Home Based Crisis Interventionist
Jan. 19 2024

Home Based Crisis Interventionist

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Full-time position with an excellent benefits package is available with our caring, supportive and dedicated team, serving Oneida County in NY.

  • $50,000 – $58,000/yr. (DOE)
  • 37.5-hour work week
  • M – F, 10 am – 6 pm (flexibility required to meet emergent client needs and crisis situations)
  • 27 paid days off in year 1 (vacation & holidays), plus paid sick time!
  • 4% flat 401k contribution (after 1 year)
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance available
  • Supportive and inclusive organizational culture

We are looking for a self-starting, outgoing, and motivated individual to provide exceptional service to the Neighborhood Center communities. Come join a caring, supportive, and dedicated team making a difference in the lives of families!

Job Description: An Interventionist is expected to work with an assigned caseload of children, families and adults. The Interventionist provides therapeutic intervention to children/youth who are experiencing a psychiatric crisis. An Interventionists works with the individual youth and their family to deescalate crises, plan for safety, and identify community resources to prevent out of home placement and achieve greater family stability.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Provides direct therapeutic services to clients and their families in their homes, the community, or a setting of their choosing.
  • Conducts crisis/risk assessments and works with family to identify resources/supports and develop a safety plan
  • Provides treatment to the child and their family/caregivers to address the clinical needs of the child and the complex needs of the family unit.
  • Provides crisis intervention and stabilization with the child/youth and family, and case management services such as referrals to other services and ensuring the structural home environment is safe.
  • Conducts strength based assessments to identify client/family needs.
  • Develops a treatment plan with client and their family/caregiver to identify goals and objectives for treatment to be met prior to discharge. Assists client/family with identifying strengths and addressing barriers that may prevent goal achievement.
  • Provides follow-up before, during and after services in order to be responsive to the needs of client/families as they surface and to help determine satisfaction with services and obtain recommendations for service enhancement.
  • Functions as an interdisciplinary team member facilitate discussion of client’s needs and goals for services.
  • Maintains contact and consults with community agencies as the clients’ mental health advocate.
  • Provides outreach to engage treatment resistant high-risk children/youth.
  • Assists in linking clients to outside agencies and community resources as indicated and appropriate.
  • Maintains timely, complete and accurate documentation.
  • Attends and participates in staff/agency meetings.
  • Accepts emergency cases and/or the assignment of other clients by supervisory staff.
  • Works with client/family to devise a safe discharge plan upon termination of services.
  • Maintains self in a professional manner at all times, adhering to Office of Mental Health guidelines, Neighborhood Center policies and procedures and in keeping with the Agency’s mission statement as well as the National Association of Social Work Code of Ethics.
  • Performs other duties as requested by Agency Administration.

Required Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of mental health issues affecting children, adolescents and their families.
  • Experience in providing individual, family and group therapies to children with severe emotional disorders.
  • Ability to maintain expectations for timeliness and accuracy in the performance of job functions
  • Ability to function as an interdisciplinary team member.
  • A valid NY Driver’s License and reliable transportation


  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Preferred) with 1 year of relevant experience in community-based mental health or case management required.

At The Neighborhood Center, Inc, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to the success of our organization and are dedicated to creating a workplace that welcomes and values all individuals. We strive to create a culture that fosters respect, openness, and understanding, and we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for open positions.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 – $58,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance



  • Monday to Friday



  • Bachelor’s (Required)



  • Drivers License (Required)


Work Location: In person

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