Outpatient Therapist - Washburn Center for Children

Posted: January 31, 2019

Washburn Center has an opening for a full time Outpatient Therapist at our Brooklyn Park office. Outpatient Therapists provide mental health assessment and treatment services to children and families.


Clinical Treatment – Clinicians will provide a combination of the following mental health services, including:

  • Conduct diagnostics assessments
  • Develop and implement a treatment plan with the family based on the diagnosis
  • Provide Individual and family therapy
  • Care coordination, including collaboration with psychiatrists and other professionals working with the child
  • Create a discharge plan

Some clinicians will also be required to provide group therapy and psychological testing as assigned by the supervisor.

Each clinician on the Outpatient team will be required to maintain monthly services consistent with budgeted quota expectations, on average of 22.65 billable sessions per week.

Documentation – Clinicians will be expected to maintain required documentation as specified in our Clinical Policy Manual, including:

  • Diagnostics assessments
  • Treatment plans for each client
  • Daily progress notes
  • Outcome instruments and assessment tools
  • Discharge summaries
  • Satisfaction surveys
  • Timely response of communications from the program director, the supervisor, or program support to ensure clear communication throughout the program

All clinicians are to ensure Minnesota and HIPAA data privacy requirements are followed.

Supervision and Professional Development – Clinicians are expected to:

  • Attend weekly supervision and case consultation, present case information and formulation, and identify questions for consultation and supervision.
  • Provide clinical and administrative supervision for interns as assigned by the program supervisor based on licensure and experience, and assist with providing training, feedback, and learning experiences for the program interns.
  • Maintain required CEUs.


Candidates must have a Master’s or Doctoral degree in Social Work, Psychology, or other human service field. Independent licensure as LICSW, LPCC, LP, or LMFT required. 3-5 years of experience assessing and treating children and families required, with 5 or more years of experience preferred. Strong skills in children’s mental health diagnostic assessment and treatment are essential, as well as demonstrated knowledge of cultural diversity and the role of culture in the therapeutic process.

Washburn Center for Children is an EEO/AA employer: women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

To apply, click here - https://washburn.org/internships-employment/careers/outpatient-therapist/


Diversity Statement

The Minnesota Psychological Association actively encourages the participation of all psychologists regardless of age, creed, race, ethnic background, gender, socio-economic status, region of residence, physical or mental status, political beliefs, religious or spiritual affiliation, and sexual or affectional orientation.Although we are an organization of individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds, the Minnesota Psychological Association also recognizes our core unifying identities as Psychologists who practice in America. We also recognize that we may hold unintentional attitudes and beliefs that influence our perceptions of and interactions with others. Within this context of unity and self-exploration, we are committed to increasing our sensitivity to all aspects of diversity as well as our knowledge and appreciation of the unique qualities of different cultures and backgrounds.We aspire to becoming alert to aspects of diversity, previously unseen or unacknowledged in our culture. In this spirit, we are committed to collaborating with multicultural groups to combat racism and other forms of prejudice as we seek to promote diversity in our society. To this end, we are dedicated to increasing our multicultural competencies and effectiveness as educators, researchers, administrators, policy makers, and practitioners.