What is a Crisis Intervention Specialist?


Crisis Intervention Specialist Job Description

A crisis intervention coordinator works with at-need individuals as well as their family and friends in order to provide intensive support, often relating to mental health issues. Crisis intervention coordinators are often employed by schools, police departments and social service agencies.



Typical Job Duties

• Ensure that crisis intervention team members are properly trained and ready to provide immediate response to crisis situations

• Ensure adequate support is given to crisis victims

• May be responsible for victim advocacy in court hearings

• Coordinate follow up service care

• Ensure databases and files are maintained for crisis victims



Scholarships for Becoming a Crisis Intervention Specialist

The Applicable Majors section below shows fields of study relevant to a career as a Crisis Intervention Specialist. You can search for scholarships matched to those fields of study on our All Scholarships by Major page.


Success Tip: Be sure to apply for any scholarships that you even barely qualify for, as there are millions of dollars of scholarships that go unused every year due to a lack of applicants!


Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point for becoming a Crisis Intervention Specialist. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!


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