Outreach Specialist (QMHP A-C)

New Directions for Broken Familie
Newport News, VA
Oct 01, 2017
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Job Description


Job Title: Qualified Mental Health Professional Adult or Child)

Immediate Supervisor: Licensed Mental Health Professional/Case Manager

Position Responsibilities:
  • Provides direct support, coaching, advice and education services to identified client and their families on a weekly basis for 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 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; * 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

Newport News, VA


Sat, 30 Sep 2017 05:55:17 PDT