Company Name : Spectrum Human Services
City, State for position : Buffalo, NY
Job Title : Senior Crisis Clinician
Job Type : Full Time
Job Description : Ensure that all CARES clients (children, adolescents and their families) receive the highest quality mental health assessments, crisis intervention, safety planning and service coordination necessary to safely maintain children in the community in accordance with their individual family needs and plan. Deliver all services consistent with the content and spirit of the Family Voices and Agency Standards of Practice as well as WRAP Core Values. Work effectively as a high performing team member with children, adolescents, families, Family Voices Network, Family Court F.S.T./Early Intervention as well as other key stakeholders to accomplish these objectives.
Provide Crisis intervention for adult clients of SHHS with a goal of promoting the safety and well being of our clients, their families, and the community as a whole. Re-engage clients back to SHHS clinics and appropriate services as needed.
Job Qualifications : Masters degree (in the following preferred areas): social work, mental health counseling, psychology, rehabilitation counseling or psychiatric nursing
•Two (2) years full-time paid experience in a comprehensive behavioral healthcare organization serving at-risk children, adolescents and their families. Experience must include direct work and clinical assessments with at-risk children, adolescents and their families in a range of clinical and community settings that includes crisis intervention, safety planning and service coordination.
•Experience with OPWDD and court involved youth highly desirable. Ability to work effectively with children, adolescents, families, staff and community contacts from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
•Must possess a valid Driver’s License.