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Mental Health Practitioner

Company: Accra
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Come and work for a company that the Star Tribune listed among -both the 2021 and 2022 -standard setters for Top Workplaces! -The passion and purpose of the people that make up the Accra Team is what makes us a special place to work.Our team members are our greatest resource and at Accra each employee can bring their whole self to work. - We respect and value diverse life experiences and heritages and ensure that all voices are valued and heard. - We are committed to an equitable approach and provide equal opportunity for employment and advancement at all levels within our departments, programs, and worksites.Accra Offers:

  • Work/Life Flexibility
  • Professional Development Opportunities. -Brand new! In-house supervision provided for LSWs.
  • Generous Paid Time Off options
  • Free Mental Health/Wellbeing Program
  • Health, Dental, & Vision -Insurance for full time employees
  • HSA + FSA for full time employees
  • Retirement Plan
  • Company Paid Disability & Life Insurance for full time employeesAbout This Role:A Mental Health Practitioner works under the direction and clinical supervision of a Mental Health Professional in the implementation of Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) to adults with mental illness. -These responsibilities include, but are not limited to, -developing and updating -client's LOCUS, functional assessment, and Individual Treatment Plans; -teaching skills through instruction, modeling, and guidance to support client(s) in achieving identified goals as written in Individual Treatment Plan as written; and ensuring -that up to date written and electronic records and activity data are maintained in line with professional and agency standards. Understanding of confidential record keeping practices.**This position requires travel around the Twin Cities Metro area**About You:Mental Health Practitioners must be qualified in one of the four following ways:Holds a bachelor's degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university and meets criteria in either (a) or (b): -has at least 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness. - - - OR...is fluent in the non-English language of the ethnic group to which at least 50 percent of the practitioner's clients belong, completes 40 hours of training in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness, and receives clinical supervision from a mental health professional at least once a week until the requirement of 2,000 hours of supervised experience is met.Has at least 4,000 hours of work experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illnessIs a graduate student in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields and is formally assigned by an accredited college or university to an agency or facility for clinical trainingHolds a master's or other graduate degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or universityPreferred Knowledge Areas:
    Understand the causes and symptoms of mental health issues, a knowledge of coping skills, risk assessment, family dynamics and supports, crisis management, relapse prevention, conflict resolution skills, have analytical and problem-solving skills.Knowledge of substance abuse and co-occurring mental illness and how they intersect.Understand crisis management and the ability to deal with life threatening situations including the prevention of suicide.Knowledge and experience creating treatment plans, writing progress notes, and creating client assessments.

    To provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Accra will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Accra does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, military service, union membership, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status with regards to public assistance, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Accra, Minnetonka , Mental Health Practitioner, Healthcare , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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