Crisis Intervention Specialist

Social Worker Crisis Intervention Specialist - Mobile Response - A children's program

PC Behavioral Healthcare Inc. is a nonprofit organization that has been providing mental health services to Monmouth County residents for almost 60 years. We provide services that focus on creating healthy lives for adults and children. The organization offers evidence-based treatment for adults and children with serious mental health diagnoses, substance abuse problems and co-occurring disorders. 

Description

Provide crisis intervention and de-escalation services to clients and families; review cases with supervisor, formulate diagnosis, assess appropriate treatment and case management interventions and coordinate care to improve the mental health of the child or adolescent. Complete agency and DHS required paperwork in a timely fashion as well as maintain updated records on all clients assigned.

Responsibilities

The CIS will deliver Crisis Response services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and provide specific services and interventions for up to 72 hours.  The CIS or Crisis Counselor will be required to work a combination of day and evening shift hours and in some instance's weekends.  Complete an initial assessment of the client's needs based on program requirements and develop and Individual Crisis Plan to improve the overall functioning and mental health of the child and family. Complete assessments as required by the regulatory agency which governs their program.  Re-evaluate the client throughout treatment to identify any new needs or problem areas.  The CIS will make at least weekly calls to the client, which are documented in a timely manner.

Requirements

A Master's Degree plus related internship or prior experience providing treatment services to children or adolescents is required. A Human Service oriented master's degree plus experience providing treatment services to children or adolescents is preferred. An LSW or a LAC is a plus. A valid NJ Driver's License with a clean driving record is required.

CPC Behavioral Healthcare offers a comprehensive variety of benefits to promote health and financial security for you and your family:

  • Multi-tiered comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
  • Additional Supplemental Polices for accidental and critical illness
  • Tax-Deferred 403B Retirement Plan w/ employer match after 6 months of service
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Discounts offers for cell phone service, entertainment/travel/shopping, child care, and much more!
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health Care & Dependent Care)
  • Credit Union
  • Employee Assistance Program