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Mental Health Therapist

Position Location and Department:
  • This position is part of our Clinical Services - Moving Beyond Depression Program.  
  • This position will work at our Wyandotte County office located at 434 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, KS 66101.
  • We are hiring (2) candidates for this position.
  • Will consider Part Time work.

Job Summary:
Provide mental health services to clients using evidenced based treatment modalities.  

Salary Range:
$58,000 - $73,000

Benefits Offered:
  • Medical Insurance (The Family Conservancy offers health insurance to all full time employees working a minimum of 30 hours per week)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Vision & Dental Insurance. 
  • Long Term Disability.
  • Life Insurance.
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan matching up to 2%.
  • Yearly 5% employer retirement contribution. 
  • Paid Vacation. 
  • Sick Leave.
  • Personal time off. 
  • Agency paid holidays.
  • Flexible work schedules (Hybrid)

  • Diagnose clients using the DSM-5.
  • Administer appropriate, evidenced based treatment modalities to clients based on clinical judgment. 
  • Complete comprehensive assessments.
  • Create and implement meaningful, individualized treatment plans with clients based on identified needs and circumstances and update as appropriate.
  • Meet with clients regularly to address client concerns and progress through treatment
  • Complete accurate and timely documentation.
  • Communicate with appropriate support systems as indicated.
  • Make appropriate referrals to other service providers as indicated.
  • Provide psychoeducation as appropriate. 
  • Establish trust and rapport with clients.
  • Maintain confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
  • Guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their problems.
  • Provide collateral consultation as appropriate as well as court documentation and testimony as required.
  • Maintain all professional licensure(s) required and provide prompt cooperation with third party credentialing for billing purposes.
  • Maintain accurate records of expenditures, with receipts, for all employment-related activity.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor, department director, or the agency Executive Director.

Required Skills/Abilities: 
  • Ability to collaborate with partners and colleagues. 
  • Respectful communication
  • Growth-oriented discussion
  • Shared responsibilities
  • Commitment to growth mindset
  • Commitment to professional growth through self-reflection and ongoing education
  • Commitment to supporting partner sites through transformative change.
  • Ability to display patience, flexibility, curiosity, and resilience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be willing to provide services in the clients home.
  • Ability to work both virtually and in an office environmental client demand dictate.  
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Ability to collaborate with a diverse group of people. 
  • Met established deadlines.

Education and Experience:
  • Bilingual fluency in written and oral English/Spanish preferred.
  • Graduated from an accredited school of higher education in the fields of social work, marriage and family therapy, professional counseling, or equivalent education. 
  • A minimum of an LMSW for social work applicants.
  • Clinically licensed practitioner (LCSW, LSCSW, LPC, etc.) or become clinically licensed within 3 years of hire .
  • Experience making clinical diagnosis of clients utilizing the DSM-5 preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience working with underserved populations, highly traumatized individuals, and those experiencing domestic violence preferred.

Physical Requirements: 
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times. 

The Family Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  


To apply for this position, please visit our website at:

Job Type: Full Time,Part Time

Salary Range: $50,000 - 74,999