The Clinical Care Coordinator (CCC) will help to
bridge CAPS services with campus and/or community resources. The
CCC will help facilitate student access to and utilization of university and/or
community resources, particularly clinical treatment resources. The CCC will
also provide selected clinical services, primarily in these areas:
access/intake, assessment, crisis response, bridging care toward other
services, brief individual counseling, and external referral resources for
those students who would benefit from a longitudinal care model. The CCC will
help ensure that students who get referred out get connected to appropriate
care and are provided with assistance to mitigate potential barriers that would
otherwise prevent them from starting treatment elsewhere. In the process of
serving in this role, the CCC will keep an updated knowledge database of
referral resources, maintain relationships with other campus offices and
community agencies, and serve as an advocate, case manager, and resource for
General Description of Duties:
out to students who have been referred out for other services to ensure and document
follow-through with service recommendations provided.
reach out to students to assist with mitigating barriers to follow through and
providing alternative resources and referrals based on student’s identified
motivational interviewing to assist student if self-imposed barriers are
up with students post-referral to evaluate satisfaction with referral resource
and referral process
interim treatment and support to select students who are unable to get
connected to external counseling due to financial or other barriers that cannot
be immediately resolved.
and maintain database of current referral resources including treatment
providers and on-campus/ off-campus resources such as social, financial, and
with community providers and agencies external to the university to expand and
maintain referral networks and relationships.
as consultant to CAPS staff regarding referral and resource
duties as assigned.
ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
of Houston’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is a vital department
within the Health and Well-Being (HWB) portfolio. We work closely with our HWB
partners, which include the Student Health Center; Campus Recreation; UH Wellness;
Justin Dart, Jr. Student Accessibility Center; and Cougars in Recovery. CAPS is
accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services and also
offers an APA accredited internship in Health Service
Psychology. Our staff consists of licensed
psychologists, doctoral and masters level mental health professionals, and
advanced graduate trainees in counseling, clinical, and school
psychology. Within our Stepped Care model, our services include
triage, essential skills workshops, single session therapy, group counseling,
short-term couples and individual counseling. We also offer a large number of
resources and outreach to include “Let’s Talk”, QPR, and on demand trainings on
a variety of mental health topics.
The University of Houston's
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is committed to the promotion and
affirmation of diversity through a safe and welcoming environment. Our declared
mission in providing mental health services emphasizes that people representing
the rich diversity of our campus who use our services receive respectful
treatment. As one of the most diverse campuses in the country, we have a
particular responsibility and opportunity to promote and live up to these
the University of Houston
is only one of three Tier One public research institutions in the nation
designated as a Hispanic-Serving
Institution (HSI) by the U. S. Department of Education Office of
Postsecondary Education. It is also designated as an Asian-American Serving Institution (U.
S. Department of Education, 2012).
The University of Houston is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and
persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University
prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation,
gender identity or gender expression.