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Autism Support Mental Health Practitioner

Company: St. David's Center
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

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 Supervisor.

Responsibilities include:

  • 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 intervention strategies.
  • 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!

Qualifications

Required:

  • Masters' degree in the mental health field, eligible to receive clinical supervision toward licensure

Preferred:

  • 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; daily routines

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  • Minnetonka, MN, USA

Keywords: St. David's Center, Minnetonka , Autism Support Mental Health Practitioner, Other , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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