Central MN Mental Health Center has an opportunity in our Day Treatment Program. The Day Treatment Therapist provides site based mental health psychotherapy and other intensive therapeutic interventions for adults diagnosed with mental illness and co-occurring disorders. The position involves intensive outpatient morning programming several hours daily with the afternoons dedicated to daily and monthly required documentation as well as Diagnostic Assessments, Individual therapy with current or former DT recipients, supervision and meetings. Services are provided within a family driven and trauma informed care framework. Day Treatment Therapists work under the direction and supervision of the Day Treatment Program and Clinical Supervisor.
The Duties may include but are not limited to:
Conduct diagnostics and therapy with individuals, family and groups in an out-patient setting:
• Facilitate or Co-facilitate Group and Individual psychotherapy; provide direct recipient care, consultation and collaboration with family and community providers, therapeutic recommendations, and community referrals to help support recipient recovery;
• Facilitate or Co-facilitate various other intensive therapeutic interventions focused on stabilizing recipient’s mental health status, and developing and/or improving recipient’s independent living, vocational, and socialization skills;
• Establish therapeutic relationships with DT recipients and maintain ethical guidelines during and after care;
• Reflect a philosophy that is respectful and appreciative of cultural and other differences that may be encountered when interacting with co-workers and in serving recipients;
• Complete Diagnostic Assessments and DA updates as required for DT recipients following current DSM and DHS guidelines;
• Complete and/or assist team in completing DHS and insurance company required documentation inclusive of: Functional Assessments (FA), Level of Care Utilization System (LOCUS) assessments, recipient driven Individual Treatment Plans (ITP), Prior Authorizations(PA);
• Follow all current mandated reporter guidelines and always review suspicions and concerns with supervisor.
Perform administrative and professional responsibilities:
• Maintain current knowledge of the mental health service system and the ability to locate information and resources for a variety of recipient needs within the mental health, medical, housing, vocational, and social services system;
• Complete training in Motivational Interviewing skills and Mindfulness. Practice both daily with recipients;
• Complete daily recipient progress notes inclusive of documenting information gathered or given to other sources regarding the recipient; Case notes shall be written on recipients where info is given or gathered on days they are not in attendance and information is not in a progress note;
• Complete Prior Authorizations and other necessary forms for start and/or extension of DT services as recipient meets admission and continuing stay criteria;
• Familiarize self with Minnesota Rule 47, MHCP Manual, MN DHS and SAMHSA’s websites regarding Day Treatment and integral evidence based and best practice services such as Illness Management and Recovery (IMR), and Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment (IDDT);
• Meet with the DT Clinical Supervisor at least once monthly (once weekly for clinical trainees) for formal supervision with informal supervision as needed. Document supervision in accordance with Rule 47 guidelines and supervision contract.
• Assist in guidance and teaching of mental health interns and student nurses on clinical rotation here.
The position knows and abides by all CMMHC organizational and departmental policies, sets personal standards and strives for high quality work in completing assignments, performs job duties in a timely manner, and represents the organization in a positive manner. The position understands our Mission, Vision and Common Values (stated below) and is committed to promote these values in behavior and attitude.
• Licensed Mental Health Professional as defined in 9505.0371 Minnesota Rule, Subp 5A, or be a Master’s Level Mental Health Practitioner working as a Clinical Trainee on track for licensure as a Mental Health Professional as defined in 9505.0371 Minnesota Rule, subp 5C ;
• Maintain professional competencies and appropriate licensure and keep a record of such;
CMMHC’s Great Benefits:
• Medical and Dental Insurance (including fitness facility discounts of $20/month), HSA, FSA, Vision, Company Paid Employee Life Insurance, Voluntary Term Life, LTD, EAP, & Optional Supplemental Insurances.
• 403(b) retirement plan with a 5.5% employer contribution
• Paid Time Off
• Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement
All CMMHC sites are approved for the National Loan Repayment Program
Central Minnesota Mental Health Center provides person centered mental health and chemical health services to individuals and families in Benton, Sherburne, Stearns and Wright counties. We inspire hope and recovery, respond to the emerging needs of the community and support each other and our clients through an integrated approach to care.
To be a recognized leader in community health and recovery services.
• We are client driven
• We believe in Trauma Informed Care
• We believe in Integrated care
• We serve all individuals and families regardless of their ability to pay
• We respond to emerging needs in the community
• We acknowledge the value of every individual
• We collaborate
• We inspire hope
• We provide support to each other and our clients
• We believe in recovery
Central Minnesota Mental Health Center is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
To Apply please follow this secure link:
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