Universal Community Behavioral Health Inc. (UCBH) services began in 1999 and since that time, we have served communities by offering professional counseling, psychiatric services, crisis intervention, and case management services for children, adolescents and adults. At UCBH, we exist to help people face life challenges, Crisis Intervention Services collaborate with mental health professionals and community partners to achieve a positive outcome for the person in crisis. Our services advocate for a positive resolution and assist all individuals through the crisis event.
We have immediate openings for a Full-time, Day Shift Crisis Counselor to join our Crisis Intervention Services Team serving the Huntingdon, Mifflin, Juniata Counties. This Mobile Crisis Counselor position will work primarily daylight shifts & will participate in a rotating weekend and holiday coverage schedule.
Responsibilities: Under the administrative supervision of the Director of Crisis Intervention Services; triage and follow up of telephone/mobile mental health crisis intervention, emergency services and walk in assessments. Counselors are professional, empathetic, assertive and detail oriented.
Crisis Counselors engage individuals in verbal de-escalation, crisis resolution, suicide risk assessment and prevention, referral collaboration and supportive counseling.
This is a benefit eligible position offering excellent health care benefits and generous paid time off.
You can learn more about this opportunity by calling Human Resources at 8/14-364-2161.