The Crisis Intervention Clinician is responsible for direct services with children, adolescents and their families including but not limited to evaluation/assessment; home & community based services; outreach; case and care management; individual and family and brief intensive therapies; crisis intervention; record keeping; as well as collaboration with other professionals, team members and related community services (including consultation and/or community and/or school placements). The Crisis Intervention Clinician assists in the development and implementation of the Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services.
1.To provide comprehensive evaluations, treatment plans and treatment of children, adolescents and families. This includes evaluation/assessment; home and community based services; outreach; case and care management; individual, group, family and intensive brief therapies, as well as crisis intervention.
2. To implement treatment plans (primarily crisis stabilization plans) that may include psychotherapy and clinically required support services including but not limited to translation, transportation (only as per agency policy) advocacy and linkage to other needed services.
3. To provide community based outreach and treatment services as defined by the treatment plan and/or client need, in a variety of settings including but not limited to: agency offices sites, client homes, schools, emergency rooms, shelters, police stations, etc.
4. To carry a pager and to be available to provide emergency mobile (in-home, community, emergency room, school-based, other) services including both phone and face to face interventions primarily during agency business hours but also on Holidays, weekends and after hours
5. Maintain contact and provide follow-up with families requiring this service. This may include daily home visits and home based therapies.
6. Maintain confidential and/or any other required program documents, including but not limited to insurance and/or managed care required documentation.
- Master’s Degree in marriage and family therapy, social work or related human services field
- At least a one year clinical internship working with children and/or adolescents or families is required
- A Connecticut license as a Marriage and Family Therapist, Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Doctorate Psychologist preferred. MSW candidates must possess a LMSW at a minimum
- Two years post graduate clinical experience working with children, adolescents or families is preferred
- Experience in family therapies as well as family systems theory and practice is preferred
- Valid driver's license with a good driving record
- Medical, Dental & Vision insurance
- Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
- Company paid Short- term disability
- Company paid long-term disability insurance
- 401 K Plan
- Discount Tuition
- Training and development Opportunities
- Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Free and confidential counseling
- Employee discounts on Verizon Wireless services
Wellmore is an EO employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.