Lighthouse Child & Family Services (LCFS) is currently accepting applications for a Mental Health Professional (or Clinical Trainee) to serve clients enrolled in our Princeton Day Treatment program.

Why work for LCFS?

  • Lighthouse 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 pay, paid holidays, PTO, Health Insurance, Simple IRA with employer match, mileage reimbursement and opportunities for professional growth and career advancement.

Primary Duties:

  • Conduct Diagnostic Assessments (DA) and Individual Treatment Plans (ITP).
  • Conduct DC:0-5 Assessments.
  • Provide group psychotherapy as a component of Day Treatment to children primarily ages 3-12 and up to age 18 depending on community needs.
  • Provide individual and family therapy to children and their families in the office, telehealth and in-home (when recommended).
  • Complete documentation and data collection in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in one of the following behavioral science fields (psychology, social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, and/or related field).
  • Licensure completed OR on licensure track as LMFT, LPCC, LP, or LICSW in the State of Minnesota.
  • Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, valid automobile insurance, and acceptable driving record.
  • Must pass criminal background check completed through MN DHS (including fingerprints and photograph).

Environmental/Physical Factors and Requirements:

  • This role requires sitting for a majority of the scheduled workday, however, may include standing, walking, brief running, climbing stairs/hills, squatting, and sitting on floor for extended periods of time in daily direct care work.
  • Ability to lift 45 pounds and participate in restrictive procedure holds requiring 2-person escorts lifting 50-100+ pounds (i.e., preschool through high school aged Day Treatment students).
  • If applicable, travel to and work in community-based service locations including family homes that may not be clean or sanitary.


Pay DOQ – Minimum Starting Rate: $50,960.00/annual

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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