Masters Level | Evaluate, Intervene, Recommend, and Support
Crisis Clinicians rapidly evaluate complex behavioral health situations, then develop, recommend, and support clinically appropriate crisis interventions to be implemented with individual clients, their families, and a wide variety of community helpers, including law enforcement and EMS personnel.
Main Areas of Responsibility
Receive incoming calls from clients, families, law enforcement, community helpers.
Assess situations and behaviors as presented.
Counsel, negotiate, mediate and intervene with callers to defuse crisis intensity and prevent self-harm or harm to others.
Determine and recommend appropriate interventions and deliver clinical crisis interventions.
Provide information and referrals to available community programs, as may be indicated.
Initiate follow-up calls to check on client welfare and encourage service linkage
Master’s degree (or equivalent non-U.S. degree) in psychology, clinical social work, or related fields.
Training and experience in clinical assessment, crisis intervention, treatment planning and treatment using a variety of methods.
Ability to exercise excellent independent clinical judgment with minimal direct supervision.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, and familiarity with computer use.
Comprehensive knowledge of substance abuse, mental health, and recovery issues and principles.
Knowledge of issues pertinent to survivors of violence and abuse.
Eagerness for professional and personal growth opportunities.
Knowledge and experience of mental illness or substance use disorders and recovery, either personally, through a family member or close friend, or by extensive work in helping to care for others. (preferred)
Knowledge of and experience in the mental health and substance abuse treatment systems of the Denver area. (preferred)
Credentials as a CAC or LAC. (preferred)
Post-master’s degree experience in providing emergency mental health services.
Compensation & Benefits
$19.70/hr Starting Rate with 8% and 12% shift differential pay.
RMCP proudly offers excellent benefits: PTO & EAP for all employees! Employees working 30 hours or more are eligible to enroll in our healthcare insurance package (Great Medical/Dental/Short Term Disability & Life).
401K Benefits available to PT and FT Employees. Overnight Bonus available for this position.
Licensure Supervision Reimbursement available. Hours worked count toward Licensure.