Social Worker

Michigan State University

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Work type:Support Staff
Pay Grade: 12
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Department: Psychiatry Osteopathic Medicine 10034696
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location:East Lansing
Categories:Police/Health and Safety, Administrative Professionals- AP, Full Time (90-100%), Union, Remote-Friendly

Position Summary

The regional case manager will be responsible for planning, assigning, directing, reviewing, and evaluating resources, to develop and sustain individualized treatment programs for identified at-risk adolescents; coordinating community resources to provide for the optimal delivery of services for identified at-risk adolescents in the areas of education, mental health, juvenile justice, trauma, crisis response and, substance use in preparation for community integration, and living; coordinating with schools and educational entities to ensure progress toward educational achievement goals, graduation/certification/GED requirements and/or vocational skill acquisition; working in collaboration with regional mentors arranging services which meet the social, emotional, mental, and physical health needs and goals for identified at-risk adolescents; providing professional and technical assistance to Regional Mentors, addressing issues, resolving problems and making specific suggestions for action;  facilitating daily meetings with regional mentor to provide support and obtain progress reports for each case; providing daily reports to program leadership on the at-risk adolescents, including, progress toward identifying/securing services for them and their families; assisting program leadership in preparing reports for program sponsors and other key stakeholders; and ensuring integrity and effectiveness of such services and compliance with federal and state rules and regulations

This position is based in Calhoun County, Michigan working with children/adolescents in Calhoun County and the surrounding areas. The position requires daily travel throughout Calhoun County, occasional travel to East Lansing to meet with team members and daily/weekly virtual team meetings. The position is an off-date position funded through September 30, 2027, with possibility of extension based on the availability of grant funds.

Task breakdown

20%  Plans, assigns, directs, reviews, and evaluates resources, to develop and sustain individualized treatment programs for identified at-risk adolescents

20%  Coordinates community resources to provide for the optimal delivery of services for identified at-risk adolescents in the areas of education, mental health, juvenile justice, trauma, crisis response and intervention, substance use in preparation for community integration, and living

20%  Coordinates with schools and educational entities to ensure progress toward educational achievement goals, graduation/certification/GED requirements and/or vocational skill acquisition

10%  Works in collaboration with regional mentors arranging services which meet the social, emotional, mental, and physical health needs and goals for identified at-risk adolescents

10%  Provides professional and technical assistance and training to Regional Mentors, addressing issues, resolving problems and making specific suggestions for action

5%   Facilitates daily meetings with regional mentor to provide support and obtain progress reports for each case

5%   Provides daily reports to Program leadership on the number of at-risk adolescents and progress toward identifying/securing services for them and their families

5%   Assists program leadership in preparing reports for program sponsors and other key stakeholders

5%   Ensures integrity and effectiveness of such services and compliance with federal and state rules and regulations; Intervenes as necessary in crisis situations, arranging for the necessary assessment and care of the at-risk youth and immediately reports any suspected high-risk behavior, abuse or neglect of youth

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing one or two years of graduate study beyond a Bachelor’s degree, such as a Masters in Social Work; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in counseling in a health/mental health environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and State certification as a Social Worker. ACSW may be required in order to provide primary supervision of social work students.

Desired Qualifications

The candidate must possess a license (LSW, MSW, LBSW, LMSW, LPC, LLP, LMHC) to practice in the state of Michigan or be eligible for licensure within 6 months of the hire date

  • Demonstrated experience working in or with K-12 schools
  • Training in crisis intervention, risk assessment, threat assessment, and/or working within a behavioral assessment team
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, coaching, and communication skills to effectively work within a multi-disciplinary team setting
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and names and contact information for three professional references, with at least one from a current/former employer.

Special Instructions

Applicants must apply through the MSU Human Resources careers website at http://careers.msu.edu/cw/en-us/listing/ and upload the requested documentation.

The Psychiatry department is committed to advancing the common good through efforts related to innovative research and community outreach both locally and nationally. The Departments newest project, Prevent 2 Protect:The Adolescent Targeted Violence Prevention Project is a community outreach endeavor aimed at providing intensive individualized supports to students, schools, and communities throughout the state of Michigan with a goal of keeping our children safe in our schools and communities. With the growing demand to address how mental illness impacts the health of our communities, the department is committed to joining with local, state, and national leaders to address how partnerships between government, education, healthcare, and the justice system can improve the lives of people. Collaborating with the City of Lansing through the Mayor’s Mental Health Task Force, Michigan Department of Education and the Governors Commission on School Safety and Mental Health we aim to bring community resources together and move the conversation toward combating mental health barriers and helping those most in need.

Work Hours

STANDARD 8-5

Description of End Date

This is an off-dated position funded until 09/30/2027 with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.

Website

https://psychiatry.msu.edu/

Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.

The Bidding Eligibility ends on 10/24/2023 at 11:55 PM

Advertised:Oct 18, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Oct 31, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

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