Join our growing team of engaged and talented mental health professionals and put your knowledge, skill, and passions to work. The Boynton Mental Health Clinic at the University of Minnesota is seeking an enthusiastic and committed case manager/brief consultation specialist to join us as we respond to the growing demand for mental health services on our campus. Ideal candidates should have strong clinical skills, demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures, and a genuine commitment to support the University’s goal of creating a positive and inclusive campus climate for all by advancing equity and diversity.
Provide case management services to a diverse group of students, which may include:
Meeting with students to refer out/provide community linkage.
Individual follow-up and provision of “bridging” services to students who have been referred to community providers (via e-mail, phone calls, and/or in-person meetings to ensure clinical needs are being met).
Crisis prevention and intervention.
Consultation and support for students needing higher/different levels of care.
Timely communications/reporting back to co-workers (both prescribers and therapists) regarding disposition of cases, clinical information, and any additional clinical recommendations.
Serve as an integral part of our Brief Consultation (BC) team.BC is the first point of contact for all students accessing services at the Mental Health Clinic, and is designed to allow students an opportunity to discuss (same day) their concerns and to identify the next best steps for treatment.
Maintain appropriate documentation in the electronic health record for all clinical work.
Provide consultation to Boynton Health medical staff and University staff and faculty regarding student mental health issues.
Develop and present (as requested) educational and outreach programs relating to student and community mental health for Boynton Health and the University community.
Participate in planning, implementation, updating and evaluation of programs and policies of the Mental Health Clinic.
Participate in Boynton Health and University-wide committees as assigned.
Attend continuing education programs to maintain licensure, expand clinical skills, and contribute to the field of mental health.
Requirements for this position include:
A Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work or Counseling
A License (LICSW or LPCC) to practice in the State of Minnesota
Preferred qualifications include:
Proven ability to work effectively with students from underserved populations and backgrounds.
Proven ability to provide individual and group therapy to our growing community of international students. We are especially interested in finding a clinician who has demonstratedexperience reaching out to students from the Pacific Rim, South Asia, and the Middle East. Language skills, for instance Mandarin or Arabic, would be a great asset.
At least two years of professional mental health practice.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.