Student Counseling Services (SCS) is seeking to fill two 50% time, 9-month positions to provide intake, crisis and short-term counseling. One or more of these positions may also support case management and assist with off campus referrals. These positions will be expected to porvide services both in person and virtually during the academic year 2021-2022.
Major Duties: â— Provide initial consultation (intake) interviews for students requesting counseling â— Provide walk-in crisis services â— Provide short-term individual and/or group counseling to students experiencing personal, academic and career concerns
Compensation: $20-$25/hour based on experience.
Required Education and Experience: â— BA/BS with at least two years of experience or a combination of related education and work experience to equal six years â— Minimum of one (1) year supervised experience providing mental health-focused counseling â— Experience working with individuals from marginalized communities â— Excellent oral and written communication skills â— Ability to work cooperatively with others within a counseling environment and in other student-support program settings
Successful candidates must pass a background check prior to hire and be willing to work within the American Psychological Association’s Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clients as well as the Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People.
Preferred Education and Experience:
â— Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy or currently enrolled in a graduate program in one of these areas. â— Experience working in a university or college counseling center â— Experience providing crisis counseling â— Experience providing brief individual and group counseling.
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