The Center for Health and Wellness seeks a part-time staff counselor. The staff counselor is responsible for providing general mental health counseling, including the provision of individual and group therapy, intakes, crisis intervention, education and preventative outreach programming. We are seeking a collaborative colleague who can add to the breadth and depth of the services we provide. This position is a part-time, non-benefit eligible position.
Conducts mental health assessments and demonstrates the ability and knowledge of how and when to refer students to a higher level of care when deemed necessary.
Maintains a large caseload of individual therapy clients.
Provides crisis counseling.
Consults with college faculty, staff, coaches, parents and students on students of concern.
Collaborates with Health Services staff and outside treaters to provide comprehensive treatment.
Participates in mental health screening events for the student body.
Develops, coordinates and implements ongoing education and outreach programming to increase awareness of mental health issues.
Attends designated college events to provide crisis counseling as needed.
Provides after-hours, on-call emergency coverage on a scheduled rotation basis.
Maintains clinical record documentation on each client.
Master's in social work or counseling or a PhD/PsyD in psychology.
Minimum of three years working with young adults ages 18-22, with preference for those with previous experience in a college setting.
Experience providing educational services.
Experience and familiarity with the unique psychological and developmental needs of a diverse student population.
Ability to uphold the University's commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse learning community.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Work is generally performed in an environment not subject to extremes in temperature, noise, odors, etc.
May spend long periods of time sitting
Time primarily spent in a normal office setting
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
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