What are we looking for in a Therapist / Crisis Responder?
This position serves two main functions: therapy and crisis response. During the workday, the Therapist / Crisis Responder meets with scheduled clients to provide evidence-based therapy for youth and adults. In addition to therapy duties, they also participate in rotating on-call shifts during the workday, evenings, and weekends to provide crisis outreach services. This involves taking calls requesting crisis services and traveling out in the community to complete crisis evaluations, determine what level of treatment is needed to stabilize the situation, and make arrangements for hospital placements or outpatient treatment as appropriate. The goal is to stabilize the crisis using the least restrictive setting possible, while still ensuring the safety of the individual in crisis as well as the community. The Therapist / Crisis Responder position is best suited to someone who likes variety in their daily activities and wants to work as a therapist, but also enjoys assisting individuals in crisis. Training in evidence-based practices is provided as part of this position. This position will be based in our White Salmon outpatient office, with crisis services provided to all of Klickitat County.
Therapist / Designated Crisis Responder duties may include:
Education & Experience: Master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field. Two years of experience providing behavioral health treatment is preferred.
Professional Credentials: Eligible for Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration. Independent licensure in Washington State (or working toward licensure) required.
Other Credentials Required: Driver's License, Vehicle Liability Insurance
This position is currently not accepting applications.
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