Lighthouse Child & Family Services is currently accepting applications for a full-time Mental Health Practitioner/Skills Trainer to serve clients in our Day Treatment program in St. Cloud, MN.



  • Develop individualized treatment plans in collaboration with mental health therapists
  • Provide individual, family and group skills training to children and their families in day treatment, school, office, telehealth and home
  • Complete documentation and data collection in timely manner
  • Work as part of an interdisciplinary team including subbing at our Princeton Day Treatment location as needed
  • Attend clinical care consult meetings as needed
  • Maintain continuing education and follow requirements of supervision, as applicable
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Baccalaureate required in a behavioral health science or related field from an accredited college or university


  • 2,000+ hours of supervised experience in the delivery of clinical services in the treatment of mental illness, behavioral disorders or children/youth with emotional disturbances and their families


  • An associate degree with 6,000+ hours of supervised experience as per state requirements for Mental Health Practitioner


Other Requirements:

  • When applicable, licensure must be active and in good standing with the respective Licensing Board. Must adhere to licensure ethics and regulations. In-service training/education is required to maintain licensure.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and proof of valid automobile insurance
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check


Environmental Factors:

  • Job entails sitting for some of job performance time
  • Lifting up to 45lbs
  • Travel to community-based service locations including family homes
  • Working in community-based settings and family homes that may not be clean or sanitary


Preference will be given to applicants with experience in early childhood education, parent education and/or child protective services.


LCFS is an agency invested in evidenced based practices and passionate in supporting the professional learning and growth of our employees. We offer a flexible schedule, competitive salary, paid holidays, PTO, Health Insurance, Simple IRA with employer match, mileage reimbursement, supervision toward licensure, and opportunities for professional growth and career advancement. LCFS is an equal opportunity employer.

Submit an Application

Complete the application below and email it to us with your resume and cover letter. If you are a match for any of our open positions, we will contact you. Thank you for your interest in Lighthouse Child and Family Services!

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