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Hours Full-time
Location Hanover, Virginia

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The Qualified Mental Health Professional - Adult (QMHP-A) is responsible for supporting the care and treatment of individuals experiencing a mental health crisis who present with some level of disruption to their normal functional lives. The QMHP-A will work closely with the Field Responder and other program staff to ensure the supervision, safety, treatment and improved stability of individuals in the Crisis Stabilization program. The QMHP-A will support the individuals in achieving their treatment goals while assisting them through the program’s SRA System (Stabilize, Recognize & Actualize). All services will be guided by the individual’s ISP with a need for creative interventions, activities and efficient coping skills designed to enhance the individual towards increased management of their mental and emotional functioning. The QMHP-A will participate in group/individual sessions, accompany individuals to appointments and supervise treatment-focused activities in the community environment. This position will require concentrated efforts with the individual, as well as some supports being provided to their authorized representative, family members and designated supporters as a part of their discharge plan (as applicable). As all services will be guided by the individual’s ISP, the QMHP-A will play an essential role in the implementation of their treatment plan goals and objectives during their brief time in services.


The QMHP-A will work closely with other professional team members to ensure a concentrated, efficient and timely approach to stabilizing individuals and preparing for a more manageable return to their normal life activity. Leadership, professionalism, creativity, multitasker, ethical character, humility, efficient written and oral skills, favorable team approach, organizational skills, accountability and a keen knowledge of common mental health diagnoses and progressive treatment methods are all attributes which will be essential for the QMHP-A position. The completion of professional documentation to include individual/group session notes and treatment summaries will be critical to this position.


Required qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

Preferred qualifications:

  • Willing to travel locally
  • Access to personal devices for work: computer
  • Access to personal devices for work: smartphone - any type
  • Valid driver's license
  • Medical license/certification: CPR Certification
  • Medical license/certification: First Aid Certification

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Posting ID: 765780758 Posted: 2023-09-16 Job Title: Qualified Mental Health