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Qualified Mental Health Professionals
Connecting Communities, LLC., is seeking Qualified Mental Health Professionals (QMHP-T, QMHP-C, QMHP-A) to provide Intensive In-home and Mental Health Skill Building Services in the Hampton Roads area. Full and part time positions are available. You must be registered with the Department of Health Professions as a QMHP-T, QMHP-A, and/or QMHP-C in order to be eligible for this position.
We offer a range of professional development services to support individuals ongoing professional learning and meet their specific needs. Working together in a true partnership, we’ll design a plan for collaborative, growth-focused professional learning that is fulfilling and enjoyable and impacts the individuals knowledge and practice. You can count on us to help you meet your professional goals for professional development and to build expertise and effectiveness. Our facilitation includes the key features of effective professional development:
• Is content-focused
• Incorporates active learning
• Supports collaboration, typically in job-embedded contexts
• Uses models and modeling of effective practice
• Provides coaching and expert support
• Offers opportunities for feedback and reflection
• Is of sustained duration
Investing in professional development services will positively impact your knowledge, satisfaction and, in turn, enhance your overall performance.
Connecting Communities is currently seeking Clinicians to provide community based clinical services for our youth, adults and families within the Hampton Roads area. Clinicians will administer direct services which provide structure, support, and therapeutic interventions to individuals receiving services from Connecting Communities, LLC. These services are provided in accordance with agency policies.
Clinician duties include:
- Performs initial and ongoing evaluations to assess diagnoses and treatment needs
- Develops, implements, evaluates and modifies individual service plans
- Performs individual, family, group counseling and crisis intervention
- Submits authorizations for services
- Provides clinical supervision to IIH and MHS QMHP’s
Ideal candidate will have experience with mental illness, have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, treat and manage cases for an ethnically diverse population experiencing mental illness, utilize effective and efficient time management skills, communicate effectively in writing and orally, adequately utilize agency and community resources, and possess leadership and supervisory skills. Candidate must also have knowledge and application of behavioral health interventions and theories.
Ideal candidate will possess a minimum of a master’s degree in counseling or social work from an accredited college or university. Clinician shall be a licensed mental health professional in the state of Virginia or deemed license-eligible and registered/participating in clinical supervision towards licensure. Clinician must also have a minimum of one year of experience providing direct services to individuals with mental health diagnosis.
Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT)
Connecting Communities is currently seeking Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT) to provide community based one-on-one Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy to youth and families within the Hampton Roads area. The RBT will provide direct services to youth with a DSM-V diagnosis. Our RBT’s will provide the following tasks: Use of ABA intervention strategies with the individual serviced, Collect data about the individual’s behaviors through direct observation, Teach individuals the specific behavior skills outlined in treatment plans, Assist BCBA as directed with behavior redirection assessments and skill acquisition plans, Provide linkages to support positive treatment outcomes, nurture individuals social skills, and Communicate behavioral intervention results to the parents and caregivers.
Ideal candidate will also excel in experience with mental illness, time management, organizational skills, being a self-starter, data collection skills, writing skills, communication skills, with colleagues, parents, community partners, as well as knowledge and application of ABA techniques.
Ideal candidate will possess:
- Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
- Complete the requisite 40 hours of training, overseen by either a BCBA, BCaBA, or BCBA-D
- Undergo a background check
- Complete and pass the RBT Competency Assessment
- Complete and pass the RBT exam
- Abide by the RBT Ethics Code