JOB SUMMARY: As part of the continuum of services offered by The Family Partnership’s PRIDE program, this position provides psychoeducational services and trauma-informed therapy to adult and youth survivors of sex trafficking, domestic violence and sexual assault. To do so, the PRIDE Therapist implements harm reduction practices when working with clients and upholds the core beliefs of the PRIDE program, as created by survivors: 1) Prostitution is NOT a victimless crime; 2) A non-judgmental approach makes it easier to access services; 3) Everyone has a right to a life without violence; 4) Treatment and recovery looks different for everyone.
- $1,000 hiring bonus after 3 months of employment!
- Pay starting at $23.00 per hour
- Generous Paid Time Off
- 10 Paid Holidays
- Strong emphasis on employee self-care and work-life balance
- Medical, dental and vision benefits
- Company-paid life insurance and long-term disability
- Agency-sponsored retirement savings plan
· Evaluates clients to determine appropriateness for agency services.
· Provides strength-based, culturally sensitive outpatient therapy to a wide variety of clients in both group and individual treatment modalities.
· Develops and implements effective treatment planning with clients.
· Provides services based upon treatment plan utilizing individual, couple, group, family counseling, etc., strategies.
· Refers, advocates for, and follows up with clients in need of additional community support and services.
· Collaborates with PRIDE team to ensure effective delivery of services and quality case management (e.g., support groups, shelter placements, and referrals).
· Provides crisis intervention services for clients in emergency situations.
· Facilitates safety plan development with clients and collaborate with PRIDE team to ensure they are updated and reviewed as necessary.
· Facilitates support groups at PRIDE Lake Street site and other community locations as assigned.
· Completes Rule 25 Assessments for clients seeking chemical dependency treatment.
· Transports and meets clients in the community and maintains a flexible schedule to meet client needs.
· Educates PRIDE clients on the value of mental health services, including psychoeducational presentations on mental health services, trauma, ACEs, executive functioning and positive parenting behaviors.
· Supports quality case management by providing clinical insight and collaboration with the PRIDE team.
· Provides executive functioning coaching to assist clients with self-regulation and goal attainment.
· Enters accurate documentation and records program outcomes in the agency’s databases within 48 hours of service provision and in accordance with the agency’s policy.
· Prepares materials and activities for group sessions arriving 30 minutes prior to group start time to ensure proper set up of group environment.
· Submits Diagnostic Assessments and Treatment plans for review a signature from the clinical supervisor.
Education and Experience:
· Master’s degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology or a related field from an accredited school, including clinical course work and a clinical practicum.
· Completion of Master’s program and all the hours required for graduation.
· Experience working with African American and American Indian survivors of sex trafficking and domestic violence.
· Experience working with individuals involved in correctional systems and with individuals in recovery.
· Experience working with and understanding low income communities, communities of color, GLBT community and other oppressed and/or vulnerable populations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
· Effective verbal and written communication skills to engage families effectively and document work properly
· Access to reliable transportation and ability to travel within the metropolitan area.
· Ability to work respectfully and communicate effectively with different cultures, groups, and language.
· Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and the ability to enter data into client data systems such as Procentive and ClientTrack.
· Participation in weekly supervision with an agency staff clinical supervisor.
· Excellent relationship and problem-solving skills.
· Excellent management and leadership skills.
· Ability to maintain participant and staff confidentiality.
Licenses and/or Certifications:
· Valid MN Drivers’ License, access to reliable transportation, and the ability to meet TFP’s driving record requirements.
· Licensed or working towards licensure in the state of Minnesota as a LGSW, LAMFT or LPC.
The Family Partnership has a mandated vaccination policy implemented for all employees, subject to reasonable accommodation required by law. In addition, The Family Partnership has the following policies in place to protect both staff, clients, and visitors: screening of employees and visitors, handwashing, respiratory etiquette, social distancing, maximum room capacities, and housekeeping (cleaning, disinfecting and decontamination).
Please go to The Family Partnership Job Board to apply through our online applicant tracking system.
ORGANIZATION SUMMARY: For more than 140 years, The Family Partnership has built strong families, vital communities, and better futures for children. We fulfill our mission through counseling, education, and advocacy, primarily in the greater Minneapolis and St. Paul area.
We Believe: Families, no matter what their form, are the foundation of strong communities.
Our Purpose Is To: Clear the path for family success.
We Pursue This By:
- Championing the two-generation approach
- Preventing and overcoming adverse childhood experiences
- Demonstrating leadership in thought and action
· Building partnerships based on trust.
Diversity and open expression are fundamental to the work of The Family Partnership. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working environment where everyone can belong. Every member of our team enriches our work by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our sector: individuals who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQI+ and gender fluid or gender nonconforming, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), veterans, people of any age or family status. We encourage you to apply even if you feel like you don't fit 100% of the technical requirements. Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, disability, marital status, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or a protected veteran’s status.
Our organization has a partnership with Metropolitan Alliance of Connected Communities (MACC) to provide administrative services including management of the recruiting process. If you apply for this position, you may see references to MACC in some online materials.
The Family Partnership participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. See E-Verify’s official poster at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-Verify_Participation_Poster_ES.pdf.