Crisis Intervention Specialist
Part Time – 30 hours per week (check our other job listings for a full-time opportunity)
Keystone Health’s Crisis Intervention Program provides mental health and drug and alcohol services throughout the Franklin and Fulton County areas. These services are provided by Hotline and/or face-to-face contact in the Crisis office or the local hospital emergency departments.
During their scheduled shift, the Crisis Intervention Specialist will be available for 24/7 crisis interventions. Their primary function is to provide telephone, walk-in and mobile crisis intervention services to individuals in crisis, to include mental health and drug/alcohol abusing individuals in the Franklin County area. Additionally, the Crisis Intervention Specialist provides information and referrals, crisis counseling, assistance with crisis resolution, and accessing of community resources for the individuals who contact the Crisis phone hotline/988. This position is not considered a mental health professional and will be supervised by a mental health professional.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or high school diploma or equivalency and 12 semester credit hours with major course work in sociology, social work, psychology, gerontology, anthropology, political science, history, criminal justice, theology, nursing, education or a related field; or be a registered nurse.
Or; have a high school diploma or equivalency and 3 years of mental health direct care experience in public or private human services with employment as a mental health staff person prior to 1/1/92. Or; be a consumer or a family member who has 1 year of experience as an advocate or leader in a consumer or family group and has a high school diploma or equivalent. Or; Staff persons employed by a provider who have 5 years experience as a supervisor of mental health services in a mental health agency prior to 1/1/92 will be exempt from this section.
Keystone Health is a Federally Qualified Health Center with offices in Chambersburg, PA
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