Crisis Stabilization Counselor
Sweetser - Brunswick, ME

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To provide crisis stabilization services to adults who are in a psychiatric crisis. The worker will interact with the client in a positive environment that is assessed as necessary to prevent de-compensation or acute psychiatric hospitalization.

Ability to:
  • Provide supportive, respectful, non-judgmental care to adult clients and assist them in meeting goals identified in treatment plans.
  • Actively engage with clients while maintaining clear boundaries.
  • Accept individual differences and learn from them.
  • Approach each client with an attitude of discovery and hope.
  • Support independent client functioning that leads to increased skills upon discharge.
  • Learn new skills.
  • Utilize effective communication skills that improve client outcomes and promote teamwork.
  • Work as a team player delivering effective care to clients and promoting continuous harmonious working relationships.
  • Independently maintain an environment that promotes safety and efficiency.
  • Write descriptive and concise progress notes relative to the clients' defined goals and objectives.
  • Relate effectively to a wide range of clients.
Schedule: Tuesday and Wednesday 4pm to 10pm, Friday 9am to 4pm Education Requirements
  • BA degree in a related field, and/or exp working in the mental/behavioral health field.
  • 1 year of experience providing direct care and/or crisis intervention to adults in a related field.
  • MHRT I state certification or eligibility for and completion of certification within the first year of employment
  • Training provided by Sweetser.
  • General Requirements
    • Valid state driver's license with liability/collision limits of $100K/300K on personal auto insurance.
    • Proof of measles, mumps, rubella, varicella immunizations before time of hire.

    • Benefits

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