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Crisis Worker - Adult Community Mobile Crisis

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

Job Description:

ABOUT PATH INC.PATH (People Acting to Help) Inc. is a comprehensive Community Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Center. We offer a wide of array of services and supports to meet the needs of our community in Northeast Philadelphia. PATH regularly achieves the highest levels of accreditation including a 5 Star Provider Rating by CBH, Philadelphia's Managed Care Entity, and recognition and awards related to our high-quality, innovative programs and staff accomplishments and contributions.Our Mission? To Help Individuals Achieve a More Independent and Fulfilling Life.WHY WORK AT PATH?PATH understands the importance of having benefits, and so a comprehensive package is offered to our employees including:A company sponsored 403b retirement plan, Health Insurance (Medical Services, Prescriptions, Dental & Vision), Sick Leave, Personal & Vacation Time, Paid Holidays, Life Insurance, and Long-Term Disability!SUMMARYTo promote the mission of PATH to help individuals achieve a more independent and fulfilling life by being an effective team member. To 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, 24 hours/day.QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's or Master's degree from an accredited college or university in a human service field: i.e. social work, counseling, psychology, criminal justice.1 year experience in the Behavioral Health system.Ability to use an Electronic Health Record.Good interpersonal and communication skills.SPECIFIC DUTIES: 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 guidelines and resolution models.Assure all interventions are person-centered and driven by the individual and their family/supports.Obtain from the family/supports, if release of information allows, an understanding of the events that led to the crisis from everyone's perspective.If the individual is currently receiving services, collaborate with other treatment providers, if release of information allows. Assist the individual in obtaining and maintaining culturally appropriate basic living needs including but not limited to housing, food, medical care, recreation, and education through linkage to resources and additional supports.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 individual.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.Link the individual to the CRC or other 24/7 crisis staff and remain with them until the connection and collaboration is completed.Develop with the individual and their family/supports, if available, a safety/ crisis plan obtaining everyone's perspective, strengths and ideas.Be knowledgeable of local community resources and services and provide care coordination.Provide up to 72 hours of intervention by scheduling follow up appointments at a time convenient for the individual, which includes evening and weekend appointments in the home and community.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Minimal in nature. PI183243176

Keywords: PATH People Acting To Help, Inc., Philadelphia , Crisis Worker - Adult Community Mobile Crisis, IT / Software / Systems , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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