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,
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
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
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.
The ideal candidate will have clear communication skills, a spirit of flexibility, demonstrated
skills and the ability to handle emergency or crisis situations using sound judgment, strong
and an ability to develop and maintain healthy relationships and appropriate boundaries with
clients, families, and
QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise noted)
Masterís degree in Social Work, Psychology or clinically-related field.
Minnesota clinical licensure, such as LMFT, LICSW, LPC, LP or equivalent state designation
for a licensed mental health professional in a clinical field; Clinical trainee in one of these
fields is required.
Minimum 2 years adolescent counseling and/or residential experience strongly preferred.
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.
WHATíS IN IT FOR YOU? (Benefits and Compensation):
Competitive pay (with additional compensation awarded based upon education and experience!).
Retention bonuses at 12 and 18 months.
Comprehensive and affordable benefits Ė including up to 26 paid days off each year.
The chance to grow and advance.
At Nexus Glen Lake, we offer competitive compensation and benefits along with a company culture
to none! For consideration, please apply online at www.nexus.jobs or call 763-551-8640 to request
Employment Profile be mailed to you. Nexus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.