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Crisis Behavioral Health Worker - Children's Mobile Crisis Teams

Company: PATH People Acting To Help, Inc.
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:To promote the mission of PATH to help individuals achieve a more independent and fulfilling life by being an effective team member. The Crisis Behavioral Health Worker will work as a team member to provide crisis intervention, support, safety plans and linkages to youth and families in Northeast Philadelphia, Region 1. The program operates 365 days/year from 8:00am - 10:00pm with rotating on-call coverage from 10:00pm - 8:00am.QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in social work, counseling, marriage and family or psychology from an accredited college or university.2 years experience in the CASSP system.All PATH, OMHSAS and CBH mandated requirements.Good interpersonal and communication skills.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Minimal in nature.SPECIFIC DUTIES AS A CRISIS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH WORKER:Provide crisis assessment, intervention , education and support in person, with assigned team member, within a designated time frame to referrals received by DBH/CBH.Utilize approved evidence based practices and tools when providing crisis assessment and intervention, including SAMHSA crisis intervention guidelinesAssure all interventions are family focused and family driven.Assist the family in the understanding of the events that led to the crisis from everyone's perspective.Assist the child/youth and family in obtaining and maintaining culturally appropriate basic living needs including but not limited to housing, food, medical care, recreation and education.To provide follow-up care and/or transfer to other levels of care from the moment that an assessment is completed and the plan has been developed.Assure appointments are scheduled at a time and place convenient for the family.To complete or assist others in completing involuntary commitment petitions.To arrange and follow through with voluntary or involuntary hospitalization admissions.To follow all procedures regarding the initiation of a commitment. PI183243063

Keywords: PATH People Acting To Help, Inc., Philadelphia , Crisis Behavioral Health Worker - Children's Mobile Crisis Teams, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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