University of ConnecticutLocation: Groton, CT 06340 Document ID: AC243-3Z45
Ad Number: 25876535 Published on: 2018-07-1807/18/2018 Job Type: Regular
Published in: CTjobs.com
Case Manager/ Avery Point Regional Campus (UCP 7)
The University of Connecticut is currently seeking qualified applicants for a Case Manager (UCP 7) position for the Avery Point regional campus. Reporting primarily to the Director of Student Services on Campus, the responsibilities of the Case Manager include, but are not limited to, developing, implementing, monitoring, and staffing all aspects of a case management system designed to identify, assess and facilitate referral of students with mental health concerns to appropriate levels of care. This position will also conduct workshops and outreach services on wellness and mental health promotion. Excellent interpersonal skills and experience in mental health consultation, including the ability to develop strong working relationships, positively represent counseling services across diverse communities and interact effectively with both health care professionals and nonprofessionals regarding students' mental health concerns. This is a permanent, 12-month position.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provides brief assessment, support, referral and follow-up to students presenting with or referred with mental health concerns.
- Develops and monitors a case management system. Prepares required reports in a timely manner and carries on necessary correspondence.
- Reports to the Executive Director of Student Health Services on the Storrs campus in matters relating to best practices, professional development, and consultation on critical incidents.
- Maintains and expands a referral resource database, serving as a liaison to local resources that address various student needs.
- Partners with local agencies to establish positive working relationships with the university.
- Maintains confidential client records by reviewing case notes; logging events and progress.
- Provides consultation to faculty, staff, students, other University offices, and family members who are concerned about a student.
- Actively participates on the Student Care Team by providing professional consultation to CARE team membership.
- Participates in training and evaluation of counseling/social work interns.
- Participates in various committees, advisory groups and Assurance Activities.
- Conducts workshops and outreach services designed to provide wellness education and mental health promotion to the Campus.
- Participates in and/or conducts in-service/professional development presentations to colleagues and trainees.
- Performs related duties as required.
- Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy or related field.
- Must possess licensure within the State of Connecticut (LCSW, LMFT, or LPC), or obtain Connecticut licensure within 6 months of hire.
- Three years post-graduate experience in providing case management/care management for mental health clients. Additional formal training may be substituted for some experience.
- Demonstrated ability to make sound analytical/diagnostic judgments and to work without close supervision.
- Proven track record establishing and maintaining effective work relationships.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Supervisory skills.
- Experience providing psychotherapeutic counseling and crisis services to adults, especially young adults.
- Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to diversity issues in the delivery and management of clinical and other counseling center services.
This is a full-time, permanent position. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.
Please upload a cover letter (indicating search # 2018583), current resume, and the name, address and telephone numbers of three professional references to UConn Jobs at www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2018583)
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on June 29, 2018, unless otherwise extended.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.