Accend Services

  • Children's Mental Health Provider (Duluth Location)

    Job Locations US-MN-Duluth
    Posted Date 7 months ago(4/5/2018 2:22 PM)
    # of Openings
    Human Services
  • Overview

    Accend provides responsive, client-centered, and recovery-focused community-based counseling, rehabilitative and case management services designed to restore health and maximize quality of life, independence & functioning for adults and children diagnosed with mental illness and behavioral disorders. To accommodate the schedules of the children and families we serve, evening and weekend hours are required for this position.

    Type Part-time & Full-time, not less than 0.6 FTE
    Location Duluth
    Pay Hourly, $16-$22.25 per hour


    Children's Mental Health Practitioners work as part of an integrated treatment team, adhering to high quality standards to serve children diagnosed with mental illness by doing the following:

    • Assessing functional strengths, resources and needs
    • Developing individualized, person-centered treatment/community support plans
    • Implementing the interventions identified in the plan
    • Referring persons served to other needed services, resources & supports coordinating and monitoring the quality these services
    • Maintaining detailed records of all activities


    Children's Mental Health Practitioners must meet one of the following qualifications. If your qualification is based all or in part on work experience, include the employer, total work hours (estimated), and type of clients served on your application or resume. Proof of experience is required during the screening process. Group-home experience does qualify.

    • Master’s Degree in one of the behavioral arts and sciences; or
    • Bachelor’s Degree and experience: A Bachelor’s degree in one of the behavioral arts and sciences and one year of full-time (2000 hours) of clinically supervised delivery mental health services; or
    • GED + three years of full-time (6000 hours) clinically supervised delivery mental health services.
    • Experience working with children is required.

    For practitioners working with a majority of clients from non-english-speaking or immigrant populations:

    • Is fluent in the non-English language of the ethnic group to which at least 50 percent of the practitioner's clients belong;
    • Completes 40 hours of training (provided by Accend or by a previous employer) in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness; and
    • Receives clinical supervision from a mental health professional at least once a week until the requirement of 2,000 hours of supervised experience is met.

    *For adult mental health services, behavioral arts and sciences includes social work and psychology. Related fields include nursing, occupational therapy, rehabilitation and vocational rehabilitation. Other acceptable related fields must include 30 semester college credits in the following core class areas: human services, psychology, social work and rehabilitation. A valid transcript is required to demonstrate the practitioner has the required qualifications.



    • Health Insurance
    • Competitive compensation and progressive pay scales
    • Dental Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
    • 401(K)
    • PTO
    • Flexible Scheduling Options
    • Paid Training & Career Development
    • Techonology, mileage, and other expense reimbursements


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