Mental Health Practitioner - Crisis / IRTS programs

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Jul 26, 2019
Aug 25, 2019
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

People Incorporated serves people with mental illness in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul metro area. In 2017, we reached over 12,000 individuals through more than 60 different programs. Helping people with mental illness requires great flexibility and creativity. That's why we start with the person first...developing innovative, effective services that provide the care, resources, and connections that will help each person in the best way possible. Join us in our mission to support mental health and wellness in our community through collaboration and integration of care!

We are seeking candidates for Mental Health Practitioner positions in our Crisis & IRTS Residences. If you want to gain exposure to a high volume of clients with complex diagnoses and co-occurring disorders then Crisis Residences are a great place for you to begin or grow your career. We provide stable and supportive environments to people who are in the midst of mental health crises. Staff collaborate with residents to develop stabilization goals and support progress toward individualized visions of wellness. Our Mental Health Practitioners create a supportive environment to better serve our clients. Responsibilities include:

  • Admitting new clients and assessing status to determine immediate needs
  • Conducting short therapeutic interventions and facilitating groups
  • Documenting observable behaviors and symptoms
  • Connecting clients with external or next step resources and discharging from the program
  • Attending supervision meetings, clinical review meetings and staff meetings and trainings
  • Working in a collaborative, team environment in order to provide the best support to our clients

We have Part-Time and Full-Time EVENING and WEEKEND positions

We have six Crisis and IRTS Residences located in St. Paul, Minneapolis and Coon Rapids. Our employees are the primary, stabilizing support for our clients so we are interested in the growth and development of these employees. We have full-time and part-time positions available. All of our positions include a weekend day and/or evening.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma/GED
  • 6,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of clinical services in the treatment of mental illness 


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Services
  • 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of clinical services in the treatment of mental illness


  • Master's Degree in Human Services / Behavior Sciences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using a variety of therapeutic modalities including crisis de-escalation, harm-reduction, and client-centered approaches

We value candidates who:

  • Are dedicated to providing person-centered services
  • Develop and maintain respectful and collaborative relationships with residents
  • Create effective working relationships with colleagues and community partners
  • Maintain confidentiality with all sensitive data
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to serving culturally diverse populations

People Incorporated offers a suite of comprehensive medical and dental benefits as well as competitive pay, paid time off and supervision toward professional licensure.  In addition our employees have access to a wide variety of trainings on mental health services topics.  The current list can be found on our website! Beginning November 1, 2018 People Incorporated grounds became tobacco free to promote health and wellness for the individuals we serve and for our employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, veterans or other status unrelated to job qualifications.

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