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Position: Part-Time (6 hrs/week) Mental Health Professional (QMHP, LPC, LCPC, LSW, LCSW)

Facility: Pennington County Jail

Location: Thief River Falls, MN

Up to $50/hr for qualified candidates!

Job Description

The Mental Health Professional is responsible for providing mental health services to detainees while working directly with clients, team members, and facility staff, and maintaining a professional relationship with all staff and detainees.

  • Provide mental health assessment and evaluation of detainees referred by facility staff or identified by prescreening (booking or nursing).
  • Provide individual and/or group therapeutic services.
  • Assist custody and medical staff in the monitoring of mental health for referred detainees.
  • Coordinate with custody and medical staff in the management and treatment of detainees with mental health and/or behavioral concerns.
  • Monitor and provide therapeutic support of segregated/isolated detainees.
  • Support and supplement the activities of county mental health services in the stabilization of at-risk detainees.
  • Coordinate with county mental health services for continuity of care and discharge planning via sharing of pertinent patient information.
  • Complete documentation of assessment and treatment, as well as maintain records for referral tracking and CQI.
  • Facilitate training on mental health-related issues as requested.
  • Adhere to work schedule.

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in a behavioral/social science field (e.g., Psychology, Social Work) from an accredited college or university and current licensure with clinical specialty in the state from the appropriate state licensing board.
  • Must be able to practice independently.
  • Coursework and professional experience that indicates knowledge of mental health counseling, group and individual psychotherapy, diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders, psychological assessment techniques, crisis intervention, and mental health consultation.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance.


Pennington, Minnesota

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Part-time Hourly

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