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Mental Health Professional (QMHP-A or C)

Mental Health | Portsmouth, VA | Full Time and Part Time

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Mental Health Care Professional (QMHP A/C)

DESCRIPTION: This position works directly with program participants in a structured

environment or community setting to develop social and psychological treatment plans aimed at

cultivating new interests, self-confidence and interpersonal relationship skills. This position is

expected to perform a number of tasks including assessing client needs and providing access to the

appropriate services including treatment, rehabilitation and other related service linkages;

monitors cases for progress and acts as an advocate for the client.


Reviews referrals to determine appropriate course of action

Develops & implements individualized treatment plans with measurable goals and objectives;

Develops & implements comprehensive discharge plans

Prepares client progress reports as required by DMAS and licensing guidelines

Provides individual and group psycho-educational support for clients;

Coordinates, prepares and maintains all required documentation in a timely and accurate manner;

Participates in case conferences and treatment team reviews of client progress

Develops community resources to support individuals in attaining services such as housing,

additional mental health care, psychiatric medication, medical resources, financial assistance, legal

advocacy, etc.; empowers clients by educating them on how to seek and utilize these services

Participates in debrief sessions, weekly supervision, agency wide and other meetings, training and

development opportunities as determined appropriate by supervisor;

Transportation of clients if necessary

Adheres to all client confidentiality requirements and standards

Other duties as assigned


Meets the qualifications of a Qualified Mental Health Professional Adult (QMHP-A), (QMHP-C) Certification must be included on resume to  be considered.

*1 year of experience required