Threat Risk and Crisis Coordinator
Vacancy Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Threat Risk and Crisis Coordinator
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with experience
Position Number 00060688
Work Schedule Monday - Friday; 8AM-5PM
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00
Department 244020 - Counseling Services
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
Division of Academic and Student Affairs Mission, Values & Objectives
We promote the success of the whole student. In collaboration with our colleagues across campus, we prepare students to succeed academically, professionally and personally, to embrace a commitment to lifelong learning, and to become informed, engaged, and productive citizens.
The Counseling Center assists NC State students experiencing personal, academic or vocational problems. The goal of the Counseling Center is to provide students with professional counseling services and outreach to help them cope with issues that may impede successful academic performance. The Counseling Center also offers crisis intervention and psychological/psychiatric assessment as well as consultation with others who have concerns about the mental/emotional state of NC State students. Our services are primarily short-term in nature and we make referrals to other helping professionals and community agencies as appropriate.
Essential Job Duties
The Threat Risk and Crisis Coordinator position provides professional individual and group counseling services and outreach to NC State students as well as consultation to University administrators, staff and others who have concerns about the mental/emotional status of NC State students. In addition, this position is part of an in-house team for evaluating and consulting in cases involving a potential high risk for violence to self and/or others.
Generalist Responsibilities include:
- Individual and group counseling of NC State students/clients (personal, academic, and vocational assessment and counseling); psychological assessment; developmental and crisis counseling; couples counseling; evaluation of students for withdrawal from the University
- Development and participation in Outreach programming
- Providing evaluations and recommendations regarding students with academic and conduct problems
- Some participation in after-hours “on call” and possible evening office hours
- General administrative responsibilities
Shared Risk Assessment / Management Responsibilities:
- As part of a Counseling Center in-house team, evaluate potentially high risk, violent, and suicidal students
- Serve as a leader on the Threat, Assessment and Crisis Team (TRaC) by organizing, scheduling, leading and attending weekly TRaC meetings to provide clinical expertise, knowledge, and recommendations for intervention regarding psychological and behavioral signs, symptoms, and risk factors pertaining to student cases involving actual or potential violence, or serious psychological disturbance
- When requested by the University, provide similar clinical expertise in faculty/staff cases where there is a concern about actual or potential violence, or serious psychological disturbance
- Develop and implement strategies to streamline hospitalizations, minimize disruptions to the CC, and document follow up plans for hospitalized students, and to serve as liaison to hospitals and community providers
- Coordinate with CAS and other community organizations and providers to identify potential resources for high-risk students and students of concern
- Serve as a consultant to Counseling and other University faculty, staff, and administrators who express concerns about cases involving potential or actual threats of violence, or serious psychological disturbance
- Assist in coordinating response strategy within the Counseling Center for campus emergencies (eg., suicides, accidents, deaths, safety crises)
- Maintain an assessment protocol for our clients and for referrals from other offices on campus, including appropriate releases, interview protocols, and test protocol and supplies
- Assist the Director and leadership team in preparation of reports related to functional area including annual report, budget preparation, and special reports to administrators at NC State, as needed
This position may involve participation in supervision/training of graduate students and program evaluation.
Other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree required Doctorate preferred and licensure in the appropriate clinical field of psychology, social work, or mental health.
Departmental Required Skills
- Established commitment to multicultural competencies.
- Candidate must possess strong clinical skills and experience in handling crisis situations.
- Strong interpersonal skills required.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
- Successful candidates will be generalists who are multi-culturally affirming and possess competence and experience in working with diverse populations.
- Experience in a university counseling center is strongly preferred with a demonstrated interest in threat and risk assessment and management.
- Preference for candidates with experience utilizing a time-limited model of care.
- Experience with involuntary hospitalizations preferred.
Required License or Certification
Appropriate licensure must be obtained/maintained according to North Carolina laws.
Please provide a copy of your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.
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