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Therapist

Reclaim | ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA


Background

RECLAIM increases access to mental health support so that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) youth may reclaim their lives from oppression in all its forms. We partner with queer and transgender young adults ages 13-25 who are marginalized because of their gender identity, gender expression and/or sexual orientation. We provide accessible therapy to youth and their families, cultural competence training to practitioners, and community partnership at the intersection of gender and racial justice. We currently serve about 40% youth of color and 90% transgender youth, the majority from the Twin Cities metro area. Now in our 8th year, RECLAIM is growing in response to the need in the communities we serve. 

Job Summary

We are seeking one full-time Licensed Mental Health Therapist who is passionate about the mission and values of RECLAIM. We are building a community of emerging and experienced practitioners who apply post-modern principles to their practice. We engage clients in holistic healing that addresses as many areas of need as possible. We specialize in supporting youth around sexual orientation and gender identity while recognizing all aspects of identity reclamation. RECLAIM is committed to recruiting candidates with lived experience in communities of color and/or transgender communities.

We are seeking a mature professional with clinical experience in youth work and family therapy. This position will be directly engaged with youth experiencing homelessness, which is a collaboration between RECLAIM, Avenues for Homeless Youth, YouthLink, and the University of Minnesota‚Äôs Program in Human Sexuality.  This is a research-based project designed to identify LGBTQ homeless youth, or LGBTQ youth at risk of homelessness, and prevent homelessness by implementing a combination of tested interventions: individual and family therapy focused on stabilizing primary relationships, short term housing, and rapid rehousing.  Our target population is youth of color and youth on the autism spectrum.  This position will be responsible for providing individual and family therapy to youth in this program, and case management necessary to coordinate with staff at partner agencies involved in the program.

The position is located in St. Paul, MN.

Reports To

Executive director

Responsibilities

This position will be directly engaged with youth experiencing homelessness, which is a collaboration between RECLAIM, Avenues for Homeless Youth, YouthLink, and the University of Minnesota's Program in Human Sexuality.  This is a research-based project designed to identify LGBTQ homeless youth, or LGBTQ youth at risk of homelessness, and prevent homelessness by implementing a combination of tested interventions: individual and family therapy focused on stabilizing primary relationships, short term housing, and rapid rehousing.  Our target population is youth of color and youth on the autism spectrum.  This position will be responsible for providing individual and family therapy to youth in this program, and case management necessary to coordinate with staff at partner agencies involved in the program.

Qualifications

Clinical experience in youth work and family therapy

Compensation

$46,000 to 55,000/year DOQ

How to Apply

To apply send resume, cover letter, three professional references and salary rate at last two positions worked to:

Felicia Washington Sy, Executive Director: felicia@reclaim.care

Reclaim
(https://reclaim.care/)

SUBJECTS: MENTAL HEALTH

JOB TYPE: HUMAN SERVICES

LOCATION: MINNESOTA


• Location: Minneapolis / St. paul, St. Paul, MN

• Post ID: 26005662 minnesota
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