Response Worker - Children's Mobile Response
Hainesport, New Jersey
Ashley Lucas-Vera, Program Director, at ALucas-Vera@legacytreatment.org
The Response Worker intervenes in crisis situations through mobile outreach response. Interviews clients, performs assessment and crisis interventions, creates individual crisis plans and provides case management by making linkage and referrals. Reaches out to post intervention clients to perform follow-up. Responds to crisis outreach immediately and is on-site of the crisis within one hour of receiving crisis outreach call. On-call as needed (some weekends included on rotation). Answers 24-hour hotline, as scheduled. Updates Consumer log on a daily basis. Works in a team approach. Updates the CSA with clinical information. Works with Lead Response worker with additional duties such as attending trainings, conducting informational sessions for outside agencies, and other duties as needed.
Legacy operates the State-designated Children’s Mobile Response and Stabilization program for Burlington County. The program provides crisis intervention to families with a child or youth exhibiting emotional or behavioral disturbances that threaten to disrupt their current living arrangements. Trained response workers diffuse crises at the site of the crisis for up to 72 hours. They work with the family to develop an individualized crisis plan and coordinate in-home follow-up intervention services for up to eight weeks.
Children’s Mobile Response and Stabilization Services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Master’s Degree in a related field or Bachelor’s Degree in a behavioral health or related human services field such as social work, counseling or psychology, and have a minimum of one year of related experience.
Position is full time; flexible schedule required, to include some nights and weekends.
Legacy Treatment Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Type : Full-Time
Education Level : Bachelors Degree, Masters
Experience Level : Entry Level, Mid to Senior Level