Mental Health Practitioner I - EBD


OVERVIEW:

The Mental Health Practitioner I - EBD provides direct and supportive clinical services to clients in Fraser Mental Health day treatment programming including planning and implementing appropriate treatment services, under the supervision of the Clinical Site Supervisor. This position may also provide individual skills services, targeted case manager services, and direct mental health behavioral aide services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

1. Provide support to Program Manager in meeting annual goals.

DAY TREATMENT DUTIES:

1. Provide care coordination to classrooms in day treatment as assigned.

2. Develop, implement and update appropriate treatment plan for each client on caseload as requested.

3. With MHP II or Manager, develop, implement, and update appropriate treatment plans and provide services including social skills, family skills, consultation, or parent support groups, as assigned.

4. Achieve clinical productivity requirements as designated by Site Supervisor or Program Manager.

5. Provide consultation and support to day treatment staff as appropriate.

6. Provide clinical direction to Mental Health Behavioral Aides as assigned.

7. Participate in training for day treatment staff.

8. In absence of MHP II provide therapeutic guidance to day treatment staff, including leading the classroom, leading team meetings and providing direction and support to assigned staff.

9. Assist with organizational responsibilities for the maintenance of day treatment services.

10. Collect data to monitor progress of clients in day treatment on caseload.

CASE MANAGEMENT DUTIES:

1. Coordinate intakes and discharges to case management services.

2. Assist the client and his/her family in obtaining needed services in the domains of mental health, social educational, health, recreational, and related areas.

3. Modify services to comply with changes in case management regulations.

4. Monitor utilization of case management hours to prevent over or under utilization.

5. Complete monthly family home visits.

6. Communicate and coordinate with other agency personnel regarding family or child services, including county, public school, public health, etc.

7. Conduct Functional Assessments of clients referred for case management.

8. Provide information and resources regarding the client and family’s mental health, physical health, vocational, social, housing, educational, recreational, and other service needs.

9. Collaboratively develop a thorough Individual Family Community Support Plan (IFCSP), based on the Diagnostic Assessment and Functional Assessment.

10. Coordinate, monitor and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of services delivered and utilized in accordance with the IFCSP.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Must be qualified in at least one of the following ways:

a) BA/BS in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university, and 2000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of clinical services in the treatment of mental illness or children with emotional disturbances.

b) Master’s or other graduate degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university.

2. Valid Minnesota Driver’s License with acceptable driving record.

3. Ability to achieve and maintain status of “may provide direct contact for this agency” upon completion of criminal background studies.

4. Demonstrated respect for and sensitivity to family and cultural issues.

5. Ability to accurately observe and document behavior of children.

6. Effective communication in the English language, including verbal and written communication with both internal and external contacts.

7. Basic mathematical skills, including the ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide and calculate percentages.

8. Ability to recognize problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

9. Computer proficiency using Word and Excel with proficiency in keyboarding skills.

10. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Two years experience working with preschool-aged children diagnosed with severe emotional/behavioral disorders.

2. Current or previous Mental Health Day Treatment experience preferred.


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