6767 Forest Hill Avenue, #234, Richmond VA 23225 voliver@thehopeinc.com 804-320-1395


Full Time
6767 Forest Hill Ave Richmond, VA 23225
Posted 2 years ago

H.O.P.E. Community Based Services

Mental Health Support Worker (QMHP-A)

I. Duties / Responsibilities:

This person, supervised by the Clinical Supervisor, works in conjunction with other personnel in order to provide community based Mental Health Support Services, including family and individual counseling, crisis intervention, case management, and life skills training to the client. Responsible for clinical documentation of services, including completion of assessments documents and service plans designed to meet the goals and objectives of clients. This position works in the community and a flexible schedule is required, including on-call crisis intervention.

II. Essential Job Functions:

  • provides counselor and training for individuals in specific life and social skills areas
  • provides case management services
  • provides transportation to appointments as needed
  • maintains documentation pertaining to client medical records, including completion of assessments and service plans
  • responsible for coordination and integration of services
  • performs other duties as assigned

III. Qualification Standards:

The minimum qualifications of a QMHP-A mean a person in the human services field who is trained and experienced in providing psychiatric or mental health services

  •  doctor of medicine or osteopathy licensed in Virginia
  • a doctor of medicine in osteopathy, specializing in psychiatry, and licensed in Virginia.
  • an individual with a master’s degree in psychology from an accredited college or university with at least one year of clinical experiences
  • a social worker, and an individual with at least a bachelor’s degree in a human services or related fields (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
  • a person with at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in an unrelated field that includes at least 15 semester credits (or equivalent) in human services field and has a least three years of clinical experience.
  • a Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Provider (CPRP) registered with the United States Psychiatric Rehabilitation Provider (CPRP) registered with the United States
  • a registered nurse licensed in Virginia with at least one year of clinical experience
  • any other licensed mental health professional

Clinical experience means providing direct services to individuals with mental illness, mental retardation or receiving gerontology or special education services. It includes supervised internships, practicums, and field experience.

A human services field includes social work, gerontology, psychology, psychiatric rehabilitation, special education, sociology, counseling, vocational rehabilitation, and human services counseling.

IV. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Knowledge of therapeutic interventions, life skills, case management, crisis intervention, knowledge of counseling skills.

Must demonstrate an appropriate level of academic skill necessary to effectively perform the responsibilities of this position.

Certification in First Aid and CPR.

Must maintain physical and emotional health to satisfactorily meet the demands of this position; In addition, evidence of a valid Virginia driver’s licensee is required.


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