Crisis Intervention Specialist - Full Time - Passaic County NJ

***500 Sign on Bonus***  Center for Family Services is offering all new hires a $500 bonus!   The bonus will be paid in two installments.  The signing bonus is taxable, and all regular payroll taxes will be withheld.

Passaic Mobile Response and Stabilization Services is looking for a Crisis Intervention Specialist who is energetic, creative, flexible person to join a fast pace environment. The Crisis Intervention Specialist provides crisis management and de-escalation services to youth and families in Passaic County.

Location:   Passaic County, NJ

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a caseload as per program requirements.
  • Collaboratively develop individual and family service plans and goals which are behaviorally specific with the family.
  • Provide 24/7 emergency crisis response phone/in person to agency clients on a rotation basis.
  • respond to crisis call within 1 hour  and Provide crisis intervention
  • Provide case management services by coordinating services to meet the needs of the family.
  • Attend school meetings and court hearings as needed.
  • Assist team leads in training as needed both in field and in the office
  • Develop a transition plan with families to assist with termination and ensure linkage to ongoing support.
  • Attend and participate in individual and team supervision as well as any required meetings as determined by the program coordinator.
  • Coordinate and/or participate in collateral meetings.
  • Maintain timely and relevant communication with all involved parties weekly.
  • Document all contact within 24 hours.
  • Maintain ethical and legal compliance.
  • Complete all required trainings through FIS and CSOC
  • Maintain yearly CAT certification
  • Bilingual a plus

Job Requirements (Qualifications):

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g., social work, counseling, psychology, psychiatric nursing, criminal justice, special education) and a minimum of one year of experience working with children and families.
  • At lest one year of experience working in the field
  • Must be energetic, creative, and able to work as part of a community resource team, and be culturally competent and responsive.
  • Must have a car, valid driver's license and pass a criminal background check
All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center for Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.