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Northwestern Mental Health Center, Inc. Invites Applications for the Positions of:


Community Mental Health Specialist
Come join our growing team!  Northwestern Mental Health Center is hiring two Community Mental Health Specialists who will serve adults with serious and persistent mental illnesses. Preference will be given to candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in a human service field, but consideration will be given to candidates with leadership skills and with significant experience working with people with serious mental illness or homeless individuals, and individuals with experience in assisting mentally ill individuals with finding and maintaining employment. Candidates may be required to live in counties served.  Kittson, Marshall, Mahnomen, Norman, Polk and Red Lake Counties are served at NWMHC.  
Duties include: treatment planning, crisis management, skills training, assistance with daily living skills, benefits assistance, and a variety of other individual and group mental health services.  Looking for individuals willing to work a flexible schedule and live in or near assigned area.  Position is salaried with full benefits.  Supervision provided by a mental health professional.  National Student Loan Repayment Site.  
Send or email letter and resume to:  Denise Gudvangen, Adult Community Services Director, Northwestern Mental Health Center, PO Box 603, Crookston, MN 56716-0603, dgudvangen@nwmhc.org  Application deadline: February 27, 2015.  EOE/AA


Community Housing Specialist
Community Housing Specialist, full time with benefits.  Assist homeless persons with a serious and/or persistent mental illness with housing in primarily Polk County with some work in Mahnomen and Norman Counties.  Establish effective supportive relationships; assist in helping them connect with necessary resources and to meet their needs of locating, establishing, and maintaining permanent housing.  
Bachelor’s degree in behavioral science required. Experience working with persons with a mental illness and/or persons who are homeless is preferred.  Join a motivated team of staff committed to improving lives, conscientious in their work and have proven success with effective caseload management.  
Send or email letter and resume to:  Denise Gudvangen, Adult Community Services Coordinator, Northwestern Mental Health Center, P.O. Box 603, Crookston, MN 56716-0603, dgudvangen@nwmhc.org  Application deadline:  March 6, 2015.  EOE/AA


Mental Health Specialist
Northwestern Mental Health Center (NWMHC) is hiring several part-time Mental Health Specialist positions for its Northwestern Apartments, Adult Foster Care and Crisis Stabilization Site located in Crookston, MN.  The position would have the primary function of implementation of direct services to individuals experiencing mental health issues.  
These positions require a minimum of 6000 hours of documented supervised experience and/or a Bachelor’s degree with 2000 hours of documented supervised experience in a human service field.  Duties include: In the context of mental health Recovery and instilling hope, conduct screenings, assess, develop and implement Individual Recovery based treatment plans, provide direct services, monitor for health and safety along with collaboration and communication with internal and external stakeholders for smooth operations of day to day activities.  The NWMHC is looking for individuals willing to work a part-time flexible schedule, including weekends, as needed to meet the needs of the programs.  
Send or email a cover letter and resume to:  June Berhow, HR Specialist, Northwestern Mental Health Center, P.O. Box 603, Crookston, MN 56716-0603, jberhow@nwmhc.org Application deadline: March 6, 2015.   EOE/AA


Staff Psychologist 
Join a creative team of mental health professionals in a dynamic and successful agency that promotes a comprehensive and integrated system of care approach to patient care.  This position fosters professional excellence in an atmosphere that is supportive, provides professional development opportunities and is enjoyable.  
Position includes psychological testing, diagnostic assessments, direct therapy, consultation, crisis intervention and opportunities to participate in community outreach programs.  Full time position with competitive salary and full benefits. Applicant must be licensable as a Psychologist.  Sign-on bonus available, as well as the possibility of full student loan repayment.  
Send Resume & Cover Letter to:  June Berhow, Northwestern Mental Health Center, Inc. P.O. Box 603, Crookston, MN 56716.  E-mail at jberhow@nwmhc.org  EOE/AA