Someone who has a Master’s degree, if fully licensed, over 1,000 hours of supervised work and over 3 years of post-graduate experience.
This role includes: Screening and assessing people experiencing crisis with mental health and substance use; providing therapeutic interventions, case management, and personalized services that connect people to community-based mental health providers.
Someone who knows the community, has relevant lived-experience, and has been trained and formally certified as a specialist.
This role includes: De-escalating situations, promoting engagement in care, fostering relationships between residents and other community responders, and making connections with residents to gain trust and move them to be open to care.
Someone who has been trained to provide basic life support care and is credentialed by the state.
This role includes: Assessing people for potential medical emergencies, providing life support and pre-hospital emergency medical care to individuals, and helping identify underlying medical needs that may present initially as mental health needs.