Crisis Worker
Thresholds 56 reviews - Chicago, IL

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Thresholds is Illinois' oldest and largest provider of services to people living with severe and persistent mental illness. Thresholds celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2009 and looks forward to continuing its mission to help its members reclaim their lives and achieve hopeful and successful futures. With its 30 service locations and more than 75 housing developments in the Chicago area, Thresholds is a recognized leader in mental health recovery. Thresholds provides excellent opportunities for career development and promotion and has been voted as one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work for in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. Thresholds encourages individuals who have experienced mental health recovery to apply. EOE M/F/D/V

The Crisis Worker at Stroger will conduct assessments and provide appropriate referrals in an emergency room setting while working as part of an interdisciplinary team of medical professionals. The Crisis Worker should have strong assessment and diagnostic skills, and should have experience working with individuals who are in psychiatric crisis. The Crisis Worker will also provide bedside interventions and psychoeducation about coping skills and mental illness.

This person should have good written and verbal communication skills and strong basic computer skills, which include the ability to document services in a clear and effective manner. Experience in the mental health field is strongly preferred.

Must have a valid Driver's license and good driving record.
Must have 100,000/300,000/100,000 auto insurance.

Master's degree in social service field required.

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Established in 1959, Thresholds provides healthcare, housing, and hope for thousands of persons with mental illnesses in Illinois each year....