Department: Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology
We are searching for individuals to fill twelve month Clinical Instructor positions with the Boone County School Mental Health Coalition project. The Coalition, is a multidisciplinary, collaborative among Boone County's six independent school districts, the University of Missouri, College of Education (COE), Department of Educational School and Counseling Psychology and School Counseling (ESCP), the Missouri Prevention Center (MPC), and the School of Social Work (SSW). The purpose of the project is to promote a coordinated, multidisciplinary, collaborative initiative by: (a) implementing a scientifically-based model of prevention and intervention, (b) reducing contextual risk factors and promoting existing protective factors, and (b) providing access for in-risk youth and their families to comprehensive mental health assessment and wrap-around case management services.
Implement evidence based practices, progress monitoring, screening, and youth evaluations.
Support youth case management, crisis intervention, triage, and linkages to other agencies.
Provide ongoing consultation to school-based problem solving teams grades K-12.
Coordinate and implement data collection, analysis, and monitoring of fidelity to evidence-based practices in school settings.
Support school-based clinical practicum placement, training, and supervision of graduate students.
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