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Behavioral Health Therapist

Job Description
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

MGA is currently seeking a therapist to provide clinical services which include individual, family, and group therapies, and to assist in the establishment and maintenance of a therapeutic milieu.

• Provide individual, group, and family therapy
• Collect information about residents through interviews, observation, and tests
• Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge
• Knowledge of "best practices" and evidence-based behavioral medicine treatment delivery and methodologies
• Act as client advocate in order to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations
• Identify emergency signals and situations, and react appropriately
• Collaborate with other staff members to ensure resident’s treatment needs are met
• Meet with families, probation officers, police, and other interested parties in order to exchange necessary information during the treatment process
• Refer residents or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary
• Counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting resident.
• Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling programs and residents' progress in addressing identified problems and moving towards defined objectives

Other Information/Requirements: 

• Master’s degree from an accredited school in Psychology, Social Work, or a related mental health field.
• Applicable state license (e.g. LICSW)
• Post-graduate experience in a therapeutic setting, preferably with children and/or adolescents with emotional disturbance
• Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
• Sensitivity to racial, cultural, economic, and gender specific issues

• Competitive Compensation
• Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
• Paid Holidays
• Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
• Relocation Benefits

How to Apply: 

Interested candidates please send cover letter and resume to

Contact Information
Organization Name: 
Minnesota Girls Academy/ Brown Consulting, Ltd.
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