Mental Health Skill-building Clinician (QMHP-A)
We are seeking motivated professionals for our Mental Health Skill-building Program. This program is designed to be goal-directed training to enable adult clients with mental illness achieve and maintain independence and community stability.
This is a community-based position and involves training that is focused on the following areas with clients:
- Functional skills and appropriate behavior related to the individual’s health & safety
- Activities of daily living
- Use of community resources
- Assistance with medication management
- Monitoring health, nutrition, and physical condition
Compass provides services in all seven cities of Hampton Roads (Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Hampton, Newport News, Hampton, and Suffolk).
Candidates for this position must meet criteria to be a Qualified Mental Health Professional- Adult (QMHP-A). A bachelor’s or master’s degree in human services or a related field (e.g. counseling, psychology, social work) and at least 1500 hours of documented clinical experience with adults who have a DSM diagnosis is required for QMHP-A registration.
This position requires registration with the Board of Counseling as a QMHP-Adult. Candidates who have already completed the registration process are preferred.
At a minimum, candidates should initiate the registration process prior to interviewing with Compass. Registration applications must be completed online at www.dhp.virginia.gov/counseling_forms.htm