Crisis Counselor

Employer
Fellowship Health Resources, Inc.
Location
Manassas, VA
Posted
Sep 11, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Fellowship Health Resources, Inc., a nationally recognized leader in the adult mental health field, is a private non-profit service agency providing community based care for adults with psychiatric disabilities. Responsibilities Provides individual and group crisis stabilization services to adults experiencing an acute crisis of a psychiatric nature that may jeopardize their current community living situation. The goals are to avert hospitalization or re-hospitalization, provide normative environments with a high assurance of safety and security for crisis intervention, stabilize individuals in psychiatric crisis, and mobilize the resources of the community support system, family members, and others for ongoing maintenance, rehabilitation, and recovery. Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday 4pm-12amA Bachelor's degree in a mental health related field is required. One or more years of experience working with individuals with persistent mental illness desired. Prior experience mediating crisis situations, including but not limited to suicidal intervention/dealing with traumatic personal or financial losses required. QMHP eligible. Basic knowledge of DSM, diagnostic categories of mental illness, symptoms and appropriate treatment modalities required. Computer literacy including knowledge of Microsoft Office suite required, computerized consumer information systems experience desired. Total Rewards FHR offers a competitive total rewards package with benefits such as Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medical and Delta Dental coverage, a Vision Service Plan, a retirement plan for which employees are immediately eligible, flex spending accounts, tuition reimbursement and a wellness program. FHR is an equal opportunity employer valuing diversity in our organization. Visit our website www.fhr.net.