Therapist - Mille Lacs Academy - Onamia, MN

  • Posted on: 9 October 2017
  • By: Amanda Loiacano

JOB TITLE: Therapist
LOCATION: Onamia, MN
STATUS: Full-Time

DESCRIPTION: Mille Lacs Academy in Onamia, MN has an exciting opportunity for a Full-Time Mental Health Therapist. This position is responsible for providing therapeutic services to youth and families At our facility.

Mille Lacs Academy, a Nexus Family Member, offers trauma-informed, family-centered, nationally recognized treatment for boys, ages 10-19, with significant mental health issues and harmful sexual behaviors. We strive to provide the best quality care for our youth; as well as our employees. Nexus treatment programs have been creating brighter futures for nearly four decades. Through our cornerstone values we encourage lasting transformation and lifelong learning in the care of our youth, and we strive to exemplify the highest ethical and moral standards in our treatment. At Nexus, we believe all youth must be treated with dignity and respect.

Duties and Responsibilities
Provide assessments and treatment services to individuals, families and groups, as well as facilitate partnership strategies with the community.
• Participate in the initial interview of resident pursuant to family history and provide a written assessment.
• Provide family and individual therapy services to residents and their families. Assess readiness for discharge in conjunction with other team members.
• Ensure compliance with governing agency and Nexus reporting requirements. Educate staff about family treatment integration theory and techniques and its application to residents.


QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or clinically related field required. LMFT, LCSW, LCPC or equivalent state designation for a licensed Social Worker preferred. Valid Driver’s license.

For consideration, please apply online at: www.nexus.jobs OR call 320-738-5505 for an application to be mailed to you. Nexus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, or veteran’s status. EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disab.