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Tri-County Mental Health Services Youth Crisis QMHP in Kansas City, Missouri

Youth Crisis QMHP


Title: Youth Crisis QMHP

ID: 4592

Department: Youth Crisis Services

Salary Range: N/A

Employment Status: Full-time



Provides direct clinical crisis intervention, assessment and referrals of at-risk youth.


The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

• Provides crisis assessment and referral, crisis face-to-face or phone calls.

• Provides care coordination with hospitals and other treatment providers.

• Collaborates with community partners to build relationships to support needs of at risk youth.

• Provides backup coverage as needed.

• Collaborates with agency leaders and DBH in implementing the Zero Suicide initiative at TCMHS.

• Provides clinical consultation as needed to all clinical staff in regards to crisis situations.

• Works alongside treatment team to ensure consumer and family engagement in services.

• Completes clinical documentation in AVATAR within 72 hours of service provided which clearly reflect interventions provided and necessity of those interventions.

• Maintains knowledge of agency technology programs and/or systems needed to do the job and uses them effectively.

• Maintains required training and certifications.

• Meets agency productivity standards.

• Actively participates in staff meetings.

• Other duties and/or responsibilities may be assigned by supervisor.



• Master’s Degree required

• Clinical (e.g. LPC, LCSW) or Provisional Licensure required (e.g. PLPC, LMSW)

• CPR/First Aid Certification

• Annual TB Testing

• Valid Driver’s license and state mandated minimum auto insurance required.

Experience Required:

• 2-3 years of position-related experience required.

Required Knowledge:

• Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point).

• Prior mental health and/or substance use knowledge required.

• Strong knowledge of clinical best practices in behavioral health and Trauma Informed Care practices.

• Strong clinical assessment skills, terminology, diagnoses, and best practice knowledge required.

• Prior healthcare technology software experience preferred.


• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Strong interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills.

• The ability to drive to various locations locally as needed.