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Case Manager

Saint Cloud State University

Position Purpose

Under the supervision of the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, this position provides a full range of consultation and assistance to students who need access to medical, mental health, psychiatric, or related care on and off campus. The goal of this position is to provide coordination of care, advocacy, service connection, and referral. This position will assist with promoting student wellness, assisting students at risk, and helping to overcome barriers. The case manager collaborates with community stakeholders and partners on basic needs initiatives. This position is part of a multidisciplinary integrated healthcare team.

Principle Responsibilities

Provide support services for students in need or at risk

  • Participate in the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) as needed
  • Triage referrals, assist with connecting students to services, develop plans for continued care and monitor progress of student referrals through various levels of care
  • Facilitate Emergency Room mental health assessments and follow up discharge planning to increase success for students returning to campus after a mental health crisis
  • Interact and communicate with internal and external entities on behalf of helping a student
  • Assist in the coordination of students' re-entry into the University due to a withdrawal due to mental health/medical reasons, if appropriate

Provide basic needs assistance and support for students related to mental health, housing, food support, childcare, transportation and other targeted student support services

  • Serve as point of contact for the University basic needs website
  • Assist with social work related initiatives on campus
  • Connect students to external and internal resources
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with community partners
  • Be flexibile to the needs of the student population including possible co-location with campus partners

Provide high quality case management services to students

  • Perform case management services that address barriers to academic and personal success
  • Advocate on behalf of students in navigating the University to maximize their success
  • Assist students in applying for benefits, insurance, and other services/programs to ensure optimal care
  • Facilitate and coordinate evaluation referrals (e.g. ADD/ADHD, learning disabilities, chemical dependency, eating disorders, psychiatry, and physical disabilities
  • Assist with student academic appeals, registration petitions, reduced course-load requests and other types of leave related to mental health/medical reasons
  • Engage in safety assessment with students who are in crisis and follow related policies and procedures
  • Collaborate with the St Cloud Technical and Community College on cases that overlap between agencies and as part of the Minn-State system partnership
  • Maintain detailed client records that follow the rules and regulations of a healthcare agency including documenting case management notes in the CAPS electronic health record
  • Collect data and produce regular reports to assist with identifying trends with case amangement and ways to promote student success
  • Work professionally and effectively within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Do regular consultation with the counseling team and Director of Counseling and Psychological Services

Offer trainings and education to staff, faculty, students, families, and the community on health and wellness related topics as well as resource education

  • Serve as resource through presentations and tabling on campus
  • Provide education to various departments and student organizations on mental health related topics
  • Assist faculty and staff in learning about general mental health related topics as well as about internal and external social service resources
  • Serve as part of the integrated counseling and medical team at SCSU

Perform other duties as assigned to ensure the smooth functioning of the department and maintain the reputation of the organization as a viable business partner

Knowledges, Skills and Abilities

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in social work, psychology, public health education, or closely related field
  • 1 year of case manager experience
  • Knowledge of the modern principles, practices, and techniques of the social work field
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively perform work of a highly sensitive and confidential nature that requires access to private information
  • Exercise sound judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy while managing highly complex and challenging situations
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working at a college or university as a case manager or providing direct student support
  • Knowledge of community resources

This position requires successful passing of FBI/BCA background check

Learn more and apply today!

Use Job Code 69310 or Type Social Work Specialist into the search. 

Posted 9/12/23

Outpatient Clinical Manager

Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

Salary: $98,000.00 – $105,000.00 per year

Join our multidisciplinary Community Mental Health & Wellness (CMHW) team at Wilder in providing clinical service delivery that supports our community's mental wellness, critical to Wilder's mission of improving lives today & for generations to come! When you work at Wilder, you will join a diverse community of passionate individuals who are committed to the Wilder mission & are dedicated to seeing possibilities & creating smart solutions.

The Outpatient Clinical Manager is a highly experienced Licensed Mental Health Professional who supervises the day-to-day activities of outpatient mental health services provided at Wilder Center. This includes leading & organizing the administrative needs of the clinical staff who provide direct care & supervision of clinical care. The manager is available in-person to provide guidance & oversight of a wide range of services that include mental health & social services of children, adults, & families. The Outpatient Clinical Manager can work independently, but also collaboratively with staff & other leaders to create a supportive atmosphere to work, learn, & deliver excellent clinical care. The position oversees senior clinical supervisors in the areas of outpatient therapy, ARMHS, CTSS, & initial access to evaluation. The incumbent will facilitate a Whole Family approach to services & coordination of care that is part of a larger continuum of integrated health care practices (physical & mental health).

Learn more and apply today!

Posted 9/5/23

Grief Counselor

Park Nicollet

To serve as a member of the Park Nicollet Growing Through Grief Team in providing grief support to children and teens in the school grief support program. Growing Through Grief will be expanding its Burnsville school-based Grief Counselor position from one day a week to five days a week starting in the 2023-24 school year.

Burnsville School District and Park Nicollet Growing Through Grief have been in partnership supporting childhood bereavement and grief for over 20 years. Burnsville School District is rated #2 for most diverse school districts in MN. The district has 11 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 2 high schools with 7,745 students.

The Grief Counselor expansion will involve growing the already establish relationships in the secondary schools and extending support to the elementary schools. The three main modalities of care include peer support groups, 1:1 counseling support, and collaborative death related crisis support.

This position requires a master's degree or working toward a master's degree. The position will provide grief counseling support through arts, games, and supportive counseling. Curriculum development is part of the position.

The work schedule is M-F, day hours, with limited to no summer hours available. An ideal candidate is someone who has lived experiences that match and align with the identities of our student demographics

See the full listing and apply today!

Posted 8/21/23

Diverse Workforce Supervisor


Pay Level: $40/Hr Position Status: Contractor

Complete application and submit resume and cover letter


The Diverse Workforce Supervisors provide licensing and internship supervision to BIPOC social workers in the Diverse Workforce Pilot Project.


  • Provide individual and/or group supervision for cohort member(s) under the Minnesota Board of Social Work standards at the LSW and/or LGSW levels.
  • Provide internship supervision for students in placements where a BIPOC supervisor is not available.
  • Provide support for cohort member(s), including those who are new workers or interns.
  • Complete supervision plans and supervision verification reports for the MN Board of Social Work.
  • Evaluate and provide direction to cohort members in their social work practice.


  • Identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC)
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, Master’s degree preferred
  • Hold a valid Minnesota social work license in good standing
  • Must have met the 30-hour supervision training requirement to provide licensure supervision in MN and am eligible to provide LSW or LGSW licensure supervision
  • Knowledge of continuing education programming and compliance with regulatory requirements will be advantageous for this position
  • Must be a current NASW member while in this role
  • Background clearance
  • Minimum of three years of experience working with children and families
  • Previous supervision experience preferred
  • Strong commitment to the social work profession and NASW-MN’s mission.
  • Ability to work independently in a virtual environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate.
  • Exceptional supervision skills; enjoys working with people.
  • Strong problem identification skills, including the ability to problem solve and generate creative solutions, exercise common sense and sound judgment, and make effective decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
  • Ability to think critically and problem-solve independently.
Posted on 3/2/23

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