Job Summary:Tracks and monitors students who are identified as being in a crisis or requiring hospitalization; works with students and the mental health providers inside and outside of Saint Louis University; provides same day assessment and counseling to students requiring Urgent Care response as well as assess students in crisis during regular hours of operation of University Counseling Center; assess students referred by physicians and nurses at Student Health.
CHARACTERISTIC JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
May include any and/or all of the following:
Conducts phone and in-person triage and initial assessment, crisis intervention, individual counseling; assists students in identifying and obtaining treatment at University Counseling Center or through referrals in the community.
Assists in ensuring smooth transition from crisis intervention to case management; coordinates transition to counseling center for students who have been referred by local hospital psychiatric unit or emergency room; consults and collaborates with counselors, psychiatrists, physicians, nurses, and administrators.
Tracks, monitors, and follows up on case management outcomes to ensure continuity of care; works with counseling center staff, the Dean of Students, the Behavioral Concerns Committee, faculty and staff, students' families and community mental health providers for disposition planning and management of students with mental health needs.
Assesses effectiveness of referral process, maintains statistics and provides reports related to referral process; maintains and coordinates updating community referral database.
Assist students in identifying and obtaining treatment at University Counseling Center or through referrals in the community.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Professional knowledge and proficiency in crisis care/management Oral and Written Communication Skills
Multicultural competence and commitment to multicultural dimensions of mental
Education and experience equivalent to:
Master's Degree in Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW) or in Licensed Professional Counseling with training and experience with crisis intervention and case management; supplemented with three (3) years of related experience.
Vaccine Protocol Saint Louis University will require COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, staff, and faculty who are physically present on our St. Louis campuses. As a prospective and/or a new employee at Saint Louis University, you will be required to comply with the Universitys vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at Saint Louis University. If you are not vaccinated, you will be required to begin the vaccination process at the time of your first day of employment. Exemptions may be granted on the grounds of religious beliefs or medical circumstances.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.