Mocars Mental Health Liaison

Ozarks Medical Center West Plains , MO 65775

Posted 3 weeks ago

The Community Mental Health Liaison (CMHL) is part of the person-centered integrated team and works with local systems in the community to coordinate care for individuals with behavioral health needs. The CMHL will work closely with law enforcement officers, court officials, physicians, mental health treatment teams, and other community agencies.

Reports to the Clinical Manager. Coordinate services and develop local systems of care for individuals with behavioral health needs who have come to the attention of law enforcement officials and court staff. Participate on local law enforcement Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT) or other initiatives that assist law enforcement in dealing with individuals with behavioral health needs.

Work with treatment providers (case managers, therapists, psychiatrists, etc) to reduce the frequency of high use persons# involvement with law enforcement and the courts and/or length of time between contacts. Increase law enforcement personnel#s and court personnel#s knowledge about how to identify persons with behavioral health issues, best practices for dealing with people with behavioral health issues, and the available community mental health resources to address behavioral health issues. Follow-up with both new and existing clients to monitor treatment.

If a person is not attending treatment, continue to encourage treatment and, where possible, resolve potential barriers. Coordinate with ACI, assist law enforcement, family members, and/or friends in filing petitions for involuntary detention with the probate court for those individuals who present a likelihood of serious harm due to a mental disorder or substance use. Provide, coordinate, or announce trainings on the following topics to people in the catchment area to increase awareness about behavioral health issues: civil commitment procedures, CIT training for law enforcement, Mental Health First Aid training, suicide prevention, guardianship procedures, and basic knowledge of mental health and/or co-occurring disorders Maintain a current list of all key law enforcement and court contact information in the catchment area. Adheres to departmental standard of care and operates within professional code of ethical behavior including corporate compliance with all OMC, HCFA, JCAHO, CARF, and DMH documentation and billing requirements.

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Mocars Mental Health Liaison

Ozarks Medical Center