We are searching for an individual to fill a non-tenure track, twelve month, faculty position to direct 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.
Job Duties: (1) facilitate a county-wide coalition among partner school districts and university personnel including coordinating meetings and communications and supporting the joint implementation of coalition initiatives. (2) provide oversight of service provision, evidence based practices, progress monitoring, screening, and youth evaluations. (3) provide oversight of youth case management, crisis intervention, triage, and linkages to other agencies. (4) coordinate ongoing consultation, professional development, and county-wide Summer Institute trainings with MU partners and community agencies. (5) coordinate data collection, analysis, and monitoring of fidelity to evidence-based practices.
*Doctorate in School Psychology or a related field
Minimum of 5 years' experience working in schools, implementing evidence-based assessment and interventions, and coordinating clinical services for youth
Nationally Certified School Psychologist or Licensed Psychologist in the State of Missouri
Candidates will be evaluated on the following factors: *Ability to coordinate clinical services and provide clinical supervision to staff and graduate students
Ability to provide service to the program, department, college, and the profession
Communication, leadership, organizational and management skills.
This position will be housed in the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology (ESCP).
Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Upload (a) a letter of application in which candidates describe in detail their qualifications for the position, and (b) names and contact information for three references in the Attachments section of the application. Your CV must be uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section. Please contact Dr. Wendy Reinke (ReinkeW@missouri.edu; 573-882-7890) for questions about the position.
Formal review of applications will begin June 20, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
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