At Cornerstone, we value a rich and diverse employee and volunteer base and are committed to recruiting and retaining individuals of underrepresented backgrounds. We are also committed to creating an inclusive environment and a sense of belonging. We are an equal opportunity employer and an affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based upon of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements and the work that we do at Cornerstone. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


Cornerstone is a $5.4 M agency with approximately 100 employees.  Our organization serves individuals impacted by domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking, and general crime. We have office locations in Bloomington, Minneapolis, and Brooklyn Center.

Cornerstone has developed one of the most comprehensive service continuums for victims of violence in Minnesota. Our services are designed to move individuals and families from crisis to safety, stabilization and security. Last year approximately 4,000 individuals accessed Cornerstone programming. In addition, through Cornerstone’s statewide Day One Crisis and Crime Victim Support lines, we provided services to over 20,000 persons via phone, text and chat. We are committed to providing opportunities for others to partner with us in this work and to convey, as a community, zero-tolerance for violence. (

Position Summary

Primary role is to provide outpatient mental health assessments, treatment, and care coordination for children, youth, adults, and families impacted by complex trauma and various forms of violence (interpersonal, sexual, sexual exploitation). Strong assessment and treatment skills are essential. Significant experience in working with people of different cultures and marginalized populations. This position may work in all of Cornerstone’s office locations in Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, and Minneapolis.

Location: Bloomington, Minnesota

Salary: $41,000 – $52,000 – Salary range may vary based on licensure status.

Position Type: Full Time

Required Education: Master’s Degree

Date Posted: April, 1 2022

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Direct Services

Maintain compliance with community practice standards; complete diagnostic assessments, closing summaries, progress notes, and clinical treatment plans as required.

Provide therapeutic services to clients across the lifespan from children to adults(includes individual, family, and/or group therapy)

Conduct crisis and/or mental health screening to determine service needs Complete safety plan with clients as needed

Facilitate support group and/or therapeutic groups as needed

Provide care coordination for clients and their families that includes working with external agencies to support client and provide referrals to resources

Maintain effective and timely communication and documentation regarding services and client status.

Displays flexibility, curiosity and collaboration in adjusting therapy modalities to client needs

Knowledge and/or experience with electronic health record Work in compliance with all Cornerstone policies and procedures

Record accurate, complete, confidential information in case notes and data base Maintain confidentiality of records in accordance with current HIPAA standards Perform other responsibilities requested or approved by supervisor

Human Resources:

Report continuing education as requested

Maintain active license with licensing board

Administrative Responsibilities:

Must be available to work a minimum of 2 evenings a week Participate in program meetings

Collaborate with Cornerstone programs, and actively look for new and creative opportunities for growth and program development.

Must complete the required sexual violence/domesticviolence training within the first 6 months of employmen

Familiarity with and ensures adherence to NASW Code of Ethics, HIPAA standards, as

well as state professional and ethical standards for mental health

Must complete clinical documentation and database within a timely manner Assist in the development of programming and program outcomes Participate on internal and external committees as assigned

Attend all-staff meetings and trainings


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common social science literature and journals, financial reports, and funding contracts. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from participants, community partners, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.


Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, or related Social Science. Preference will be given to candidates who have or are pursuing licensure in their field of study (LICSW, LMFT, LP, LPCC). Members of BIPOC and LGBTQ+ community are strongly encouraged to apply. Knowledge and experience working with survivors of complex trauma and forms of violence (interpersonal, sexual, and sexual exploitation) is desirable. In addition, any training in evidence based practice model is desirable. Ability to work in collaboration within a team setting and safety plan with individual’s in crisis. Must have access to a reliable transportation

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities and those who may be Deaf/Hard of Hearing, to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use manual dexterity for use of objects, tools or controls as well as visual acuity. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. The employee should always request assistance if any object needs to be lifted and the employee feels that their capabilities are such that the specific item to be lifted is beyond the employee’s abilities. No employee should attempt to lift more than what is comfortable for them. If such a situation should arise the employee should notify their supervisor to find help with lifting any item regardless of weight if the object to be lifted is awkward or difficult to lift in any way.

Cornerstone offers generous wages and excellent benefits.

How to Apply

Apply online by completing this employment application and uploading your resume and cover letter directly in this form.

You can also download Cornerstone’s employment application (PDF) and submit the completed application, resume and cover letter to with the job title in the email subject line. 

Only applications with a completed form, resume and cover letter will be reviewed.

No agencies; no walk-ins; and no phone calls please. The email is only for receiving resumes. No additional information is known about open positions. Qualified applicants will be contacted after resumes are reviewed.

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Mission & Services

Cornerstone’s continuum of service helps to create communities where individuals and families are safe and children thrive. We advocate, educate and lead the way to social change. Our ultimate goal is to reduce the prevalence of domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking and general crime.

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Minnesota Day One®

A statewide program of Cornerstone, Day One® works to ensure that no call for help goes unanswered so that all in need can find safety and support. Day One connects people to experiencing domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking or general crime to help at agencies throughout the state.

Learn more

Call: 1.866.223.1111
Text: 612.399.9995

Please call 911 in an emergency.

Minnesota Crime Victims

Cornerstone’s General Crime Victim Advocacy program assists victims of assault, child abuse, impaired drivers, elder abuse, identity theft, robbery, homicide and other crimes. We also can connect you to crime victim agencies through Minnesota via our statewide Minnesota Crime Victim Support Line.

Learn more

Call: 1.866.385.2699
Text: 612.399.9977

Please call 911 in an emergency.

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