• Welcome to Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce

    The Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce is a membership based organization which serves its member businesses and the community. We are located in the heart of West Central Minnesota’s premier lakes country destination, Otter Tail County. With its nearly 1100 lakes, rivers, streams and trails offering an abundance of recreational options, its a great place to grow your business.

    We serve as the lead advocate and resource for our members and to create partnerships that foster a healthy business climate.

  • Mental Health Practitioner

    Solutions Behavioral Healthcare Professionals
    Job Description

    We are a growing agency based in Moorhead, MN that offers its employees opportunities for growth within the company, continuing education, and the ability to serve local people.

    The Company: Solutions is a non-profit agency serving the mental health needs of Minnesota and North Dakota communities. We are known for the great care we take with clients and employees alike. As our Mission states, we are Leaders in Practice, Privileged in Mission.

    · Our mission is to provide high quality, accessible mental health and human services.

    · We believe that change is possible and our person-centered services are designed to empower independence.

    The Position: We’re looking for Mental Health Practitioners. The pay range we’re offering is $16.35 - $21.53, depending on education and experience.

    · We offer a variety of benefits such as health, dental, vision and life insurance.

    · We also offer 401(k), flexible spending plans, long term disability insurance and access to Aflac products.

    Requirements: Must be qualified in one of the following ways.

    · Has completed at least 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours in behavioral sciences or related fields and has at least 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to adults or children with:

    • Mental illness, substance abuse disorder or emotional disturbance, or
    • Traumatic brain injury or developmental disabilities and completes training on mental illness, recovery from mental illness, mental health de-escalation techniques, co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse, and psychotopic medications and side effects.

    · Is working in a day treatment program; or has completed a practicum or internship that requires direct interaction with adults or children served, and is focused on behavioral sciences or related fields.

    · Has at least 4,000 hours of supervised work experience in the delivery of services to adults or children with any of the following:

    • Mental illness, substance abuse disorder or emotional disturbance, or
    • Traumatic brain injury or developmental disabilities and completes training on mental illness, recovery from mental illness, mental health de-escalation techniques, co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse, and psychotropic medications and side effects.

    · Has a bachelor’s or master’s degree with any of the following:

    • Holds a master’s or other graduate degree in behavioral sciences or related fields
    • Holds a bachelor’s degree in behavioral sciences or related fields and completes a practicum or internship that 1) requires direct interaction with adults or children served, and 2) is focused on behavioral sciences or related fields.

    Responsibilities:

    · Provide services to improve functioning of the child/adult client and support the family in daily activities and community living.

    · Assisting the child/adult client as needed with skills development.

    · Observing and intervening to redirect inappropriate behavior.

    · Implementing de-escalation techniques.

    · Assisting the parents to develop and use parenting skills to help the child achieve goals outlined in the treatment plan.

    · Provide crisis assistance services when needed.

    · Represent the agency in a positive light by being respectful toward clients and co-workers.

    · Perform in an ethical manner and maintain professional boundaries.

    The Location: Solutions is based in Moorhead, MN. We also have offices in Fargo, Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Alexandria and St. Cloud. We are hiring for Mental Health Practitioners at our Fergus Falls office.

    Why Should You Apply?

    · Solutions believes in growing and promoting employees from within.

    · We offer a great benefit package to our employees.

    · We offer flexible schedules and value a good work/life balance.

    · Solutions values training and continuing education opportunities for employees.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Experience:

    • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

    Education:

    • Bachelor's (Preferred)

    Benefits:

    • Health insurance
    • Dental insurance
    • Vision insurance
    • Retirement plan
    • Paid time off
    • Parental leave
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