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Home Based Crisis Intervention Program Interventionist, Jamestown, NY


Screening and Assessment:

  • Screening for social determinants of health; understanding of ACES; knowledge of and linkage with the larger community and service system through which to address needs
  • Mental Health screenings for issues such as Depression, Anxiety, ADHD 8
  • Trauma screens (e.g. UCLA PTSD Reaction Index scale; ACES) or other tools where appropriate
  • Risk screening and assessment (e.g. Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale, Stanley-Brown Safety Plan)
  • Substance use screening and assessment (e.g. Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment – SBIRT) Interventions/treatment models that may include evidence based and promising practices such as:
  • Motivational Interviewing for ongoing engagement of youth and families with complex needs
  • System of care; multi-systems approach to involve the active coordination of care of the child/youth and family with multidisciplinary providers, agencies, community resources and supports
  • Family therapy/family systems approaches consistent with the range of developmental stages of the children/youth to be served
  • Behavioral interventions for severe behavior disorders, co-occurring learning disorders or limited cognitive functioning
  • CBT, DBT core competencies to treat symptoms of anxiety, depression, dangerous and self-harming behaviors, hyperactivity, impulsivity/dysregulation, trauma
  • Integrated treatment for co-occurring substance use disorders (SUD); stage-wise treatment approaches (e.g. Stages of Change) using Motivational Interviewing practice techniques
  • Family Psychoeducation model for families to gain greater knowledge of mental illnesses and emotional or behavioral disorders in order to reduce stress, confusion, and isolation
  • Evidence-based parenting programs (e.g. Parent Management Training; Strengthening Families) for children with moderate to severe behavioral difficulties 2.2 Team Function and Communication Consistent with the Homebuilders model, one Interventionist is assigned to the family


  1. Performs other duties as assigned.
  2. Personal automobile insurance is required and is the sole responsibility of employee. Insurance coverage is detailed in the policy manual and must be adhered to as written.


Works in accordance with policies and regulations which may require judgment, initiative, creativity and the ability to deal with complex factors and making of decisions based on conclusions for which there may be little precedent.


 Work under the supervision of the CORE Clinical Supervisor and the Director of Licensed & Clinical Services. Follows state regulations regarding program guidance and compliance. Reads and understands program policy manual and requests clarification when needed.

Works from general objectives (such as governmental and agency compliance standards) and broad and varying policies, procedures, rules or precedents with significant functional guidance. Refers specific cases to manager for clarification or interpretation. Review by manager focuses on achievement of the objective and not necessarily on the means, except when required to ensure compliance with regulations.


Beginning to Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and Outlook.  Evidence of skills demonstrated by the ability to perform all of the basic functions within each program; including but not limited to maintaining a calendar, sending e-mail, creating letters, etc. Must also be proficient in utilizing various computer systems for Data Entry. Familiarity working with an Electronic Health Record a plus. General office equipment is used including fax/copy/scanning machine, laptop, and cell phone.

Upon your termination of employment with ROME, your equipment including your company laptop, cell phone, and chargers must be returned to your Program Manager.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work follows established practices and operating procedures with some latitude for independent judgment.  Maintains strict visual contact with work up to 100% of the time.  May occasionally lift up to (35) thirty-five pounds, without mechanical assistance.  Work involves sitting, standing, driving, climbing stairs and ambulating from task to task. The noise level in the work environment is usually light.

Services are provided in the community and/or a participant’s home under general circumstances. Telehealth services may be provided when allowable under NYS guidelines.


Expected to be licensed by the New York State Education Department and operate within the practitioner’s scope of practice as defined in NYS law. Licensed mental health providers (LMHP’s) include:

Licensed Psychologists, Licensed Clinical/Masters Social Workers, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, and Licensed Creative Arts Therapist. BA staff and unlicensed MA staff with at least one year of relevant experience in community-based mental health or case management will be considered if MA licensed staff are not available for hire.


  • Read and write case notes in a billable fashion and complete within 24 hours after the visit
  • Follow verbal and written instructions
  • Multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Willingness and ability to work with a team.
  • Ability to work independently a must.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills pertaining to the use of electronic medical records (EMR), Microsoft Office, Excel, Teams and internet.
  • Understanding of confidentiality and HIPAA laws regarding recipient’s records and information
  • Ability to demonstrate good organizational skills.
  • Ability to type with speed and accuracy
  • Willingness to continuously learn and develop skills as they pertain to the needs of the agency and the position.
  • Rotating 24 hour on call schedule.

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) prohibits discrimination by employers, in compensation and employment opportunities, against qualified individuals with disabilities who, with our without reasonable accommodation, can perform the “essential functions” of a job.  A function may be essential for any of several reasons, including: the job exists to perform that function, the employee holding the job was hired for his/her expertise in performing the function, or only a limited number of employees are available to perform that function.

Recovery Options Made Easy, is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Recovery Options Made Easy, will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the ADA, please contact Colleen Hutchinson at Recovery Options Made Easy.

Job Category: HBCI
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Jamestown NY