Autism Support Mental Health Practitioner
Company: St. David's Center
Posted on: June 7, 2021
Program Summary: The Mental Health Practitioner will support our
Autism Spectrum Disorder Support Services (ASDSS) program. Our
Autism Spectrum Disorder Support Services (ASDSS) program provides
support for 6-10-year-old individuals in a group setting
Position Overview: The ASDSS Mental Health Practitioner is
responsible for the provision of clinical services to
children/youth and families under the supervision of a Licensed
Mental Health Professional. Services include a combination of
diagnostic assessment, individual and family psychotherapy, mental
health skills training, family psychoeducation and clinical care
consultation on children's mental health. Sessions are primarily
conducted in-clinic, in the community (school) setting and via
telehealth. This position reports to the ASDSS Program
- Provide and plan therapeutic activities and maintain treatment
room structure following established treatment plans/goals.
- Managing staffing needs, including scheduling interns and
support staff to maximize program quality and satisfactory staff
ratios per child.
- Collaborate with Mental Health Professionals/interns on
- Participate in diagnostic assessment and evaluations.
- Complete client records and service entries within Evolv (EMR)
in a timely manner.
This position offers the opportunity to work for an agency that
is committed to inclusivity and diversity, employee wellness, the
professional development of employees and the overall wellness of
clients being served. St. David's Center accomplishes these
objectives through supportive & collaborative team environments,
flexible work schedules and mission-inspired work.
Schedule: 40 hours per week, M-F.
Pay: DOQ. This position is benefits eligible, including
eligibility for loan forgiveness!
- Masters' degree in the mental health field, eligible to receive
clinical supervision toward licensure
- Experience in the delivery of early childhood, children with
special needs and Autism services.
St. David's Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
veteran status or disability.
Keywords: ASD; Autism; Mental Health; Practitioner; Day
Treatment; Psychology; Social Work; Marriage & Family Therapy;
Counseling; LGSW; Occupational Therapy; Speech Language Pathology;
social communication and behavior; physical and emotional
regulation; peer engagement and friendships; executive functioning;
Keywords: St. David's Center, Minnetonka , Autism Support Mental Health Practitioner, Other , Minnetonka, Minnesota
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