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Crisis Response Co-Responder Therapist

Durham Staffing Solutions locationOmaha, NE
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Durham Staffing Solutions locationOmaha, NE
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Our client is searching for a Crisis Response Co-Responder Therapist to join their team.  If you are seeking a new career opportunity and want to make a difference, this is for you! 

Key Accountabilities 

Crisis Response:

  • Conducts clinical assessments and inpatient psychiatric screens as a part of the diagnostic process, ongoing provision of services, and/or crisis intervention
  • Assesses individual risk for suicide, homicide and other safety related concerns
  • Identifies individual needs and diagnoses substance use and/or mental health disorders
  • Provide short-term therapeutic intervention to reduce the primary symptoms and stabilize the client
  • Develops complex treatment and intervention plans to address the clinical needs of individuals in single or multiple areas of focus
  • Works closely with law enforcement and crisis intervention personnel to problem solve complex situations and develop plans for immediate and appropriate interventions
  • Follow law enforcement directives while on scene to ensure safety

Coordination and Follow up:

  • Collaborates with other community agencies to address immediate individual needs; encourages the establishment and maintenance of support systems; collaborates with other providers in the development, implementation, and review of plans
  • CR and a CIT officer will designate time each week to do follow up visits with high risk individuals
  • Refer to and coordinate necessary psychiatric evaluation and medication monitoring to ensure client stabilization
  • Educate clients on their illness and, if on medication, the necessity to take psychotropic medication as directed to reduce symptoms
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings to address safety concerns in the community

Record Management:

  • Completes and submits clinical documentation regarding services provided
  • Utilizes electronic health record to document interactions
  • Maintains accurate data entry and reporting measures

Performance Metrics:

  • Maintain and report data as requested based on outlined logic model

Grant Management:

  • Assist in grant related activities to include data collection, reports, conferences and relevant trainings


  • Master’s degree from an accredited college in a human service program that provided preparation for professional counseling
  • Licensure as a mental health practitioner (LMHP required, LIMHP preferred) in the state of Nebraska
  • Knowledge of assessment techniques and determination of mental health status using the DSM V criteria and guidelines
  • Working knowledge of mental health and substance abuse treatment services
  • Experience working with both youth and adults preferred
  • Excellent conflict de-escalation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of and ability to work with persons of diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Valid vehicle operator license, proof of liability insurance and ability to drive for organization business

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