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Posted: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 12:11 AM


Kente Circle

Located in South Minneapolis, Kente Circle provides professional therapy services for individuals, couples and families that embrace community and diversity.

Functional Family Therapy (FFT) is an empirically grounded, documented, and highly successful family intervention program for youth experiencing behavioral challenges.

FFT has been applied to a wide range of youth and their families in various multiethnic, multicultural contexts.

Target populations range from at-risk pre-adolescents, to youth and families with serious problems such as mental health issues, violent acting-out, and substance abuse behaviors throughout Hennepin County.

Location: Twin Cities Metro

Activity Area: Mental Health and Crisis Intervention

Category: Health/Human Services Workforce

Closing Date: open until filled

Job Type: Full Time Salary: DOQ

Position Objective

To provide Functional Family Therapy, an intensive family and community based therapeutic treatment, to youth and their families in Hennepin County.

· Maintain the vision and mission of Kente Circle in providing ethical and effective programming to youth and families.

· Perform FFT interventions with Hennepin County youth and their families as referred by Juvenile Probation and Social Service.

· Manage a caseload size ranging between 10-12 cases.

· Meet all training and knowledge requirements of FFT in an effort to maintain fidelity to the model.

· Attend regularly scheduled/mandated weekly team meetings involving all FFT staff, including the FFT supervisor, for the purpose of reviewing individual case progress, and consulting with caseworkers and probation officers.

· Maintain client records according to FFT and Kente Circle professional standards.

· Follow all Policies and Procedures set forth by Kente Circle.

Licensure in MFT, Social Work or a related counseling field is preferred but not required.

Requires 2 years experience in working with diverse populations, family therapy, and/or youth involved in the juvenile court system. Must be able to pass a background study.

Candidate must also be a self-starter, with the ability to work in both independently and in team settings.

Candidates must have a valid drivers license and reliable transportation.

Flexible schedule, competitive salary, PTO, medical and dental. AA/EOE.

To apply, please email resume and cover letter with three professional references to (no calls please):

• Location: Minneapolis / St. paul

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