Case Western Reserve University
Social Worker 3/Clinical Counselor 3 (Job# 11945)
The Social Worker 3/Clinical Counselor 3 will be responsible for providing age specific, developmentally appropriate clinical counseling and mental health services to students within an integrated healthcare and wellness model. The Social Worker 3/Clinical Counselor 3 provides direct service to students and consultation on mental health and wellness issues to faculty, staff, and students. This role supports the University Health and Counseling Services (UHCS) mission of enhancing the health and well-being of the student community and providing high quality, multidisciplinary mental health-related services. All members of the UHCS staff are considered essential and are expected to work on-campus in accordance with Case Western Reserve University guidance.
Building a welcoming and inclusive community is the foundation of the work we do as professionals working with students. Fully including people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives helps us all thrive by working together, focusing on our collective well-being, and helping students gain insight from their academic endeavors and real-world experiences.
1. Provide direct counseling and mental health services to students presenting with a range of mental health and wellness needs within the established counseling model. Services include intake sessions, same-day crisis management sessions, workshops, ongoing individual and group counseling sessions, bridge care and/or support with referrals to community providers. (65%)
2. Provide consultation services to university faculty, staff, and students on mental health and wellness to help students access appropriate levels of care. (5%)
3. Provide regularly scheduled clinical supervision and training of unlicensed, or dependently licensed staff and/or trainees, based on the needs of the department (10%)
4. Participate in didactics and trainings within University Counseling Services. (5%)
5. Participate in campus crisis support efforts. (5%) NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Participate in departmental meetings and other University activities, as assigned (5%)
2. Perform other duties as assigned. (5%) CONTACTS
Department Continuous contact with professional and support staff of the UHCS for scheduling, clinical consultation and collaborative work in an integrated model.
University Frequent contact with university deans, faculty, staff and administrators to establish and coordinate support for students dealing with mental health and academic issues.
External Moderate contact with care providers outside the university to assist in the coordination of care for students being treated in the community.
Students Continuous contact with students to provide direct counseling and mental health services to students presenting with a range of mental health and wellness needs.
This position may provide clinical supervision of selected, pre-professional graduate trainees, or dependently licensed staff, as assigned by the Director of Counseling or designee.
Experience 2 or more years of professional experience (post-licensure) in mental health care, prefer experience with adolescent and young adult populations, and/or experience within a university setting.
Education: Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work with independent license LISW or LISW-S or Master’s degree in Counseling with independent license in the state of Ohio as an LPCC or LPCC-S preferred. LSW or LPC accepted.
1. Demonstrated clinical skills strong generalist skills and experience with counseling serious mental health issues, able to provide in-depth assessment, individual/group counseling, and crisis intervention services.
2. Demonstrated consultation skills ability to work collaboratively with clinical and non clinical individuals and teams (both internal/external to the university) in order to appropriately assess the clinical and support needs of students and connect them to the appropriate level of care.
3. Commitment to multiculturalism, and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEi) Ability to maintain a work environment that is marked by inclusiveness and respect for others.
4. Knowledge of and experience with electronic medical record systems and privacy requirements.
5. Adherence to federal and state laws and university protocols designed to protect the privacy rights of students.
6. Ability to meet consistent attendance and demonstrate dependable work habits.
7. Ability to interact with colleagues, supervisors and customers face to face.
8. Knowledge, experience and training in telehealth.
Standard Health and Counseling offices in a university campus setting.
Full-time professionals are exempt from overtime and are expected to work a minimum of 40 hours per week around the university’s core hours of operation. In some instances, University Health and Counseling providers may be asked to participate in outreach and campus crisis/emergency response efforts, and these may require UHCS staff to work evenings and weekends. This expectation can be discussed with your direct supervisor at any time, and can be arranged in a manner that is beneficial to both the university as well as the provider.
Staff may be required to adJust their clinical and administrative assignments, as needed, depending on departmental, divisional and university needs. This may involve flexing to cover other clinical roles (e.g., covering acute counseling care responsibilities, covering ongoing counseling responsibilities, alternating between roles, etc) due to staff absence, changes in the model of care, or other reasons determined by the Executive Director of UHCS or their designee.
Staff are expected to provide services via hybrid modalities (in person or telehealth visits), with the understanding these expectations may shift according to public health guidelines and/or UHCS executive director, or their designee.
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.
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