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Chrysalis Health Overview

Fort Lauderdale, FL
501 to 1000 employees
1995
Company - Private
Health Care Services & Hospitals
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Chrysalis Health is a community behavioral health center offering mental health and substance abuse services to children, adolescents, adults, and families throughout Florida. It is our mission to provide the highest quality care in order to ensure our clients achieve optimal ... Read more

Mission: It is our mission to ensure our clients achieve optimal levels of wellbeing through the provision of compassionate, innovative and effective behavioral health and wellness services.

Company Updates

  • Chrysalis Health will be hosting this Spend a Day, on Friday 1/25/19, as a way for candidates to be able to learn about Chrysalis Health and the array of services we provide.

    There will be booths set up where candidates can learn about our Outpatient, Redirection, and Case Management programs!

    Hiring managers also get the chance to meet and mingle with candidates that are interested in our company and joining our wonderful team!

    Please RSVP to Alejandra Ortiz at aortiz@chrysalishealth.com

  • Whether you just started your career in the mental health field or you have years of experience, we would like to share our exclusive interview with Cheryl Moody who has several DECADES- 45 years to be exact!

    Please listen to what Cheryl has to share as she embarks on retirement!

    #Retirement #MentalHealth #SubstanceAbuse #SelfCare

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Chrysalis Health – Why Work For Us?


At Chrysalis Health, we strive to recruit and retain the most passionate and talented professionals in our field. We believe that people are our most valuable asset and our workplace culture exudes collaboration as a team, operational innovation, inspiration to all and developed teams with diverse backgrounds, experience and talent.   

Our team members feel a strong connection to our company's fundamental belief, mission, vision and core values.

OUR FUNDAMENTAL BELIEF:

It is our fundamental belief that everyone is deserving and capable of achieving health, happiness, productivity, and personal wellness goals.

VISION:

It is our vision to be a recognized leader in the promotion and provision of state-of-the-art behavioral health and wellness services in an environment that fosters compassionate care, clinical excellence, innovation, personal and professional growth, workplace satisfaction, and responsible and sustainable business practices.

VALUES – The 4 C’s

1. Compassion: Compassion is at the heart of everything we do. We care deeply about our clients, our staff, our company, our community, and our partners, and are driven by a great desire to enhance the wellbeing of each individual we meet. We strive to interact with everyone in a respectful, caring, empathetic, and understanding manner.

2. Clinical Excellence: We are committed to utilizing the best treatment practices in our profession. To this end, we ensure all staff receives extensive training and supervision in the use of evidence based and best practice models of therapeutic treatment. We recognize our leaders in clinical excellence through our fidelity and quality review process and ensure our leaders an opportunity for company recognition and growth. We capitalize on technology to measure and enhance performance.

3. Commitment to Client, Colleague, Company and Community Wellness:

a. Client Wellness – We understand that client wellness goes beyond the behavioral health needs of the individuals we serve. Health and wellbeing are achieved only when all aspects of one’s life is considered. Chrysalis Health has adopted SAMHSA’s (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration) Eight Dimensions of Wellness as our guide to client wellbeing. Together with our clients we create and follow a treatment plan that includes emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social and spiritual health goals.

b. Colleague Wellness – At Chrysalis Health, colleague wellness exists when our employees (i) experience a satisfying, creative, fun, caring, and rewarding workplace, (ii) are provided with opportunities for recognition as well as for personal and professional growth and (iii) achieve work-life balance. The primary responsibility of our leaders is to nurture the wellbeing of our employees. Our leaders do so by (i) collaborating with our employees to create and regularly review personal and professional vision plans, (ii) providing abundant opportunities for supervision, training and growth, and (iii) being a supportive mentor and professional role model. In addition, Chrysalis Health hosts health fairs and wellness workshops on topics including meditation practices, yoga, financial health, physical health, nutrition, and more.

c. Company Wellness – Chrysalis Health defines company wellness as (i) having strong and efficient business practices supported by comprehensive policies, (ii) operating within a solid strategic plan, (iii) recruiting, nurturing and growing professional talent, (iv) financial diversification and stability (v) visionary, innovative, flexible, and responsive to changes in the marketplace, (vi) high level of expertise in our leadership team, (vii) an environment that promotes the continuous refinement of our practices through the use of technology, internal and external analysis and quality improvement activities, (viii) creative marketing and branding practices, (ix) planned and systemic growth, and (x) solution focused, aimed at win-win outcomes.

d. Community Wellness - Chrysalis Health advocates for and contributes to the overall well being of the citizens of the communities we serve. Chrysalis Health and our staff participate on various local, state and national workgroups and partner with many organizations that join us in our mission to work towards improved behavioral health and wellness for all.

4. Customer Service: At Chrysalis Health we believe everyone is our customer. From our clients, to our employees, to our contractors and community partners, we strive to ensure that their experience with any Chrysalis Health service or personnel is one that is helpful, thoughtful, kind and meets their needs. All of our employees receive extensive training in customer service, cultural and linguistic competency, and trauma informed care.

Chrysalis Health is proud to be one of the leading providers of behavioral healthcare services for children, adolescents, adults, and families throughout Florida.

