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Mental Health Practitioner II/III ON CALL 840003

March 07, 2013 - March 31, 2013
Location:Riverwind IRTS - Coon Rapids, MN
Salary Range:DOQ
Employment Type:Part Time

Our IRTS facility in Anoka County is looking for a part-time Mental Health Practitioner II/III (840003) to work On-Call. The Riverwind Crisis Residence is an 8-bed short-term residential mental health crisis facility in Coon Rapids, MN. This program provides assessment, intervention and stabilization services for adults in Anoka County. This program also offers short-term, mental health crisis residential services.

This is an on-call position. Shifts will be available as needed throughout the week and weekend, primarily on the evening (4p-12:30a) and overnight (12a-8:30a) shifts


Mental Health Practitioners provide clinical services for substance use, illness management & recovery, socialization, problem solving, as well as training in independent living skills. This position will also combine Clinical and Rehabilitative interventions for:

  • Treatment of chemical dependency
  • Treatment of mental illness
  • Case review of current symptoms and necessary interventions
  • Contribution toward the development of Individual Treatment Plans
  • Development of living skills

All candidates must commit to attend monthly all-staff meetings, supervision, and required trainings. All candidates must be available to work evening and overnight shifts as needed.


Required qualifications:

  • Masterís degree in behavioral science field
  • Bachelorís degree in behavioral science field AND
  • 4,000 hours supervised experience in the delivery of services to people with serious and persistent mental illness

Preferred qualifications:

  • Advanced interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic understanding of harm-reduction, motivational interviewing, and client-centered care
  • Previous experience working in a residential and/or crisis setting

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