Mental Health Professional, Family Residential Treatment
Job Details
1826 Chicago Ave, Mpls, MN 55404 - MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Full Time
Master's Degree
$62,422.00 - $78,028.00 Salary/year
Mental Health Services

The Mental Health Professional will focus on clinical behavioral health services including psychiatry services, diagnostic assessment, and clinical individual/family/couples/group therapy services. Our model is innovative and focused on the vast and very complex needs of our clients, often requiring creative client engagement strategies. The emphasis of this role will be therapy services for co-occurring chemical and mental health (IDDT), treatment services for severe and persistent mental illness, and services to moms and families impacted by mental health and addiction issues. Strong emphasis will be placed on delivery of clinical services through multidisciplinary teamwork and coordination. This position will focus on the mental health needs of our Family Residential Treatment program.

Avivo’s Family Residential Treatment program is a residential 245G co-occurring program designed for women and their children. The Mental Health Professional will focus on providing clinical behavioral health services including diagnostic assessment and clinical therapy services to those impacted by co-occurring chemical and mental health (IDDT), trauma, and severe and persistent mental illness. This will include facilitation of individual, family, and/or group services.

Avivo Chemical & Mental Health Services Division provides a continuum of integrated services, including access, clinical treatment, care coordination and recovery support. We provide services that are innovative, person centered, strength based, and outcome driven. We strive for the highest quality of services using culturally responsive and evidence-based practices in a trauma informed environment.



  • Complete thorough diagnostic assessments and assist with developing treatment plans.
  • Upon assessment, ensure clients in need of medical care, psychiatric care and/or medication management receive timely access to needed resources and services (internally or externally).
  • Provide clinical counseling services through therapy techniques that meet all applicable standards.
  • Facilitate educational and process groups.
  • Connect participants with community resources, including but not limited to housing, health care and social supports.
  • Upon assessment, ensure clients in need of medical care, psychiatric care and/or medication management receive timely access to needed resources and services (internally or externally).
  • Assess individual’s stability and level of service need in the recovery process. Assess individual needs and make appropriate referral and service coordination for community-based services.
  • Complete crisis assessments and plans.
  • Coordinate care with Family Residential staff and/or external providers as needed.
  • Offer trainings to Family Residential staff to increase knowledge regarding mental health.
  • Demonstrate commitment to SAMSHA’s definition of recovery and recovery principles: “A process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed life, and strive to reach their full potential.”
  • Manage private and confidential client information as required.
  • Meet weekly for clinical consultation with Family Residential staff and program leadership.
  • Ensure record keeping to meets DHS requirements and remain in compliance.
  • Participate in ongoing training with the Family Residential staff on best practices and evidenced-based therapy.
  • Actively participate in the division’s Trauma Informed Care Initiative and motivational interviewing.
  • Support, foster and ensure intra-divisional collaboration to maximize participant access to Avivo’s programs and services.
  • Employ a culturally sensitive approach to activity planning for participants.
  • Maintain collaborative working relationships with community partners.
  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling and Psychotherapy, Family Therapy or related field. Must be working towards licensure.
  • Licensed Mental Health Professional. LICSW, LPCC, or LMFT preferred.
  • A minimum of 1-2 years in the provision of direct services to individuals in a behavioral health setting or role.
  • Prior experience working with children and families helpful
  • Experience with and/or a demonstrated commitment to developing and delivering culturally responsive harm reduction, trauma informed services.
  • Commitment to working in a diverse, continuum of services in a fast-paced, growing organization.
  • Understanding of compliance with licensing and certification requirements. pertaining to the delivery of government contracted fee for service and behavioral health professionals.
  • Capable in completing client documentation using electronic health records.
  • Experience with programs serving individuals with dual diagnoses who have a history of long-term homelessness helpful.
  • In an effort to support the health and well-being of our staff, participants, and the community,  Avivo will require proof of COVID Vaccination for all New Hires.


WAGES:  $62,422 - $78,028 per year, DOQ


BENEFITS INCLUDE: Avivo offers competitive salaries and compensation, including a comprehensive benefits package. Benefits include a generous PTO policy and company observed holidays as well as health and dental insurance, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and a retirement savings plan.  Health insurance coverage is also available for domestic partners, in addition to other optional benefits.


HOW TO APPLY: Please provide a letter of interest and resume highlighting your experiences and qualifications through our website at If you have questions on your application, e-mail


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Avivo is an equal opportunity employer and will recruit, hire, promote and transfer qualified persons into all job classifications regardless of race, gender, religion, skin color, national origin or ancestry, physical disability (including pregnancy) or mental disability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, legally protected medical condition, family care status, marital status, veteran status, or genetic characteristics.