People Incorporated
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Eligible for a suite of comprehensive medical and dental benefits as well as competitive pay, 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 over 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!

People Incorporated Mental Health Services is seeking candidates for a Mental Health Practitioner position. Northside Community Support Program (NCSP) is a unique community of hope and safety where you can be yourself, develop natural supports, and learn strategies to move forward in the world. We offer a variety of services including social and wellness activities, employment assistance and housing support. Our employees develop long term relationships with members and other services providers. We serve a community that is primarily African American and we value being part of our neighborhood.

The Mental Health Practitioner will adhere to the guidelines of each client's Goal Plan, Emergency Plan and Risk Management Plan. This will be a hybrid position that will balance both practitioner mental health skills with administrative support specific to data systems and reports on weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end data. We use the Evolve inter-agency data system. 40% of this role will primarily consist of administrative duties. Additional responsibilities are to:

  • Psychoeducation about mental illness diagnoses and symptoms
  • Individual sessions focused on brief therapeutic modalities and skill building for coping with mental health symptoms
  • Independent living skills supervision and education
  • Crisis stabilization and prevention planning
  • Information and/or referrals to resources in the community for increased support and stabilization
  • Skill-development training for independent living skills, daily living skills & social skills

All staff members attend monthly supervision meetings, weekly clinical review meetings, and monthly staff meetings.

Required Qualifications:

  • Understanding of working with adults with mental illness
  • A strong commitment to direct practice
  • Advanced interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency using electronic medical records

AND EITHER 

  • High School diploma / GED
  • 6,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of clinical services in the treatment of mental illness

OR

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Services
  • 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of clinical services in the treatment of mental illness

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a community of color and desire to continue serving this population
  • Strength in time management and multi-tasking abilities
  • Basic understanding of therapeutic modalities with an ability to demonstrate application of these techniques through a client-centered approach
  • Basic understanding of treatment planning
  • Previous experience co-facilitating groups and managing group dynamics
  • Enjoys a fast-paced work environment
  • Demonstrates strength collaborating on a multidisciplinary team

People Incorporated offers a suite of comprehensive medical and dental benefits as well as competitive pay, and four weeks of paid time off. Beginning November 1, 2018 People Incorporated grounds will be tobacco free to promote health and wellness for the individuals we serve and for our employees.

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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