EMPLOYMENT

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**Please email your cover letter, resume, and completed application to Natalee Anderson at nanderson@counseling-services.org or mail to: Counseling Services of Southern Minnesota, Attn: Natalee Anderson, 1306 Marshall Street, St. Peter, MN 56082.

Counseling Services of Southern Minnesota values diversity. CSSM provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, military status, veteran status, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Upon request, assistance and/or accommodations are available during the application process, without penalty.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Counseling Services of Southern Minnesota has served the southern Minnesota regional area’s mental health needs as a community-based agency since 1997. Our highly skilled, passionate, and caring professionals provide psychotherapy, psychological assessment, rehabilitative skills for adults and children, and clinical consultation to community entities.

Licensed Therapist/Clinical Trainee and LADC:

$3,500 Sign-on bonus; $1,500 paid on 1st paycheck and $2,000 paid after 6 months of employment.

Counseling Services of Southern Minnesota is seeking licensed Mental Health Professionals (LPCC, LMFT, LICSW) who are also LADC’s to provide mental health and substance abuse treatment.  This position requires providing outpatient therapy and diagnostic assessments from our St. Peter or Mankato Clinic.  CSSM offers an employee friendly atmosphere with room for advancement. Qualified applicants must possess a willingness to work in a team-oriented environment. Competitive salary with benefits is available. Bilingual and diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.

Outpatient Therapist:

$3500 signing bonus; $1500 on 1st paycheck and $2000 at 6 months employment.

CSSM is looking to grow our therapy team and is accepting applications from qualified candidates. Qualified candidates will hold a Master’s degree in a behavioral health science field (social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy) and on licensure track towards LPCC, LICSW, LFMT or independently licensed as a LPCC, LICSW, or LMFT.

CSSM values its staff and offers a supportive, team-oriented work environment which provides employees opportunities to learn and expand their base of knowledge and skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Diagnostic assessment
  • Functional assessment
  • Level of care assessment
  • Individual treatment plan (ITP)
  • Services delivery
  • Reassessment
  • Documentation of service provision and collateral contacts
  • Coordination of care with client’s care team
  • Participate in individual supervision and therapy program meetings
  • Complete ongoing continuing education
  • Maintain consistent scheduling with clients across CSSM’s service area

Benefits (* benefits are for ¾-time or full-time employees):

  • Signing bonus of $3,500
  • Simple IRA plan – CSSM matches 3%
  • *Vacation
  • *Holidays (9 days)
  • *Sick time
  • *Health insurance – CSSM pays a portion
  • *Dental insurance – CSSM pays a portion
  • Ongoing continuing education provided by CSSM and financial assistance for external CEUs
  • Some opportunity to work virtually
  • Flexible work schedule – Practitioners create their own schedules in coordination with client availability
  • Competitive base salary plus financial incentives for staff who exceed their productivity targets

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Passionate about assisting individuals with mental illness improve their capacity for independent living and improving their quality of life
  • Experience providing service to individuals with mental illness; familiar with mental illness
  • Strong organizational skills and proven ability to be a self-starter
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Intensive Treatment for Foster Care Clinician/Clinical Trainee:

$3,500 Sign-on bonus; $1,500 paid on 1st paycheck and $2,000 paid after 6 months of employment.

Counseling Services of Southern Minnesota seeks a Licensed Mental Health Professional or license eligible (LPCC, LMFT, or LICSW) trainee interested in providing community-based Intensive Treatment for children in foster care, ages 0-18. Services includes four components: trauma therapy using TF-CBT or CPP treatment models, psycho education to client and caregivers, Crisis Response, and clinical care coordination with service partners. Clinical caseload for ITFC will be two (2) clients. Each client will receive three sessions with client/client family, along with coordinating with service partners to total six hours per week. The clinician/clinical trainee will also provide one day of Outpatient therapy per week (up to 4 clients), obtain supervision, and attend consultations. Trauma training will be made available to clinicians/clinical trainees. CSSM will provide Clinical Supervision by a nationally rostered TF-CBT supervisor or CPP CAMP Apprentice Trainer. Licensed clinicians/clinical trainees with a passion for providing community-based trauma care to children and caregivers are encouraged to apply.

