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Bilingual Crisis Clinician

Job Description


The Crisis Clinician provides crisis assessment, intervention and stabilization clinical and case management services for children birth through age 19.   The clinician will foster positive working relationships with clients, families, providers, educators and outside key stakeholders and utilize a strength based-solution focused model of care.  The Crisis Clinician will utilize a team approach. 



Wheeler Clinic fosters positive change in the lives of individuals and families, as well as in communities. We provide cutting-edge human services that address a diverse range of needs and backgrounds, enhance strengths and provide the supports that encourage recovery from challenges for a satisfying life in the community.


Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:


For Good Health


  •          Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance
  •          Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution of up to $1,000 per year
  •          Wellness Programs
  •          Free annual flu shots


For a Secure Future


  •          Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
  •          Company paid long-term disability insurance


For Retirement


  •          403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees


For Career Advancement


  •          Education Reimbursement Program
  •          Training and development opportunities


For Work Life Balance


  •          Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave
  •          Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling
  •          Employee discounts at local spa and on Verizon Wireless services





Conducts program specific screening and evaluation, and formulates diagnosis in accordance with the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM). Develops and documents, clear clinical formulations, crisis and treatment plans that are individualized and measurable, developed in collaboration with the client/family and others as relevant.


Demonstrates knowledge of psychopathology, crisis theory and other behavioral health concerns and primary modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention. Triages clinical emergencies and implements program specific safety and consultation protocols. Utilizes best practices and evidenced based practice models where appropriate and adheres to model and program expectations.


Provides mobile service in community settings outside of the office (e.g., homes, schools, hospitals, institutions, other community locations) as defined by the program. May transport clients to appointments or linkages as appropriate.


Demonstrates knowledge of internal and external levels of care, referral processes and resources. Makes clinically appropriate referrals for identified service needs in a timely manner.


Communicates in a positive, effective manner with client, family, and all internal and external providers. Attends any required meetings.


Meets direct service productivity goals as defined by program. Demonstrates knowledge of program/department/agency goals and target outcomes, and adheres to practice standards and to data collection and reporting protocols.


Documents all client related information in compliance with agency policy and contractor requirements.


Attends all EMPS trainings as required by the EMPS Performance Improvement Center.


Attends and is prepared for scheduled supervision. Seeks additional supervision or consultation as needed and follows through with supervisory directives.


Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.


Wheeler Clinic is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class.


Affirmative-Action Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Requirements

Master's or Doctoral degree in Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Counseling is required OR a Master’s in Social Work with a LMSW license or temporary permit.


Credential(s) Required: Licensed or license eligible in the State of Connecticut 


Current program needs require fluency in English and Spanish.




Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care, Nonprofit - Social Services
Education Graduate Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Social Services, Healthcare - Health Services, Not for Profit - Charitable
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2582
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Bilingual Crisis Clinician

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