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Mobile Crisis Responder  

About the Organization SAFY's Mission
SAFY is Preserving Families & Securing Futures.

SAFY's Model of Care is a way of working with families across service systems to enhance their capacity to care for and protect their children. Focusing on permanency, safety, and well-being and needs within the context of the family and community, we build on each individual's strengths to achieve positive, sustainable outcomes.  
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Join the SAFY Family

Do you have a passion to serve families and youth right where they are?

Does seeing transformation in the lives of family and children motivate you?

As the Mobile Crisis Responder you are responsible for providing a range of moderately to high complex clinical services with children, adolescents, and identified adults in the Denver, Aurora and Castle Rock area. Assist families in coordination, identification of resources and assisting with case management.

As the Crisis Responder you would;

Clinical:

  • Complete a range of moderately complex clinical services with children, adolescents, and adults. This will include diagnostic assessment, treatment planning, and psychoeducation, tangible skill building, support and crisis navigation.
  • Participates in the development of the Individual Service Plan and provides resources for ongoing mental health services.
  • Provide services at the level of frequency, intensity and duration appropriate to prevent placement or achieve reunification.
  • Services provided are tailored to each individual/family’s needs, problems, strengths, life style and culture.
  • Strong understanding of M-1 Holds.
  • Develop and maintain a consultative and liaison relationship with caregivers (e.g., schools, human services agencies, etc.) in order to cultivate work relations, provide consultative services and/or promote the coordination and development of mental health services.
  • Establish mutually respectful rapport and implement interventions necessary to meet needs of client/collaterals; appropriately set limits and maintain helping role as a Mental Health practitioner.
  • Complete assessments as required by state rules, agency policies, and/or contract requirements.
  • Assessments may include psychosocial assessments, Diagnostic Assessment Forms, and independent living skills assessments.
  • Complete all necessary documentation

Compliance/Reporting:

  • Document outcome of home visits, support sessions, interaction with parties involved in the client’s care and incidents as required by policy, regulations and contract requirements in a timely manner. Prepare and submit all required company, RFP, program, referral agency and regulatory reports, progress notes, and billing tickets. Compile profile using pre and post assessment tools for outcome measures. Report census information to DOM/finance department for billing as indicated.
  • Maintain contact with referral agency caseworker using discharge reports, Diagnostic Assessment forms, telephone calls, and incident reports in addition to regularly scheduled and required written reports.
  • Review files for all clients pertaining to caseload as part of the quality improvement process.
  • Follow compliance guidelines with monthly and quarterly requirements as defined annually by STARS standards. Meet utilization standards for Mental Health services as defined in the Utilization Policy.
  • Inform clients of company policies, procedures, rights and responsibilities. Enforce policies by writing corrective action plans, incident reports, and conducting rules investigations.
  • Conduct follow-up telephone calls to the Individual within three (3) calendar days of the initial crisis contact for those Individuals who did not require a referral to a higher level of care.
  • Follow-up’s should include, but not limited to: reassessing risk, reviewing/updating immediate and short-term safety plans, collaborating with immediate/available supports, and providing ongoing support and outreach.
  • Ensure staff place a minimum of one phone call based on contact information the Individual provided to attempt to reach each Individual meeting these criteria. Staff shall document call attempts in the Individual's electronic record.
  • For Individuals who do not have short-term plans to engage in behavioral health care, the Agency shall ensure that staff attempts to follow-up with the Individual within ten (10) calendar days of the initial crisis contact.
  • May provide Mobile Crisis Services in response to requests from community corrections facilities, detention facilities, jails, courts, pretrial services, probation and parole offices, and any other adult or juvenile justice service in the community unless similar services are already offered in that location and would create duplicative application of services.
  • Collaborate with existing Co-Responders and Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) programs as part of the mobile response network.

Other:

  • Felxable schedule
    • May work 3 or 4,10 hour shifts with up to 3 days off
    • Ability to work day or night shifts

 
Position Requirements

What you bring to this role:

  • Master’s degree in the field of social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy or other approved related field of human services.
  • At least one year of crisis experience, 2 years preferred.
  • Two years of relevant experience preferred in the field of mental health/therapeutic intervention with children, adolescents, families and older adults/geriatric.
 
Location Colorado - Aurora  
Number of Openings 1  
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Employment Type Full Time/Exempt 


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