Community Based Crisis Clinician
at Behavioral Health Network, Inc.

Date Posted: 10/30/2020

Job Description

Become a member of one of Western Massachusetts largest emergency service providers!

Become a part of our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Community Based Crisis Clinician on the Community Based Crisis Team at Behavioral Health Network! Community Based Crisis Clinicians perform intakes and assessments in an office based setting and in community based settings.   Community based crisis clinicians provide crisis behavioral health care to adults, youth and their families through cultural competence.

Currently, we have full time* & part time openings on the Day shift (7 am-3:30 pm), Swing shift (3 pm-11:30 pm) & Overnight shift ( 11 pm-7 am).

*Full time positions come with a significant sign on bonus. 

Our employees are the most important asset in improving the lives of the individuals we serve. Our staff not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for community involvement, diversity, the opportunity to gain highly marketable skills, and to take on challenges. BHN is committed to growing our own employees and promoting from within.

BHN’s Crisis Program provides 24/7 front line response to individuals of all ages who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis, regardless of insurance. BHN provides services on a mobile basis, including home and community-based settings or in an emergency department when needed. 

Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938.  BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities.

Job Requirements

Community Based Crisis Clinicians at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities:

  • Graduate of Clinical Master’s program (required). Licensed or license eligible (required). 
  • Prior experience conducting rapid  assessments.
  • Prior experience delivering crisis intervention services
  • Knowledge of grief and trauma, specific to children and adolescents.
  • Familiarity with the DSM V
  • Knowledge and application of the Recovery Oriented model, specific to those experiencing a mental health crisis. 
  • Strong motivational interviewing skills, ability to learn how to complete mental status exam, ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team, and to follow through on individual tasks. 
  • Familiarity with internet, word processing and email systems.
  • Empathic skills, ability to establish rapport with consumers, family members and service providers. 
  • Good observation, thorough documentation skills, ability to provide solution-focused, strengths-based treatment.
  • Reliable transportation during each shift to provide community based services (required). 


If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at and click on “Browse All Jobs” to apply!

Recruiter Contact Information:
Kelly LeGrand

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Behavioral Health Network, Inc. (BHN) is a growing non-profit community behavioral health service agency that has been providing services to children, adult, families, and communities in Western Mass since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral healthcare. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in multiple settings within our communities.

Join the BHN team and enjoy excellent benefits!

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • 529 Education IRA Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Voluntary Vision Plan
  • Voluntary Insurance Plans
  • Auto/Home Insurance Discounts
  • Legal Benefit
  • Tuition Assistance Programs
  • Time off benefits

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