Qualified Mental Health Professional

Lake Charles, LA, USA

Job Type

Full Time, Contract

About the Role

Responsibilities:

Provide Strength-based, solution-focused supportive therapeutic services in the community.

Be knowledgeable of your clients including their strengths, diagnosis, treatment goals and treatment plan.

Assess each recipient for Strengths, Resources, and Goals within first 30 days of treatment; provide Strength-based planning and treatment on an ongoing basis.

Ensure each recipient has an Individualized Crisis Recovery Plan on file within 30 days to reduce risk of harm to self or others, identify precursors, reduce hospitalization, and restore stability.

Participate in collaborative meetings with Kingdom Expressions staff, other agencies or community and natural supports as needed.

Provide Crisis Intervention services to recipients as needed according to agency policies, procedures, and service definitions.

Communicate clients status on a regular basis, including, but not limited to changes in mood or functioning, medical issues and all crisis and health and safety issues.

Be knowledgeable of and adept at producing effective, clinical documentation of every contact with recipient.

Turning in notes on time according to policy. Document and communicate all difficulties contacting clients with appropriate office staff.

Be able, or willing to learn, to use computer interface to complete documentation for billing or other purposes as needed. (Share Note)

Attend all office training as well as regular clinical supervision sessions with Clinical Manager and/or Team Manager.

Document services provided regularly, concisely, and completely in accordance with clinical standards by office deadline.

Return phone calls promptly

Follow all safety rules

Obtain 20 training hours as required for a full time MHP or 16 training hours as required for a part time MHP yearly

Actively participate in all evaluations conducted by Rehabilitation Services.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications Required: A Mental Health Professional (MHP) must meet the following educational criteria:

  • A Master of Social Work degree; or

  • A Master of Arts, Science or Education degree in a mental health related field (an academic program with a curriculum content in which at least seventy percent of the required courses for the major field of study are based upon the core mental health disciplines); and

  • A minimum of fifteen (15) hours of graduate level course work and/or practicum experience in applied intervention strategies/methods designed to address behavioral, emotional and mental disorders, as a part of, or in addition to the masters degree.


Required Education:

  • Master’s Degree

  • 5 Years Of Experience in Behavioral Health


Job Location:

  • Lake Charles, LA


Job Types: Full-time, Contract


Experience:

  • Behavioral Health: 4 years

  • Social Work: 4 years

About the Company

With over 50 years of combined experience, our team of licensed healthcare professionals have provided support for both adults and children in the state of Louisiana and Georgia, aiding them in becoming their best selves.

Kingdom Expressions is a place for healing and restoration. A place where you can come for the answers and support to life's most complicated situations and circumstances. Our teams are interested in the holistic health of the community in which we live and serve.

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