Location: Seaford, Delaware

Lewes, Delaware

Salary Range: $38,000 Bachelors (start) – $42,000 a year Masters (start)

Delaware Guidance Services (DGS) is currently seeking a Crisis Clinician for a full-time opportunity in our Lewes, Delaware office. Under the supervision of the Crisis Clinical Coordinator, the Crisis Clinician will assess and counsel individuals in crisis regarding psychological and emotional problems while maintaining safety and implementing therapeutic treatment plans in a community based setting.

Job Requirements

Master’s degree from an accredited school in the human resource field, or a bachelor’s degree with 2 years relevant crisis experience with an approved waiver from the Department of Child Mental Health.

Driver’s license and good driving record required. Driving is a requirement for this position.

About Delaware Guidance Services

Delaware Guidance Services (DGS) is Delaware’s largest non-residential mental health provider for children and families. With 5 main offices and many community partners, DGS services are accessible from anywhere in the state. DGS aims to provide comprehensive mental health services to all families regardless of insurance, socioeconomic status or ethnicity. With over 200 staff, DGS is focused on growing a knowledgeable workforce that delivers treatment in an ethical and innovative way.


Delaware Guidance Services exists to provide quality therapeutic services to children, youth, and their families to increase their social, emotional, and behavioral wellness.

Benefits We Offer

DGS offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees, including:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Incentive Pay for Certain Clinical Staff (Productivity Bonuses)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life, AD&D, Long Term and Short Term Disability
  • Paid Vacation (3-4 weeks), sick (12 per year) and ALL Major Holidays, as well as Two Floating Holidays
  • 403(b) plan with match (2%) and generous company contribution (6%)
  • Internal Professional Development and Training
  • Clinical Supervision

**Employee contributions are required for some benefits.**

Some DGS locations are approved by the NHSC (National Health Service Corps) for the Federal Loan Repayment program. Loan Forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program is also available.