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Job Title: Counselor, Behavioral Health Case Manager (6909)
Location: Edwardsville, IL United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 11/21/2017
Expire Date: 12/21/2017
Job Categories: Counseling, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Job Description
Counselor, Behavioral Health Case Manager (6909)
The Behavioral Health Case Manager (BHCM) serves as the crisis interventionist, behavioral health consultant, and referral coordinator for Counseling Services at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE). In their role as a crisis interventionist, the BHCM will facilitate the vast majority of walk-in appointments, providing risk assessment, and stabilization services. The BHCM will lead the process of determining whether or not student's presentation is within the scope of Counseling Services, or warrants referral. If a referral is needed, he or she will work with local community mental health and medical agencies/practices for these cases. Additionally, the Behavioral Health Case Manager will serve as point of contact for University Housing, Dean of Students, and Student Conduct for post-screening brief intervention and referrals for students found in violation of the University's substance abuse policy, with emphasis on individuals suspected of experiencing a substance use disorder.

SIUE’s Counseling Services actively promotes the personal, social, emotional, and cognitive growth of our students. This service is provided through individual counseling, counseling groups, healthy living workshops, consultation, and referral. Our staff works closely with students, faculty members, student affairs administrators, public safety officers, health care services providers, housing staff, and parents of SIUE students. Special attention is paid to the ongoing issues affecting college students today, specifically, sexual assault and substance use awareness and prevention, along with the continued awareness of social and cultural differences among the SIUE community.

This position is a current Administrative / Professional vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. The position posting will close to applicants at close of business, 4:30 pm CST, on the posting end date.

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Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment.
Qualifications & Requirements

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
-Master's degree in clinical mental health counseling, social work, counseling/clinical psychology, or related field from an accredited college or university.
-Licensed (or licensed eligible) in the State of Illinois.
-Trained and has knowledge of DSM-5 classifications, therapeutic orientations, and treatment modalities.
-Knowledge of integrated health systems, including role of behavioral health consultation in primary care, and insight on ways in which substance use can mimic other symptomatology.
-Knowledge of and [preferable] experience with brief interventions (i.e., solution focused therapy, SBIRT).
-Ability to administer batteries of psychological assessments with appropriate follow-up reports.
-Must possess strong crisis intervention skills (i.e., rapport building, stabilization, brief biopsychosocial assessment, suicidality screening).
-Ability to work cooperatively as a clinical team member with quality written and oral communication skills.
-Professional flexibility as well as an enthusiastic and outgoing professional demeanor.
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Contact Information
Contact Name:Jennifer Oates-Blair
Contact Email:joatesb@siue.edu
Company Description:
SIUE is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live. SIUE awards degrees in undergraduate and graduate programs encompassing the arts, sciences, nursing, education, health, human behavior, business and engineering. The Schools of Dental Medicine and Pharmacy award first-professional doctoral degrees in dental medicine (DMD) and pharmacy (PharmD). SIUE is an NCAA Division I member of the Ohio Valley Conference, as well as the Missouri Valley Conference in men’s soccer and the Southern Conference in wrestling. The Edwardsville campus is supplemented by campuses in Alton and East St. Louis. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.
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