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CART Screener

Department: Behavior Health Services
Employment Type: Full Time
Pay Rate: $17.00/hr + Benefits
Location: Lake Charles, LA
Education: Bachelor’s degree in a social service curriculum
Experience: Experience preferred

CART – Child Adolescent Response Team provides crisis counselling and intervention to children, youth, and their immediate family.  CART assists the family in the stabilization of their crisis and provides the family with advocacy, referral and support.  The CART Screener interviews the person calling or presents to the clinic in crisis.  The screening interview includes collecting necessary data to assess crisis needs, including demographics, imminent danger, details of child/youth crisis event, and substance abuse issues.  Once the data is collected, the Screener will input the data into the electronic health record.  The Screener makes a recommendation for disposition to next, least restrictive, appropriate level of care or needed referral source.  Complete all needed paperwork concurrently to assist with the resolution of the crisis event.  All interactions require prompt recording on a service log. It is an expectation, during the delivery of services/all interactions, follow a person-centered approach and accepts that the child/youth crisis is determined by the caller. We are offering a $1,000.00 Sign on Bonus

Our Mission

Imperial Calcasieu Human Services Authority (ImCal HSA) exists so that citizens with mental health, addictions, and developmental challenges residing in the parishes of Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, and Jefferson Davis are empowered, and self-determination is valued such that individuals live a satisfying, hopeful, and contributing life.

Better Healthcare is Our Mission

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1615 Wolf Circle

Suite B
Lake Charles, LA 70605

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