OBJECTIVE/OVERVIEW: This position is one of 6 positions which provide “Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS).” This service or function is defined in State Statute as providing skill building, education and training to people experiencing serious mental illness (SMI adults) which are rehabilitative and enable the recipient to develop and enhance psychiatric stability, social competencies, personal and emotional adjustment, independent living, parenting skills, and community skills, when these abilities are impaired by the symptoms of mental illness. The clinic is certified by the State of Minnesota to provide these services to eligible participants. The scope of the work and the requirements for supervision of the work is found in MN Statute and in the MN Health Care Provider Manual published by the Department of Human Services.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: This position reports to the ARMHS Program Manager who is licensed mental health professional.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & PERCENTAGE FOR EACH FUNCTION: 1. Provide ARMHS services to adults with mental illness in their home, at CUHCC or in other community settings that focus on basic living and social skills training and community intervention. (100%) a. Provide culturally competent ARMHS services utilizing Illness, Management and Recovery (IMR) intervention protocols that promote recovery from illness and improved functioning. b. Prepare and complete mandated documentation within prescribed timelines including intake assessments, functional assessments, individual treatment plans, progress notes, safety assessments and periodic evaluation. c. Assist the client in arranging crisis assessment, intervention and stabilization services. d. Coordinate services with the client’s other mental health service providers, such as a case manager, upon consent of the client. e. Develop treatment plans and goals with the client seeking services. Assess functioning impairments through the functional assessment tool. f. Offer individual and group interventions and meet weekly client encounter targets. g. Participate in clinical and administrative supervision for cases, participate in weekly team meetings, trainings and field evaluation of care. h. Meet mandated annual requirements for ongoing mental health training. i. Arrange for the recipient to access psychiatry and/or medical care as outlined in their service plan, including assistance with transportation. May act as interpreter for psychiatry, medical or other mental health outpatient clinic service visits.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
1. Mental health practitioners providing services for the treatment of mental illness, who are not eligible for enrollment, must be under clinical supervision of a mental health professional and must be qualified in at least one of the following ways: A. BA/BS in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields including but not limited to social work, psychology, or nursing from an accredited college or university AND: At least 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness OR is fluent in the non-English language group of the ethnic groups CUHCC serves. B. has at least 6,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness; C. is a graduate student in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields and is formally assigned by an accredited college or university to an agency or facility for clinical training or D. holds a master’s or other graduate degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university and has less than 4,000 hours’ post-master’s experience in the treatment of mental illness.
2. A valid Minnesota driver’s license and access to a vehicle with insurance coverage to make home and agency visits and transport clients as needed.
In addition to the above criteria CUHCC requires: • Fluency in written and spoken English • Proven technical writing skills to meet Medicaid documentation requirements. • Ability to utilize and complete all documentation processes in an electronic billing and health record format.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Transportation to make home and agency visits. • Experience working with clients with mental illness. • Experience working in community mental health clinic. • Language proficiency in one of CUHCC’s dominant languages (written and spoken) Somali, Hmong, Spanish, Laotian, Vietnamese or Cambodian.
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