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Mental Health Therapist – Family & Children’s Center

Job Position: Full-time position, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Location: La Crosse, WI

Hours: 32-hours, Monday – Thursday

Job Description

As the area’s leading provider of human services, Family & Children’s Center is looking for talented, motivated, caring & compassionate employees who want to build better tomorrows for children, families and individuals in the community. Your hard work and service changes lives and changes futures. FCC offers a positive, compassionate, and driven team of individuals and programs that support the health, healing, and meaningful life of all who seek our services.

The Purpose

To provide services include but are not limited to: individual therapy; group therapy; family therapy; in-home therapy; diagnostic assessments, other assessments or direct care services as trained or qualified. Maintain full caseload, equal to no less than 70% of time, allocated for psychotherapy and or other billable direct services.As part of the Child Advocacy Centers team, we have an additional purpose in providing specialized services to clients, seeking to process their trauma experiences. We encourage flexibility in different modalities of treatment such as individual, families, and child/adolescent services. We are looking for clinicians who are aligned with the mission and vision of Family & Children’s Center.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Provide psychotherapy that is empirically informed, theoretically grounded, culturally responsive, and relationally based.
  • Focus on specialized trauma treatment for clients who have experienced trauma and who are ready to process their experiences.
  • Provide a timely response to all current or prospective clients and provide referrals when necessary.
  • Perform mental health assessments, identifying at-risk behaviors and develop appropriate treatment plan(s).
  • Document all services in EHR within established organizational timelines.
  • Build and maintain a caseload by meeting revenue targets.
  • Work collaboratively with clients, external systems, colleagues, and operation staff, and in a culturally sensitive and appropriate manner.
  • Collaborate with team members on complex clinical or shared cases as appropriate.
  • Support organizational or administrative communication with clients.

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Agency Participation:Participate in scheduled individual and/or group supervision, staff meetings, and other agency meetings, committees, or groups as requested. Perform community presentations or other outreach services as required.
  • Demonstrate an ongoing investment in professional development.
  • Adhere to confidentiality practices and procedures.
  • Maintain compliance with organizational policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Master’s Degree in a license-eligible discipline.FCC welcomes new and experienced applicants, so long as they meet the education and licensing requirements.
  • Possess specialized knowledge and training with specialized trauma treatment services. This may include specialized training and certification(s) for treatment of trauma and PTSD
  • Engage in empirically informed, theoretically grounded, and systemically oriented services
  • Training & Consultation: Complete or maintain training on best practice and evidence based models with successful outcomes. Stay abreast of new developments in clinical area of expertise. Communicate and share new knowledge with other clinical staff during clinical consultation. Seek out appropriate consultation with supervisor or other clinicians as needed when encountering challenging cases. Maintain certification/licensure in good standing, and remain current in required hours of annual staff development.
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills to include interpersonal, teamwork, and collaboration skills.Location
  • Services will be provided at our La Crosse and Winona locations as well as in the community, schools, or client homes and deemed appropriate.

Benefits at FCC

  • Hours of work are generally Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Paid time off through accrued vacation and sick time & 9 recognized holidays plus an additional floating holiday!
  • Customize your insurance needs – medical, vision, and dental options to fit your family.
  • Health Savings Account- FCC makes monthly contributions!
  • Life insurance covered 100% by FCC.
  • Short term and long-term disability insurance available
  • 401(K) Savings Plan- FCC will match up to 3% of the employee’s contribution (a 50% match on the first 6%).
  • Business Casual dress code policy dress appropriately per your schedule.
  • Our Clients the biggest benefit of all is that you are making a difference by supporting members in your local community!

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply and submit a resume through Family & Children’s Center website.

Cultural & Engagement Coordinator – Mending the Sacred Hoop, Inc.

Reports to: Executive Director

Salary: $65,000 – $75,000

About Mending the Sacred Hoop, Inc.

Mending Sacred hoop, Inc. is committed to strengthening the voice and vision of American Indian/Alaska Native peoples. We work to end violence against our Native relatives and children while restoring the safety, sovereignty, and sacredness of Native women. Our work to restore the status of our relatives by organized programming that provides education, training and technical assistance, grassroots organizing, advocating, organizing Native women through leadership strategies, and special projects dedicated to the safety of Native relatives and their children.

Job Description

The Cultural and Engagement Coordinator will work closely with the MSH Team to provide support to member programs and participants through education, training, developing resources, working with policy & protocol, provide outreach and engagement strategies to address the issues related to domestic/dating violence, sexual violence, stalking, and sex trafficking through a culturally-centered lens. Ensure the cultural response needs of victims/programs are met.

The Cultural and Engagement Coordinator will develop strategies and implement communication plans to fulfill grant deliverable requirements, and other duties as assigned. This role requires extensive communication with many types of individuals and organizations. Knowledge and experience of various means of communication/engagement including training and using various social media channels.

This position requires travel to tribal communities in Minnesota both on and off reservation, communicate effectively between coalition members, outside agencies, policy makers, tribes and tribal programs, and non-tribal resources in Minnesota related to domestic, sexual, and dating violence, stalking, and sex trafficking.

Time management, working independently, the ability to prioritize competing deadlines and relationship building skills are crucial components of this position, as well as understanding and promoting the mission and message of Mending the Sacred Hoop.


