Second Chances Comprehensive Services believes that children and adolescents are best served through preserving the family system. SCCS serves ages 5 thru adults age 65 who demonstrate a clinical necessity arising from conditions due to mental disorders, substance abuse, behavioral issues, or emotional illnesses.
Ongoing Hiring for Qualified Mental Health Professionals, Adults/Children. A Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) is an individual who is in the mental health profession and who is trained and experienced in providing psychiatric or mental health services to individuals who have a psychiatric diagnosis.
• Provides direct support, coaching, advice and education services to identified client and their families on a weekly basis for 9 to 10 hours per case.• DocumentationResponsibilities include: Individual Service Plans (ISP), monthly reports, quarterly reports, and completion of daily progress notes. 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 therapeutic recreation, 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.
• A minimum of 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