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Crisis Counselor

Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin Inc. Green Bay, WI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Family Services is a non-profit organization that protects, heals and cares for children and families throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Family Services is strongly committed to protecting children and vulnerable individuals from abuse and exploitation. When traumatic situations occur, our staff is there to assist the individual or family with their journey of healing and recovery. Family Services cares for individuals who are isolated, abandoned or just need help developing the skills to live successfully.

Our Crisis Center is seeking a full-time Crisis Counselor to work at our Green Bay location. Team members work a 2-2-3 rotation, enjoying every other three day weekend off!The Crisis Center provides responsive and professional crisis counseling services on a 24 hour basis to all residents of Brown County. The intent of the Crisis Center's services is to provide short-term and responsive crisis intervention services to individuals in crisis situations. The Crisis Counselor works to resolve the immediate emotional impact of the client's crisis situation. The Crisis Counselor may assist the client in activating their problem solving skills and developing some additional coping strategies to resolve his/her conflicts. The Crisis Center offers short-term intervention; it does not provide on-going therapy or case management. We work temporarily with clients of other systems to bridge the gap between immediate or emergency needs with long-term treatment or therapy programs. The Crisis Center attempts to form appropriate links between the immediate service needs of an individual in crisis and those community agencies that can serve their needs.

A Bachelor's degree in the Human Services field is required. Extensive training is provided to new hires so new graduates are encouraged to apply. Full-time staff with Masters degrees are provided the opportunity to earn their 3,000 hours. Successful candidates are committed to our mission and have a working knowledge of human growth and development, mental health, adolescent psychology, marital and family structure, and the impact of the environment on individual behavior. Candidates also need to be able to establish and maintain relationships within and outside the agency in a professional manner. Time management skills and the ability to meet work demands on a moderately independent basis are required in this role. A valid driver's license is also required.



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