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University of Rochester Social Worker (S) - 223260 in Rochester, New York

Social Worker (S) Job ID 223260

Location Central Administration Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 University Counseling Center

Schedule

9 AM-7 PM

Responsibilities

GENERAL PURPOSE:

THE UCC SOCIAL WORKER THERAPIST FUNCTIONS AS A MEMBER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER COUNSELING CENTER SENIOR STAFF GROUP. THEY PROVIDE PSYCHOSOCIAL ASSESSMENT, DIAGNOSIS AND BRIEFTHERAPY TO UR STUDENTS. ASSIST IN COMMUNITY REFERRAL AND MAINTAINING COMMUNITY RELATIONSHIPS FOR REFERRALS.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides direct individual, couples and group mental health care services to UR students using various short term psychotherapy treatment approaches. Creates treatment plans based on assessment data and clinical interview. Routinely revises treatment plans based on client’s progress toward treatment goals and life situation needs. Summarizes progress and recommends alternatives to students at the completion of the course of care.

  • Provides intake assessments, clinical triage, and mental health crisis management services for students. Provides careful diagnosis, assessment, and evaluation using standard UCC psychometric instruments and clinical assessment interviews.

  • Completes timely documentation of care in the electronic medical record including initial evaluation, assessment, treatment reports, progress notes, referrals, communications, treatment planning and progress

  • on treatment goals according to guidelines set forth by UCC/UHS policies and procedures and in keeping with generally accepted standard for mental health care delivery.

  • Evaluates student status and the clinical mental health treatment records of students requesting return from Medical Leave of Absence for mental health conditions; makes recommendations about student’s assessed readiness to return to the campus environment. Performs other, similar student valuations as needed.

  • Attends regular meetings of UCC staff to create and review policies and procedures and to discuss individual treatment efforts and general prevention strategies for the college population.Participates in performance improvement of all practices and services, including performance improvement teams, quality assurance, incident review, peer review and accreditation activities.Participates in UCC committee work on special projects..

  • Provides case management for students seeking community referrals or who have a supportive planning agreement with the university. Provides substance abuse evaluation, referral and prevention services.

    Other duties as assigned

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work required

  • Bachelors degree in the area of public health, health promotion, health policy, or health education preferred.

  • Three years of full-time clinical experience prefered

  • Experience working with an ethnically diverse college-age population preferred.

  • Equivalent combination of education and experience accepted preferred.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with expertise in a team setting preferred.

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to develp and maintain clear record-keeping systems preferred.

  • Ability to work evenings and/or weekend days

  • NYS certification and licensure, or other equivalent education,certification and licensure

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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