McHenry County Crisis Program crisis line and onsite workers are multi-disciplined professionals who have completed intensive training programs provided by the Crisis Program and Centegra Memorial Medical Center of Illinois. All Crisis line staff are bachelor/master degree Mental Health Professionals; onsite workers are master degree Qualified Mental Health Professionals.
Our crisis professionals attend additional trainings with such organizations as the Northern Illinois Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Team, the National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) and various mental health and medical institutions. The Crisis Program and its staff meet all regulatory requirements of the State of Illinois.
Funding and Accreditation
The Crisis Program is primarily funded by McHenry County Mental Health Board and has been administred by Memorial Medical Center since 1992. The Crisis Program is an active member of the McHenry County Behavioral Healthcare Network, which is Joint Commission Accredited. Not only is the Crisis Program well integrated with other social service agencies, it also works closely with local schools, police, rescue, and other medical emergency personnel. We are also accredited by the American Association of Suicidology.
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