Job Description

Minnesota Mental Health Clinics is excited to welcome a new Program Therapist who is seeking licensure supervision to our practice. This position is 30 hours per week, Monday through Thursday, with an option to build an outpatient therapy caseload outside of these 30 hours after group therapy role is established. Role responsibilities and duties include:

  • Facilitate Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)-based group therapy for adults ages 18+ in the adult day treatment (DaTrac) program
  • Assist clients with managing crises as they arise in individual and group therapy
  • Provide ongoing outpatient mental health services through psychotherapy
  • Conduct intake process for new group clients including diagnosis, assessments, goal creation, expectation setting, etc.
  • Create client group treatment plans that follow required guidelines as set by the state and client insurance
  • Enact client group treatment plans and monitor progress, be flexible in evolving and modifying treatment plans with clients’ development.
  • Continuously evaluate assessments to monitor client progress
  • Coordinate client care with other necessary support and services in the best interest of group clients (e.g. family, school, care givers, doctors, therapists etc.)
  • Complete documentation with a focus on quality, compliance, and in a timely manner
  • Option for building and maintaining an outpatient psychotherapy caseload after group therapy is established
  • Participate in weekly DBT consultation meetings (group supervision)
  • Participate in bi-monthly Rule 29 consultation sessions and quarterly peer reviews
  • Keep up with Continuing Education requirements and keep your license in good standing

Supervision: We offer a limited number of supervised positions for highly qualified graduate degree holders who are working towards independent licensure in psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, or professional counseling. Supervision towards these licensure is provided at no additional cost with a 2 year contract as a licensed therapist at MMHC after the supervisory period. In addition to the above responsibilities and duties, supervision includes:

  • Conducting therapy intakes and sessions under the license of your supervisor, who will also sign off on diagnostic assessments, documentation, and progress notes
  • Weekly consultation meetings and ongoing support with an experienced Supervisor to review cases, discuss challenges, brainstorm solutions, improve communication, etc.

Requirements

  • Completed Masters Degree
  • Working towards independent licensure in psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, or professional counseling
  • Experience in working with mental health clients through internships or past employment (such as residential facilities, case management, group therapy, crisis counseling, etc.)
  • Experience facilitating DBT group therapy in an outpatient setting strongly preferred
  • Graduate coursework in clinical psychology or clinical social work
  • Computer skills including using Microsoft Office products and healthcare software
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to the availability of new technology and software

Your Skills & Expertise

  • Ability to build rapport and trust with clients while being confident in your expertise
  • Empathy, compassion, and a genuine passion for providing quality mental health care
  • Experience with diagnosis and creating objective treatment plans
    Observe and understand client’s readiness for treatment and tailor treatment fit client’s ability and needs. Evolve treatment plans based on client’s progress
  • Naturally curious with a desire for continuous learning. Takes initiative to learn from those around you and share your expertise with others
  • Ability to have a non-judgmental mindset in your communication and interactions with clients and others
  • Friendly and supportive to co-workers who have diverse backgrounds and experience
  • Self-motivation with strong time management and organizational skills to stay on top of client documentation and independently manage your work
  • Strong verbal communication skills with clients, co-workers, providers, and anyone else you will need to collaborate with to deliver quality care
  • Clear, concise, and thorough written communication for quality client documentation
  • Proactive in developing strong client relationships and maintaining those relationships
  • Strong ethics and moral compass
  • Good self-care and establishment of boundaries to ensure your ability to continue to help clients

Additional Benefits

  • Healthcare insurance including Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Malpractice insurance coverage
  • Flexibility and control over your own schedule and vacation time
  • Ability to focus on client care with no requirement to market for referrals, billing, administrative paperwork, insurance
  • IT team available to assist with technological issue
  • Tools needed to provide client care such as computers, office phone and number, furnished office, equipment for telehealth, etc.
  • No requirement to pay the employer’s portion of federal social security or state provider’s taxes or to assume the legal liabilities of an independent contractor
  • Participate in clinic sponsored continuing education programs
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