• Therapist

    Posted Date 6 days ago(6/12/2018 10:00 AM)
    Job ID
    Location Name
    Nexus Glen Lake
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Nexus Glen Lake is looking for a motivated Youth and Family Therapist to assess clients and families for trauma-informed treatment, develop individual treatment plans in collaboration with the client, family, and interdisciplinary treatment team and conduct clinically sound individual, group, and family therapy and provide education to clients and their families.


    As a Therapist for youth and families, you will play a key role in the growth and success of our clients. Responsibilities include:

    • Using observation, assessment tools and other effective diagnostic and therapeutic interviewing strategies, conduct client and family assessments for use in developing treatment plans and strategies.
    • While applying the concepts of individual, group process, and family systems principles, provides individual, group, and family therapy services and education to clients and their families.
    • Provide additional support services where needed (court testimony, floor coverage, coordinating with referral agents, etc).
    • Facilitate and/or mentor coworkers as necessary, in the implementation of treatment plans and provision of trauma informed therapeutic services to clients.
    • Monitor milieu and collaborate with coworkers to ensure an emotionally and physically safe environment for clients that is also positive, respectful, clean and therapeutic displaying interventions using trauma informed and family involvement principles.
    • Actively participate in the discharge planning for the clients.


    • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or clinically-related field required.
    • One year post-Master’s supervised clinical experience required.
    • Minimum 2 years adolescent counseling and/or residential experience required.
    • Clinical trainee in one of these related fields is required. Minnesota clinical licensure preferred, such as LMFT, LICSW, LPC, LP or equivalent state designation for a licensed mental health professional in a clinical field;
    • Prior experience working with families and trauma exposed children and adolescents preferred.
    • Remains current on all required training and certifications.
    • Ability to assist staff in proper restraining of clients, lift up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100+ pounds with assistance, and twist, bend and stretch in a manner conducive to the execution of daily activities within a residential program; acuity required for phone coverage and greeting visitors; and reaching, bending, twisting and stretching conducive to an office environment. 


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