This position's salary ranges from $55,000- $62,700

Eligible for $2000 Sign-on Bonus

Being a Crisis Therapist has its Advantages

As a Crisis Therapist at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.

Why should you consider working for Devereux? We offer:

A chance to make a significant impact on children and families

Professional growth and development at the largest not-for-profit provider of services to children and families in Florida; FREE training in Evidence Based Practices

Full, Comprehensive Benefits including low-cost, high coverage health insurance, generous time-off, retirement, non-profit student servant loan forgiveness, voluntary benefits, AND MORE

FREE Supervision hours for LMHC, LMFT, and LCSW licensure!

Devereux’s Mobile Response Team operates 24/7/365 and serves individuals ages 0-24 in the Central Florida area.

Mobile Crisis Services Clinicians provide immediate crisis intervention counseling with an assessment of the families need/functioning in Orange, Seminole, and Osceola counties. The intervention will include stabilizing the situation through communication skills, parenting skills, relationship building, behavioral techniques, grief counseling, interviewing of family members, safety planning, etc. Based on the clinician’s assessment, individualized referral recommendations will be provided to assist families with the identified need. Services provided under this program will include crisis assessment, crisis response, crisis stabilization, and short-term interventions including psychotherapy, referral, and connection to service providers. The Mobile Crisis Services Clinicians work to empower the family, working in tandem to generate solutions, and develop strategies that help establish realistic goals.

Mobile Crisis Services Clinician responsibilities include:

Conducting crisis intervention and safety planning to assist the client in overcoming the difficulties that led to the crisis and conducting ongoing assessment of need.

Collaborating with other service providers in the community to help establish needed services for the individual and the family.

Providing education to the individual’s family and significant others regarding mental illness and how to support the individual.

Providing flexible therapeutic and follow-up services with an interactive approach, and documenting therapeutic interventions in the client’s records in a timely manner.

Working independently as well as in a team setting during the treatment process. Ensuring provision and coordination of services and appropriate discharge planning for all clients.




Master's degree in the field of counseling, social work, psychology, rehabilitation, special education, or human services field required

Two years' experience working directly with children and families. Preferred experience with children who are victims of physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, or youth who have been adjudicated delinquent and are committed and are emotionally disturbed Preferred

Other Requirements:

Valid Driver's license

This position is not office-based but includes travel to community settings in the Central Florida area. Must live in Orange, Osceola, or Seminole county to respond to crisis calls within required time frame.

Successfully pass pre-employment medical screenings which include: Drug Test and TB Test. Devereux requires all employees to obtain the annual Influenza Vaccine.

Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

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Devereux Florida
2023-04-18 01:00:00
Orange County
Winter Park
Conducting crisis intervention and safety planning to assist the client in overcoming the difficulties that led to the crisis and conducting ongoing assessment of need. Winter Park, FL.
Devereux Florida