Crisis Intervention. Ms. Montufar joined the team four years ago and has become vital to the Mental Health Department, particularly in regard to crisis management. Ms. Montufar graduated from
New Jersey City University. Her previous work experience includes serving chronic mentally ill patients at Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital in Morris Plains, NJ and working in the emergency
room at Palisades Medical Center social work department. Ms. Montufar has thirteen years of experience as a crisis counselor and has facilitated the transfer of our patients to a higher level of care when necessary. Also bilingual, she has become involved in new patient evaluations, medication management counseling along with the psychiatrist, and prenatal evaluations. Ms. Montufar has also
become involved in several of the administrative duties of the department.