Care Counselor position is a full time job that supports the Student
Wellness mission of enhancing learning and student success by advancing the
health and well-being of our diverse University community. The Crisis Care Counselor reports to the
Associate Director of Clinical Operations. The Crisis Care Counselor is a
mental health clinician who assesses students experiencing mental health crises
and arrives at appropriate treatment dispositions. The Crisis Care Counselor also provides
brief, crisis-focused clinical interventions.
Assesses students who present to Student Wellness with
urgent mental health concerns. The Crisis
Care Counselor conducts mental health assessments for students who are
experiencing acute psychological distress.
Works with students in crisis to arrive
at appropriate treatment dispositions, and provides case management, as
Provides brief, crisis-focused interventions and bridge sessions.
Provides on-call coverage.
Completes all clinical documentation in a thorough and
Periodically, may need to be
on campus after-hours and/or on weekends for urgent, clinical and/or outreach
Serves as consultant/liaison for Wellness Coordinators,
Health clinicians, and Health Promotion staff in urgent mental health
Meets periodically with other Student
Wellness units to train and/or educate staff about crisis work procedures.
Meets/talks with parents, faculty, staff with student of
concern present or not, as necessary.
Assesses students in the Wellness Center who may need to
be evaluated psychiatrically in the Emergency Department and coordinates
required paperwork and transport to the Emergency Department.
Receives ProtoCall and Timely Care reports daily and
follows-up as appropriate.
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