Southwest Key Programs Inc.

  • Crisis Stabilization Worker

    Location US-WI-West Allis
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/15/2018 4:41 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-9214
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Case Management/Case Work
  • Job Summary:

    The Crisis Stabilization Worker is responsible for providing services to Wraparound enrolled youth who, due to their emotional and/or mental health needs are at risk of imminent placement in a psychiatric hospital, residential care center or other institutional placement. The Crisis Stabilization Worker is subject to be on call 24 hours a day on working days in order to provide crisis intervention.

    Essential Functions:

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    • Insure adherence of the youth and caregiver to teh Crisis/Safety Plan, including helping the family recognize high risk behaviors, modeling and teaching effective interventions to deescalate the crisis.
    • Identify and assist the youth with accessing community resources that will aide in the crisis intervention and/or stabilization.
    • Empower and guide family to access support services.
    • Provide case management, including discharge information, for assigned youth in an accurate and timely manner.
    • Examine case file to become familiar with youth history and keep up to date with information as it is added to the file.
    • Notify Program Director or designee immediately in the event of a youth crisis, suspected illegal activity or any other youth or program incident.
    • Regular and punctual attendance.

    OTHER FUNCTIONS

    • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

    Other Functions:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, Criminal Justice or a related field. 

     

    Preferred

    • 1 year of post graduate experience. 

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