Northwestern Mental Health Center, Inc. Invites Applications for the Positions of:
Full or Part Time Temporary Summer Program Mental Health Workers
Join a team of children’s therapists in a supportive role of co-facilitating skills-building groups for children ages 7-12 struggling with mental health issues. Exciting opportunity to work as part of a team, teaching social skills to children.
Positions are based out of our Crookston, MN office, starting the end of May through mid-August. Must have a Bachelor’s Degree and at least one year experience working with children diagnosed with a serious emotional disturbance or a Master’s Degree in a Human Services field. Must be willing to travel. Good salary and mileage reimbursement.
Send or email resumes to: Brenda Mack, Director of Family & Children’s Services, Northwestern Mental Health Center, Inc., P.O. Box 603, Crookston, MN 56716-0603.
Certified Peer Recovery Specialist
Come join our growing team! Northwestern Mental Health Center in Crookston, Minnesota is seeking two qualified individuals for part-time positions on our team in our Crisis Stabilization Unit. The Certified Peer Recovery Specialist position will draw from personal lived experiences of mental health issues and/or substance use. Position is part-time and may include weekends and holidays.Position provides peer support/counseling/advocacy for individuals receiving services from the NWMHC.
Position requires candidate to have effective skills and competence to establish and maintain trusting relationships with individuals receiving services. Candidate must be willing to share personal experiences of recovery and peer support. Candidate must have an understanding of peer support principles. Candidate will identify strengths to support individuals working on personal recovery goals, help identify existing or available supports, provide recovery education for individuals engaged with services including but not limited to Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP), collaborate with service providers, and regularly document progress.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Graduate, have a driver’s license and be able to attend Certified Peer Specialist training in St. Paul, MN June 2nd-14th with expenses paid by NWMHC. Have some knowledge of computers. Possess personal experience and knowledge of recovery and be able to establish trusting relationships with their peers. Must be able to work independently and as a member of a team. Desired Qualifications: Hold current certification as a Peer Specialist.
Send or email cover letter and recovery story to: Connie Lubinski, Director of Employability Services, Northwestern Mental Health Center, Inc., P.O. Box 603, Crookston, MN 56716-0603, email@example.com Application deadline: May 20, 2013. EOE
Mental Health Specialist
Northwestern Mental Health Center (NWMHC) is hiring several Mental Health Specialist positions for its Northwestern Apartments, Adult Foster Care and its newly constructed 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 an identified set schedule with occasional flexibility needed to meet the needs of the programs.
Competitive salary and benefits. Send or email a cover letter and resume to: June Berhow, Executive Secretary, Northwestern Mental Health Center, Inc., P.O. Box 603, Crookston, MN 56716-0603, firstname.lastname@example.org Application deadline: May 20, 2013. EOE/AA
Community Mental Health Specialist
Come join our growing team! Northwestern Mental Health Center is hiring two mental health practitioners for Community Mental Health Specialist positions. The positions serve adults with serious and persistent mental illnesses in East Polk and as needed in the other counties we serve. Preference will be given to candidates with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a human service field, but consideration will be given to candidates with significant experience working with people with serious mental illness or homeless individuals, experience working with Native Americans, individuals with leadership skills, and individuals with experience in assisting mentally ill individuals with finding and maintaining employment. Candidates may be required to live in counties served.
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. Mileage reimbursement is provided. 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 Coordinator, Northwestern Mental Health Center, Inc., P.O. Box 603, Crookston, MN 56716-0603, email@example.com Application deadline: May 8, 2013. EOE
OPENING DATE: Immediately
JOB TYPE: Full-time
LOCATION: Crookston, MN, northwest region of Minnesota
Join a creative team of mental health professionals in a dynamic and successful agency that promotes professional excellence in an atmosphere that is supportive, interesting and enjoyable.
Candidates must have:
- Doctoral degree in psychology
- Current certification as a Licensed Psychologist (LP) in the State of Minnesota or
- be eligible for license in Minnesota
- Experience administering and interpreting psychological tests
The duties and responsibilities of this position include:
- Direct therapy
- Psychological testing
- Crisis intervention
- Opportunities to participate in community outreach programs.
Full-time position with competitive salary and full benefits. Sign-on bonus available, as well as the possibility of full student loan repayment (NHSC).
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