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Crisis Response Worker 


Seeking to hire a Full - Time Crisis Response Worker for the Children’s Mobile Crisis Department

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Job summary

  • Provides immediate therapeutic mobile crisis services to children and youth in the community on a 24/7-hour basis.
  • Stabilizes and minimizes the movement of children from one living arrangement to another.
  • Responds to the individual needs of families and children.
  • Prevents inappropriate psychiatric hospitalization or re-hospitalization.
  • Manages appropriate levels of risk and crisis in the home and community.
  • Spends 65% of time face-to-face with consumers, in their homes and the community.
  • Assess children and/or adolescents and families at intake/admissions, during ongoing treatment/service delivery and at discharge; collaborates with treatment providers to establish comprehensive assessments and service plans
  • Monitors medications intake by assessing symptoms, side effects and medication compliance; assures consumer follows through with prescribed medication; recommends changes in medication as appropriate
  • Formulates psychological service plans containing relevant goals, behaviorally measurable objectives (that serve as indicators for evaluating progress) and realistic time frames for achievement; performs quarterly reviews of progress and evaluates effectiveness of goals/objectives
  • Works with administrative staff to ensure that all services are documented based on billing and regulatory standards; collects information on consumers' insurance and reflects all demographic data



  • BA/BS in a Human Services Field (Psychology, Sociology, Social Worker)
  • One (1) year experience working with children/adolescents and their families in crisis is a must
  • Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred
  • Possess a valid driver's license and must be insurable under the Agency's automobile insurance policy



CPNJ embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion in all of it policies and procedures. Care Plus adheres to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, et seq and NJ Law Against Discrimination.

Care Plus NJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has clarified that asking employees whether they have received the COVID-19 vaccine is not a disability-related inquiry under the ADA.  Care Plus as a healthcare provider mandates that all new hires have the COVID vaccination prior to the start date of employment. Requiring all employees to have the COVID vaccination is for the protection of our employees and the clients we serve.  Therefore, prior to Orientation you will be required to upload proof of your COVID vaccination or at the very least, proof of your first vaccine shot.  Failure to have this information timely upload to the onboarding portal may result in delay of your start date and/or withdrawal of the job offer.

Position Requirements
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Location Bergen (Fair Lawn)  
About the Organization CarePlus New Jersey is a northern New Jersey provider of recovery-focused mental health, substance abuse, and family services that address the unique needs of individuals with a holistic approach to recovery and overall wellness.

Operating out of over 23 sites - including three outpatient centers located in Paramus, Fair Lawn, and Montclair, ten residential facilities, offices at three local hospitals, and seven community offices - our services are convenient to clients located throughout Northern New Jersey. We also provide educational programs on mental health-related topics to area schools and community groups.

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EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by Federal and State laws.  
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