Under the supervision of the Director of IDD Crisis Services (South), the Crisis Respite QMHP will provide services to persons with IDD, mental illness, substance use or any co-occurring disorders who are in the Crisis Respite Home. The Crisis Respite QMHP will provide case management to include crisis intervention and follow up services, relapse and crisis prevention services, screening and referrals to community resources and providers, individual and group skills training and psychosocial interventions. In addition, the Crisis Respite QMHP will complete intake protocols; person centered recovery plans, and discharge planning in an environment that provides a safe and secure short-term stabilization of crisis symptoms.
The Crisis Respite QMHP will be able to collaborate with law enforcement, the medical community, schools, families and social service agencies to assist persons in crisis. The individual must possess strong knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques and practices of working with individuals experiencing a crisis and have the ability to communicate effectively with diverse cultures and socio-economic populations.
The Crisis Respite QMHP is responsible for documentation of all interactions with individuals within the 24-hour time-frame, to include progress notes, admission and discharge notifications, individual or group sessions and any other required documentation. Will have after hours/weekend/holiday on-call duties shared with unit staff.
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field. Must have a Texas Driver’s License and remain an approved driver throughout employment.|
Preferred Qualifications: One year of experience in mental health assessment and/or crisis intervention and screening; Experience with IDD and Behavioral Health populations. Degree in psychology, social work, counseling or a related human services field.
|Salary Amount||$18.70 - $19.70/hr|
|Closing Date||Open until filled|