Therapist/Clinical Consultant I, Clinical Services (Lincoln, NE)

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.

Salary Range: $45,000-$50,000 


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 child-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.


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. 


  • 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
  • Provide intensive clinical support to assigned programs to ensure a therapeutic environment for all clients
  • Work closely with the CEDARS emergency shelter to provide crisis stabilization services to youth in care


  • 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


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


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

If you are passionate about helping children and youth and building stronger families, CEDARS may be the right FIT for you!