Under the supervision of a Mental Health Leadership Team Member, the Mental Health Provider will provide mental health services in an integrated healthcare agency serving UW-Madison students across identities and programs. To this end, the Mental Health Provider performs the following:
Principal duties: 1)Provides individual and group therapy services; 2)Participates in the provision of clinical crisis services and on-call mental health services (during business hours); 3)Provides campus-based services/outreach including programming and consultation; 4)Responds to campus crises; 5)Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and to serving under-represented/underserved populations.
Additional options for Direct Clinical Services may include: 1)Provides behavioral health interventions within Medical Services; 2)Provides couple/partner therapy services; 3)Provides supervision of assigned trainees including goal setting, evaluations, and disciplinary action in accordance with training policy and procedures; and 4)Administers and interprets limited assessment measures. 5)Develops teaching relationships with academic departments; and 6)Administers and interprets limited assessment measures.
Administrative Duties 1)Maintains accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations; 2)Involved in the development and implementation of programs and services at MHS ; 3)Collaborates with providers and staff in UHS units and with campus partners; 4)Follows agency policies and procedures consistent with state mental health statutes, ethical guidelines, best practices, HIPAA, and FERPA; 5)Attends staff, and workgroup meetings as assigned; 6)Attends Mental Health sponsored professional development activities; 7)Serves on internal and external committees; 8)Other duties as assigned
Provides professional mental health counseling and consultation services for the campus community, incorporates a brief therapeutic model to address the emotional and behavioral needs of students, creates developmental programming to increase healthy lifestyle and coping behaviors across campus, and provides strategic direction and advocacy for university mental health policy and initiatives.
65% Provides individual and group counseling to students struggling with developmental and/or personal mental health issues and refers students to appropriate community resources
10% Provides counseling and/or information and referral services to faculty and staff
10% Facilitates psycho-educational and process-oriented groups
10% Prepares presentations and outreach activities and facilitates student adjustment and success programs to promote a healthy campus
5% Serves on multidisciplinary campus committees
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Required Master's Degree in Counseling, or another related mental health field
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Required: Minimum of one year experience in a mental health setting. Preferred: Minimum of two years experience in a mental health setting. Strongly preferred experiences of the candidate include: 1)Experience working in an interdisciplinary college mental health treatment setting; 2)Experience in brief intervention and mental health crisis assessment; 3)Experience providing group therapy; 4)Experience in consultation and collaboration with campus or community partners and provision of campus-based services/outreach including experience developing campus-wide programs; 5)Experience with electronic health record systems; 6)Demonstrated attentiveness to intersectionality & health disparities; 7)Supervision of trainees; 8)Experience participating in multidisciplinary teams including medical providers and academic faculty/staff.
Required LPC - Licensed Professional Counselor For Counselor: License to practice independently in the State of Wisconsin or must be licensed within six months. You can review Wisconsin licensing requirements at https://go.wisc.edu/y5g8bk
Full Time: 100%
This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications
This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with job 268494 and job 268641. Having three job postings allows University Health Services to consider candidates with a social worker, counselor, or psychologist credentials for this position.
UHS is part of Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, led by the vice chancellor for student affairs. Our staff is dedicated to serving students and helping them succeed in and out of the classroom in areas including health and well-being, identity and inclusion, leadership and engagement, and student advocacy. Student Affairs includes departments led by the dean of students; departments that provide identity-based spaces and leadership resources; the Wisconsin Union; University Health Services; and University Recreation and Wellbeing.
Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, or a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
How to Apply:
Click the Apply Online link above or below to apply. You will be required to create an account or log in to an existing account. Please upload a cover letter and resume or CV to apply. You will be asked to provide references as part of the application process.
The deadline for assuring full consideration is December 5, 2022, however, this position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.