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Disaster Mental Health Services Volunteer

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Last updated on July 15, 2014

Disaster Mental Health (DMH) volunteers are available to provide emotional support to clients and/or Red Cross workers and make outside referrals for mental health services as necessary. Disaster Mental Health volunteers are also encouraged to serve on local Disaster Action Teams.

Must be 18 years of age or older

To be eligible as a Disaster Mental Health volunteer for either local or national relief operations, an individual must have an active, unencumbered, and unrestricted state license issued by a state or U.S. territory licensing board.

In addition to the requirements above, the individual must:

A. Have an independent license (license to practice without supervision) and master’s degree as a clinical social worker, psychologist, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, psychiatric nurse, or psychiatrist OR

B. Have a state license or state certification and master’s degree as a school psychologist or school counselor issued by a state board of education OR

C. Have a state license and a bachelor’s degree (BSN) as a registered nurse and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) certification for psychiatric and mental health nursing to include RN-BC or PMHNP-BC or PMHCNS-BC.

DMH professionals are expected to work within their areas of competence when serving the American Red Cross. The licensing of mental health professionals is determined by individual states or U.S. territories whose regulations must be followed by the Red Cross.

This opportunity is sponsored by: American Red Cross Of Massachusetts

This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
Older Adults  Individual
Adults (26-54)  Young Adults (18-25)
We need volunteers who are free at these times
Evenings  Weekends
This volunteer opportunity addresses the following social interests
Disaster Response  Nonprofit Management
We are looking for volunteers with the following skills
Counseling / Information Support  Health Care

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Contact Person:
Marissa Pina, Program Manager, (phone), (email)
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 139 Main Street
Cambridge, MA 02142
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Last updated on July 15, 2014

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