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Behavioral Health Network Crisis Counselor in Springfield, Massachusetts

JOB DESCRIPTION Become a member of one of Western Massachusetts largest emergency service providers! Join our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Crisis Counselor at Behavioral Health Network! Crisis Counselors work within our Crisis emergency services, performing intake of individuals prior to taking their assessments as well as telephone counseling when applicable. They also participate in providing ESP services and in solving insurance problems for individuals served. Crisis Counselors are engaged in supervision and training and have the opportunity to learn and adapt to a variety of situations in this position. BHN's Crisis Program provides 24/7 front line response to individuals of all ages who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis, regardless of insurance. BHN provides services on a mobile basis, including home and community-based settings or in an emergency department when needed. Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities. JOB REQUIREMENTS Crisis Counselors at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities: Knowledge of delivery systems and understanding of crisis intervention. Good organizational skills. Able to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Able to collaborate with consumers and those involved in their care (clinicians, providers). Have reliable transportation during each shift to provide community based services (required). Bachelor's degree in related field.

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