Social Worker

Location
East Lansing MI
Posted
Apr 11, 2018
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Summary

Social workers participate in a shared case management system that supports collaboration and consultation with other mental health professionals and health service clinicians. Duties include performing comprehensive psycho-social evaluations and providing individual/group counseling in order to treat the mental health concerns of clients; providing primary supervision of social work graduate students; performing individual/group counseling with clients and providing crisis intervention services to treat normal developmental problems, aid victims in emotional distress and treat mental health adjustment/substance abuse problems; preparing intake and treatment notes and reports to track patient care; conducting presentations and workshops to educate clients, parents, University staff, health care professionals and the community regarding developmental and treatment issues; consulting with clients and staff to assess the need for additional services and refers to campus/community referral sources when appropriate; establishing and coordinating didactic/support groups around designated issues to assist and support clients; acting as a patient advocate with various service providers; participating as a team member and/or liaison in staff meetings, committees, conferences and organizational meetings; attending professional conferences, workshops and continuing education programs.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing one or two years of graduate study beyond a Bachelor's degree, such as a Masters in Social Work; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in counseling in a health/mental health environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and State certification as a Social Worker. ACSW may be required in order to provide primary supervision of social work students. 

Desired Qualifications

License eligible in Michigan within 18 months of hire; MSW or Master's in Counseling (LPC); experience in interdisciplinary setting with diverse college students population from a multicultural/intercultural perspective.

Required Application Materials

Resume, cover letter and licensure.

Work Hours

Some evenings and weekends.

(Bidding eligibility ends 04/17/2018 at 11:55 PM)

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