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Position: Critical Intervention Specialist
Location: Sacramento, San Francisco, Stockton, Ukiah, Woodland Hills

Company Description

Creating Behaviorial + Educational Momentum: We are a growing agency that provides crisis intervention and prevention to persons diagnosed with developmental disabilities through critical case management and crisis hotline services

We serve persons of varying ages, disabilities, and needs.

We operate according to our values of excellence, inclusivity, integrity, and service. Our values help our company provide quality services to our clients and promote an enriching work environment.

We are teamwork oriented and have an open door policy to promote communication and learn from each other.

We want our employees to grow, not only within the position but also within the company. To accomplish this, we provide orientation trainings, case consultations, and opportunities for promotion.

Minimum Education Required for Position

Master's Degree

Minimum Certification Required for Position

RBT Preferred

Job Description + Responsibilities


The Critical Intervention Specialist (CIS) manages a caseload of clients throughout service area and participates in weekly Clinical and Administrative meetings at our offices.

Case Management duties: visiting the client and collaborating with circle of support/collateral contacts at least once a week, and daily submission of case notes

Periodically carry our crisis hotline rotation with the intent of de-escalating the situation and respond in-person if necessary (typically every 4-5 weeks)

Develop Case Reviews and create Stabilization Plans for your client

Attend client meetings and Regional Center clinics as directed, as well as all workshops, trainings and in-services

Attend and participate in clinical meetings with community resources (such as Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Physicians, Therapists, etc.)

Specific Abilities:

Communicate CBEM’s critical intervention philosophy of positive behavioral practice, compassion, and respect

Strong clinical observational and assessment skills

Exhibit strong communication skills within a variety of settings (i.e crisis situations, relaying case information, and team interactions)

Utilize email and text messaging to communicate with the CIS and Administrative team, as well as circle of support.

Effectively collaborate with professional agencies, CBEM staff, and collateral contacts (i.e., Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Physicians, Therapists, Direct Care staff)

Work within a Systemic, Strength-based, Person Centered Framework

Meet time sensitive deadlines as well as weekly billable hour expectations

Salary, Benefits, + Opportunities

What we offer our employees:

A positive, learning, and supportive work environment

Base salary of $50,000 plus stipends for hotline

Language differential (if applicable)

Clinical training & group supervision from licensed Behavioral, Psychological and Psychiatric Consultants to help obtain licensure hours at no extra cost

Travel and mileage reimbursement

Excellent clinical training program to all new hires and ongoing professional development

Company computer and cell phone

Competitive employee benefits package

Health & Wellness Reimbursement program

Vacation, sick time & leaves of absence, and 11 paid holidays

Retirement 401k plan with company match after 1 year of full-time employment

Other Requirements


Required: Must have a Master's Degree is required, in Psychology, Counseling, Special Education, Social Work or a related field.

Must have a reliable means of transportation and be willing to commute to various settings to meet with circle of support and the identified client (i.e., family homes, Adult Residential Facilities, day programs, schools, hospitals, etc.), Ability to work full-time

Preferred: One year experience in mental health providing counseling

Experience working with persons with Autism and experience utilizing ABA strategies

Spanish speaking preferred (language differential available)

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