Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
Ability to remain calm and function in a crisis situation.
Emotionally mature, sound judgment, and have a steady disposition.
Must be able to relate to emotionally disturbed children and persistently mentally ill adults.
Capable of working independently, as well as part of a team.
Basic knowledge of normal and abnormal human behavior and development.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide crisis intervention services as assigned and make emergency contacts as necessary to assist with stabilization using the Strengths approach.
Provide face-to-face, community-based interventions with clients that are solution-focused, and goal directed as determined by their individualized treatment plan.
Enhance client’s independent functioning by assisting them in obtaining access to needed medical, social, educational, and other services in accordance to their individualized treatment plan.
Direct Service Expectations:
Communicate effectively with all staff, clients, and community partners.
Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor or the Executive Director.
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Sociology, or Social work from a regionally accredited University.
This position must complete in house training programs provided by CCMHC and certification by DCF upon completion of case management training.
Must pass KBI, DCF Child & Adult Abuse Registry, and background checks.
Must have valid driver’s license.
Participation in KPERS Retirement System