Director – NewPath Restoration Project – Golden Valley, MN

NewPath Mental Health Services is a Rule 29 nonprofit community mental health clinic located in Golden Valley Minnesota. We are seeking an experienced, licensed mental health professional (LP, LICSW, LPCC or LMFT) to oversee our Restoration Project (RP), a highly effective and well-known treatment program for men who have engaged in harmful sexual offenses. The RP program is approximately 2 years in length and includes both group and individual therapy. Therapists working in this program coordinate care, including regular progress review meetings with probation officers. The RP program currently includes 11 therapists and 1 intern working with approximately 100 clients. Please refer to our website for additional information on this program: https://www.newpathmhs.com/restoration-project

The therapist who fills this position will be administratively skilled as well as clinically proficient as this role includes a mix of clinical work and administrative responsibilities. An ideal candidate will be licensed, approved by their respective licensing board to provide supervision, and will have experience working with clients who have sexually offended. An administrative assistant supports the RP Director and is available to do a number of administrative tasks as the RP Director, Clinical Director and Executive Director deem appropriate.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Licensed (LICSW, LMFT, LPCC, LP) in the state of Minnesota
  • Must have completed graduate degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, or mental health
  • Experienced working with clients who have engaged in harmful sexual behaviors or sexual offenses
  • Competent in individual, group, and family therapy modalities
  • Experienced with clients presenting with trauma or abuse
  • Comfortable working in a Christian environment with clients who are seeking to incorporate their faith into psychotherapy

Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Co-facilitate RP treatment groups and RP supplemental groups (for example, RP Couples Group) as needed
  • Provide individual therapy for RP clients
  • Periodically conduct intake interviews with potential RP clients
  • Complete regular progress reviews for individual clients
  • Consult regularly with probation officers and other professionals
  • Collaborate with RP therapists to ensure client files are up to date:
    • Oversight of completion of RP intakes and progress reviews
    • Ensure assessment measures (STABLE and ACUTE) used within the RP program are effectively and correctly utilized.
  • Provide regular consultation regarding RP clients to therapists within program
  • Provide training and orientation to RP program for new staff therapists and RP interns

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Develop, write, edit, and modify RP curriculum as needed. Ensure the RP curriculum reflects NewPath’s mission, vision and values and includes evidence-based practices
  • Write and update policies and procedures of RP program as needed
  • Respond to phone inquiries regarding the RP program from probation officers and, on occasion, in regards to referrals for other treatment programs
  • Respond to phone inquiries from potential RP clients about our program, ascertaining the client’s offense, and determining if they are an appropriate match for our program
  • Maintain RP data and statistics:
    • Data to demonstrate program success/completion/recidivism rates
    • Graduation statistics and records
    • Discharge statistics

Miscellaneous Responsibilities:

  • Strive to foster a team-based and grace-filled approach to RP clients, while maintaining accountability
  • Public relations and outreach as needed
  • Determine the need for, and coordination of, ancillary groups
  • Periodic marketing of RP program
  • Facilitate weekly RP consultation meetings
  • Make decisions regarding acceptance, suspension, and termination status of RP clients
  • Promote the RP program to the larger community through annual MNATSA conference
  • Collaborate with clinical director or executive director on projects as needed
  • Maintain positive relationships with probation officers and other professionals
  • If appropriate, provide individual supervision to NewPath RP intern
  • Apply for potential new grants or to renew existing grants. Fulfill requirements of existing grants

NewPath offers:

  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • A positive, encouraging, and collaborative team environment in which therapists support one another, consult freely, and enjoy learning different clinical approaches
  • Experienced, efficient and professional administrative team (responsible for scheduling clients, coordinating intake paperwork, and conducting administrative tasks)
  • Comfortable and welcoming office space (offices are spacious and most with windows, ample parking)
  • Excellent billing team (NewPath administrative staff completes all billing including credentialing process with insurance, submitting claims, and collecting payments)
  • Dynamic monthly continuing education seminars presented by staff and guest speakers
  • Bi-monthly case consultation meetings with multidisciplinary staff

To inquire or apply, please send your resume or vita and a cover letter detailing your clinical and administrative skills and experience to Julia Kidwell, PhD., LP, Clinical Director at jkidwell@newpathmhs.com.

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