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Mental Health Professional (QMHP A/C)

Company: Second Chances
Location: Emporia
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Second Chances Comprehensive Services believes that children and adolescents are best served through preserving the family system. SCCS serves ages 5 thru adults who demonstrate a clinical necessity arising from conditions due to mental disorders, substance abuse, behavioral issues, or emotional illnesses. Ongoing Hiring for Qualified Mental Health Professionals, Adults/Children. A Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) is an individual who is in the health profession and who is trained and experienced in providing psychiatric or mental health services to individuals who have a psychiatric diagnosis. Position Responsibilities: --- Provides direct support, coaching, advice and education services to identified client and their families on a weekly basis for 9 to 10 hours per case.--- Responsibilities of the ISP's, monthly, quarterly reports. Assists in planning of services.--- Provides parent education and support.--- Models and teaches problem-solving techniques.--- Provides a variety of interventions in client's home and community as appropriate and necessary. These interventions may be behavioral, social and recreational, as needed.--- Provides linkage to community-based services and supports; provides advocacy and support for family with these services.--- Teaching and training in IDL/ADL skills to address Mental Health Skills Building. Position Qualifications: --- A minimum of a bachelor's degree in human services or related field (social work, psychology, psychiatric rehabilitation, sociology, counseling, vocational rehabilitation, human services counseling or other degree deemed equivalent to those described) from an accredited college and with at least one year of clinical experience providing direct services to individuals with a diagnosis of mental illness;--- Must meet the Virginia Licensing Board criteria for QMHP-A/C and possess Knowledge of counseling skills and techniques--- Knowledge of mental health services and agencies--- Knowledge of mental health diagnosis--- Must successfully complete CPR, First Aid and behavioral management training--- Candidate must meet eligibility for employment through successful criminal and central registry check This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is: Dependable - more reliable than spontaneous, People-oriented - enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects, Adaptable/flexible - enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
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Keywords: Second Chances, Suffolk , Mental Health Professional (QMHP A/C), Healthcare , Emporia, Virginia

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