Five Rivers Mission Statement

Our reason for existence is to render quality care to our clients with an emphasis on community outreach and meeting the needs of underserved populations. We strive to create a positive work environment and encourage self-care of staff so that we can model this for and best serve our clients. The agency culture emphasizes respect for the dignity and worth of all people and a commitment to personal and professional development of staff to provide effective, individually tailored evidenced based treatment.

Employment Opportunities

Five Rivers Mental Health Clinic is looking to hire licensed or license eligible psychotherapists. Supervision can be provided for employees looking to be licensed as licensed psychologists, licensed marriage and family therapists, licensed professional clinical counselors, or licensed independent clinical social workers. Applicants should be committed to using evidence-based practice in a responsive manner with diverse populations. To apply, submit a resume to

Definition of Service:

Provide clinical therapeutic services to children, adolescents, and adults with identified mental health or substance abuse diagnosis to meet the specific mental health needs of the identified client as they relate to their diagnosis.


  • Deliver telehealth services to clients with hours coordinated between therapist and client/family until it is appropriate to resume in-home, clinic, and community-based services
  • Provide culturally competent, trauma-informed, evidence-based services.
  • To work cooperatively with treatment team members and the client/family in the provision of services to meet the goals developed in the treatment plan.
  • To provide the appropriate documentation for service delivery including treatment goals, progress notes and billing, and submit said documentation as specified by Medicaid and CCHS standards.
  • Use technology appropriately in conducting and documenting services as well as communicating with clients and outside parties


  • A graduate degree in a mental health field (e.g.: Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy)
  • Licensure/Certification or Provisional Licensure/Certification Eligible
  • Credentialed with third party payors, or credentialing eligible

Five Rivers Mental Health Clinic is looking to hire Children’s Therapeutic Services & Supports (CTSS) Mental Health Practitioners. Applicants should be committed to using evidence-based practice in a responsive manner with diverse populations. This is an in-home and community-based position with part-time (afternoon/evening) hours. Travel is required. To apply, submit a resume to


Definition of Service:

Mental health practitioners are people who provide services to children with emotional disturbance. Mental health practitioners may provide the following services under CTSS: skills training; crisis assistance; treatment plan development and review; administering and reporting standardized measures, under supervision of the CTSS Clinical Director.

CTSS is a flexible package of mental health services for children who require varying therapeutic and rehabilitative levels of intervention. CTSS addresses the conditions of emotional disturbance that impair and interfere with an individual’s ability to function independently. For children with emotional disturbances, rehabilitation means a series or multidisciplinary combination of psychiatric and psychosocial interventions to:

  • Restore a child or adolescent to an age-appropriate developmental trajectory that had been disrupted by a psychiatric illness; or
  • Enable the child to self-monitor, compensate for, cope with, counteract, or replace psychosocial skills, deficits or maladaptive skills acquired over the course of a psychiatric illness.

CTSS services are delivered using various treatment modalities and combinations of services designed to reach measurable treatment outcomes identified in an individual treatment plan (ITP).



  • Provide services to children in a one to one or group format, in the recipient’s home, community or office.
  • Provide skills training, assessment and monitoring in the areas identified in the child’s Diagnostic Assessment and Functional Assessment(s).
  • Collaborate with the CTSS Clinical Supervisor in developing and reviewing Individualized Treatment Plans (ITPs).
  • Participate in regular staff/team consultations meetings to review client progress and direction of treatment.
  • Complete all paperwork, reports, and charting according to CTSS programming guidelines.
  • Participate actively in on-going professional growth and development; maintain appropriate professional behavior and participate in appropriate supervision.
  • Must be able to transport clients in the community.


  • Relevant training and continuing education opportunities provided
  • Clinical supervision provided on a monthly basis


Training in working with children plus one of the following:

  • Holds a bachelor’s degree in a behavioral science or a related field, from an accredited college or university and meets either of the following:
    • Has at least 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services to recipients with mental illness
    • Is fluent in a non-English language of a cultural group to which at least 50% of the practitioners recipients belong, completes 40 hours of training in the delivery of services to recipients with mental illness, and receives clinical supervision from a mental health professional at least once a week until the requirements of 2,000 hours of supervised experience are met
  • Has at least 6,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services to recipients with mental illness. Hours worked as a mental health behavioral aide I or II under Children’s Therapeutic Services and Supports (CTSS) may be included in the 6,000 hours of experience for child recipients.
  • Is a graduate student in one of the mental health professional disciplines and an accredited college or university formally assigns the student to an agency or facility for clinical training
  • Holds a masters or other graduate degree in one of the mental health professional disciplines from an accredited college or university
  • Is a tribally certified mental health practitioner who is serving a federally recognized Indian tribe

See: for more information.

Internship Opportunities

Five Rivers Mental Health Clinic is looking to hire therapy interns on a rolling basis. Applicants should be committed to using evidence based practice in a responsive manner with diverse populations. To apply, submit a resume to 


  • Provide interventions and skill development activities for children, teens, adults, couples, and/or families 
  • Provide telehealth services in south central Minnesota until it is appropriate to resume in-home, clinic, and community based services 
  • Complete timely and accurate records using electronic health record 
  • Maintain confidentiality and HIPAA Privacy  


  • Training  
  • Weekly individual supervision provided 
  • Career experience
  • Compensation based on direct service provided 


  • Enrolled and pursuing Masters Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or Marriage and Family Therapy at accredited university 
  • 18 years or older 
  • Reliable transportation 
  • Able to pass criminal background check 
  • Relevant coursework and/or experience 

Job Types: Part-time day and evening hours

Preference for students residing or attending school in south central Minnesota. Internship supervisor is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, National Certified Counselor, AAMFT Approved Supervisor, MN Board of Behavioral Health Supervisor (LPC, LPCC), and MN Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Supervisor (LMFT).