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Behavioral Health Crisis Specialist

Job Location

Houma, LA, USA


Starting at $48,000

Type of Job


Published Date

May 9, 2023 at 5:00:00 PM

Job Description

Behavioral Health Crisis Specialist will be responsible for assisting Crisis Services in providing crisis response to Veterans, Crisis walk-ins and mobile outreach.

Minimum Requirements

Provisional license for practice (LMSW or PLPC) in good standing

Core Competencies

● Communicates respectfully and effectively and establishes professional relationships through active listening and demonstration of empathy and positive regard. 

● Promotes recovery, independence, and personal choice for participants.

● Assists clients in identifying strengths, needs, and realistic goals to develop a service plan. 

● Maintains professional boundaries and operates within agency / ethical guidelines. 

● Knowledge of agency and community resources and referral processes.

Job Duties/Skills Required

● Provides appropriate crisis intervention services upon comprehensive assessments of client's current needs  

● Accurately identifies risk and responds appropriately and provides consultation to peers regarding high-risk situations and appropriate interventions.  

● Demonstrates advanced knowledge of behavioral health symptoms, diagnoses, interventions, and impact.


Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, paid time off, 14 paid holidays per year for regular full time staff,  401(k), and 401(k) matching.

About Start Corporation

Start Corporation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1984. Our Mission is to promote opportunities, which enhance the self-sufficiency of people to empower them to live and function independently.

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