Posting Date: 4/25/2019
Open Until Filled
Salary: $32,454 to $39,550 Annually
Job Description: This position provides prompt face-to-face crisis assessment, crisis intervention services, and short term intensive mental health treatment and support for adults and children experiencing a psychiatric crisis. Provides services as a member of a mobile crisis outreach team (MCOT) designed to reach individuals at their place of residence school and other community based safe locations as a means of diversion from jails, emergency rooms and hospitals. Duties include accompanying specially trained Sheriff’s officers (CIT) to individuals; home to provide crisis assessments, recovery plan development and implementation; access to medication services; short-term monitoring and follow-up; inter- and intra- agency coordination of support services; family education and support; and client advocacy in the community where client is located.
Education: Requires Bachelor’s Degree in a Behavioral, Social Science, Humanities or Education field.
Experience: Requires experience working with individuals with mental illness, must be able to work independently as well as with a team. Good organization skills are a must.
Hours of Work: 4pm—12am, Monday through Friday; hours may vary based on agency needs.
Licensure/Certifications: Ability to be credentialed as Qualified Mental Health Professional. Valid Texas driver’s license and are insurable by Agency insurance. Continued employment is contingent upon successful completion of Adult Needs and Strengths Assessment (ANSA) certification as well as Illness, Management and Recovery (IMR) certification.
Physical Requirements: Ability to drive a vehicle, communicate effectively both verbally and written; ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Good computer skills are a must.
Facility: Bryan, Texas