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“Amy” is an amazing young lady who came to HCRS in 2007; she had been placed in residential school due to her uncontrolled behavior issues and inconsistent home life and had a State appointed legal guardian. With the help of HCRS, Amy was placed in more stable home environment with a family that she had already established a relationship with during emergency respite care. With natural supports and the supports from HCRS; Amy has been able to establish a safe and more consistent relationship between herself and her biological family; she has been able to maintain gainful employment; and just last year was legally appointed to be her own guardian. Amy started working part-time at a grocery store and a department store. In 2010, Amy successfully completed a 3 month internship as a front desk clerk. This internship opportunity really helped build Amy’s vocational skills and professional self esteem. Since this internship, Amy has flourished at work and socially.

Crisis Intervention Specialist - Emergency Services Division - Springfield

Job Code 4010
Date Posted January 21, 2019
Program Crisis Intervention Specialist - Emergency Services Division - Springfield
Hours / Week 40

Full time 40.00hour/week position is currently available covering in Windsor County. This candidate would primarily work in Windsor County area, on call from home.

Required Skills Good clinical assessment skills, ability to complete a mental status exam and suicide assessment on people in distress and make appropriate referrals to inpatient and outpatient services. Must be able to work with a diverse group of people and community providers.
Education Relevant bachelor’s degree is required, master’s degree preferred. Experience working with people of all ages in the context of mental health and/or substance abuse is required. QMHP and crisis experience is a plus.
Location Springfield, VT
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