The Mental Health Counselor is is commited to the success and retention of students and is responsible for providing comprehensive mental health and wellness services and programming for the college student body on all campuses. The counselor will provide confidential individual and group counseling services, outreach and events providing preventative wellness information, and consultation and training services for staff and faculty regarding the mental health needs of our students.
Provide short-term, culturally informed clinical services such as individual and group therapy, crisis intervention and same day brief assessments on multiple campuses.
Counsel students on both an appointment and a drop-in/emergency basis in-person and via tele-health; make referrals as needed.
Recruit, hire and train master's and bachelor's level interns.
Provide crisis management support to the campus community (Dean of Students, Public Safety, Faculty, etc.) as needed.
Serve as the primary intake representative for the Mental Health Center.
Maintain confidential student records; provides and documents case management and referral services as needed.
Assist in providing training to the campus community for recognizing and handling students in need of assistance.
Provide educational information and related activities campus-wide to increase health and wellness awareness.
Work collaboratively with numerous departments across campus, including but not limited to Public Safety, Academic Affairs, Disability Services Office, Student Services.
Chair the college's BIT (Behavioral Intervention Team).
Communicate with faculty, staff, and students regarding the services available through the Counseling Center.
Maintain records of student contacts and correspondence, with due regard to confidentiality.
Comply with all safety, fire, and smoking regulations.
Complete all mandatory compliance and safety training as scheduled by Human Resources.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in counseling, psychology, or related area required.
Clinical mental health licensure (LCSW,LPC, LMFT) required, advanced certifications preferred.
3-5 years of clinical experience required; experience working in a higher education institution or with postsecondary students preferred.
Demonstrated competence in time-limited individual psychotherapy as well as group counseling with diverse populations required.
Access to private vehicle to be able to report to multiple campuses.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and ability to function independently.
Experience in mental health evaluations and assessment required.
Camden County College is one of the largest, most comprehensive community colleges in New Jersey and the surrounding region and is a vital resource for transfer education, workforce training, and cultural events. Its three distinct locations in Blackwood, Camden and Cherry Hill – along with its satellite locations in Lakeland, Sicklerville and elsewhere throughout the County – share the common mission of providing accessible, affordable higher education and occupational study to all who can benefit.The College also is recognized nationally as a leader in technology programs such as video game design/development and photonics. In addition, it is acknowledged for maintaining low tuition rates for many years. Perhaps most importantly, CCC is known for responding to the changing needs of the communities and students it serves by continuously updating its programs and services to support the economic development in this area and the professional and personal development of residents.