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Crisis Clinician

Program: Emergency Services

Hours: Full-Time

Location: Hyde Park

Job Summary:

Job Summary

The Mental Health Crisis Specialist provides emergency behavioral health related crisis service response working toward de-escalating crisis situations in partnership with the Vermont State Police (VSP).  This is in a field work setting based at the state police barracks and including in private homes, public property and other areas as served by VSP.  Setting may include conditions of inclement weather, or in rural or urban areas, and will require travel accompanying VSP personnel for on-site collaboration.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the duties satisfactorily; the requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Required:  Bachelor’s degree in a related field; 5-7 years of applicable experience

Preferred:  Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, social work or related field and 3-5 years of related experience

Persons with life experience in recovery or psychiatric challenges and/or law enforcement are encouraged to apply.


Required:  Must be able and willing to obtain designation as a Qualified Mental Health Professional by the State of Vermont.  Must hold a valid drivers’ license, current automobile insurance and registration; also required to have a reliable vehicle for use at work.

Preferred:  Licensed or rostered as LICSW, LCMHC, LADC or other health care license.



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