Red Cross Disaster Mental Health (DMH) Associate


(38.7918,-104.826)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1040 South 8th StreetColorado Springs, CO 80906

About

Position Title:

DSHR Disaster Mental Health ( DMH ) Associate. Purpose is to help individuals cope with emotional and environmental impact following a disaster by assessing the clients' needs, helping them adjust to shelter living and assisting them with their recovery efforts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Willing to support Red Cross mission
  • Perform mental health screening/informal assessment and triage
  • Provide crisis intervention, emotional care, and support
  • Educate workers and clients about emotional recovery and effective coping techniques
  • Advocate for clients or staff
  • Serve as consultant to individuals or groups
  • Make and manage referrals for additional mental health services and/or follow up
  • Assist with closing the site or operation
  • Seek guidance form and implement requests and direction received from your supervisor
  • Maintain a professional appearance

Training:

  • New Employee and Volunteer Orientation
  • Fulfilling Our Mission : Turning Compassion into Community Action
  • Mass Care Overview
  • Foundations of Disaster Mental Health
  • Serving People with Disabilities Following a Disaster

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 21
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