What are we looking for in a Crisis Outreach Professional?
Crisis Outreach Professionals are part of our Klickitat County Services Team, which provides intervention and support to individuals who are experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis. Crisis Outreach Professionals take calls from community members requesting crisis services and travel out in the community to provide crisis assessments, 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. This role requires working closely with emergency responders, law enforcement, Comprehensive staff, and other community partners to coordinate care. The Crisis Outreach Professional position offers the opportunity to work both collaboratively and independently, have significantly varied workdays, and use creativity to resolve problems.
This position will provide services throughout Klickitat County and provide call coverage from 5:00 p.m. Thursday until 5:00 a.m. Monday and have office hours on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Crisis Outreach Professional duties include:
Education & Experience: Master’s degree in social services, psychology or related field and two years of experience in behavioral healthcare
Credentials: Eligible for Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration and Mental Health Professional designation
Other Requirements: Driver's License, Vehicle Liability Insurance
This position is currently not accepting applications.
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