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Child Focused Therapist

Company: Ellie Mental Health
Location: Chanhassen
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

As a Child Focused Therapist at Ellie Mental Health in Chanhassen, MN, you'll share our vision for improving and expanding access to quality mental health care to kids, adolescents, and families, and thrive in an environment driven by our core values of authenticity, humor, compassion, creativity, acceptance, and determination. Providers offer individual and family therapy using a broad range of modalities. Clinicians may offer Play Therapy, Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Dance/Movement Therapy, or other specific modalities. Overall, practice includes play-based and interactive methods, regular caregiver involvement and/or family therapy, and tailored approaches that meet the developmental needs of children and adolescents. Ellie was proudly founded by clinicians on the principle of destigmatizing mental health. The mental health industry is full of barriers, and we have made it our goal to fill the gap and find innovative ways to break down these barriers for our local communities. Ellie prides itself on being an innovative and creative team that works collaboratively with clients and community providers to deliver the most comprehensive and personalized treatment to all clients. Our clinics are structured to remove many of the obstacles that get in the way of providing world-class mental health services. Ellie makes the clinician's experience a priority by offering excellent compensation, benefits, training, flexible scheduling (FT/PT/days/nights/weekends), CEU's, and an incredibly inclusive environment. We support clinicians through providing regular consultation and training opportunities, practice and documentation support, and resources for both clinicians and families.
BIPOC and LGBTQ encouraged to apply. FT and PT opportunities. There is the opportunity provide tele-health services, but you do need to be able to commute into the office on a regular basis.

Responsibilities and Duties include:

* Provide diagnostic assessment, treatment (including family and individual therapy), and referrals to minor clients and their parents/guardians. * Create and implement a treatment plan, complete ongoing documentation including further diagnosis, treatment plan reviews, and case notes * Collaborate with other Child Services providers including medication management, psychological assessment services, and other mental health providers to meet client needs. * Utilize creative, developmentally appropriate intervention that supports progress with individual and family treatment goals * Provide appropriate support (family therapy, resources, psychoeducation, etc) to parents/caregivers in alignment with treatment plans * Prepare and submit individual documentation * Coordinate services with external care providers including case managers, families, medical personnel, other Ellie staff, and school staff as needed * Attend and participate in all clinical staff meetings and trainings * Other stuff we probably forgot to add but just as meaningful to your role ;)

Required Qualifications and Skills include:

* Candidates are required to have a master's degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university and on track to obtain licensure in their designated field. (Fully licensed mental health professional (LICSW, LMFT, LPCC, LP) with a valid state of Minnesota License preferred)

* Passion and experience working with and meeting the unique mental health needs of children, adolescents, and families. * Embody our core values of authenticity, humor, compassion, creativity, acceptance, and determination. * Knowledge of developmental principles and awareness of the intersection between normative child development and psychopathology in the diagnosis and treatment of children/families * Experience completing diagnostic assessments, treatment plans and clinical case notes. (Experience with DC:0-5, ECSII/CASII, SDQ assessments preferred) * Ability to complete and submit documentation of services and other documents in a timely manner. * Comfort and familiarity working with a diverse client base. * Proficient in the use of typical office technology and Electronic Health Record systems; Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ellie provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran by following applicable federal, state and local laws. Ellie complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Ellie Mental Health, Minneapolis , Child Focused Therapist, Healthcare , Chanhassen, Minnesota

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