People Incorporated
  • New Hope, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Childrens Services
  • Mental Health experienced

Eligible for a comprehensive suite of benefits including health and dental insurance, retirement planning and four weeks of paid time off.

People Incorporated serves people with mental illness in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul metro area. In 2017, we reached 12,000 individuals through more than 60 different programs. Helping people with mental illness requires great flexibility and creativity. That's why we start with the person first...developing innovative, effective services that provide the care, resources, and connections that will help each person in the best way possible. Join us in our mission to support mental health and wellness in our community through collaboration and integration of care!

Our Day Treatment program helps children, teens and families overcome emotional problems and situational barriers in order to improve their lives and family relationships.  We are searching for Mental Health Worker / Social Skills Specialist candidates to join our team!  We aim to help children develop age-appropriate coping skills, decrease aggression and/or self-defeating behaviors, improve family support systems, develop positive relationships with adults and peers, and improve functioning in the home, school, and community.  The Social Skills Specialist plans and leads daily social skills groups and will be responsible for:

  • Actively participating in skill building activities and developing positive relationships with clients
  • Ensuring safe and responsible behavior of the clients by using verbal redirection, proximity management, and positive encouragement
  • Providing behavior management support to clients
  • Performing physical restraints or holds of clients as necessary
  • Completing clinical documentation

Typical hours for this position are 7:30am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday.  We provide three hours of programming for two groups of students, ages 5-11 and 12-18, five days a week. Within the three hours are one hour of group therapy and two hours of skills training.  We currently have a position open in the 5-11 and 12-18 age groups.

Required qualifications:

  • All mental health practitioners for a children recipients must have training working with children


  • High School Diploma
  • Three years of full-time experience in the delivery of mental health services supervised by a licensed mental health professional (LP, LMFT, LPCC, LICSW)


  • Bachelor's degree in behavior science or a related field


  • Master's degree in behavior science or a related field

Preferred qualifications:

  • With the Bachelor's degree we prefer that candidates have one year of full-time experience in the delivery of mental health services that has been supervised by a licensed mental health professional (LP, LMFT, LPCC, LICSW)
  • Experience working with children with mental illness and/or severe emotional and behavioral disturbances
  • Experience leading groups and developing curriculum

People Incorporated offers a suite of comprehensive medical and dental benefits as well as competitive pay, and paid time off.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, veterans or other status unrelated to job qualifications.


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