Provides a full range of social work services within University owned and operated Housing facilities, with emphasis on identifying treatment resources and providing psychosocial interventions (individual, group, crisis) not offered by other campus resources, to assure that residents receive optimal benefit from medical and/or psychiatric care. Oversees the accommodations process for residents requesting special housing accommodations, and provides training for live-in staff. The primary client population to be served is residents living in student housing with significant psychosocial stress, acute and chronic mental illnesses and in need of short and long term social services, including long term counseling and case management support.
Requirements: Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling Psychology, or related discipline. 4-6 years working in mental health case management. Knowledge of and experience with threat management. Ability to work with a diverse student population. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience collaborating with community partners on acute mental health cases and post-hospitalization care.
Notes: Fingerprint background check required. Credentials verification for clinical practitioner. Mandated reporting requirements of Child Abuse and of Dependent Adult Abuse. Credentialing process before date of hire, and employment. Must be a currently licensed social worker in the state of California and must remain so at all times during employment in order to practice and function in this clinical role. All charts, reports, records and conversations regarding care of patients of R&CL/Student Health are kept confidential and are not discussed outside of the department. Any HIPAA or FERPA violation is subject to disciplinary action. This is a 100% 12 month position. Residential & Community Living is closed between the Christmas and New Year's Day holidays.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For primary consideration apply online by 10/30/18, thereafter open until filled.