LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL
The LMHP serve as the liaison for all Medicaid related issues. The LMHP will also be responsible for supervising a team of Clinicians and direct care counselors, ensuring that all services provided are of the highest quality and that proper documentation is maintained. Duties include performing diagnostic clinical planning and counseling, including individual and family counseling and crisis intervention for youth and families in their school or home settings. Performs clinical case management and participates in all treatment team meetings in accordance with agency policies and procedures. The LMHP will be CPR and First Aid certified. In addition the position requires one year of behavior management/modification, and successful completion of a criminal history and central registry background investigation. This is a professional staff position, and therefore is exempt from the wage and hour provision of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
The LMHP is a Master’s Level clinician with at least 1 year experience working with at-risk youth in a residential or community based setting. The LMHP must be eligible for Louisiana licensure as a LCSW or LPC and must have good knowledge of community-based behavioral health principles, clinical services operations, and psychotherapeutic treatment techniques.
MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL (MHP) & MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST (MHS)
A master's degree (MHP) OR bachelor's degree (MHS) in psychology; social work; sociology; counseling; health services; hospital, public, health care or mental health administration; nursing; public health; education with a concentration in psychology or counseling; special education; or in a human services or behavioral science discipline as listed in the NOTE; plus three years of professional level experience providing mental health treatment. Graduate training beyond the master's degree in qualifying fields will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.