Infant Early Childhood Clinician/Clinical Trainee:

$3,500 Sign-on bonus; $1,500 paid on 1st paycheck and $2,000 paid after 6 months of employment.

CSSM is looking to add clinicians/clinical trainees to our community-based Intensive Treatment for children in foster care (ITFC), (ages 0-18) program.
Services includes four components: trauma therapy using TF-CBT or CPP treatment models, psychoeducation, crisis response, and clinical care coordination with service partners. Clinical caseload for ITFC is small, 1-2 clients. Each client receives three sessions, including treatment planning and service coordination to total six service hours per week. The clinician is credited additional hours for ITFC.
The clinician/clinical trainee may provide a limited number of outpatient therapy per week. Each ITFC clinician will receive individual supervision and case consultation.
If clinician/clinical trainee does not have TF-CBT or CPP training, CSSM will support acquiring the training. CSSM will provide Clinical Supervision by a nationally rostered TF-CBT or CPP supervisor.
Licensed clinicians/clinical trainees with a passion for providing community-based trauma care to children and caregivers are encouraged to apply.

School Linked Mental Health Services Clinician/Clinical Trainee:

$3,500 signing bonus; $1,500 on 1st paycheck and $2,000 at 6 months employment.

CSSM is looking to grow our therapy team and is accepting applications from qualified candidates. Qualified candidates will hold a Master’s degree in a behavioral health science field (social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy) and on licensure track towards LPCC, LICSW, LMFT or independently licensed as a LPCC, LICSW, or LMFT.

CSSM values its staff and offers a supportive, team-oriented work environment which provides employees opportunities to learn and expand their base of knowledge and skills.

CSSM is growing and we are in need of School Linked therapists to work in the following areas/schools:

  • Mankato (Jefferson, Washington, and Eagle Lake)
  • Tri-City United (Le Center K-8; Montgomery K-8 and Montgomery HS)
  • Sibley East (Gaylord, Arlington)
  • Gibbon/Fairfax/Winthrop (Winthrop, Fairfax)
  • Sleepy Eye
  • Butterfield
  • Lafayette
  • Lake Crystal

CSSM is seeking licensed mental health professionals (LPCC, LMFT, LICSW) or license eligible trainees to join our School Linked Program. This position will provide mental health services in a school setting a determined number of days per week and the other days providing outpatient therapy and diagnostic assessments from our St. Peter or Mankato Clinics.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Diagnostic assessment
  • Functional assessment
  • Level of care assessment
  • Individual treatment plan (ITP)
  • Services delivery
  • Reassessment
  • Documentation of service provision and collateral contacts
  • Coordination of care with client’s care team
  • Participate in individual supervision and therapy program meetings
  • Complete ongoing continuing education
  • Maintain consistent scheduling with clients across CSSM’s service area

Benefits (* benefits are for ¾-time or full-time employees):

  • Signing bonus of $3,500
  • Simple IRA plan – CSSM matches 3%
  • *Vacation
  • *Holidays (9 days)
  • *Sick time
  • *Health insurance – CSSM pays a portion
  • *Dental insurance – CSSM pays a portion
  • Ongoing continuing education provided by CSSM and financial assistance for external CEUs
  • Some opportunity to work virtually
  • Flexible work schedule – Practitioners create their own schedules in coordination with client availability
  • Competitive base salary plus financial incentives for staff who exceed their productivity targets

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Passionate about assisting individuals with mental illness improve their capacity for independent living and improving their quality of life
  • Experience providing service to individuals with mental illness; familiar with mental illness
  • Strong organizational skills and proven ability to be a self-starter
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Counseling Services of Southern Minnesota will provide supervision to license eligible trainees.

CSSM offers an employee friendly atmosphere with room for advancement.

CTSS Mental Health Practitioners:

CSSM is offering a $1000 sign-on bonus with $250 paid on the 1st paycheck and $750 paid at 6 months employment.

CSSM is looking to grow our CTSS team and is accepting applications from qualified candidates.

