Crisis Intervention Specialist
Company: Frontier Health
Location: johnson city
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Responsible for providing diagnostic and treatment services to
individuals and their families who have or who are suspected of
having mental health, substance abuse or intellectual disability
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Education: Master's degree in mental health related area
Certification: Must possess the highest level of certification
appropriate to degree.
Experience: Experience in clinical practice preferred.
Knowledge/Skills: Ability to maintain composure in difficult
Verbal/written communication skills.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Conduct interviews with individuals and/or family members in a
therapeutic manner so as to obtain critical and thorough
information, provide written documentation of information obtained
and exercise good judgment in evaluating situations, making
decisions and implementing effective strategies.
- Formulate an accurate DSM diagnosis based on information
- Provide appropriate therapeutic interventions using a variety
of counseling techniques and modalities including individual,
collateral, group and/or family therapy.
- Provide written documentation to complete all necessary chart
work in accordance with agency policy on admissions, treatment and
discharges in a timely manner.
- Maintain confidentiality according to agency policies.
- Provide information, referral and linkage with area resources
- Remain current in knowledge of community resources and how to
access those resources.
- Keep supervisors apprised of all critical or potential
- Responds to emergency/crisis or walk-in situations calmly,
rationally and in accordance with agency policy and
- Provide consultation and education services to the community as
requested by supervisor/administration.
- Attend and participate in regularly scheduled staff meetings
and inservices and individual program planning staffings as
- All other duties as assigned.
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