The Qualified Mental Health Professionals (child) are responsible for the completion ISP and the day-to-day implementation of an individual’s ISP. The Qualified Mental Health Professional (child) will be supervised by the LMHP. A QMHP-C is a person in the human services field who is trained and experienced in providing psychiatric or mental health services to children who have a mental illness. Qualified Mental Health Professionals (child) will be responsible for providing individuals with quality and professional services. QMHP-C will support individuals/families in areas of reducing out of the home placement that applies to the office DBHDS, the Office of Human Rights and DMAS Regulatory Guidelines.
To qualify as a QMHP-C, the individual must have the designated clinical experience and must either (i) be a doctor of medicine or osteopathy licensed in Virginia; (ii) have a master's degree in psychology from an accredited college or university with at least one year of clinical experience with children and adolescents; (iii) have a social work bachelor's or master's degree from an accredited college or university with at least one year of documented clinical experience with children or adolescents; (iv) be a registered nurse with at least one year of clinical experience with children and adolescents; (v) have at least a bachelor's degree in a human services field or in special education from an accredited college with at least one year of clinical experience providing direct services to children and adolescents with a diagnosis of Mental illness, or (vi) be a licensed mental health professional.
❑ Valid operator’s driving license
❑ Satisfactory Criminal Records Report and Child Registry Background Check
❑ TB-Test with results of not having TB in a contagious form.
❑ Behavior management techniques (Physical Intervention Training)
❑ Individual Support Plans
❑ DBHDS, Human Rights and DMAS Regulatory Guidelines
❑ Supervising individuals with a wide variety of support needs
❑ Able to write and develop progress notes, quarterly reports, ISPs and other related documentation.
❑ Able to effectively communicate client needs, delivery of services, and other related needs
❑ Satisfactorily complete all required training in First Aid, CPR, Medication Management, Behavioral Intervention, etc.
❑ Provide supervision and support for individual’s risk level of being removed from the home.
❑ Provide family sessions that include at least one legal guardian
❑ Performs initial social history; involved in preparation of treatment plan and updates.
❑ Maintain compliance with all funding source regulations, rules, and documentation requirements to ensure timely approval of all service authorizations and re-authorizations for our clients.
❑ Assist with crisis coordination and related clinical support, to include the potential for 24/7 emergency availability and response.
❑ Keep current QMHP-C registration up to date.
❑ Total direct care with individual and family. Respond to crisis calls or incidents involving individuals under direct care.
❑ Provides linkage to community-based services and supports; provides advocacy and support for family with these services..
❑ Conduct diagnostic assessments and intakes as authorized and supervised by a licensed clinician.
❑ Available for 24-hour crisis intervention and family support.
❑ Responsible for the development and implementation of Individual, Family, and Group treatment interventions as applicable for specific service area assignments.
❑ Typically, responsible for a case load of 4 IIH cases and continued stay authorizations.
❑ Engage individuals in individual and/or family sessions while providing psychoeducation, behavioral support and therapeutic interventions.
❑ Utilize verbal de-escalation techniques and strategies to assist the individual with maintaining self-control. Educate the individual on and assist them with utilizing coping skills to manage behaviors and emotions.
❑ Assess, evaluate and monitor the safety of individuals and others at all times.
❑ Develop treatment plans based on recommended goals identified in the individual’s assessment.
❑ Complete all required documentation which includes but not limited to, the tracking of all individualized behaviors, individual service plans, monthly reports, quarterly reports, discharge planning, progress notes and all related documentation in compliance with DMAS, Licensure and United Community Solutions standards.
❑ Engage in Care Coordination with other staff and community service providers to ensure the appropriateness of treatment modalities and services being provided.
❑ Maintain and renew all First Aid and CPR training and other required certifications necessary to carry out program services.
❑ Maintain quality health and safety management standards to protect the health, safety and welfare of individuals.
❑ Adhere to all United Community Solutions, LLC program policies and procedures
❑ Maintain knowledge of current services by attending workshops / seminars / conference
❑ Assist individuals with support needs according to their ISP.
❑ Implementing Individual Support Plans
❑ Maintaining up-to-date records and reports
❑ Implementing program services with outside agencies, organizations, and professionals
❑ Maintaining professional ethical standards
❑ Maintain confidentiality and security of individual service records
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