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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Crisis Counselor in Winter Park, Florida

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Are you interested in providing critical intervention to families in crisis? If so, Devereux might have the right opportunity for you! We are looking to hire a passionate individual to join our team as a Crisis Therapist.

Being a Crisis Response Therapist has its Advantages

As a Crisis Therapist at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • A chance to make a significant impact on children and adolescents

  • Opportunities to participate in multidisciplinary treatment team and staffings

  • Professional growth and development at the largest not-for-profit provider of services to children and families in Florida

  • Full, Comprehensive Benefits including low-cost, high coverage health insurance, generous time-off, retirement, non-profit student servant loan forgiveness, voluntary benefits, AND MORE!

  • Supervision hours for LMHC or LCSW licensure!

Crisis Therapists' will provide immediate on-site crisis intervention counseling with an assessment of the families need/functioning in Orange, Seminole, and Osceola counties. The intervention will include stabilizing the situation through communication skills, parenting skills, relationship building, behavioral techniques, grief counseling, interviewing of family members, stress management techniques, etc. Based on the clinician’s assessment, individualized referral recommendations will be provided to assist families with the identified need. Services provided under this program will include phone contact and assessment, crisis response, face-to-face crisis assessment, crisis stabilization, short-term intervention including psychotherapy, referral, and connection to service providers. The Mobile Crisis Services Clinicians work to empower the family, working in tandem to generate solutions, and develop strategies that help establish realistic goals. Crisis Mental Health Therapists' responsibilities include:

  • Rotating 24/7 on call responsibilities .

  • Conducting skills training to assist the client in overcoming the difficulties that led to the crisis and conducting ongoing assessment of need

  • Collaborating with other service providers in the community to help establish needed services for the individual and the family.

  • Providing education to the recipient’s family and significant others regarding mental illness and how to support the recipient.

  • Providing in-home services services, therapeutic services with an interactive approach, and documenting therapeutic interventions in the client’s records in a timely manner

  • Working closely with other team members in the treatment process, ensuring coordination of services is taken to meet the client needs, and coordinating appropriate discharge planning

Keywords: non-profit, child and adolescent counseling, crisis intervention, crisis stabilization, crisis assessment, Therapist, social worker

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visithttps://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Master's degree in the field of counseling, social work, psychology, rehabilitation, special education, or human services field required

  • Two years' experience working directly with children and families. Preferred experience with children who are victims of physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, or youth who have been adjudicated delinquent and are committed and are emotionally disturbed Preferred

  • Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker, Mental Health Counselor, or Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Florida preferred.

  • Bilingual (English-Spanish speaking) Preferred

Schedule:

  • Must be able to complete a three day new hire orientation class (Monday - Wednesday); hours are approximately 9:00am to 5:00pm each day

Other Requirements:

  • Valid Driver's license

  • Must live in Orange, Osceola, or Seminole county to respond to crisis call within required time frame.

  • Successfully pass pre-employment medical screenings which include: Drug Screen, TB Test and Influenza Vaccine

  • Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.

Posted Date 1 month ago (9/20/2021 3:33 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-20041

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time

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