Crisis Worker/Sheriff Team

Organization: Journey Mental Health Center

Location: Madison, WI

We have an opening for a Crisis Worker/Sheriff Team in our Emergency Services Unit program!  The Crisis Worker/Sheriff Team (CSI) position is responsible for providing a wide array of culturally sensitive, recovery oriented, trauma sensitive, direct clinical services provided in conjunction with other staff.  Services provided by this position may include assessment, treatment planning, referrals and case management. The Crisis Worker/Sheriff Team will be working 50% of the time within the Dane County Sheriff’s Office and will be providing co-responses with Dane County Sheriff Deputies proactively reaching out to mental health consumers who are having contacts with law enforcement, implementing follow up on those cases to ensure adequate connection to resources, and conducting emergency mental health assessments and interventions for children, youth and adults. They will also be working 50% in the crisis unit providing mobile and in-office risk assessments and interventions.  Assessments are based on an understanding not only of consumer 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. The ideal candidate for this position will enjoy working a fast paced environment, and they are guaranteed to have new experiences everyday. This position on the Emergency Services team involves mobility throughout the county and working rotating 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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