Position title: Clinical Team Manager
Sarah Henrickson, LCSW, is a Clinical Team Manager with Journey Mental Health’s Emergency Services Unit in Dane County, overseeing crisis workers embedded with first responder partners including law enforcement and the CARES team. Sarah has over 20 years of experience providing community-based crisis intervention services including suicide risk assessments and emergency detention evaluations. Sarah has conducted numerous trainings for law enforcement, service providers, and community members on mental illness, suicide risk, and civil commitments.
Presentation Title: Madison CARES- Crisis Response Team
Presentation Description: Madison’s Community Alternative Response Emergency Services (CARES) Team is a 9-1-1 resource that responds to non-violent behavioral health emergencies. The Team consists of a crisis worker from Journey Mental Health and a paramedic from the Madison Fire Dept. The CARES Team has been in-service for over a year and will present on the successes and challenges faced in mobile crisis response as well as presenting data and program evaluation metrics.