Crisis Counselor

  • Cornerstone Montgomery Inc
  • Rockville, MD, USA
  • May 12, 2021
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Cornerstone Montgomery – Crisis Counselor

Cornerstone Montgomery empowers people living with mental health and co-occurring substance use disorders to live, work, and integrate successfully into the community. We envision that each person we serve will have a meaningful life of their choosing. As the largest outpatient behavioral health agency in Montgomery County, we offer years of evidence based treatment experience to our consumers and practical training to our staff. Our robust training program allows staff members to develop and grow in the position and provides the basis for upward mobility within the agency.

Responsibilities of the Crisis Counselor

  • Provide high quality psychiatric rehabilitation in an alternative to hospitalization setting
  • Promote psychiatric stabilization by working with the client and their prescriber to discuss medication adjustment
  • Develop person-centered treatment plans and recovery oriented goals

Qualifications of the Crisis Counselor

  • Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Sciences preferred
  • Equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience can be substituted
  • The use of a personal vehicle to assist clients as needed is required

Benefits of the Crisis Counselor

  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, & retirement contributions
  • Three weeks of PTO in the first year
  • Licensed clinical supervision hours

Cornerstone Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

Job Type: Full-time