Crisis Intervention Specialist (QMHP)

Job Number: 23-513-11973

Job SummaryThe Crisis Intervention Specialist works with adults living in Travis County to reduce suicide risk through the delivery of suicide care specific evidence-based treatment. Primary responsibilities of the Suicide Care Specialist include timely response and management of referrals for individuals at risk of suicide, conducting appropriate clinical assessment to gage risk, engaging clients in care pathways, delivering evidence-based treatment (i.e. CALM, CASE, ASIST) including developing safety plans with individuals, navigating and transitioning to appropriate clinical care. All services delivered are based on trauma informed and safer suicide practices and promote racial and health equity. The Crisis Intervention Specialist collaborates with internal programs as well as with referring community organizations to include the Veteran's Administration, Travis County Jail, Austin Victims of Crime, local in-patient psychiatric hospitals, emergency rooms, and other organizations that may need to refer an individual at risk of suicide. Interventions can be both in the office or in the community. Additionally, this position assists the Practice Manager in delivering Suicide Care EMP's to Integral Care employees and community partners.

Qualified Mental Health Clinicians (QMHP): embrace trauma sensitive and informed practices, provide suicide safer care, and foster a supportive and welcoming environment that promotes racial and health equity. QMHPs operate in a dynamic environment, develop extensive knowledge of community resources, collaborate with interdisciplinary teams, and cultivate a clinical skill set by forging therapeutic relationships with diverse community members. Interventions and services can be both office and community based and may require the use of a personal automobile. Individuals served may be diagnosed with mental illness, co-occurring substance use disorders, chronic health conditions, and/or IDD.

Staff members in this position are working under the supervision of a clinically licensed professional who provides ongoing evaluation and oversight of all assessments, diagnoses and treatment. At this level, clinical assignments may be of moderate complexity and are handled with considerable independence, and complicated cases receive closer clinical review and supervision.

Services provided may include individual, family and/or group skills training using evidence-based interventions, crisis assessment, and case management. 

Work is performed under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Integral Care employees are to be committed to fostering an open, inclusive, and supportive environment that welcomes and embraces diversity in al forms. IntegralCaredefinesdiversitybroadlytoincluderace,ethnicity,abilities(mental/physical),gender, gender identity, immigrant status, language, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, age, and other groups.

Regular, predictable attendance is considered to be an essential requirement for this position. Other duties may be assigned. May require a flexible work schedule. 



  • Graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Human/Behavioral/Social Services or related field.


  • Graduated from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree with a major specialization in Human/Behavioral/Social Services or related field.



  • Current and valid driver's license and a clean driving record.



  • Bilingual in Spanish. 

Hours: Full-Time.

Workdays: Monday-Friday.

Workhours: 8:00am-5:00pm.

Salary: $22.35 - $23.47 an hour. 

Why join us: Integral Care has proudly served Travis County residents for the past 50 years. As the largest provider of behavioral health services in Travis County, we are dedicated to improving the lives of adults and children living with mental illness, substance use disorder and intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

By joining our team, you will find rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we can help improve the quality of life for the people we serve. Imagine your career at Integral Care!

Employee Benefits: 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance

  • Generous vacation/holiday/sick leave 

  • Life and Short-term/Long-term Disability Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • 403(b) retirement account

  • 401(a) employer contribution retirement account

  • Gold's gym membership discount

  • Mileage reimbursement

Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.

For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages:  Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)

LPHA Keywords: Mental Health Therapist, Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT, Behavioral Health Therapist, Psychotherapist, Senior Clinician, Licensed Clinician, Clinical Mental Health Professional, Program Therapist, LPHA, Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts, Licensed Practitioner, Therapist, Counselor

QMHP Keywords: Qualified Mental Health Professional, QMHP, Case Manager, Rehabilitation Specialist, Service Coordinator, Mental Health Professional, Mental Health Specialist, Social Worker

LCDC Keywords: Counselor, LCDC Counselor, LCDC Intern, Counselor Intern, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, Substance Abuse Counselor, Direct Care Staff, Caseworker