Position Summary: The Community Mental Health Worker (CMHW) – Central Intake: Child & Adolescent Community Mental Health (CMH) provides a welcoming point of contact for individuals and their families/natural supports and referral sources seeking services in the mental health program in the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority. The role includes developing effective alliances with callers, collecting information, determining appropriateness to the Community Mental Health Program, evaluation of risk, crisis intervention where indicated, and transfer of the request for service to the appropriate mental health program, or alternate service as indicated. The CMHW – Central Intake: Child & Adolescent CMH provides information on alternate community resources to referral sources and/or those individuals not eligible for direct service. The CMHW – Central Intake: Child & Adolescent CMH will work in close collaboration with Mental Health Crisis Services. The CMHW – Central Intake: Child & Adolescent CMH will work collaboratively with primary health care providers, individuals, families/natural supports, and services/agencies to help determine the service best suited to meet the individual’s needs. The CMHW – Central Intake: Child & Adolescent CMH is expected to support and promote recovery-oriented practice. The position of CMHW – Central Intake: Child & Adolescent CMH functions in a manner consistent with, and supports the Mission, Vision, and Values of the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority.