Telephonic Crisis Line Clinician - LMSW LCSW or LPC in Atlanta, GA at Prestige Staffing

Date Posted: 4/2/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/2/2021

Job Description

JobID: 29722

Prestige Staffing is searching for Licensed Social Workers - LMSW or LCSW – for a telephonic behavioral health role within the state of Georgia. Successful candidates are seeking to make a difference in the lives of adult and children, have an active Georgia license, and want to work remote.

Responsibilities:             

  • Screens, assesses, triages and provides telephonic crisis intervention/de-escalation to assist in crisis in identifying concerns with mental illness, developmental disabilities or substance abuse and collaboratively determining an immediate course of action.
  • Provide telephonic crisis intervention services, assessment and referral.
  • Using counseling techniques like motivational interviewing, active engagement, collaborative problem solving and good contact, clinicians help callers in crisis identify and resolve personal, social and interpersonal concerns.
  • Make referrals and or link the caller to the appropriate service or information.

Experience:

  • Board licensure required. If associate licensed, affidavit for supervision is required.
  • Minimum 2 years direct behavioral health experience.
  • Telephone triage experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of DSM V diagnosis, inpatient psychiatric treatment protocols, brief therapy and chemical intervention protocols and skills, medical models, and psychotropic medications.
  • Familiarity with full range of treatment options and mental health service delivery systems.

Education:

Master’s degree in a behavioral health discipline with a valid license to practice in the state of Georgia as a LAPC, LPC, LMSW, LCSW, LAMFT or LMFT, or a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a valid RN license from the state of Georgia.