Mental Health Therapist/Embedded Counselor, School of Education
Johns Hopkins University
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 96736-en_US
The Division of Student Health and Well-being (SHWB) of the Johns Hopkins University seek an energetic, organized, and motivated Mental Health Therapist/Embedded Counselor to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment focused on student support and development. Reporting to the Associate Director of Training at the Homewood location of the SHWB mental health service, the Embedded Counselor will focus on providing supportive services for graduate students at the Johns Hopkins School of Education (SOE). This staff member will provide direct and indirect clinical services, psychoeducational programming, outreach, and consultation primarily on-site at the School of Education.
The successful candidate will consult and work collaboratively with colleagues to develop programs designed to serve students in the range of programs at SOE, and to reduce barriers to accessing counseling services. The Embedded Counselor will abide by the limits of confidentiality that apply to all SHWB clinical staff, and will participate in individual and group supervision and regular staff meetings at the Homewood counseling center, as well as participate in the after-hours on-call rotation that serves as back-up to ProtoCall. To best meet the needs of the SOE population, this position will occasionally be expected to work outside of the CC hours of operation.
The Johns Hopkins University Student Health & Well-Being practice group supports well-being, primary care and mental health services for JHU students and learners across all nine schools within the University. Our integrated service delivery model provides dynamic health and well-being promotion, support and programming, student disability services including guidance and resources, and in-person primary and mental health care options at our clinics as well as remote support though phone and online resources.
We are committed to recruiting, hiring, and supporting the professional development of a diverse team of practitioners and support staff who bring a range of intersecting identities as well as personal and professional experiences to their roles. The Johns Hopkins University comprises undergraduate and graduate students and learners from across the globe, and the division of Student Health and Well-being prioritizes innovative care delivery models to meet the evolving needs of our stakeholders and to support the development and sustainability of well-being.
The School of Education is one of the nine divisions that comprise the Johns Hopkins University. Located near the Homewood campus, the mission of Johns Hopkins School of Education is to generate knowledge to inform policy and practice and educate society to address the most important challenges faced by individuals, schools, and communities. Approximately 2,500 students are enrolled in a range of programs including mental health counseling and master's and doctoral programs in education with a variety of specializations and concentrations. The Embedded Counselor will be based primarily on the School of Education campus, and will work closely with their supervisor and peer practice group at the Counseling Center on the Homewood campus. It is anticipated that the person in this position will provide some services at other campus location in Baltimore and Washington, DC. Flexible hours are required at key times in the academic year including evenings and weekends.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Provide multiculturally informed direct clinical services, including initial consultations, intake assessments, individual counseling, group counseling, relationship counseling, and crisis intervention for students enrolled at the School of Education. These services will be primarily be provided at the SOE located near the Homewood campus.
Create and offer psychoeducational workshops, outreach, and consultation services.
Develop opportunities for less formal interactions with SOE students to reduce barriers to counseling. This includes offering informal drop-in hours, consultations, and participating in other campus events.
Consult with SOE staff and faculty to proactively address the unique needs of graduate students and reduce barriers to counseling.
Consult with the SOE Student Affairs team and collaborate with colleagues across campus to implement best practices and supportive services for SOE students.
Work to remain current regarding the unique needs of graduate students and research supported strategies and interventions for this population.
Attend all relevant Counseling Center meetings, including ongoing supervision and professional development programming on-site at the CC.
Provides afterhours (as backup to ProtoCall) on-call shifts, in rotation with the rest of the clinical staff.
Other duties as assigned.
Master's Degree in Counseling required.
Must be eligible to be licensed as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Maryland and obtain licensure within 1 year of hire, with exceptions.
Two years of experience providing clinical services is required for Master's level applicants.
Experience providing services, including counseling, outreach, and consultation, to college and/or graduate students is strongly preferred
* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:
Ability to work with a wide range of college student presenting concerns in individual and group counseling, with special expertise and experience working with Asian & Asian-American students.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, campus departments, and student groups.
Ability to effectively engage audiences during presentations.
Commitment to actively engage in practice with diverse populations.
Commitment to one's own ongoing development of multicultural competence as a professional.
Dual-language proficiency to conduct consultation and counseling is valued but not required; Mandarin preferred.
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Starting Date: as soon as possible.
To view complete posting and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.jhu.edu and search for job title. Please include a cover letter with your application materials.
The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion and advance these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.
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Classified Title: Mental Health Therapist Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F/7.5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department name: Counseling Center Personnel area: University Student Services
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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