Therapist, Acute Care Mobile Crisis Response Team (Full Time)

Take your career to the next level! An exciting Master’s Level Clinical Therapy employment opportunity awaits at Center for Life Management (CLM)!

Fulfill your purpose at CLM:

Center for Life Management’s Acute Care Department provides telephone crisis assessment, family consultation, emergency assessment, regional rapid response, crisis stabilization, and hospital coordination for admittance and discharge, as medically necessary, to youth, adults and elders. Our Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) specifically offers community-based supports to individuals in need wherever they are albeit at home, work, or anywhere else in the community where the person is experiencing a mental health crisis. Our services are specifically aimed at diverting individuals from emergency room care, unnecessary hospitalizations, and incarceration by collaborating with first responders, health care providers and community-based agencies to stabilize a psychiatric crisis and initiate immediate treatment. The Acute Care MCRT Clinician provides assessment, triage, and referral to appropriate services. This is a full time, 38 hour per week position. Shifts available: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Learn more about Acute Care Services and Mobile Crisis Response:

Major Functional Areas and Description of Duties

  • Answer incoming calls as needed to triage general behavioral health needs and crises;
  • Provide thorough psychosocial and diagnostic assessment to clients in emergent situations to determine best available treatment options to reduce and/or ameliorate psychiatric crisis;
  • Assess the need for psychiatric hospital admission and if needed, facilitate admission and obtain insurance authorization;
  • Provide differential diagnostic treatment, short-term crisis stabilization and counseling support to further mitigate risk and promote wellness;
  • Provide timely documentation on each service delivered;
  • Work collaboratively with other treatment team members, natural supports, hospital-based staff, and other external providers to ensure wrap-around care is provided to the client;
  • Serve on appropriate committees, both internal and external, as determined by supervisor;
  • Function professionally and in a manner that protects the integrity, confidentiality and rights of all patients;
  • Execute all required services and documentation in accordance with agency policies and federal/state standards;
  • Maintain professional memberships, licenses, accreditation, certifications, etc.;
  • Represent CLM in a professional and appropriate manner in all settings;
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Master’s degree required;
  • Licensed or license eligible (LICSW, LCMHC or LMFT) in the State of New Hampshire, preferred;
  • Minimum of two years of direct mental health experience;
  • Crisis intervention experience, training, and/or education, preferred;
  • Experience working with co-occurring disorders preferred;
  • Ability to exercise sound clinical judgment in routine, urgent, and emergent clinical situations;
  • Proficient computer skills, specifically with all Microsoft office applications;
  • Ability to document effectively and efficiently in course of clinical work;
  • Ability to navigate an electronic health record;
  • Ability and desire to work as part of a clinical team while also able to be self-directed and motivated with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to acquire and effectively practice new clinical skills as needed according to evolving agency needs/services;
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills, organizational skills, and ability to multi-task.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The work takes place in various community settings, within the client’s home, and in the office. May need to transport clients at times when deemed safe to do so. Manual dexterity is needed to use computers and standard office equipment. The ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time is required. Reliable transportation, a clean driving record, and proof of auto insurance coverage is required.


At Center for Life Management we offer a robust benefits package because caring for our staff is just as important as caring for our clients. Benefits for benefits eligible employees include:

  • Comprehensive health insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid earned time (3 weeks in year one, caps at 6 weeks)
  • Paid holidays (8) with bonus birthday holiday in your birth month
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with 3% company contribution upon hire
  • Life Insurance paid by company
  • Short and Long Term Disability paid by company
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance paid by company
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP), accessible to staff and their natural supports
  • Company issued cell phone and laptop as needed for role
  • Scholarship for professional advancement
  • Mileage reimbursement for applicable positions
  • On the job training and continuing education opportunities
  • Rewarding and supportive work environment with excellent opportunities for career growth
  • Meaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Teamwork, teamwork and more teamwork!