SUMMARY: Serves as a member of the CAPS leadership team, assisting the CAPS Director providing leadership and managerial oversight of the clinical functions of CAPS, and the development and implementation of policies and initiatives. Provides supervision to designated CAPS staff, and assumes responsibility for the clinical operations of CAPS in the Director's absence. Represents CAPS in both campus and community-wide meetings, programs and events. Provides mental health direct care, crisis intervention, crisis and clinical consultation and coordination, supervision, training and outreach services at CAPS.
Manages Clinical Services:
- Serves as a member of the CAPS leadership team, assisting the CAPS Director providing leadership and managerial oversight of the administrative, clinical and consultative functions of CAPS, and the planning development and implementation of policies and initiatives.
- Provides supervision to designated CAPS staff, and assumes responsibility for the clinical operations of CAPS in the Director's absence. Represents the Director in both campus and community-wide meetings, programs, and events.
- Coordinates all CAPS clinical activity, including the management of the case disposition team, crises, and crisis coverage schedules.
- Leads the weekly CAPS Case Conference meeting.
- Supervises and conducts performance evaluations for 3-5 CAPS clinicians, including the CAPS Case Manager
- Supervises interns, trainees, and/or unlicensed staff when needed.
- Stays up-to-date with national policy-related trends regarding the management and provision of clinical services.
- Networks with relevant off-campus hospitals, BSMART staff, community service boards, and other mental health resources, in collaboration with the CAPS case manager.
- Attends CAPS staff meetings; cooperates with accountability and data collection systems; participates in university-wide, division of Student Development, and URWell programs; develops and maintains a network of effective working relationships with faculty and staff from other offices and departments.
- Maintains CAPS metrics on utilization of services, running reports through current EHR; develops and uses tracking system to monitor trends in direct clinical service.
Directs Mental Health Services:
- Provides individual and group psychotherapy – up to 23 direct service hours per week as needed
- Provides crisis walk-in coverage; performs crisis intervention and crisis consultation for the campus, including rotating on-call duty during evenings and weekends.
- Provides mental health assessment and evaluation services.
- Makes reasonable adjustments to scheduled appointments to meet requests for services.
- Adheres to appropriate ethical and professional standards.
- Keeps accurate and timely records of appointments (e.g., intake notes, progress notes, termination summaries) using the online Titanium record-keeping software.
- Maintains confidentiality of records.
- Consults with other professionals as needed to coordinate treatment.
- Consults with parents and on- and off-campus professionals with appropriate authorization.
- Informs the Director as soon as possible of students who may be at serious risk.
- Provides consultation, education, and outreach services to faculty, staff, students and parents on developmental, mental health, and harm-reduction/prevention issues.
- Prepares and provides training seminars to University groups (e.g., residence life staff; academic advisors; first-year students).
- Occasionally serves on search committees and other areas of University service.
- Accepts delegated responsibilities for special projects or committee assignments as requested by the Director.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
- Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, or closely related field required
- Current license as a mental health professional in the State of Virginia required
- Maintains licensure through continuing professional education
- Minimum of 5 years experience providing mental health services to young adults (18-25 years old) required; 8 or more years preferred
Preferred experiences include any of the following:
- Two or more years experience providing mental health services at a College or University Counseling Center
- Previous experience using the Titanium scheduling and record-keeping system
- Two or more years of administrative and/or supervisory experience in a clinical setting
- Experience in responding to mental health crises
- Familiarity with Richmond-area psychiatric hospitals and community service board crisis response resources
- Interest and experience working with underrepresented populations
- Full-time, exempt position
- This is an 11-month position - July-May (no June)
- Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; 7.75 hrs./day; 38.75 hrs./week with evenings/weekends as needed for on-call rotation
ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND
At the University of Richmond, we’re creative, inclusive, and determined. We’re Spiders, and our mission is to create positive change in the UR community and beyond. Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond (www.richmond.edu) blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. There’s only one place like Richmond.
UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE