Crisis Worker

Organization: Journey Mental Health Center

Location: Madison, WI

We have an opening for a Crisis Worker in our Emergency Services Unit!  The Crisis Worker (CSII) position is responsible for providing a wide array of culturally sensitive, recovery oriented, trauma sensitive, direct clinical services including assessment, counseling, supportive contacts and referrals serving individuals who are struggling with mental health, substance use and co-occurring issues. The Crisis Worker is responsible for providing culturally sensitive emergency mental health assessments and interventions for children, youth and adults.  Assessments are based on an understanding not only of client symptoms, but also of strengths and social/cultural resources. These strengths and resources will be taken into account and utilized as appropriate to assist the individual’s return to a more optimal level of functioning. This position involves mobility throughout the community and working rotating shifts, including overnight on-call shifts, as necessary to enable the program to operate 24 hours a day, seven days as week, 365 days a year.

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