Denver, Colorado 2021-06-10 15:25:21 –
Three Full-Time Mental Health Crisis Workers — Arapaho County Security Officer Office staff paired with an agent to handle service calls involving mental illness, behavioral health crisis, and emotional situations Will — is currently at work.
According to the sheriff’s office, licensed clinicians were sworn in by sheriffs Thursday morning, and their mission was to provide additional support and assistance for those in need of mental health services and worsening conditions. Includes procurement.
We hired the first three mental health crisis workers / co-workers. These licensed clinicians have been pledged by the sheriff. They are paired with agents to answer phone calls with mental illness, exacerbate the situation, and provide people with the appropriate services they need. pic.twitter.com/xvEcbgw0SC
— Sheriff Arapaho (@ArapahoeSO) June 10, 2021
The Behavioral Health Response Program combines the experience and expertise of agents with Behavioral Health professionals to extend the response of sheriffs’ offices while providing better service to the general public. According to the sheriff’s office, co-responders provide clinical assessments while “rescuing agents who provide behavioral medical services commonly imposed on them.” Co-responders’ crisis staff assist in mandatory reporting to the appropriate agencies and connect people with services that provide behavioral health support.
Mental health crisis workers sworn in, will be paired with Arapahoe County Sheriff deputies Source link Mental health crisis workers sworn in, will be paired with Arapahoe County Sheriff deputies