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YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER - ABINOOJIIYAG NOOJIMOO WIGAMIG (CHILDREN'S HEALING CENTER)

 

October 31, 2018

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER

ABINOOJIIYAG NOOJIMOO WIGAMIG (CHILDREN'S HEALING CENTER)

OPEN: October 30, 2018

CLOSING: Open until filled

Primary Function:

Will provide Children's Therapeutic Services and Supports (CTSS) mental health rehabilitative services to youth with serious mental health diagnosis in a co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder day treatment program. The goals of services are to increase psychiatric stability, promote social competencies, facilitate personal and emotional adjustment, and maintain independent living in the community. If the successful candidate has a Master's Degree in Social Work or Professional Counseling all 8 hours of licensure track supervision per month by a certified mental health professional supervisor will be provided. Reports to the Program Director, full-time position w/benefits, salary; DOQ.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

• Provide CTSS groups and individual sessions to youth age 12-18 with mental illness who qualify for rehabilitative services

• Engage with youth from an empowerment, strength-based perspective and promote client self-determination and develop trusting, therapeutic relationships with clients.

• Work under the direction of a designated clinical supervisor

• Complete Functional Assessments and treatment plans under supervision of a Mental Health Professional.

• Implement CTSS mental health services, including but not limited to: skills group, individual skills, family skills, and care coordination.

Education/Work Experience/Qualifications:

• A Bachelor's degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields. Candidates without a BA degree will be considered if 3+years of experience working with youth.

• Proof of valid Minnesota Driver's License and insurance for travel between sites and other business related destination.

• Employment contingent upon successfully passing Pre-Employment Drug/Alcohol Test and Background.

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are being accepted at the Government Center – Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 Fax (218) 679-4176.

 

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