Office(419) 281-3716  Hours: M, W, F 7a-5p; T & Th: 7a-8p (limited services)-Please call ahead
24 Hour Crisis: (419) 289-6111   Crisis Text Line: Text 4HOPE to 741741
Rape Crisis/Domestic Violence: (419) 289-8085

* Crisis Worker- PRN

At Appleseed Community Mental Health Center, Inc., we walk with families and individuals on their journey to live healthy, whole, and productive lives by offering comprehensive and integrated behavioral health, housing, outreach & prevention, substance use disorder, and victim services. To help accomplish this goal Appleseed is seeking to fill a PRN position for a mental health crisis pre-screener. This PRN position requires evening and weekend hours with a flexible schedule depending on the needs of the persons served.  This position involves assessing people in a secure setting who are in the midst of a psychiatric crisis to determine their level of safety and secure proper level of care, providing community psychiatric supportive treatment, and diagnostic assessment. Knowledge of crisis interventions and psychiatric hospitalization requirements is preferred. Must have a car available during working hours, carry and maintain automobile insurance that includes a payable liability of $100,000/$300,000, as well as the ability to legally drive a car. Must pass background and driving record checks and drug test. Virtual interviews available. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. 
  • Minimum Licensed Social Worker (LSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW), Licensed Independent Marriage & Family Therapist (LIMFT), or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) required.
  • Completion of County Mental Health Officer Training
  • Strong clinical skills with experience in a correctional or community mental health counseling.
  • Demonstrated knowledge about mental illness, motivational interviewing, family systems treatment, trauma informed care, and crisis interventions, and knowledge and skill in the use of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders V/ICD-10.
  • Must have strong commitment to client rights. 

What makes Appleseed a great place to work?

  • Here are some responses from our very own employees:
    • Staff work to make the agency a positive, progressive, and supportive environment. Personally and professionally, we put our best foot forward for our clients and for each other
    • Our staff are amazing. Flexibility with our schedules. Family environment. Knowing we are doing something that makes a difference.
    • The people and atmosphere
    • Making a difference in other people’s lives and great coworkers! The ability to do what excites you as long as it helps other with mental health progress.
    • The team approach to client care.
  • Paid County Mental Health Officer Training
  • Earn $100 per on-call shift
  • Earn an additional $110 or more per active pre-screen
  • No minimum commitment required
  • Flexible Schedule

Send Us Your Resume

If you are interested in joining our team of professionals, please apply at /surveys/resume. We look forward to hearing from you. Please contact Alyssa McQuate (amcquate@appleseedcmhc.org) with any questions. Appleseed Community Mental Health Center, Inc. is committed to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all people. Employment decisions are made based on each person’s performance, qualifications, and abilities. The Agency does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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