Crisis Stabilization & Mentoring

The New Horizon Center Crisis Stabilization and Mentoring Services, LLC operates under the Milwaukee County Wraparound Program to provide Short-term on-going mental health intervention to at-risk youth in their home, community and school.

Crisis stabilizers and mentors receive a minimum of 40 hours of comprehensive and on-going training that skillfully prepares  each person to meet the specialized needs and challenges of this population.

Our Crisis stabilizers are trained to:

  • Intervene and de-escalate a crisis situation that could potentially lead to severe outcomes and consequences
  • Recognize high-risk and inappropriate behaviors
  • Access appropriate community resources that can be utilized by the youth and family
  • Work with a team of professionals to provide encouraging and favorable outcomes for each youth
  •  Become effective role models and positive mentors for each youth.
How to become a Crisis Stabilizer/Mentor:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Service/Psychology or Human Services Preferred
  • A high school diploma or equivalent accepted
  • Provide  3 letters of professional recommendations/references
  • Have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and proof of auto insurance
  • A safe, dependable and reliable vehicle
  • Valid full-coverage insurance

  • Weekly Anger Management Sessions
  • Life skills classes
  • Proper preventive Preparation
  • Recreation Services