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Community Health and Counseling Services Crisis Residential Specialist – MHRT1 in Bangor, Maine

Crisis Residential Specialist – MHRT1

Job Type(s):Full-Time

Location(s):Bangor, Maine

Licenses/Certifications:MHRT 1 or provisional MHRT 1

Experience:Experience working with clients with mental illness preferred

Job Description

The Crisis Residential Specialist will monitor and provide therapeutic support in a short-term residential setting for clients who are in psychiatric crisis. Service delivered is described in each individual’s crisis stabilization plan.

Service is provided to children and adults with varying needs, difficulties, levels of ability and demands in a quick paced environment.

Secondary education in human service, educational or criminology field is preferred.

Strong knowledge of medications and medical terminology, mental health issues and crisis theory is preferred.

CHCS believes in the importance of work-life balance, we offer generous leave time with paid sick & vacation time plus seven paid holidays and five paid float holiday time to our full-time staff and pro-rated time for part-time staff.