The University Counseling Services (UCS) is actively recruiting for a full time Case Manager that will provide psychological services to assist a multiculturally rich and diverse student body in attaining their educational, interpersonal, and academic goals. Psychological services include case management; referral; managing insurance and referral databases; managing external referral relations; individual assessment and counseling; psycho-educational outreach programming and consultation to students, staff, faculty, administrators, and parents/families; supervision and training to graduate students in the mental health professions; and engage in maintenance of records.
About University Counseling Service:
The UCS is a vibrant, interdisciplinary, fluid, multiculturally proficient, fun, and creative center actively engaged in the furtherance and betterment of compassionate psychological services, outreach, training, and equity/diversity/inclusion. The UCS fosters the mental health of students, staff, and faculty, nurtures student success, and contributes to a safe, welcoming, and multiculturally aware campus community. The UCS is a dynamic part of the Division of Student Life and is highly utilized by students and other campus constituents seeking a variety of mental health services. Staff are cohesive, collegial, engaged, and passionate about working within a campus environment. The UCS runs large psychology and social work practicum programs and an APA-accredited psychology internship The UCS is a learning organization as clinical service, training, outreach, and professional development are informed by research, local data, and benchmarking with national trends and peer institutions. The UCS identifies closely with the vision, values, and guiding principles of the Division of Student Life.
About the Division of Student Life:
The Division of Student Life is comprised of staff that embrace new ideas and thoughts, works together to keep our students safe, and provides them with life-changing experiences. The Division of Student Life includes 13 departments that span from Recreation Services to Student Involvement and Leadership and everything in between. We believe in working together as one team to achieve our mission: fostering student success by creating and promoting inclusive educationally purposeful services and activities within and beyond the classroom. One of our division priorities is to advance UI's goals to recruit and retain U.S. racial/ethnic minority (URM) staff and students.
Provision of Clinical Services and Programs:
Provides case management and referral services to clients.
Provides diagnoses, assessment, and treatment for emotional and functional disorders for the purposes of primarily brief model counseling, crisis intervention, and referral.
Maintains clinical caseload as requested.
Writes and maintains electronic mental health records.
Supervises, evaluates, and assists trainees in various content areas.
Conducts workshops and outreach services designed to provide mental health education to students, staff, faculty, administrators, and parents/families.
Provides skills training to staff regarding case management, referral, and insurance systems and updates.
Develops cooperative working relationships with selected UI units including UIHC.
Designs and develops outreach programs to meet the needs of requesting UI units.
May seek funding for and conduct studies and research on mental health issues; may publish or present findings in appropriate professional journals or forums.
Manages active and supportive relationships with external referrals including private practitioners, hospitals, insurance companies, and others critical constituencies as they are relevant.
Assists in keeping current and managing relevant referral and insurance databases.
Performs related duties as required.
Master's in social work with clinical focus from a CSWE-Accredited program.
Social Worker: Licensed as an LISW or LMSW in the State of Iowa by date of hire. License must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.
Social Workers: Relevant post-degree experience (typically 1-3 years).
Extensive knowledge of evidence and theory based mental health case management and counseling in assessment, crisis, individual, and group.
Extensive proficiency in planning and delivering outreach programs and consultation services.
Working knowledge of providing supervision to trainees.
Extensive proficiency in the application of communication techniques and relationship building skills that develop the ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
Extensive proficiency in collaborating and interacting with individuals and groups while valuing the unique contribution of individuals from varied cultures, race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
Working proficiency with office support tools and electronic medical records software (e.g., word processing, email, presentation software and spreadsheets, electronic health records); preferably Microsoft Office and Titanium EHR.
Must have valid driver's license and meet UI fleet safety guidelines.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 20003064_1599586710
About University of Iowa
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.