Behavioral Health First Responder (Masters degree in related field with a license to practice in the state of Georgia as a LPC, LCSW required). Candidates who do not meet licensure requirements will not be considered.
Provide community-based, face-to-face, rapid response to children and adults with behavioral health conditions, intellectual/developmental disabilities in an active state of crisis. This service operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. MCRS is provided in community settings including, but not limited to: homes, residential settings, other treatment/support settings, schools, hospital emergency departments, jails, and social service settings. Initiate 1013/1014 as needed.
Region 2: FT & PT Opportunities- may be required to to work a weekend day
Region 3: FT & PT Opportunities- may be required to to work alternating weekends. East Dekalb and Gwinnett residents will receive immediate consideration
Region 5: 1 PT Opportunity. Candidates need to reside in Coffee, Ware, Glynn, Camden, or Bulloch counties.
Region 6: FY & PT opportunities available. may be required to work a weekend day. Coweta, Marion, Schley, Webster residents will receive immediate consideration
Behavioral Health Specialist (Bachelors & Masters degree) -Candidates must go through an internal credentialing process to be considered.
Must have Bachelors’ or Masters’ degree in a human services related field (psychology, school, psychology, counseling, vocational rehabilitation, or a related field). Courses taken while obtaining the degree must include: Psychometric testing and two of the following: behavior analysis or modification; therapeutic intervention; counseling, and psychosocial assessment.
Experience: Work experience must include two years of individualized treatment programming, monitoring and observing behavior; collecting and recording behavioral observations in a treatment setting and developing and implementing behavior plans for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Region 2: FT & PT opportunities available
Region 3: FT Opportunities available
Region 5: FT Opportunities available
Region 5: FT Opportunities available
Behavioral Health Field Care Consultant (Bachelors’ degree in related field preferred).
Services as second responder providing community-based, face-to-face, rapid response to children and adults with behavioral health conditions, intellectual/developmental disabilities, and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in an active state of crisis. This service operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. MCRS is provided in community settings including, but not limited to: homes, residential settings, other treatment/support settings, schools, hospital emergency departments, jails, and social service settings.
Experience: Minimum 1 year of experience working with consumers with mental health and/or substance abuse disorders
Region 3: FT Opportunities- 1st, 2nd & 3rd shift available. Dekalb, Fulton and Gwinnett residents will receive immediate consideration
PT Opportunities- 3rd shift available. Dekalb and Fulton residents will receive immediate consideration
Region 5: FT Opportunities available.
Region 6: FT Opportunities available
Board Certified Behavioral Analyst- IDD First Responder (Masters degree in related field. Must have valid BCBA with 2 years experience required) – All Regions
Conduct crisis de-escalation, rapid assessment of strengths, problems and needs; psycho-education, brief behavioral support and intervention; and referral to appropriate services and supports. Provide short-term linkage and referral between persons in crisis and the appropriate or IDD services and supports, while reducing the rate of hospitalization, incarceration, out of home placement and unnecessary emergency room visits.
Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) High school diploma. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Certification as a Peer Specialist (CPS). Minimum 2 years of experience working with consumers with behavioral health disorders.
Provide peer counseling and support to consumers in assigned region as part of Mobile Crisis Team, Serve as a role model for recovery, Complete required documentation in a clear and concise manner, Identify and increase awareness of self- help programs and advocacy organizations in the region that promote recovery, Provide follow up call within 24 hours of MCRS intervention, Respond and arrive on site within 59 minutes of the dispatch by GCAL
Region 3: PT Opportunity available. Gwinnett residents will receive immediate consideration
Region 5: FT & PT Opportunities available.
Only candidates with valid Georgia licensure for LPC or LCSW will be considered for BH First Responder positions.
Only candidates with valid BCBA certifications will be considered for IDD First Responder positions
Behavioral Specialists must go through credentialing process with transcripts validating their coursework
Behavioral Health Link Mobile Crisis Service areas effective January 1, 2019
Region 2: Baldwin, Barrow, Bibb, Burke, Clarke, Columbia, Elbert, Emanuel, Glascock, Greene, Hancock, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jenkins, Jones, Lincoln, Madison, McDuffie, Monroe, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Putnam, Richmond, Screven, Taliaferro, Twiggs, Walton, Warren, Washington, Wilkes, and Wilkinson
Region 3: Clayton, Dekalb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale.
Region 5: Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Bleckley, Brantley, Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Candler, Charlton, Chatham, Clinch, Coffee, Dodge, Effingham, Evans, Glynn, Jeff Davis, Johnson, Laurens, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Montgomery, Pierce, Pulaski, Tattnall, Telfair, Toombs, Treutlen, Ware, Wayne, Wheeler and Wilcox.
Region 6: Butts, Carroll, Chattahoochee, Clay, Coweta, Crawford, Crisp, Dooly, Fayette, Harris, Heard, Henry, Houston, Lamar, Macon, Marion, Meriwether, Muscogee, Peach, Pike, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Spalding, Stewart, Sumter, Talbot, Taylor, Troup, Upson and Webster