Mental Health Therapist - Nexus/Kindred Family Focus - Southern, MN

  • Posted on: 19 April 2017
  • By: Amanda Loiacano

 

At Kindred Family Focus, we believe in a brighter future, and we’re passionate about providing solutions that help kids and families get there. Every time the arc of a child's life turns upward, a life, a family, a new generation, and a community grows stronger.
We provide a continuum of services, from foster care to community-based services, to give children and families the tools they need to build successful relationships outside of treatment. We’re part of Nexus, a nationwide non-profit company providing supportive, values-driven treatment services dedicated to helping youth and their families. Changing one life changes everything!

JOB TITLE: Mental Health Therapist
LOCATION: Southern, MN
STATUS: Part-time, with potential for full-time

DESCRIPTION: Kindred Family Focus has an exciting opportunity for a flexible, part-time Mental Health Therapist based in the Southern Minnesota area (with potential for full time). This position is responsible for providing therapeutic services to youth and families primarily in their home. These services include completing diagnostic assessments, providing individual and family therapy, crisis intervention, skill building, case coordination, advocacy, team meetings, reviews and referral services. The goal is to prevent unnecessary out of home placements of youth or to facilitate the earliest possible reunification when placement is necessary.

Kindred Family Focus provides a continuum of services, from foster care to community-based services, to give children and families the tools they need to build successful relationships outside of treatment. We’re part of Nexus, a nationwide non-profit company providing supportive, values-driven treatment services dedicated to helping youth and their families. Changing one life changes everything! Join us in our mission to Strengthen Lives, Families, and Communities through our Cornerstone Values (Honesty, Responsibility, Courage, Care & Concern). At Kindred Family Focus, we offer competitive compensation and excellent benefits, along with a company culture that’s second to none!

QUALIFICATIONS: Must meet required qualifications for a Mental Health Professional in one of the following ways:
(1) in clinical social work, the mental health professional must be a person licensed as an independent clinical social worker under chapter 148D, or a person with a master's degree in social work from an accredited college or university, with at least 4,000 hours of post-master's supervised experience in the delivery of clinical services in the treatment of mental disorders;
(2) in psychology, the mental health professional must be an individual licensed by the board of psychology under sections 148.88 to 148.98 who has stated to the board of psychology competencies in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders;
(3) in marriage and family therapy, the mental health professional must be a marriage and family therapist licensed under sections 148B.29 to 148B.39 with at least two years of post-master's supervised experience in the delivery of clinical services in the treatment of mental disorders or emotional disturbances;
(4) in licensed professional clinical counseling, the mental health professional shall be a licensed
professional clinical counselor under section 148B.5301 with at least 4,000 hours of post-master's supervised experience in the delivery of clinical services in the treatment of mental disorders or emotional disturbances.

For consideration, please apply online at: www.nexus.jobs OR call 763-551-8640 for an application to be mailed to you. EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disab. *When applying, please specifically identify whether your work experience has been with youth or adults.