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Mobile Crisis Intervention Clinician

Behavorial Health Network, Inc

This is a Full-time position in Springfield, MA posted April 6, 2021.

Become a member of one of Western Massachusetts largest emergency service providers!

Join our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Mobile Crisis Intervention Clinician at Behavioral Health Network! Mobile Crisis Intervention Clinicians demonstrate the ability to provide community based care to youth, their families and their providers. Mobile Crisis Intervention Clinicians identify the unique signs and symptoms of mental health and substance use in relation to children and adolescents for diagnostic accuracy. Mobile Crisis Intervention Clinicians perform risk assessment specific to children, adolescents and families, for episodes of varying intensity and complexity. Mobile Crisis Intervention Clinicians exhibit sound client engagement and de-escalation skills with children, adolescents, and their families. Mobile Crisis Intervention Clinicians illustrate clinically competent information pertaining to children, adolescents, and families. Mobile Crisis Intervention Clinicians demonstrate the ability to collaboratively work within an interdisciplinary team, including a BA level staff, Family Partner, Child Psychiatrist and Child Certified Supervisor.

BHN’s Crisis Program provides 24/7 front line response to individuals of all ages who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis, regardless of insurance. BHN provides services on a mobile basis, including home and community-based settings or in an emergency department when needed.

Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities.

Mobile Crisis Intervention Clinicians at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities:

  • Knowledge of grief and trauma, specific to children and adolescents.
  • Familiarity with the DSM V.
  • Knowledge and application of the Recovery Oriented model, specific to those experiencing a mental health crisis.
  • Strong motivational interviewing skills, ability to learn how to complete mental status exam, ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team, and to follow through on individual tasks.
  • Empathic skills, ability to establish rapport with consumers, family members and service providers.
  • Good observation, thorough documentation skills, ability to provide solution-focused, strengths-based treatment.
  • Strong clinical care communication and coordination.
  • In depth understanding of childhood development in context of risk.
  • Assessment of the potential obstacles and benefits associated with treatment levels of care.
  • Brief solution and strength based focused therapy experience.
  • Licensed or license eligible (required).
  • Reliable transportation during each shift to provide community based services (required).
  • Working knowledge of the wraparound model (required).
  • Master’s Degree from a clinical program or a Doctorate in Psychology or Social Work required.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at www.bhnworks.org and click on “Browse All Jobs” to apply!

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Recruiter Contact Information:
Kelly LeGrand
1-413-301-9329