Embedded Wellness Counselor- College of Pharmacy, Allied Health and Physical Therapy Student Counseling Services, Twin Cities Campus
Position Information: Student Counseling Services (SCS) and the College of Pharmacy (COP), Center for Allied Health (CAHP), and Physical Therapy (PT) are seeking a licensed mental health professional to fill an embedded counseling position to provide services to their students. Job duties include providing individual and group counseling, psychological consultation, and community programming for PharmD, DPT, MLS, OT and graduate students within their respective Programs (COP, PT, CAHP).
This position integrates all areas of work with a focus on students with underrepresented identities in the university or corresponding health professions. The counselor will function within the COP, CAHP and PT and be supervised by Student Counseling Services. This position will work closely with SCS staff, program staff, and students. The counselor in this position will be located in the Health Sciences Education Center (HSEC) and be part of a community of practice with embedded counselors in other health professional programs. Successful candidates will have demonstrated skills in navigating multiple systems and working independently as a clinician. SCS and associated programs are especially interested in continuing to build and maintain a culturally diverse staff dedicated to working in a multicultural environment.
Main Responsibilities: -Provide individual and group counseling to students to address mental health, career, and academic concerns -Provide intake and crisis intervention services -Provide assessment and diagnostic services by developing effective treatment plans and making appropriate referrals of student clients -Serve as an advocate and as a liaison in the referral of students to on- and off-campus resources -Provide consultation services for students, faculty, staff, and parents or family members of students, related to psychological issues -Conduct and collaborate on psycho-educational workshops and preventive outreach for students, faculty, and staff -Engage in committees and other team work related to well-being, diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives -Participate in a community of practice with other health science embedded counselors on the Twin Cities and Duluth campuses -Other duties as assigned
Job Duties: Provide student counseling to graduate and professional students in the COP, CAHP, and PT (80%).
Provide mental health and personal counseling to students through individual appointments
Provide crisis intervention services to students
Maintain accurate and timely documentation in accordance with Student Counseling Services policy and procedure
Create group counseling offerings for students as needs arise
Develop and implement new, innovative models of counseling service delivery
Provide outreach and programming on topics of wellbeing and mental health (10%).
Identify programming needs for students based on trends ascertained through counseling conversations
Create and present tailored workshops and presentations on relevant topics concerning student mental health, stress management and academic success
Provide mental health information and support to student organizations affiliated with the program.
Participate in and provide consultation to the bewell.umn.edu health professional student well-being initiative
Promote relevant campus-wide services and programming hosted by Student Counseling Services, Boynton Health, Disability Resource Center, Center for Spirituality and Healing, or other partners to students
Serve as the staff expert on student mental health issues for faculty and staff (5%).
Serve as a resource to faculty and staff who identify students needing counseling or crisis intervention.
Serve as the liaison between student health resources on campus and the COP, CAHP, and PT
Report student experience trends back to Student Affairs staff to advise student services
Create and present tailored workshops and presentations on relevant topics concerning student mental health for faculty and staff
Participate in Student Counseling Services staff meetings and trainings (5%).
This is a full-time, 100%, 12-month position, with benefits Salary range: $70,000 - $90,000, based on experience, qualifications and credentials
Bachelors degree and six years of experience or masters degree with four years of experience, or a terminal degree in a mental health field with one year of experience
Independent licensure as a social worker (LICSW), psychologist (LP), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), or marriage & family therapist in Minnesota (LMFT)
Evidence of sustained pursuit of knowledge and experience working with culturally diverse populations
Demonstrated experience providing culturally-responsive and anti-oppressive counseling services to historically marginalized or underrepresented clients (e.g. BIPOC/Multicultural, LGBTQIA+, international students, first generation students)
Interest in engaging fully in the typical work of a college counseling center, including short term counseling, group counseling, crisis work, outreach, consultation, and training
Experience providing mental health counseling services to college students in a higher education setting
Experience and interest in providing group counseling, including both process oriented and skill building groups.
Completion of APA accredited internship
Training and experience in therapeutic psychological assessment
Vocational, career, or academic counseling or coaching experience
Program coordination or comparable administrative experience
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