Mental Health Workers Needed for Disaster Clients!

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American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

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The American Red Cross Disaster Mental Health responder provides disaster mental health services to individuals and families who have been impacted by a disaster.

Duties:

  • Provide Disaster Mental Health interventions to clients impacted by a disaster
  • Participate in relevant meetings and activities as a member of the Disaster Mental Health chapter team
  • Participate in preparedness efforts, such as the Home Fire Campaign or community disaster education
  • Help facilitate long-term recovery for clients impacted by disaster
  • Assist the chapter in developing partnerships with local mental health agencies
  • Support other disaster responders before, during and after disaster response using staff mental health strategies

Qualifications:

A. CURRENTLY LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS:

  • Have at least a Masters Degree in one of the mental health professions listed below; and
  • Currently hold a license (any level license, including non-clinical licenses such as Licensed Masters Social Worker or LMSW) from any U.S. state or territory as a social worker, psychologist, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, or psychiatrist
B. CURRENT SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS AND SCHOOL COUNSELORS:
  • Have at least a minimum of a Masters Degree in school psychology or school counseling; and
  • Currently hold a state license or state certification as a school psychologist or school counselor issued by a state board of education
C. CURRENT PSYCHIATRIC NURSES:
  • Have a state license as a registered nurse; and
  • Have a minimum of 2 years experience working in a psychiatric setting
D. RETIRED MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS:
  • Meet the above educational criteria for specified profession; and
  • Held a license or certification (any level license) from any US state or territory as a social worker, psychologist, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, school psychologist, school counselor, psychiatric nurse or psychiatrist, within the 5 years* prior to on-boarding as a Disaster Mental Health worker; and
  • Retired in good standing(with no actions pending against the license) within the issuing state licensing or certification board

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About American Red Cross - Texas Gulf Coast Region

Location:

2700 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77098, US

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether its one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

322 Spring Hill Drive (A-800)Spring, TX 77386

(30.1218,-95.43659)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Disaster Response
  • Counseling / Mental Health

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies/flexible

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