Job Description

Therapist & Clinical Consultant (Foster Care) (Clinical Services)
Lincoln and Omaha, NE, United States of America


Reports To: Supervising Clinician

Classification: Exempt

Schedule: 40 hours with variable and flexible scheduling, but will include some evening hours and occasional on-call support.


At CEDARS, our mission is to help children achieve safety, stability, and enduring family relationships. For nearly 75 years, thousands of kids and families have found refuge and a new beginning at CEDARS. As one of Nebraska’s most trusted human service organizations, we make sure that kids feel safe and secure. At the same time, we’re giving parents, foster families, and partnering agencies the support they need to care effectively for kids.


At CEDARS, we embrace diversity, and we know the journey towards belonging never ends. Click (here) to learn more about our journey.

Program Description

The CEDARS Clinical team provides therapeutic services for children, youth, and families in CEDARS care. Clinical consultation and training for programs and direct care staff is also offered to best meet client needs. CEDARS clinicians provide crisis stabilization, clinical support to programs, and outpatient treatment services to address clients’ behavioral and mental health needs. Clinical services may be provided through in person, telehealth, and at times in-home. 


  • Provide intensive clinical support to the CEDARS Foster Care program in Lincoln and Omaha to ensure a therapeutic environment for all clients
  • Facilitate the development of a treatment foster care program
  • Provide support to treatment level foster homes and the youth in those homes
  • Participate in foster care case consultations
  • Assist with quarterly clinical focused foster parent support groups
  • Conduct assessments and develop treatment plans
  • Provide direct counseling services
  • Monitor the achievement of goals for assigned clients and families
  • Function as an effective member of the interdisciplinary team


Job Skills / Requirements

  • Must possess a genuine care and concern for children and families
  • Must meet the requirement for licensure for mental health practice in Nebraska
  • Must be fully licensed (LMHP) or a highly qualified provisionally licensed applicant (PLMHP) with relevant clinical experience
  • Two or more years of experience working with children, youth, and families is preferred
  • Strong clinical skills in evidence based treatments
  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Knowledge of trauma informed care
  • Autonomous worker who can manage time wisely
  • Organized and able to maintain client files
  • A collaborative team member who enjoys building relationships with others


Education Requirements (Any)

Master's Degree Required

Additional Information / Benefits

As a full-time active employee, you are eligible to participate in the following benefits:

  • medical, dental, and vision coverages
  • flexible spending accounts and health spending accounts
  • personal leave, emergency leave, paid holidays, and floating holidays
  • retirement plan with 5% company match
  • life & long-term disability insurance
  • employee assistance program
  • wellness and engagement program
  • early childhood childcare discount
  • mileage reimbursement
  • extensive training and professional development opportunities


Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Childcare Discount

This is a Full-Time position

Number of Openings for this position: 1