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18 Career Opportunities at Human Development Center


New Posting C-ACT Clinician
Being a therapist on the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) provides a unique opportunity to work as part of a multidisciplinary team providing services to adults with mental illness. Psychiatrists, nurses, and case managers work as a team to provide intensive services to clients in their homes and in the community to prevent hospitalization and maximize community integration. Community integration includes the ability to have a job, friends, and safe, affordable housing. Mental health professional/case managers have a specific skills and training to assist clients to achieve these goals.

Care Coordinators maintain responsibility coordinating and providing services for adults/children who have been diagnosed with a mental illness. This position works with a multi-disciplinary team of internal and external providers.

The Certified Peer Specialist (Peer Specialist) will provide behavioral health services that foster supportive peer relationships with clients in the various community support programs. The PS by definition is a person in recovery who will utilize her or his personal recovery experience to instill a sense of hope and optimism for persons in recovery. Applicants must have completed the DHS State approved training and be certified as a Peer Specialist.

New Posting Support Staff
Provide front desk/reception support in busy community mental health center. Duties include answering phones; scheduling appointments; processing referrals; provide provider support; data entry; maintaining computerized scheduling system; checking in clients & completing client paperwork; greet & provide information and assistance to clients & visitors. Proposed work hours would be between 8:00-7:00 pm Monday – Friday with a maximum of 40 hours a week.

Unique blend of direct patient care and management. Evaluate and treat psychiatric patients with chronic and acute mental health problems across the lifespan. Supervise RNs, LPNs, and other staff as assigned. Exciting opportunity to be part of multi-disciplinary Assertive Community Treatment program (ACT). This position will require travel between locations on designated clinic days and possible locations would include; Duluth, Cloquet, Virginia.

The Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) will provide direct outpatient substance use disorder counseling and support to individuals and families experiencing addiction, and will assist the program director with all aspects of outpatient treatment program operations. The LADC will provide individual, family, and group addiction counseling, and will also be responsible for working with and providing education to a diverse population of individuals, families, and groups within the community. The LADC will have working relationships and be familiar with other service providers and community resources, and will be able to provide information and support, and make referrals to best meet client need.

Utilize the patient registry to link services, identify and manage care gaps and barriers, facilitate communication among BHH Services team members and other providers, coordinate recommendations for adjustments to treatment, reconcile medications, gather diagnostic results and close the loop on referrals or treatment. Provide information to the consumer about the purpose and services of the BHH, and the consumer’s rights and responsibilities.

Being a case manager on the Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT) provides a unique opportunity to work as part of a multidisciplinary team providing services to adults who have serious mental illness. Psychiatrists, nurses, and case managers work as a team to provide intensive services in clients’ homes and in the community to prevent hospitalization and maximize community integration. Community integration includes the ability to have a job, friends, and safe, affordable housing. Case managers have specific skills and training to assists clients to achieve these goals.

Therapist to provide outpatient mental health services to children, birth -18, and their families in-home and /or in clinic settings. Conduct diagnostic assessments and provide individual, family, and group therapy. Therapist to provide some therapeutic service within the schools. Work cooperatively with partnering agencies to address child and family needs. Must be able to work cooperatively and collaboratively within a team setting.

Case Managers maintain responsibility coordinating and providing services for adults and/or children who have been diagnosed with a mental illness. This position works with a multi-disciplinary team of internal and external providers.

Case Managers maintain responsibility planning, assessing, referring, and monitoring services for children who have been diagnosed with a mental illness. This position works with a multi-disciplinary team of internal and external providers.

Certified Peer Specialists ask questions, offer insight, and help service recipients as they become whole, resourceful, and capable of choosing what is best for them. Certified Peer Specialists use a strengths-based approach helping service recipients find and utilize their values, assets, and strengths while supporting them in achieving success. They recognize that it is normal for recovering service recipients to have gaps in their skills or development. The role of the specialist is to help service recipients recognize and fill these gaps with the skills needed. Certified Peer services focus on the present and future and are based on partnership with the recipient. The role of Certified Peer Specialists can be viewed on a continuum of services and falls between the role of recovery support individuals/recovery sponsor. Certified Peer Specialists ask questions, offer insight, and help service recipients as they become whole, resourceful, and capable of choosing what is best for them.

Assist families in accessing necessary services to meet mental health issues of children ages 0-18. Provide individual, group, and family skills training based on the treatment plan. Goals of the program are to improve the functioning of children in home, in school, and in the community. Requires flexible scheduling and some evening work in order to meet with families in their homes. Great opportunity to work with a multi-disciplinary team including therapists and child psychiatry.

Assist families in accessing necessary services to meet mental health issues of children ages 0-18. Provide individual, group, and family skills training based on the treatment plan. Goals of the program are to improve the functioning of children in home, in school, and in the community. Requires flexible scheduling and some evening work in order to meet with families in their homes. Great opportunity to work with a multi-disciplinary team including therapists and child psychiatry.

Case Managers maintain responsibility coordinating and providing services for adults who have been diagnosed with a mental illness. This position works with a multi-disciplinary team of internal and external providers.

Opportunity to work On-Call (nights and weekends) providing crisis response services as part of multi-agency team. Assignments are on rotation basis. Also, opportunity for Clinical Consult (current full licensure LPCC,LICSW, or similar).

Provide assessment, psychotherapy, crisis intervention and consultation for a caseload of primarily adults. If interested and if has appropriate experience, may see up to 25% children and/or adolescents if desired. This is an opportunity to work as part of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team, providing services to a broad spectrum of clients.

To work effectively within Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services and Outreach services that help clients to live more successfully and independently in the community. Have knowledge of, and be able to teach skills related to coping, relapse prevention, and basic household and living skills. Assessing needs and applying interventions appropriately. Be able to complete functional assessments and treatment plans and daily progress notes. Be able to maintain appropriate boundaries in a variety of settings and situations. Maintain a good working relationship with colleagues.