Behavior Specialist I – Mental Health Agency with great training opportunities
$500 hiring incentive available
Mobile Crisis services for Solano County will include the provision of emergency crisis intervention services to Solano County residents — both youth and adults — who are acutely suicidal, homicidal, or gravely disabled. Services include phone crisis screening and triage; in-person crisis evaluation and crisis intervention services; and linkage to an appropriate level of follow-up service including, but not limited to, referring individuals to the crisis stabilization unit (CSU) or a local emergency department (ED).The Mobile Crisis Unit will deliver – in partnership with local law enforcement, the CSU, local EDs, and Solano County Behavioral Health (SCBH) – a coordinated system of crisis services.
Who We Are
We are one of California’s largest and most comprehensive nonprofit behavioral and mental health providers, serving more than 30,000 children and their family members each year. We are a mission-driven team who work collaboratively to do whatever it takes to heal the whole family with a range of services offered at home, at school, or in the community.
Why Should You Apply?
Excellence , Accountability, Integrity, and Respect are the most important aspects of our agency’s culture.
We also believe in supporting our employees with competitive benefits, including:
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Generous vacation plan and paid holidays
Continued learning and growth opportunities
Do you want to “be the difference” for these children and families? Then take your career to the next level and apply to join our team today! Come learn and grow with us.
The Position : We are looking for a full time Behavior Specialist in Fairfield!
Salary Range: _$15.18-$21.25
Actual offers will be determined by the candidate’s creditable years of experience in conjunction with internal equity considerations and based on the organization’s current compensation practices.
Bachelor's Degree (BA/ BS) in Psychology, Behavioral Science, Education or related field.
One (1) year experience working with youth and/or adults who are Serious Emotionally Disturbed (SED).
Able to articulate the perspective of an individual who has experienced complex needs and has received services from the mental health or probation systems. This ability is typically acquired from having personally received intensive mental health, child welfare or probation services (e.g. special education, psychiatric hospitalization, residential treatment, Probation or foster care placement), highly desired.
Under direct supervision, develops and implements positive behavior supports and intervention strategies to address significant behavioral problems for youth and their families/caregivers in a variety of environments.
Works collaboratively with others on the clinical team to support creation and implementation of stabilization and service plans.
Works independently with youth and or families in a variety of settings including homes, community, and/or treatment settings.