Canvas Health
  • Oakdale, MN, USA
  • Full Time

The mission of Canvas Health is to bring hope, healing and recovery to people's lives.

Helping People, Changing Lives


Canvas Health employs a dynamic and diverse group of professionals that reflect the many facets of our clients and provide a wide range of services to children, adolescents, adults, and families who struggle with mental health, chemical health, and domestic and sexual abuse.

A career with Canvas Health provides an opportunity to enrich your own life alongside coworkers who share a special passion for making a real difference in the lives of others. We hold ourselves and each other accountable to the highest standards in all of our service and seek demonstrated ability to provide the highest quality of professional
and customer service.



These positions are eligible for a $3,000 retention bonus

($500 paid after 6 months, the remainder after 12 months)


School-Based Therapist TAP Program

Position Summary: This position provides clinical services to those children and families who are considered to be at risk in a school setting.  These positions have the option for reduced time in the summer. This position requires services to be delivered on-site at home, school or in the community.  It emphasizes a high level of skill and knowledge about families, individuals and family assessment, family skills, and education services in the school. The position provides diagnostic assessments and therapy services to eligible students and their families. It also provides consultation/teaming with school psychologists, school social workers, teachers, and multiple mental health providers. This position provides case consultation, training on mental health issues and assistance to school personnel for clients in the Therapeutic Assistance Program.

Qualifications: Masters or Doctorate Degree in social work, family therapy, or psychology with an emphasis on clinical practice. MN state license and eligibility to become a credentialed provider with insurance entities required e.g., LP, LICSW, LMFT or license eligible within 6 months may be considered. Extensive knowledge and experience in working with severe emotional disorders in children and adults, family systems theory, individual and family development and community resources and school systems required.  Considerable ability to plan and implement treatment strategies for children with SED is preferred.  Experience with students and families of color, understanding of the impact of race and poverty upon students and families preferred.  Experience with Electronic Health Records preferred.   This position requires the use of a personal automobile for transportation and may require frequent use for traveling between office and clients.  An active driver's license and vehicle insurance per Canvas Health policy are required.  The use of a cell phone is required for this position.


Therapist - School Based Day Treatment Program

Position Summary: Provide individual, group and family therapy and clinical case management services to students enrolled in the school-based day treatment program(s).  These mental health classrooms are a collaborative project between Canvas Health Inc. and school districts.  Therefore this position is collaborative in nature and requires working closely and being sensitive to relationships with the school district as well as with community providers and the local Social Service and Court Services departments.  This position will work closely with the classroom teacher to provide leadership to the educational and clinical staff in developing an atmosphere within the classroom that is sensitive to individual children's needs to promote academic learning and mental health treatment. 


Masters Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Marriage and Family Therapy required.  MN state license and eligibility to become a credentialed provider with insurance entities required (e.g. LP, LICSW, LMFT) or license eligible within 6 months may be considered.  Prior experience in either residential or day treatment settings preferred.  Experience in recreation, vocational or expressive therapies is preferred.  This position requires the use of a personal automobile for transportation and may require occasional use for transporting clients to their home and activities in the community.  An active driver's license and vehicle insurance per Canvas Health Inc. policy is required. 


Available school locations and positions include:




School Based Therapist

Karner Blue Educational Center

Blaine, MN

School Based Therapist

Forest Lake Elementary & Forest View Elementary

Forest Lake, MN

School Based Therapist

Harmony Education Center

Maplewood, MN

School Based Therapist

McAullife Elementary, Pinecrest Elementary  or Kennedy Elementary

Hastings, MN

School Based Therapist

Hastings High School & Hastings ALC

Hastings, MN

Therapist School Based Day Treatment Program

Karner Blue Educational Center

Blaine, MN




Canvas Health's dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is foundation to our services. For our staff, this foundation begins with our recruitment and onboarding process to ensure we attract excellent and diverse people who are prepared to contribute themselves and their interests to our agency's mission, values, operations, and programs. Our staff continue to regularly develop our multicultural identity through ongoing conversations and work in their cohort meetings and professional development. Our staff builds this foundation so that our services are responsive and appropriate to the diverse needs of our clients and community. Canvas Health believes that responsive and appropriate services fully engage and involve clients in their care, which leads to best outcomes.


Canvas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse workforce.  Canvas Health will not discriminate against any employee or applicant based upon a person's race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, status with regard to public assistance, age, sexual or affectional orientation, familial status, ancestry, local human rights commission activity, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other protected class.

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