Crisis Therapist, Psychiatry
University of Rochester - Rochester, NY

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Rochester, NY

February 20

The University of Rochester is one of the country's top-tier research universities. Our 158 buildings house more than 200 academic majors, more than 2,000 faculty and instructional staff, and some 9,300 students - approximately half of whom are women.

Learning at the University of Rochester is also on a very personal scale. Rochester remains one of the smallest and most collegiate among top research universities, with smaller classes, a low 9:1 student to teacher ratio, and increased interactions with faculty.


: Strong Memorial Hospital


Full Time 40 hours Grade 053Psychiatry SMH Crisis



General Description:
Function as a professional member of the Department of Behavioral Medicine's community outreach components serving complex mentally ill patients in crisis in a variety of settings across Monroe County. Provide expertise with regard to engaging, assessing and linking patients to community resources/agencies. Is expected to provide crisis intervention/mental health referrals and/or short term therapy to SPMI/MICA and/or the "worried well" clients. Particular expertise is required to work effectively with the target population of the chronically and persistently mentally ill who are chemically abusive.

Requires Master's degree in counseling, social work, psychology or nursing; 3 years or more of clinical experience (at least 2 years of which must be in crisis intervention, emergency or outreach work); working knowledge of mental illnesses and chemical dependency; ability to conduct and document psychosocial assessments and mental status exams.

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The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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