Behavioral Health Case Manager

Albany, NY - Posted on: Monday 06/13/16

Description

About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in eight schools and colleges across three campuses.

Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

Job Description:

Brief description of duties:
The position will focus on the delivery of behavioral health case management services within a broad-spectrum counseling and psychological services center which is the primary counseling and mental health agency serving the population of 18,000 diverse undergraduate and graduate students on the University at Albany campus. This position will include the provision of behavioral health-focused follow-up and referral services for Counseling and Psychological Services clients as well as recruitment and follow-up service coordination and records/data maintenance for students receiving specialized alcohol and other drug and mental health early intervention services within CAPS' evidence-based STEPS 2.0 and related research-to-service projects and programs addressing UAlbany student behavioral health.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in mental health counseling, social work, or allied field from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education (ED) or internationally recognized accrediting organization
  • New York State licensed/certified (or license eligible) in the practice field in which the professional degree was granted
  • Experience in case management and early intervention for mental health and/or alcohol and other drug abuse-related concerns
  • Experience in the application of evidence-based research to clinical practice
  • Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with a college student population and/or experience in the provision of hospital-based case management services
  • Strong oral and written skills are important for success within this position
  • Ability to establish and sustain ongoing collaborative relationships with representatives from the University at Albany as well as local and regional community agencies and organizations is preferred

Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Counselor - SL-3

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the University's crime statistics for the past three years; and disclosures regarding the University's current campus security policies. The University at Albany's Annual Security Report is available in portable document format [PDF] by clicking this link http://police.albany.edu/ASR.shtml

THE UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY IS AN EO/AA/IRCA/ADA EMPLOYER

To Apply:

Please apply online via http://albany.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=71802

Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter stating all the required minimum qualifications and any of the applicable preferred qualifications

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Closing date for receipt of applications: July 13, 2016