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Mental Health Therapist

Company: Northwest Passage
Location: Webster
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Mental Health Therapist$10,000 Tuition/Student Cost Reimbursement$3,000 Hiring BonusCome join us as we work together to help youth see themselves in a new light through experiential learning, innovative mental health interventions, therapeutic lifestyle choices, and safe relationships. Northwest Passage is a treatment community that seeks to create safe spaces for a diverse range of youth including those who identify as LGBTQ, youth of color, youth who are neuro-diverse, and those who have been misunderstood by their own communities. Our Master's level mental health providers work in collaboration with other professionals to craft experiences that could include nature photography, mixed media art projects, music, movement, nature, sports, etc. in which youth can feel seen, express themselves effectively, and be fully seen by others. Our mental health providers help lead the way in educating and highlighting issues related to trauma, racial equity, and neurodiversity to specific direct care staff teams.Northwest Counseling and Guidance clinic is seeking enthusiastic, creative mental health professionals to help us build treatment communities in the Northwest Passage Residential programs. Join us as we find engaging ways to teach DBT and SMART skills along with ARC-informed interventions to youth, their family systems, and their caregiving staff. To add to the adventure, your "office" might include a northern Wisconsin prairie, a yurt in the woods, a running river, a horse pasture, or underwater with a camera.We welcome any level of experience from recent graduates of master level mental health/social work/marriage and family therapy programs to well-seasoned licensed clinicians seeking their final professional experience before retirement. Applicants must either be able to bill for their services or have the potential to bill for services in the future.Essential ResponsibilitiesFacilitate individual, family, and group counseling sessions in a residential setting, according to the treatment plan, professional standards, and certification standards.Conduct clinical assessments using clinical interview, review of records, objective diagnostic tools, and consultation with other members of the treatment team.Develop treatment plans collaboratively with clients, and revise the plan as treatment progresses.Integrate professional treatment and behavioral strategies within a multi-disciplinary team of professionals including medical and direct care personnel.Collaborate with and guide the treatment team members in implementing individualized and comprehensive treatment plans congruent with the identified client's diagnosis, needs, and personal strengths.Complete all required documentation as indicated by certification, funding source, and program standards.Actively participate in clinical supervision meetings as required to meet best practice and licensure standards.Attend staff meetings and participate in trainings as required.Other duties as assigned.QualificationsGraduate degree in psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy, social work, or a closely related field.Other Skills and AbilitiesAbility to maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work activitiesKnowledge of interviewing methods and techniquesKnowledge of the principles and practices related to social casework and alcohol and drug assessment instrumentsAbility to identify and assess symptoms of substance abuseKnowledge of the principles and practices of clinical diagnostic activities and various modalities of psychotherapy, counseling, and abnormal psychology (emphasizing family system theories)Knowledge of crisis intervention techniquesKnowledge of the basic structure of the criminal justice systemKnowledge of Federal, State and local ordinances and policies regarding therapeutic issuesAbility to communicate effectively, verbally and in writingAbility to maintain files, records, and reportsAbility to coordinate multiple tasks efficientlyBenefits$3,000 Hiring BonusUp to $10,000 Tuition/Student Cost Reimbursement, eligible after 12 months of full-time employmentWeekly supervision/collaborationGenerous continuing education budgetRelocation reimbursementHealth InsuranceDental InsuranceRetirement PlanPaid HolidaysPaid Time OffCafeteria PlanLife Insurance

Keywords: Northwest Passage, Minneapolis , Mental Health Therapist, Healthcare , Webster, Minnesota

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