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ADMISSIONS

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Queer Therapy Network Mental Health Professional Houston Chapter provides a safe and supportive network for LGBTQIA+ certified and postgraduate mental health professionals to service queer community members and their families with free or low cost mental health services, support, and resources.

Admission is open to the first 155 combined certified and postgraduate queer mental health professionals who meets the eligibility requirements and completes the application process. All mental health professionals are welcome to apply but priority will go to queer mental health professional members. Membership benefits include access to chapter events and activities, networking opportunities, and professional development resources. QTNMHPHC is the perfect place for queer-affirming mental health professionals and postgraduates looking for support and resources related to queer mental health.

 QTNMHPHC Admission Requirements 

CMHPs - Certified Mental Health Professionals / TMHPs - Training Mental Health Professionals / BH - Behavioral Health

  • Must have a valid Texas state ID / Drivers ID

  • Must undergo a Background Check

  • Must have a background in Behavioral Health with a minimum of 2yrs experience.

  • Behavioral Health Degree, Certificate of Completion or Enrollment in an accredited BH training program.

  • Complete QTN MHP Course Certification Modules 101-306 upon admission/hire.

  • CMHPs (Minimum of 20 community therapy service hours in the FTRQMH Community per month.)

  • TMHPs (Minimum of 30 supervised community therapy service hours in the FTRQMH Community per month.)

QTNMHPHC Application Process 

Queer Therapy Network MHP Houston Chapter is the first and only queer-affirming  lead mental health network of certified and postgraduate LGBTQIA+ mental health professionals collectively made up of LGBTQ+ identifying mental health care professionals, community members, supporters, allies, and organizations who are committed to providing inclusive queer-affirming mental health care. 

1. Complete the online admission application.

2. Submit your Application, Photo ID/Drivers ID and certification documents or proof of enrollment.

3. Your application will be thoroughly reviewed and you will be notified via email to complete background check.

4. Once background has returned you will be notified via email of your acceptance and curriculum.

Benefits of joining QTNMHPHC

Queer Therapy Network offers a variety of benefits to its mental health professional members, including:

- Flexible Scheduling

- Financial Assistance

- Peer Support and Networking

- Access to Exclusive Mental Health Groups, Blogs, Forums in FTRQMHC

- Additional Resources and Mental Health Trainings through Partnered Organizations

- Discounts on Therapy-related Products and Services

 - Advocacy and Networking Opportunities.

Graduation Day

QTNMHPHC Graduation Honors Ceremony

Ceremony Hello!

 

Queer Therapy Network MHP Houston Chapter believes in celebrating and honoring those who are doing the work in the LGBTQIA+ community and are the change-makers and innovators of queer mental health. This event will be a time to celebrate the accomplishments of our members and to recognize the hard work and dedication of our mental health professionals. All Graduate Honorees will receive:

  • Graduation Ceremony (Guest Speaker TBA)

  • QTNMHPHC Crowned Valedqueertorian

  • Certified MHP Mentorship Honor

  • Certificate of Completion Honorary Walk 

  • Rainbow Celebratory Dinner

  • Rainbow Reception Celebration

If you are a queer mental health professional or ally working in the mental health field we invite you to join us for this special event. The Queer Therapy Network Mental Health Professional Houston Chapter Graduation and Honors Ceremony will be held yearly in September. The event will be held at The Montrose Center, located at 401 Branard Street, Houston, TX 77006 4 pm to 6 pm. and we hope you will join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of our members and honor the hard work and dedication of our mental health professionals.

 

Sincerely, 

QTNMHPHC Founder & Team 

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