Under the supervision of a member of the Mental Health Services Leadership Team, the Embedded Mental Health Provider Generalist/(University Housing) will provide a hybrid of clinical services to UW-Madison students. This provider will spend 50% of their time providing clinical services in University Housing and 50% of their time serving the general student population of UW-Madison. To this end, the Mental Health Provider performs the following:
Principal duties: 1) Provides individual and group therapy services; 2) Participates in the provision of clinical crisis services and on-call mental health services (during business hours); 3) Provides campus-based services/outreach including programming and consultation; 4) Responds to campus crises; 5) Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and to serving under-represented/underserved populations.
Additional options for Direct Clinical Services may include: 1) Provides behavioral health interventions within Medical Services; 2) Provides couple/partner therapy services; 3) Provides supervision of assigned trainees including goal setting, evaluations, and disciplinary action in accordance with training policy and procedures; and 4) Administers and interprets limited assessment measures. 5) Develops teaching relationships with academic departments; and 6) Administers and interprets limited assessment measures.
Administrative Duties: 1) Maintains accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations; 2) Involved in the development and implementation of programs and services at MHS ; 3) Collaborates with providers and staff in UHS units and with campus partners; 4) Follows agency policies and procedures consistent with state mental health statutes, ethical guidelines, best practices, HIPAA, and FERPA; 5) Attends staff, and workgroup meetings as assigned; 6) Attends Mental Health sponsored professional development activities; 7) Serves on internal and external committees; 8) Other duties as assigned
Provides social work services to clients in a clinical or public health and safety setting to support health and wellness. Evaluates, administers, or develops plans for clients and refer clients to appropriate resources. Participates in intervention planning of complex difficulties, which may include psychosocial evaluation and counseling of individuals, groups or families. May engage in psychotherapeutic activities under supervision.
5% Performs social, emotional, and environmental evaluations
5% Recommends appropriate individual and family treatment plans according to departmental guidelines and standards
25% Updates case records in accordance with agency and departmental guidelines and policies
5% Facilitates interventions according to treatment plans and organizational policies
5% Facilitates individual and group counseling resources and programs
20% Provides crisis intervention as needed
5% Provides referrals to establish coordinated treatment with community and state agencies
5% Evaluates and assesses difficulties in psychosocial functioning in clients
5% Develops and implements specialized intervention plans to support the needs of clients
10% Provides psychotherapy services to clients under general supervision
5% Participates in treatment programs alongside an interdisciplinary team to diagnose or enhance social functioning of clients
5% May provide expertise, training, and guidance to the community, peers, and/or students
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Required Master's Degree in Social Work or other related mental health field
Required: Minimum of one year experience in a mental health setting. Preferred: Minimum of two years' experience in a mental health setting.
Strongly preferred experiences of the candidate include: 1)Experience working in an interdisciplinary college mental health treatment setting; 2)Experience in brief intervention and mental health crisis assessment; 3)Experience providing group therapy; 4)Experience in consultation and collaboration with campus or community partners and provision of campus-based services/outreach including experience developing campus-wide programs; 5)Experience with electronic health record systems; 6)Demonstrated attentiveness to intersectionality & health disparities; 7)Supervision of trainees; 8)Experience participating in multidisciplinary teams including medical providers and/or academic faculty/staff.
Required LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker - State Licensure License to practice independently in the State of Wisconsin or must be licensed within one year of hire
Full Time: 100%
This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications
This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with job 289215 and job 289221. Having three job postings allows University Health Services to consider candidates with social worker, counselor or psychologist credentials for this position.
How to Apply:
Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. You will be required to log in or create an account to continue. Please upload a cover letter and resume to apply. You will also be asked to provide the contact information for three professional references, one of which should be a current or former supervisor.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.