Work at MoveFwd

Mental Health Therapist

Founded in 1990, MoveFwd is a nonprofit organization providing housing case management and therapy services to youth ages 12-24. Our licensed therapists are dedicated to providing barrier free school and community based mental health services. The majority of participants identify with BIPOC and/or LGBTQIA+ communities and are often uninsured or underinsured. Our model increases access to quality mental health care and reduces barriers related to finances, childcare, transportation, and stigma.

JOB SUMMARY:

Provide individual and group therapy to youth in Hopkins and Eden Prairie schools. Provide individual therapy to young adult MoveFwd case management participants in office or via telehealth.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES:

  • Provide mental health therapy and crisis intervention services for youth (12-24) in schools, our office, or via telehealth
  • Facilitate community and school-based psychoeducation and support groups
  • Provide family counseling support and reunification services as needed
  • 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 sensitivity to the cultural and socioeconomic differences among service populations

EXPERIENCE:

Required:

  • Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Valid driver’s license and auto insurance
  • Background check will be conducted
  • Culturally specific experience working with people of varying ages, culture, gender, and other identities 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills

Other:

  • Current MN license in Counseling, Social Work or MFT preferred 
  • Previous experience working with adolescents preferred
  • Previous work with youth and families who have experienced foster care involvement and/or housing instability 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:

  • 1.0 FTE 
  • Partial remote work hours available

SALARY RANGE:

  • $52,000-58,240 

BENEFITS:

  • 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.

 

 

Work at MoveFwd