Mental Health Crisis Engagement Specialist

The CENTER for Human Services, a leading provider of behavioral health care services, is seeking a Mental Health Crisis Engagement Specialist. 


  • Provide behavioral health crisis intervention services at locations throughout McLean County including hospital emergency departments
  • Provide crisis support for those at imminent risk of suicide or those in need of emotional support
  • Provide referrals for behavioral health and other needed services
  • Provide follow-up care within the required time limits
  • Develop collaborative working relationships with behavioral health professionals, social service providers, and law enforcement personnel


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Personal experience in recovery from lived experience with mental illness and/or a substance use disorder
  • Willingness and ability to engage in self-disclosure to assist in treatment
  • Passion to help others with their recovery
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills 
  • Illinois driver’s license with full coverage auto insurance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) designation with the State of Illinois
  • One year of work or volunteer experience in behavioral health or crisis intervention

For immediate consideration, please submit an email of interest, indicating the position you are applying for to the Human Resources Department at [email protected]. Additional jobs of interest may be found on Indeed.

Mental Health Crisis Engagement Specialist

Mental Health Crisis Engagement Specialist

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