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Staff Therapist/Case Manager

Utah State University, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is seeking a Case Manager to join our energetic, professional, experienced, and good natured staff. This is a clinical position requiring strong assessment skills and a clinical background. The Case Manager assists students with referrals to community and on campus resources; keeping CAPS staff informed of referral resources; and providing initial consultations/triage screening, individual therapy, crisis intervention, and outreach. Therapists at USU CAPS are also expected to be keenly sensitive to issues of diversity and social locations such as: gender, culture, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, social-economic status, etc. Individuals from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Case management: Develop and maintain a list of available community resources through proactive and collaborative relationships with community providers; facilitate referrals and assist students to get connected with community resources; assist students to get connected with campus resources; maintain communication with the university's Behavioral Intervention Team and CARE team about referrals and service update; monitor CAPS waitlist and follow-up with students on the waitlist. (60%)
  • Clinical services: Provide initial consultations/triage assessment, follow up consultations, and crisis interventions; brief individual therapy if desired; prepare for sessions and maintain accurate and up-to-date records of clinical services. (30%)
  • Outreach services: Serve on other departmental, university, and community committees as assigned; prepare and provide outreach presentations and workshops; provide consultations to USU faculty, staff, and students. (5%)
  • Training services: May provide supervision and training to social work trainees and/or undergraduate paraprofessionals (REACH Peer). (5%)
  • Other professional responsibilities: Practice all responsibilities in accordance with ethical and professional standards and state laws; understand and comply with CAPS and university policies and procedures; effectively participate in administrative and professional activities (e.g., staff and division meetings, case conferences, peer consultations, professional development, etc.); foster excellent working relationships with co-workers; increase knowledge and develop new skills or abilities that contribute to effective service provision; contribute to the evaluation and improvement of CAPS .

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Social Work and licensed as a Certified Social Worker in the state of Utah
  • Experience in case management, triage, therapy, crisis intervention and care coordination to young adults and/or college students
  • Excellent interpersonal, community, organizational, problem solving, and decision making skills, and a commitment to lifelong learning and personal growth

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensed as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Utah or ability to be licensed as an LCSW within 1 year
  • Experience in a university counseling setting and/or experience in areas strongly related to mental health needs in a college population (e.g., eating disorders, anxiety disorder, depressive disorders, personality disorders)
  • Generalist base of knowledge and experience in psychotherapy (i.e., diagnosis, theories, processes, and elements of therapeutic change) and familiarity with developmental and other non-medical models of treatment and supervision
  • Skills, knowledge, and experience specifically focused on the needs of students of color, students from indigenous communities, LGBTQA+ students, international students, students from diverse religious affiliations, student with disabilities, undocumented students, and/or first generation college students on a university campus
  • Experience in providing psychoeducational workshops relevant to the campus community
  • Effective oral and written communication skills

For more information or to apply, visit https://careers-usu.icims.com/jobs/1716/staff-therapist-%28case-manager%29/job?mobile=false&width=899&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-420&jun1offset=-360

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Last Updated: 7/18/19