  • Work closely and cooperatively with Mending the Sacred Hoop staff to ensure overall project success;
  • Work with Mending the Sacred Hoop team members to implement grant funded project activities in collaboration with MSH staff and Executive Director including social change, policy work, Coordinated Community Response/Sexual Assault Response teams, training and events, traditional activities and coalition members.
  • Education on domestic/sexual/dating violence, stalking, sex trafficking and MMIR survivors and response.
  • Communicate with coalition membership regularly in various capacities, ie. social media, email phone calls.
  • Develop and implement communication plans that raise awareness of domestic/sexual violence, stalking, harrassment, against Native relatives in MN and nationally.
  • Record and disseminate meeting information, assist in developing agendas, material and tracking topical issues provided by coalition members.
  • Develop, maintain and implement various outreach strategies to Tribal/Native communities (including urban Native communities) throughout MN and nationally, ie. media campaigns
  • Required to travel and provide outreach, training/presentations throughout MN, and participate in national events, as required by funders and staff on-going training.
  • Participate in conference calls, webinars and other related events as needed and assigned.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Experience working with/in American Indian/Alaska Native programs/communities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of an understanding of the issues and obstacles faced by American Indian/Alaska Native survivors of.domestic/sexual/dating violence, stalking, sex trafficking and MMIR family members.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of systemic and institutional responses to violence against Native relatives.
  • Ability to communicate community organizing values from a social change perspective and incorporate into coalition work.
  • Must be comfortable speaking in a public forum and with tribal leadership.
  • The ability to analyze data and address different forms of oppression/inclusion and how it relates to violence against women and tribal sovereignty.
  • Understanding of grant-funded projects, including activities, timelines, and funders.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills: interpersonal, professional, and one-on-one.
  • Experience with various communication methods, i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
  • Works well independently and within a team of co-workers and other program partners.
  • Excellent writing, verbal and computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Experience implementing statewide events and training.
  • The ability to problem solve, work in high-pressure situations, and meet short deadlines
  • Strong working knowledge of Apple computers, google, Microsoft Office, and other related software.
  • Requires the ability to understand grant requirements to coordinate and implement activities related to the development of a tribal domestic violence coalition.
  • Submit regular program updates and reports.
  • Required to travel and must provide a valid driver’s license, have insurance and a suitable vehicle.

View the Cultural & Engagement Coordinator Position Here.


How to Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to:

Mending the Sacred Hoop

Attn: Cinnamon Bankey, Executive Director

202 E. 2nd St., Ste #100, Duluth, MN 55802

Phone: 7888-305-1650

email: [email protected]

AIW Prevention & early Intervention Consultant – Human Services Department, American Indian Wellbeing Unit

Job Position: Full-time position, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (20% – 30% traveling required)

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota

Closing Date: 4/17/2024

Salary: $30.55 – $45.02 Hourly; $63,788 – $94,001 Annually

Job Description

The American Indian Wellbeing (AIW) Prevention & Early Intervention Consultant will support Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) efforts to expand the child welfare prevention and early intervention service array in response to the federal Families First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) impacting American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) children and families. This position has an emphasis on expanding service array in collaboration with the Minnesota Tribal nations and urban American Indian communities’ access to supporting culturally appropriate services. As the American Indian Wellbeing Prevention & Early Intervention Consultant, you will work with staff at the federal and state level, other state programs, counties, Tribes, urban American Indian communities, community stakeholders, and others to understand the current array of prevention and early intervention services in metro areas, on or near Indian Reservations, and greater Minnesota. This is one of two positions in Child Safety and Permanency (CSP)-AIW unit in this role and responsibilities. These positions will inform the state’s Title IV-E Prevention Plan impacting AI/AN population.


  • Coordinate and implement the use of Families First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) to meet the FFPSA program requirements.
  • Provide technical assistance, consultation and/or informational meetings to FFPSA department teams, county and tribal social service directors, managers and attorneys, Indian Child Welfare Advisory Council, Minnesota Associations of County Social Services Administrators (MACSSA), mental health, chemical health, UMD’s Tribal Training Certification Partnership and other service providers, Children’s Justice Initiative and other stakeholders as needed to implement new and existing federal FFPSA laws regarding prevention services.


Minimum Qualifications

**To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month, day and year for each job held.**

3 or more years of experience in the field of Indian Child Welfare, Child Protection and/or equivalent. Experience must demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of Minnesota’s child welfare system and its laws, policies, and practices.
  • Knowledge of the 11 Tribal Nations within Minnesota.
  • Advanced knowledge of the Indian Child Welfare Act, the Minnesota Indian Family Preservation Act and Tribal State Agreement, knowledge of tribal communities and tribal laws that affect American Indian children and families
  • Knowledge of funding sources (federal; Titles IV-B and IV-E, XIX of the Social Security Act, state and local) and administrative procedures (at both the State and local level government) to operationalize the fiscal and program changes necessary to implement FFPSA.
  • Ability to understand problems of service delivery, implementation and policy related to complex social service processes, risk factors, racial bias, and discrimination.
  • Sensitivity to and respectful of the cultural and other differences that they will encounter in interacting with co-workers and in serving our customers and relating to stakeholders (i.e., tribes and counties).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s degree in Social Work or a related field.
  • Advanced knowledge of tribal communities and tribal laws that affect American Indian children and families.
  • Advanced knowledge of funding sources (federal; Titles IV-B and IV-E, XIX of the Social Security Act, state and local) and administrative procedures (at both the State and local level government) to operationalize the fiscal and program changes necessary to implement FFPSA.
  • Advanced knowledge of the legislative process.
  • Variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and cultures.

Additional Requirements

The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.

Learn more about this position here.

How to Apply

Current non-probation employees who are in the same class and seniority unit may bid here by searching for posting: 134339 (Posted for 7 days for bidding 3/19 to 3/25)

Current state employees not in the class or seniority unit or are on probation may apply via self-service by searching for job ID: 75010                                                                                                              

Applicants who are not current state employees can apply through the state career with this link: AIW Prevention & Early Intervention Consultant/HSP Rep 2

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