish or Somali a plus
    • BIPOC and LGBTQIA candidates encouraged to apply

WORKING HOURS:

  • .8 FTE (40 hours/week school year)
  • OR
  • .5 FTE (20 hours/week)

STARTING SALARY:

  • DOQ

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.

*Signing bonus will be paid in two equal installments

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