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Crisis Counselor II Centre County - (31856)

Universal Health Services
Centre Hall, PA
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Crisis Counselor II Centre County - (31856)

Facility Name
Universal Community Behavioral Health
Centre Hall, PA 16828 US (Primary)
Career Area
Behavioral Health - Support Staff
Job Description

Universal Community Behavioral Health, Inc. services began in 1999 and since that time, we have served communities by offering professional counseling, psychiatric services, crisis intervention, and case management services for children, adolescents and adults.  Crisis Intervention Services collaborate with mental health professionals and community partners to achieve a positive outcome for the person in crisis.  Our services advocate for a positive resolution and assist all individuals through the crisis event.

  • Our Centre County Crisis Intervention Services team has an immediate Full Time, Day Shift positionPosition requires working every other weekend and travel 60% of the time.  We offer generous Paid Time Off benefits, Excellent Health Benefits, an Employee Discount Purchase Program, 401k with employer match, tuition reimbursement and more!   Learn more by contacting Human Resources at 814-364-2161.

Job Responsibilities:

Crisis Counselors engage with individuals who are experiencing a mental health crisis.  Services provided include verbal de-escalation, crisis resolution, suicide risk assessment and prevention, referral collaboration and supportive counseling.  Crisis Counselors work closely with Police, Emergency Rooms, and Mental Health Providers.  Counselors are required to be professional, empathetic, detail oriented and support recovery.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn the mental health system and improve clinical skills while making a difference in the Centre County community.


Job Requirements

::This position requires the following:

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree with major course work in sociology, social work, psychology, gerontology, anthropology, political science, history, criminal justice, theology, counseling, education or similar field.  If you do not possess a Bachelor's degree you may still meet the minimum education requirements if you possess both a High Scholl Diploma AND 12 Semester Credit Hours in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, or other social sciences or are an RN.
  • Experience: Six months to one year experience in human services of which must be mental health direct care experience in correlation with education according to the PA Bulleting, Vol. 23, No. 10 of March 6, 1993.
  • Possess a valid PA driver's license and dependable transportation.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and time management skills.

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