Mental Health Practitioner (MHPR)

Northeastern MN
Full Time
Part Time
Mental Health Practitioner

AHL Healthcare Group is opening an Intensive Residential Treatment Services (IRTS) facility and is seeking Mental Health Practitioners (MHPR) to join our growing team!


The MHPR works one on one with Recipients, creating and implementing the Recipient’s Individual Treatment Plan (ITP). The MHPR develops and provides services that improve a person’s overall well-being, conducts groups, educates Recipient’s on Illness Management and Recovery (IMR), Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT) when appropriate, independent living skills and developing a Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP).


Benefits: Full-time employees are eligible for health insurance contributions, paid time off (PTO) accrual, group dental and supplement insurance, performance-based increases, longevity bonuses, flexible scheduling, Employee Assistance Program, and more.

Hours of Position: Full time or Part Time available – Monday through Sunday (multiple shifts open) with every other weekend rotation

Compensation: $19-21/hr based on experience


  • Ability to multitask. Strong communicator.
  • Enjoys conducting groups. Effective team member.
  • Ability to pass MVR check, maintain a valid driver’s license and insurance and a state background check clearance.
  • Prior Leadership experience preferred
  • Prior IRTS, crisis, group home or mental health inpatient experience preferred
  • 2+ years of Mental Health Experience

Must Qualify as an MHPR:

  • A baccalaureate degree (or higher) in a field related to human services, and 1-year FT work experience* OR
  • An associate degree in a field related to human services, and 2 years FT work experience* OR
  • A diploma in a field related to human services from an accredited postsecondary institution, and 3 years FT work experience* OR
  • A minimum of 50 hours of education and training related to human services and disabilities AND 4 years FT work experience* under the supervision of a staff person who meets the qualification identified in 1-3 above.

(*work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Writing Individual Treatment Plans and developing person-centered IMR and IDDT programming for individuals to learn and implement DHS required services such as recovery strategies, building social supports, using medications effectively, reducing relapses, etc.
  • Oversee implementation of the person-centered ITP, which includes a 10-day, 30- day and 60-day updates as well as creating a WRAP.
  • Provide feedback to and coordinate with the mental health professional on all DHS required documentation.
  • Complete a discharge summary upon planned or unplanned discharge.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of Recipient’s history, strengths, vulnerabilities, Individual Abuse Prevention Plan and emergency procedures.
  • General knowledge of social services, DHS documentation, reporting requirements and confidentiality.
  • Ability to complete an admission assessment, functional assessment and LOCUS.
  • Ability to create and follow Recipient’s ITP and use creative ways to encourage participation and successful staff implementation.
  • Training and oversight of MHRW, Certified Peer Specialists, and new staff.
  • Provide education and training of healthy coping skills, medication compliance, effective self-care and coordination of care for community services.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and use time management skills to train staff on new clients and communicate back with teams.
  • Implement ITP/support plans as written and document progress directly following the shift with documentation written legibly and in a professional manner.
  • Providing assistance with paperwork that is pertinent to continuation of services as needed for individual Recipients.
  • Ability to respond to crisis, delegate tasks and de-escalate as part of a team.


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