The ARMHS (Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services) Provider is responsible for home- and community-based mental health services to individuals diagnosed with a mental illness and co-occurring disorders. Services provided will be within a family driven and trauma informed framework. The ARMHS Provider works under the direction and supervision of the ARMHS Program Supervisor.
- The Mental Health Practitioner shall meet the qualifications defined in Minnesota Statute 2545.462 subdivision 17;
- Experience and training in behavioral learning techniques, rehabilitation theory and practice;
- Complete initial and ongoing training requirements defined for the position to meet required standards;
- Valid Driver’s license, vehicle insured and in good condition; acceptable driving record;
- Computer literate; MS Office Suite, Outlook Email, Internet use, electronic health record software.
Implement services in the treatment plan for each recipient under the clinical supervision of a Mental Health Professional:
- Instruct, assist, and support recipient in areas such as: interpersonal communication skills, community resource utilization and integration skills, crisis assistance, relapse prevention skills, health care directives, budgeting and shopping skills, healthy lifestyle skills and practices, cooking and nutrition skills, transportation skills, medication education and monitoring, mental illness symptom management skills, household management skills, employment-related skills, and transition to community living services;
- In response to changes in mental status, symptoms or behavior that may put the recipient at risk, changes must be made in the ITP to ensure immediate and appropriate interventions are provided;
- Establish therapeutic relationships with assigned recipients and meet with each client as planned; Must have a good understanding of therapeutic boundaries;
- Reflect a philosophy that is respectful and appreciative of cultural and other differences that may be encountered when interacting with co-workers and in serving recipients;
- The position involves driving to client homes or various locations within the community where services are provided, and occasionally transporting recipients.
Complete assessments and maintain client documentation under the direction of the Mental Health Professional:
- Prepare Functional Assessments (FA), Level of Care Utilization System (LOCUS), Mental Health Information System (MHIS) reporting and develop individual treatment plans for assigned recipients; complete individual crisis plans annually; review and revise each document as required;
- Develop and maintain recipient files according to the requirements of Minnesota Statute 256B.0623; document all services provided accurately, completely and within required deadlines.
Coordinate services with other programs and providers:
- Participate in discharge planning process for recipient being discharged from an Intensive Residential Treatment Services facility or inpatient hospital setting;
- Consult with community agencies and families to maintain coordination of care in the treatment process; work collaboratively with a variety of community providers, employers, landlords, and families;
- Locate information and resources for a variety of client needs within the mental health, medical, housing and social services system.
Administrative and professional responsibilities:
- Meet the billing requirement of 20 face-to-face hours in a 40 hour work week or bill 50% of staff’s time if employed part-time;
- Familiarize self with Mental Health Care Provider Manual, Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) curriculum, Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment (IDDT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Complete training in Motivational Interviewing skills;
- Meet with the Mental Health Professional Clinical Supervisor at least once monthly for training and treatment plan review;
- Actively participate in staff meetings and supervision;
- Follow all current mandated reporter guidelines and always review suspicions and concerns with supervisor.
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