Founded originally in 1995 as a small behavioral health group home for children, The Chrysalis Center began providing a full range of community mental health services in March, 1999. Over time, Chrysalis Health evolved in response to a growing need for effective behavioral healthcare for children and families in our community. Chrysalis Health was founded on the concept of developing quality services for those in need, where services were void or lacking.  

Today, Chrysalis Health is a comprehensive behavioral healthcare organization serving people of all ages throughout the state of Florida. Chrysalis Health employees nearly 1,000 dedicated team members, including therapists, counselors, targeted case managers, psychologists, psychiatrists,  administrators, and support staff, who care for those we serve in schools, homes, and throughout our communities. Chrysalis Health has helped tens of thousands of people realize their full potential through outstanding mental health, behavioral and substance use programs.  We strive to meet the needs of our communities through innovative and compassionate approaches to behavioral healthcare.

Chrysalis Health maintains accreditation with The Council on Accreditation (COA). COA is an international, independent, not-for-profit, child and family service and behavioral accrediting organization. The value and credibility of COA accreditation are formally recognized in over 100 distinct instances in 44 different states, the District of Columbia and British Columbia, Canada.

WHAT IS ACCREDIDTATION?

Accreditation is the formal evaluation of an organization or program against best practice standards. It is both a status and a process:

As a Status:
It signifies that an organization or program meets standards of quality set forth by the accrediting body.

As a Process:
It involves an in-depth self-review of an organization or program against currently accepted best practice standards, an onsite visit by an evaluation team comprised of experts, and a subsequent review and decision by the accrediting body

VALUE OF A COA ACCREDITATION

Accreditation signifies that an organization or program is effectively managing its resources and providing the best possible services to all of its stakeholders.

Consumers:

  • Services meet best practice standards
  • Services are delivered by appropriately trained staff
  • Clients participate in the decision-making process of service delivery
  • Services are provided in a safe and respectful environment
  • Privacy is protected
  • Services support positive outcomes
  • Services are culturally competent

Staff:

  • Health and safety are protected
  • Risk and liability are minimized
  • Service environments are efficient, effective, and supported by a quality improvement-oriented culture
  • Professional staff qualifications are defined
  • Whistleblower Policy is in place
  • Performance evaluation system is in place

Board:

  • Sound financial management practices are in place
  • Practices are ethical
  • Strategic plan is current, relevant, and monitored
  • Effective performance quality improvement and risk management systems in place
  • Policies and procedures address conflict of interests, preferential treatment, accountability, and delegation of authority

Donors, Funders, Regulators:

  • Validation of the delivery of high quality services
  • Sound financial practices are in place
  • Performance and quality improvement system is in place
  • Organizational operations are efficient
  • Risk management policies and mechanisms that prevent fraud are in place
  • Can be used as a tool to identify grant recipients

As a part of our Clinical Team at Chrysalis Health you will be provided with an incredible career opportunity to receive training and supervision. In addition you will be able to develop your expertise in some of the most recognized evidenced based and best practice models. Listed are a few of the wonderful benefits of being a part of the Chrysalis Health team!

Flexible Work Schedule – Since most of your work is in the field, work schedules can be significantly flexible in creating a schedule that works for both you and your clients. We advocate maintaining a work/life balance!

Training – While employed with Chrysalis Health, your clinical skills will be strengthened through training and supervision in the following modalities:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Mindfulness Training
  • Sexual Trauma and Risk Reduction Therapy
  • Systematic Approach for Exploited and Traumatized Youth

Clinical Supervision – Supervision towards licensure is provided at no charge to our full-time clinicians. Our supervisors are amazing mentors who provide an abundance of guidance and support. You will develop expertise in assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and clinical documentation.

Enhanced PTO – Therapists and Targeted Case Managers have the potential to earn additional PTO based on meeting service provision requirements. 

Bonus Program – Therapists and Targeted Case Managers have the potential to bonus based on service provision requirements.

Wellness Programs – Our programs are available to ALL team members and include the following:

  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Wellness Fairs
  • Health and Wellness Newsletter
  • Corporate Gym Membership
  • Community 5K
  • Support Groups for Therapists and Case Managers
  • Recognition Program

Growth Opportunities – Chrysalis Health encourages and supports all employees in career growth. We offer clinicians...

  • Bonus Structure
  • Lead Therapist and Targeted Case Management Programs
  • Opportunity to lead and train peers (and be compensated)
  • Assessor (Requires Licensure)
  • Management (Requires Licensure)

Get to know our HR team

We couldn't leave our bloopers out!

A few of our departments participated in "The Mannequin Challenge"

Targeted Case Management Team

Broward Psychosocial Rehabilitative Team


Broward Intake Team


Broward Outpatient Team

This is how we spent our Holiday Season in 2016!

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    I have been working at Chrysalis Health full-time

    Pros

    Very supportive environment, good trainings, flexible schedule.

    Cons

    Can feel overwhelmed as a new employee, but support available to overcome this.

    Advice to Management

    All training should be available online to accommodate client schedule.

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Chrysalis Health Photos

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Chrysalis Health Interviews

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Chrysalis Health.

    Interview

    Two interview steps. Director was amiable during the interview process. The interview lasted for about an hour. You met the lead counselor simultaneously along with the Director. The Director was not intimidating.

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Chrysalis Health Awards & Accolades

  • Social Services Agency of the Year, NASW, 2016

Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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