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Department of Medical Assistance Services
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Board of Medical Assistance Services
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Amount, Duration, and Scope of Medical and Remedial Care and Services [12 VAC 30 ‑ 50]
Action Mental Health Skill-building Services
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ends 10/23/2015
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9/25/15  9:58 pm
Commenter: Heather Smith

Something missing?
 
A Licensed Mental Health Professional (LMHP) or a license-eligible mental health professional ("LMHP-E") must provide clinical supervision at regular intervals. (Face to face) [including initial assestment & reauthorization of services] License-eligible is defined as someone actively pursuing licensure. "Qualified Mental Health Professional-Child (QMHP-C)" means a person in the human services field who is trained and experienced in providing psychiatric or mental health services to children who have a mental illness. To qualify as a QMHP-C, the individual must have the designated clinical experience and must either: (i) be a doctor of medicine or osteopathy licensed in Virginia; (ii) have a master's degree in psychology from an accredited college or university with at least one year of clinical experience with children and adolescents; (iii) have a social work bachelor's or master's degree from an accredited college or university with at least one year of documented clinical experience with children or adolescents; (iv) be a registered nurse with at least one year of clinical experience with children and adolescents; (v) have at least a bachelor's degree in a human services field or in special education from an accredited college with at least one year of clinical experience with children and adolescents, or (vi) be a licensed mental health professional. "Qualified Mental Health Professional-Eligible (QMHP-E)" means a person who has: (i) at least a bachelor's degree in a human service field or special education from an accredited college without one year of clinical experience or (ii) at least a bachelor's degree in a nonrelated field and is enrolled in a master's or doctoral clinical program, taking the equivalent of at least three credit hours per semester and is employed by a provider that has a triennial license issued by the department and has a department and DMAS-approved supervision training program. "Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional (QIDP)" means a person who possesses at least one year of documented experience working directly with individuals who have intellectual disability (mental retardation) or other developmental disabilities and one of the following credentials: (i) a doctor of medicine or osteopathy licensed in Virginia, (ii) a registered nurse licensed in Virginia, or (iii) completion of at least a bachelor's degree in a human services field, including, but not limited to sociology, social work, special education, rehabilitation counseling, or psychology. "Qualified Paraprofessional in Mental Health (QPPMH)" means a person who must, at a minimum, meet one of the following criteria: (i) registered with the United States Psychiatric Association (USPRA) as an Associate Psychiatric Rehabilitation Provider (APRP); (ii) has an associate's degree in a related field (social work, psychology, psychiatric rehabilitation, sociology, counseling, vocational rehabilitation, human services counseling) and at least one year of experience providing direct services to individuals with a diagnosis of mental illness; or (iii) has a minimum of 90 hours classroom training and 12 weeks of experience under the direct personal supervision of a QMHP-Adult providing services to individuals with mental illness and at least one year of experience (including the 12 weeks of supervised experience). QMHPs must have with at least one year of clinical experience providing direct services (developing, conducting, and approving assessments and individual service plans or treatment plans) to persons with a diagnosis of mental illness. QIDPs (Formerly QMRPs) must have at least one year of documented experience providing direct services (i.e., developing, conducting, and approving assessments and individual service plans) with individuals with a diagnosis of an intellectual disability (mental retardation) or other developmental disabilities. A QMHP is a person in the human services field who is trained and experienced in providing psychiatric or mental health services to individuals who have a primaiy or secondary psychiatric diagnosis A LMHP is a person who is licensed in Virginia as a physician, clinical psychologist, professional counselor, clinical social worker, marriage and family therapist, a psychiatric clinical nurse specialist or a psychiatric nurse practitioner Governor’s Access Plan, known as GAP QMHPs are also not permitted to conduct the service specific provider intake QMHPs are not permitted to render Crisis Intervention services. perfect job Qualifications: Completion of a Master’s Degree in social work, sociology, psychology, or licensure track related human service field and some clinical experience, preferably working in a day treatment or similar program for serious emotionally disturbed children. A valid Virginia Drivers License is required for employment. Must meet the criteria of a Licensed or Licensed Eligible Mental Health Professional per the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) standards by being registered as a supervisee with the Virginia Department of Health Profession
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