Please follow this link to view Minnesota’s Department of Human Services requirements: https://www.dhs.state.mn.us/main/idcplg?IdcService=GET_DYNAMIC_CONVERSION&RevisionSelectionMethod=LatestReleased&dDocName=dhs16_136715#MHP

CTSS is a flexible package of mental health services for children who require varying therapeutic and rehabilitative levels of intervention. CTSS addresses the conditions of emotional disturbance that impair and interfere with an individual’s ability to function independently. For children with emotional disturbances, rehabilitation means a series or multidisciplinary combination of psychiatric and psychosocial interventions to:

  • Restore a child or adolescent to an age-appropriate developmental trajectory that had been disrupted by a psychiatric illness; or
  • Enable the child to self-monitor, compensate for, cope with, counteract, or replace psychosocial skills, deficits or maladaptive skills acquired over the course of a psychiatric illness.

CSSM values its staff and offers a supportive, team-oriented work environment which provides employees opportunities to learn and expand their base of knowledge and skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop an ITP for necessary and appropriate care based on information in the child’s standard or extended diagnostic assessment and the documented input of the family and other authorized caregivers
  • Sign the ITP (the child or legal guardian and mental health professional or clinical supervisor of the practitioner must sign the ITP before implementing service)
  • Review the ITP as required with the member and the member’s parents or guardians
  • Ensure that the services provided are designed to meet specific mental health needs of the child and the child’s family according to the child’s ITP
  • Coordinate CTSS services
  • Work with other health care providers (including multiple agencies, if for example, the child has an additional diagnosis of developmental disability, substance abuse or physical condition requiring regular medical care)
  • Availability to work primarily afternoon and evening hours

Benefits (* benefits are for ¾-time or full-time employees):

  • Signing bonus of $1,000
  • Simple IRA plan – CSSM matches 3%
  • *Holiday & sick time
  • *Health insurance – CSSM pays a portion
  • *Dental insurance – CSSM pays a portion
  • Ongoing continuing education provided by CSSM and financial assistance for external CEUs
  • Some opportunity to work virtually
  • Flexible work schedule – Practitioners create their own schedules in coordination with client availability
  • Financial incentives for staff who exceed their productivity targets

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Passionate about assisting individuals with mental illness improve their quality of life
  • Experience providing service to individuals with mental illness; familiar with mental illness
  • Strong organizational skills and proven ability to be a self-starter
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

ARMHS Mental Health Practitioners:

CSSM is offering a $1000 sign-on bonus with $250 paid on the 1st paycheck and $750 paid at 6 months employment.

CSSM is looking to grow our ARMHS team and is accepting applications from qualified candidates.  

Please follow this link to view Minnesota’s Department of Human Services requirements:https://www.dhs.state.mn.us/main/idcplg?IdcService=GET_DYNAMIC_CONVERSION&RevisionSelectionMethod=LatestReleased&dDocName=dhs16_136715#MHP  

Adult Mental Health Rehabilitative Services (ARMHS) Practitioners teach and instruct individuals with qualifying mental health diagnoses behavioral skills to assist them in increasing their capacity for independent living and improve their quality of life. Successful ARMHS services result in individuals improved emotional and mental health to regain or maintain their stable functioning.

CSSM values its staff and offers a supportive, team-oriented work environment which provides employees opportunities to learn and expand their base of knowledge and skills.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Create, review, and update Functional Assessments and Individual Treatment Plans
  • Provide skills training sessions to clients in the home or community settings
  • Documentation of service provision and collateral contacts
  • Coordination of care with client’s care team
  • Participate in individual supervision and ARMHS program meetings
  • Complete ongoing continuing education
  • Maintain consistent scheduling with clients across CSSM’s service area

Some areas of focus within ARMHS include but are not limited to: Communication/social skills, community resource utilization, symptom management and relapse prevention, budgeting and healthy lifestyle practices, household management, and employment-related skills.

Benefits (* benefits are for ¾-tme or full-time employees):  

  • Signing bonus of $1,000
  • Simple IRA plan – CSSM matches 3%
  • *Holiday & sick time
  • *Health insurance – CSSM pays a portion
  • *Dental insurance – CSSM pays a portion
  • Ongoing continuing education provided by CSSM and financial assistance for external CEUs
  • Some opportunity to work virtually
  • Flexible work schedule – Practitioners create their own schedules in coordination with client availability
  • Financial incentives for staff who exceed their productivity targets

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Passionate about assisting individuals with mental illness improve their capacity for independent living and improving their quality of life
  • Experience providing service to individuals with mental illness; familiar with mental illness
  • Strong organizational skills and proven ability to be a self-starter
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team