The individual in this position will provide coordination of mental health and behavior support services for students identified at risk with concerning behavior. The individual will work closely with campus CARE teams and the college Threat Assessment Team to implement intervention plans for identified students; act as the primary liaison with community mental health agencies; develop campus specific mental health resources for the College; provide outreach/educational seminars to the college community; and facilitate greater assistance to the needed members of the NOVA community.
Description of Duties and Tasks:
-Advise campus CARE teams and the College Threat Assessment Team in formulating intervention plans for identified students -Follow up and track referrals for individuals of concern in the Maxient database -Coordinate academic and support services for identified students on designated campuses -Provide mental health consultation to campus CARE teams, College Threat Assessment Team, and community mental health providers -Work closely with college police, deans of students, conduct officers, student services personnel and CARE teams -Provide outreach/educational seminars as needed and/or requested, to include PUP, orientations, faculty convocations, and HR professional development -Maintain and update NOVACares provider database
Minimum Qualifications :
Master’s degree in social work or counseling psychology or related field; demonstrated experience in crisis intervention and in working with severe psychopathology; demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with community mental health agencies; demonstrated experience in related or similar resource development.
Licensed professional in social work or psychology/counseling. Minimum of 5 years experience in case management. Knowledge of behavioral intervention team operations; solution-focused approach to student care; demonstrated interest in and experience working with college students, including diverse and/or underrepresented college student populations. Threat/Risk assessment experience.
Internal Number: 25166
About Northern Virginia Community College
Begun in 1964, Northern Virginia Community College offers a quality and convenient educational experience at an affordable price. NOVA is the largest educational institution in Virginia and the second-largest community college in the United States, comprising of more than 75,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. NOVA is also one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries. Located near Washington, D.C., the College includes six campuses. NOVA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and offers more than 160 degrees at the associate's level and certificate programs.