Mobile Crisis Therapist (Child & Family)

Are you a licensed LPC or LCSW interested in providing short-term intervention for children and adolescents in crisis?

The Mobile Crisis Therapist provides short-term crisis counseling, crisis stabilization, and crisis intervention to families in the community. They provide assessments and verbal de-escalation for children experiencing psychiatric crisis and at risk of hospitalization or demonstrating behaviors that are placing them at risk of harm to themselves or others. They primarily provide services directly with the child or adolescent, but may also include family members. Services are provided in the home, office, and community. They also provide:

  • Treatment planning
  • Discharge planning
  • Referrals
  • Documenting services
  • Coordinating services.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

1.  License:  Active, unrestricted license as an LPC, LCSW, or Licensed Psychologist.

2.  Two years of clinical experience working with children and adolescents who may be at risk of mental illness, developmental disabilities, experiencing substance use, or Co-Occurring Disorders; and their families. Knowledge of crisis intervention models and resources is preferred.

3.  Safe Driving Record: No more than two moving violations in the last three years, no criminal driving violations in the last five years.

Why work at BRBH?

  • Provide Hope: Each day your services will have an immediate impact for families needing intervention for children at risk of hospitalization.
  • Trauma-Informed Community: Join BRBH in providing trauma informed care and will help build safe relationships that promote wellness, resilience and recovery.
  • Great co-workers: Our staff work hard and support each other in a positive team atmosphere.
  • Work/Life Balance: We have a great Paid Time Off policy - 29 days annually, which starts accruing on your first day.
  • We offer great benefits, including VRS (Virginia Retirement System)! Click here for more information: http://www.brbh.org/benefits/
  • Want to know more? Check out our Employment page on Glassdoor to see employee reviews and more information about BRBH: http://www.glassdoor.com/Overview/Working-at-Blue-Ridge-Behavioral-Healthcare-EI_IE464369.11,43.htm

Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare (BRBH) is one of forty Community Services Boards established under the Code of Virginia to provide comprehensive services for individuals who have mental health disorders, developmental disability, or substance use disorders. We are charged also with continuously monitoring and evaluating our services to ensure their cost effectiveness and applicability to current citizen needs. BRBH operates multiple programs throughout the Roanoke Valley with over 400 employees working to provide or support our services. We are proud to have served our community for over 50 years. Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare maintains a drug-free workplace and equal opportunity employment. This position is located in Roanoke, VA.

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