Mental Health Provider, Trans and Gender Diverse Focus
University of Wisconsin Madison
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Internal Number: 286000-AS
Principal Duties: Under the Supervision of Mental Health Services Leadership Team Member, the Mental Health Provider - TGD Focus will provide clinical services and outreach programming to UW-Madison students with a focus on serving students who hold TGD identities. To this end, the Mental Health Provider performs the following:
Direct Clinical Services: 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 outreach including programming and consultation; 4) Responds to campus crises; 5) Demonstrates a commitment to multiculturalism and serving under-represented/underserved populations;
Additional options for Direct Clinical Services may include: 1) Provides integrated primary care behavioral health interventions within UHS Medical Services 2) Provides couple/partner therapy services; 3) Provides services in a language other than English; 4) Provides supervision of assigned trainees including goal setting, evaluations, and disciplinary action in accordance with training policy and procedures; 5) 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 related to focus area; 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 University of Wisconsin-Madison guidelines, best practices, HIPAA, and FERPA; 5) Attends staff and workgroup meetings 6) Attends MH sponsored professional development activities 7) Serves on internal and external committees; 8) As resources allow, represents UHS on the UW-Madison Campus, in the Madison community, and with local, regional, and national professional organizations; and 9) 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 other related mental health field
Required: Minimum of one year experience in a mental health setting
Preferred: 2+ years experience in a mental health setting working with clients across TGD identities.
Strongly preferred experiences of the candidate include:
1) Experience in an interdisciplinary college mental health treatment setting 2) Experience in brief intervention and mental health crisis assessment 3) Experience in group therapy 4) Experience in consultation and collaboration with campus or community partners and provision of outreach including experience developing campus-wide programs that focus on serving TGD students 5) Experience with electronic health record system 6) Demonstrated attentiveness to intersectionality & health disparities, and a commitment to continued development of cultural competencies 7) Supervision of trainees 8) Experience participating in quality improvement initiatives 9) Experience participating in multidisciplinary teams including medical providers and/or academic faculty/staff.
Required LPC - Licensed Professional Counselor Must be licensed, eligible for license, or obtain licensure to practice independently in the state of Wisconsin within the first year of hire.
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 University Health Services is pleased to offer a hiring bonus of $5,000. This will be paid out in 12 equal payments throughout the first year of employment.
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 to helping them succeed in and out of the classroom in areas including health and wellbeing, 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, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring. The posted salary is the minimum. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.
This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with Job 285995 and Job 286003. Please note that only one vacancy exists. Having three job postings allows University Health Services to consider candidates with social worker, counselor or psychologist credentials for this position.
How to Apply:
Click the Apply Online link. You will be required to create an account or login to an existing account. Please upload a cover letter and resume or CV to apply. You will also be asked to provide references in the application.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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.