Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Case Manager/Community Liason

University
University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

Department
University Counseling Services

Salary Range
Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Position Description
New part time, 12 month, 24 hour a week position with the possibility of extension that provides services designed to minimize the impact of mental illness or emotional distress on the academic and personal pursuits of students through effective case management and the coordination of care between campus and community resources. Specific responsibilities may include:
(1)In collaboration with other UCS staff, develop, maintain, and monitor a clinical case management system to provide continuity of care and follow-up for clients
(2)Assist students with social services needs including, but not limited to, referral to community resources and facilitating access to medical care (including coordination of hospitalizations and discharge planning)
(3)Follow up to ensure that clients are appropriately assessed, successfully referred, and compliant with treatment recommendations
(4)Initiate and develop on-going liasion relationships with community health providers, services, hospitals, and other resources
(5)Provide daytime and on-call crisis services
(6)Consult with faculty, staff, students, and family members, who are concerned about a student
(7)Some possibility to provide direct time-limited therapy, group therapy, outreach services, and supervision to trainees, depending on case management demands

Minimum Qualifications
Successful candidate must (1) have a masters or doctoral degree in social work, clinical psychology, counseling psychology or counseling and (2) be licensed or license-eligible as a mental health professional in the state of Maryland.

Desired Qualifications
Preferred qualities of the candidate include: (1) demonstrated expertise in clinical case management, (2) administrative and computer application skills required to effectively implement and maintain a case management and tracking system, (3) demonstrated skill in working well under pressure to prioritize and manage multiple clinical situations and to coordinate these efforts as a part of a multidisciplinary team, (4) energy to flexibly manage the professional demands of a challenging workload while maintaining positive and healthy perspectives and relationships, (5)collaborative spirit of warmth, acceptance, respect, and trust towards colleagues, (6) demonstrated sensitivity to multicultural issues and proven ability to interact with diverse individuals and groups, (7) self-motivated, self-directed commitment to high professional ideals, (8) excellent oral and written communication skills, and (9) experience in college mental health, including crisis assessment, brief intervention, confidentiality requirements, and referral.

University Description
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility, and lifelong learning. With strong programs in the humanities and arts, UMBC is well known nationally for its success in educating minority and female students in sciences, technology, engineering and math.

Region Description

Required Application Materials
For best consideration, send via email a letter of intent, resume and contact information for three references to: Chair of Case Manager, University Counseling Services Search, bherman@umbc.edu; Official graduate school transcripts should be sent to: Chair of Case Manager Search, Counseling Services, Student Development and Success Center #117, UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250

Application Deadline
Rolling review of applications (resumes will be accepted until the position is filled)

Starting Date
ASAP

Send Applications To:
Chair of Case Manager, University Counseling Service Search

Mailing Address
Student Development and Success Center #117, UMBC
1000 Hilltop Circle, MD 21250

Phone Number
410-455-2472

Email Address
bherman@umbc.edu

Web Address
http://www.umbc.edu/counseling/

This listing expires on:
5/27/2013


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