Who is Comprehensive Healthcare? Comprehensive Healthcare provides innovative behavioral health and integrated healthcare services to clients of all ages. We take pride in our creative and collaborative work environment and in delivering clinically excellent, trauma-informed, recovery-oriented services.
What are we looking for in a Therapist / Crisis Responder? This position serves two main functions: therapy and crisis response. During the workday, the Therapist Crisis Responder meets with scheduled clients to provide evidence-based therapy for youth and adults. In addition to therapy duties, they also participate in rotating on-call shifts during the workday, evenings, and weekends to provide crisis outreach services. This involves taking calls requesting crisis services and traveling out in the community to complete crisis evaluations, determine what level of treatment is needed to stabilize the situation, and make arrangements for hospital placements or outpatient treatment as appropriate. The goal is to stabilize the crisis using the least restrictive setting possible, while still ensuring the safety of the individual in crisis as well as the community. The Therapist Crisis Responder position is best suited to someone who likes variety in their daily activities and wants to work as a therapist, but also enjoys assisting individuals in crisis. Training in evidence-based practices is provided as part of this position.
We have three positions available in Klickitat County: two based in our Goldendale office, and one based in our White Salmon office. Crisis outreach services will be provided for all of Klickitat County.
Therapist / Crisis Responder duties may include:
providing individual and family therapy
facilitating behavioral health groups
receiving calls for crisis services from individuals, law enforcement, medical facilities, & service providers and responding in the community to assess individuals for safety and gather information
determining the least restrictive environment for crisis resolution and stabilization for the client
arranging client placements for voluntary and involuntary hospitalization or detox services, when necessary
communicating with Comprehensive treatment teams about clients who have had crisis contact and participating in safety planning
thorough and timely completion of required clinical documentation
Master’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field
Previous experience providing behavioral health treatment is preferred
What Comprehensive Healthcare Can Offer You Training and Development
A variety of career opportunities in a wide range of settings with room for mobility and promotion
Regular training opportunities including support, supervision, and consultation in implementing evidence-based services and programs
How to Join the Comprehensive Team Need More Information? Additional information on Comprehensive Healthcare’s programs and services can also be found on our website at www.comphc.org.
Application Procedure Send your cover letter and resume or CV to Megan Peters, Recruitment Specialist at email@example.com.
Internal Number: HEA-19-00095
About Comprehensive Healthcare
Comprehensive Healthcare provides innovative behavioral health and integrated healthcare services to clients of all ages. We take pride in our creative and collaborative work environment and in delivering clinically excellent, trauma-informed, recovery-oriented services.
We are a private, nonprofit community mental health center in central Washington and have been serving children, adults, and families since the 1970s. Our staff of nearly 700 highly-trained and qualified professionals provides services to over 20,000 individuals each year, making us one of the largest behavioral health providers in the state. We operate clinics in Cle Elum, Ellensburg, Yakima, Sunnyside, Pasco, Goldendale, White Salmon and Walla Walla, with services provided in a total of ten counties.
Our reputation for providing outstanding behavioral health treatment makes us a leader within our industry. We have established partnerships with major research universities, the state, and other community providers to implement unique and cutting-edge treatment programs. To ensure that our clients receive the highest-quality treatment available, our leadership team is forward-thinking and continually looking f...or ways to expand and improve our services.
Comprehensive Healthcare provides treatment programs covering the full scope of behavioral healthcare. Our services include inpatient and outpatient programs for mental health and substance use disorders, victim advocacy, crisis outreach and stabilization, care integration, community education, residential programs, and more. As our agency continues to grow, we look forward to adding new programs and facilities to meet the needs of the communities we serve.
For more information about our services, programs, and locations, please visit www.comphc.org.