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Emergency Services Mobile Crisis Clinician 

About the Organization Established June 15, 1971, Valley Community Services Board is a publicly funded organization where citizens of Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta and Highland Counties can receive Behavioral Health, Substance Use and Developmental Services services. Valley Community Services Board serves as the single point of entry into publicly funded mental health, developmental, and substance use disorder services for these localities.

Valley CSB is a person-centered organization, tailoring treatment to each individual. We value competency and compassion in every service we provide. We are also a resource for educating the public about the nature of mental health, substance use, and developmental disabilities to dispel stereotypes and encourage support for individuals facing those challenges.

Valley Community Services Board is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

Open Date 3/7/2023  
Close Date 6/1/2023  
Position Emergency Services Mobile Crisis Clinician  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Shift Days  
Req Number CLI-23-00012  
Number of Openings 1  
Number Filled 0  

Valley Community Services Board (VCSB) is looking for a dynamic individual to join our Emergency Services Team. Under the direction of the ES Program Supervisor, this employee will respond to requests from the agency and community for crisis intervention services for children/adults, to include limited term community stabilization, mobile crisis intervention, information, and referral to community resources and/or preadmission screening for inpatient psychiatric and substance abuse treatment.


  • Clinical supervision provided at no cost.
  • Health insurance as low as $21.16/month for individuals. Family and dependent plans are also available.
  • Sign-on bonus of $1,500.00 included in full with the first paycheck.
  • Nine paid holidays.
  • Accrue up to 20 days of paid time off (PTO) per year from year one. PTO is immediately available upon accrual.
  • Participation in the Virginia Retirement System.
  • Professional development assistance provided at no cost.

Essential Functions

  • Develop working relationships with area schools, social services, law enforcement and other community partners by actively providing consultation, support, and education.
  • Completes pre-admission screenings for inpatient psychiatric and substance abuse treatment.
  • Responds to emergency/crisis situations involving clients when the primary provider and/or case managers are unavailable.
  • Evaluates and assesses the needs of clients and their families to develop/implement individualized treatment plan.
  • Coordinates admission to state, regional or private in-patient facilities
  • Serves as liaison with other providers, referral sources, school personnel, and families, including initiating and/or attending outside case conferences, team meetings or phone contacts necessary to facilitate a continuum.

Minimum Requirements

All applicants must meet the following criteria in order to be considered qualified for the position:

  • A master’s degree with major course of study in Human Services acceptable by the Virginia Department of Health Professions as a sufficient degree to allow licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Licensed Substance Abuse Practitioner, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist or Virginia license as a Registered Nurse and 36 months professional work experience with psychiatric population.
  • Valid Va. driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Must currently be or be eligible to become a Virginia Certified Prescreener and Community Stabilization Provider.

Preferred Qualification

The most competitive candidates will have one or more of the following characteristics:

  • Currently licensed as an LPC, LCSW, or similar credential.
  • Currently certified as a Prescreener or Community Stabilization Provider in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Previous experience working in mental health or substance use treatment.
Position Requirements  
Salary Information Starting at $45,000 annually, plus benefits.  
EOE Statement Valley Community Services Board is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Additional Requirements  

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