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Mobile Crisis Response Mental Health Practitioner or Licensed Professional

Stellher Human Services
Bemidji, Minnesota
Salary: DOQ

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Stellher Human Services is looking for a full-time Mobile Crisis Response Mental Health Practitioner or Mental Health Professional  - Sign-on Bonus

Position Description:

The Crisis Response Practitioner (or Professional) will play a key role in assisting youth and families through mental health crises, connecting them to services and resources, and providing stabilization services as needed. The Practitioner will consult with an MHP on each assessment and throughout stabilization. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in providing mental health services to youth and families.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

Conduct crisis assessments, an immediate face-to-face evaluation to identify the need for emergency services, if the serious deviation from their baseline level of functioning is due to a mental health crisis or other emergency. Travel is a requirement of the position; valid driver’s license and ability to operate a motor vehicle are required. Company car is provided. Determine the need for crisis intervention services, or referrals to other resources, based on crisis assessment. Develop culturally appropriate crisis intervention treatment plans with clients and their families and update as necessary. Provide crisis intervention; face-to-face, short-term intensive mental health services initiated during a mental health crisis to help the clients cope with immediate stressors, identify and utilize available resources and strengths, engage in voluntary treatment, and begin to return to the client’s baseline level of functioning. Provide crisis stabilization; individualized mental health service provided to a client that is designed to restore the client to their prior functional level. Assist youth and families with safety and crisis planning; a written plan to assist a client in preventing and addressing a potential crisis. Follow up with families, inpatient facilities, and other placements to set up stabilization or assist with referrals. Performs duties in compliance with federal and state laws related to mandated reporting, HIPAA, and the Data Privacy Act. Establishes and maintains good working relationships with clients and coworkers Treats clients and coworkers with dignity and respect. Works as part of a team to promote a culture of continuous improvement and commitment to the mission of the organization. Carries out other duties as assigned.

Qualifications for Mental Health Practitioner:

Master’s degree preferred. Minimum of one of the following: Bachelor’s degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields and 2000 hours of experience in the delivery of services to recipients with mental illness or substance use disorder required. Bachelor’s degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields and has completed an internship/practicum with direct interaction with adult or child clients. Has 4000 hours of work experience in the delivery of services to adults or children with a mental illness or substance abuse disorder.

Qualifications for Mental Health Professional:

Master’s degree in one of the behavioral sciences and licensed under Minnesota Statues as a psychologist, clinical social worker, marriage and family therapist, or psychiatric nurse.

Required Skills/Abilities:

Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.

Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, and cultures and their history and origins.

Demonstrated ability to interact with families from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Able to work independently within established guidelines and with limited supervision and assistance.

Able to travel to and from crisis calls and scheduled stabilization sessions in a variety of community settings. 

Able to communicate clearly and effectively with other professionals in verbal and written formats.

Physical Requirements: 

Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.   Must be able to access and navigate client homes and various community settings.  About Us

Since 1994, Stellher’s mission has been to make a positive and healthy difference in the lives of the children and families that we serve. We strive to do this by providing client and family-centered home, school, community-based and outpatient services. We use sound and proven practices and encourage innovation in the delivery of a wide variety of services to meet the distinct needs of the schools and communities in which we work.

Working Here – Our Culture

Stellher Human Services pursues a person-centered approach with clients and employees. “Human Services” is not just part of our name, it is who we are. We desire to serve others and help them reach their potential. Our staffing approach is one that recognizes the need to rely more on our human assets than our financial assets. Each employee deserves dignity, respect, and compassion here as we believe each employee has unique talents and gifts that we want to inspire as a collective team to better serve our clients and the community. You’ll be working for an organization that encourages personal and professional growth through training and exploring innovative methods of therapy to help you find your own niche.

Our work is guided by a shared set of values: Respecting and empowering our clients and their families Listening to and collaborating with our partners and colleagues Acting with honesty and integrity Encouraging learning and supporting our staff in their professional growth We offer a comprehensive benefit package for employees working 30 or more hours per week including:

Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance Health Savings Account with an employer matching contribution Flexible Spending Accounts 401(k) with an employer matching contribution Employer paid Term Life/AD&D Generous paid leave Paid Holidays Employee Assistance Program with a focus on mental health benefits Supplemental insurances: Short-Term Disability, Life/AD&D, Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity

Sign-on Bonus:

Between $5,000 and $7,000, depending on experience and qualifications



If you’re ready to begin the rewarding and meaningful work of making a positive difference in the lives of others, apply today!

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