80% Time (.80 FTE)                                                                                                                    

Location:           1826 Chicago Avenue- Building Resilient Families

Overview: Building Resilient Families is a family residential treatment facility serving pregnant, postpartum, and parenting women with children in their care ages 0-17. The family outreach and engagement clinician is responsible for outreach and enrollment of new families including rule 25 assessment, engagement, admissions, and evaluation/ data collection at baseline, throughout program, exit, and follow up. 


This position will be directly supervised by the Program Director- Building Resilient Families. Tentative Schedule: A: Monday – Tuesday, 8: 00am- 4:30pm; Thursday, 12:00pm- 8:30pm; Wednesday & Friday: 8:30am-1:00pm OR Saturday 8:00am-12:00pm Flexibility is required to meet the needs of families in the program. Schedule is subject to change based on program needs.



  •  Facilitate outreach (informational sessions) and engagement in coordination with Program Director to ensure program census and waiting list are met.
  • Perform Rule 25 assessments for admit to Building Resilient Families. .
  • Screen and assess individuals/families referred to RRC for intake to establish appropriateness and/or eligibility for program.  Assess individual/ family’s stability and level of service need in the recovery process
  • Maintain professional relationships and contact with families from referral through 6 months post exit, including through family alumni community.
  • Develop and implement family alumni community and group.
  • Maintain and update clients’ charts according to Rule-31 & Rule 29.
  • Participate actively in data collection and evaluation efforts. Administer data collection and clinical assessment tools in coordination with program evaluation.
  • Provide culturally-responsive care to families served with specialty in services including African American and multi-racial families
  • Provide family treatment through case management and counseling techniques that meet professional and ethical standards. Provide CD counseling and residential family treatment services to families of various cultural backgrounds, in group and individual settings.
  • Coordinate care with the multidisciplinary team.
  • Implement identified evidence-based curricula for Building Resilient Families.
  • Participate in the RRC motivational interviewing initiative & participate in staff development and training, including all required rule 31 training
  • Conduct urinalysis.
  • Support and provide leadership in Resource, Inc.’s Undoing Racism and Promoting Diversity Initiatives.
  • Comply with professional standards of MN 4747.1400 and meet requirements of rule 31 and related rules and statutes.
  • Attend all meetings and staffing as required.



  • Provide support in performing activities of the Family Treatment Clinician, as well as Family Recovery Advocates.
  • Manage miscellaneous projects and completes various tasks as needed by management.
  • Maintain on call availability and emergency on site response.
  • Other duties as sssigned.



  • Human services degree or equivalent years of experience preferred
  • Completion of Chemical Dependency Counselor Training Program desirable.
  • Must be licensed (LADC) with the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health Professionals (BBHT) as a chemical dependency counselor OR BSW/ LSW with documented chemical health competency.  Must meet requirements of Minnesota Rules, Chapter 148C.
  • Demonstrated competency, training, and/or experience in dual diagnosis/ co-occurring chemical and mental health issues, strongly preferred.
  • Ability to pass/ clear DHS Background Study
  • A minimum of 2 years freedom from chemical use problems and ability to remain free from chemical use problems as a condition of employment.
  • Ability to work as a team member with coworkers and referral sources.
  • Experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds preferred.




BENEFITS: NOTE:  3 weeks vacation. 10 sick days, 10 holidays will be prorated at 80%, medical, dental, life and LTD insurance, 401(k) plan.   


DEADLINE: Interviews will begin upon receipt of qualified candidates. Please submit a cover letter, resume, professional references to: Elizabeth Burgos, RESOURCE- Recovery Resource Center, 1900 Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404 /Fax: 612-752-8172 / eburgos@resource-mn.org



Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer