BHA Scope of Practice

BHA IBHA IIBHA IIIBHA Practitioner
Practice
Areas
Wellness Promotion
Education
Advocacy
Community Needs Assessment
Screening
Intake
Referral
Crisis Management
Case Management
Orientation to Services
Life Skills Development
Psychoeducation
Individual & Group Interventions
Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Assessment
SUD Diagnosis
SUD Treatment Planning
SUD Treatment Implementation
Community Readiness Assessment
Individual, Group, Family Counseling

Treatment Planning & Implementation for Co-Occurring Disorders
Child/Youth Services
Clinical Case Review
Quality Assurance Case Review
BHA Mentoring
Child-Centered Interventions
Day-to-day Clinical SupervisionMaster’s level or above clinicianMaster’s level or above clinicianMaster’s level or above clinicianMaster’s level or above clinician
Program OversightLicensed clinician, or
MD with postgraduate residency or board certification in psychiatry, or
RN with Master’s degree with psychiatric/MH specialty
Licensed clinician, or
MD with postgraduate residency or board certification in psychiatry, or
RN with Master’s degree with psychiatric/MH specialty
Licensed clinician, or
MD with postgraduate residency or board certification in psychiatry, or
RN with Master’s degree with psychiatric/MH specialty
Licensed clinician, or
MD with postgraduate residency or board certification in psychiatry, or
RN with Master’s degree with psychiatric/MH specialty