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Therapist II-hours are negotiable
Title:Therapist II-hours are negotiable
Department:Adult Crisis Unit-Bowling Green,KY
Salary Range:$55,000 yearly
Company:LifeSkills, Inc.
Job Location:Bowling Green Ky.

Title: Crisis Therapist II

Worksite: ACSU-Adult Crisis Unit


Hours Status: FULL-TIME-Salary

Salary: Starting pay range $55,000-$65,000 yearly


LifeSkills, Inc. is a Community Mental Health Center built on a 50+year tradition of providing high quality services related to mental health, substance use, and developmental disabilities.  Our company is committed to the belief that recovery is possible for all with proper assessment, treatment and supports. Careers with LifeSkills offer the opportunity to learn and grow while working in a fun, friendly and supportive work environment


Brief Job Description:

The Crisis Therapist position is a unique opportunity to for an individual seeking to work with a team of dedicated staff who recognize the importance of serving individuals in crisis.  LifeSkills Adult Crisis Unit provides crisis response and prevention for individuals experiencing mental health, substance use, or intellectual/developmental disabilities related needs.  Our team is committed to providing 24/7 crisis care to adults in a safe, professional and compassionate manner. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Complete KRS 202A involuntary hospital evaluations.
  • Provide supportive interventions to adults in a 24-hour mental health facility, ensuring that they have access to psychotherapy as well as an individual service plan and treatment plan.
  • Provide screenings to walk-in's and phone referral.
  • Additional responsibilities may include performing evaluations for the jail diversion and providing mobile crisis interventions to adults and children outside of LifeSkills facilities.

Benefits of Becoming a Crisis Therapist

  • Opportunity to work for an organization that is passionate about quality care and providing a thoughtful approach to improving the lives of individuals in crisis.
  • Work with supportive and encouraging team of mental health professionals.
  • Participate with other community leaders, such as emergency department staff, law enforcement and social services, to ensure a crisis intervention system is available for individuals in need within this community.
  • Paid holidays and Paid Time off (PTO)
  • Continuing Education and licensure expense budget
  • Supervision costs paid for individuals seeking full licensure and requiring supervision
  • Health Insurance
  • 401-K match after one year

Work Hours

  • Hours negotiable

Education and Experience:

  • Position requires a Master’s degree in social work, psychology, marriage and family, counseling with independent licensure or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with certification as a psychiatric and mental health nurse by American Nursing Association. 
  • Must meet requirements of Qualified Mental Health Professional as defined by KRS 202A
  • Strong preference for the candidate to have previous experience with crisis services
  • Good verbal and communication skills are necessary along with the ability to work calmly under stressful conditions.
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