Children's Mobile Crisis Therapist

  • Berrien Mental Health Authority
  • 1613 M-139 Benton Harbor Michigan 49022 United States
  • Posted: Oct 05, 2018
Full-time Allied Health

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides crisis services to children/adolescents with severe emotional disturbances and their families in a community-based setting.  Prepares comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment, treatment plans and periodic reviews. Completes brief assessment, crisis intervention and pre- screens as needed. Evening, weekend and on-call hours. Provides transportation to consumers as deemed appropriate.
 
EDUCATION:
Master’s Degree in an appropriate mental health discipline.
 
EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE:
One to two years’ experience providing treatment to children/adolescents with serious mental illness. Must have excellent computer and interpersonal skills, punctuality, ability to organize and manage several projects/tasks simultaneously, and work independently.
 
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS:
Licensed by the Michigan Department of Commerce or Professional Regulation as a LLMSW, LMSW, TLLP, LLP, LLPC or LPC. Must meet the requirements for Child Mental Health Professional and must become fully licensed with-in 30 months of date of hire. Must have reliable means of transportation for home visits and maintain safe driving record and necessary insurance to transport consumers.
 
SUPERVISES:
N/A