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TERROS, Inc. Crisis Specialist - Prescott/Prescott Valley in Prescott Valley, Arizona

Overview

Terros Health is pleased to share an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Crisis Specialist - Prescott. Terros Health’s Crisis team provide behavioral health, prevention, education and crisis stabilization services. They serve children, adolescents, adults, senior adults and families as well as schools, neighborhoods, organizations and businesses by providing phone, walk-in and in-home crisis counseling to clients to facilitate immediate stabilization of emotions and behavior. The individual will need to be professional, friendly, a self-starter, organized, and compassionate.

Terros Health is a healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. For more than four decades, the heart of everything we do is inspiring change for life. We help people manage addiction and mental illness, provide primary medical care, restore families, support our veterans, and connect individuals to the care they need.

If you are interested in working for one of the State's Leading Healthcare Organizations that promotesIntegrity,Compassion, andEmpowerment, we encourage you to apply!

Responsibilities

As part of the mobile crisis team, the mobile crisis specialist responds on-site to crisis calls that cannot be resolved by the Crisis Call Center telephonically. The crisis specialist utilize best practices in crisis intervention to respond and support individuals and families in crisis.

  • Assess risk, effectively engage with clients, develop plans and follow-up as needed

  • Work effectively and respectfully with clients, families, schools, first responders and all others involved

  • Focus of care will be with the seriously mentally ill, children/ adolescents and family interventions. Is able to assess and stabilize different ages and stages of development/lifespan and different cultural backgrounds and experiences.

  • Makes appropriate referrals to other agencies and or long-term counseling when appropriate

  • Demonstrates flexibility and adapts well to change.

Full-Time: 30 hours/week

Bilingual in Spanish is a plus (Additional Language Differential Pay Available)

Full Benefits Package, including 401K

Generous PTO/Sick Time (4+ weeks in year 1)

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • GED/High school diploma with a minimum of 3 years of behavioral health (BH) experience or

  • Associate degree in the BH field, or bachelor’s degree in BH field, or

  • Bachelor’s degree in non-behavioral health field with 1 year minimum of BH experience,or

  • Master’s degree, i.e., MA, MS, MC, MSW, in counseling, social work or similar mental health field, Arizona Behavioral Health Licensure.

  • Preference will be given to applicants with previous crisis counseling experience.

  • Ability to work well and tactfully with individuals and groups.

  • Valid AZ Driver License. Must have valid Arizona driver’s license, be 21 years of age with minimum 3 years driving experience, and meet requirements of Terros Health’s driving policy

  • Be and remain sufficiently physically fit to perform all job duties.

  • Must have a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card (Level 1) or apply for an Arizona fingerprint clearance card within 7 working days of employment

Job LocationsUS-AZ-Prescott Valley

Job ID2020-4690

of Openings2

CategoryBehavioral Health/Social Work

ProgramCrisis Mobile

Weekly Hours30

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