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The Interpersonal Violence Counselor provides mental health services for Colorado State University students. Responsibilities include providing clinical services to students, primarily survivors sexual violence, sexual harassment, dating and domestic violence, and stalking; as well as providing outreach programming and support for the Women and Gender Advocacy Center (WGAC). This position is a CSU Health Network Counseling Services clinician embedded within the Women and Gender Advocacy Center (WGAC), working in close collaboration with the Pride Resource Center. This position also provides supervision and training within Counseling Services.
This position reports directly to the Assistant Director of Diversity and Multicultural Counseling Services in Counseling Services.
Job Duty Category Direct Service: Duty/Responsibility
Provide counseling services to survivors of interpersonal violence seeking support through the WGAC and Counseling Services(approximately 20 hours/week of direct clinical service) Provide and coordinate outreach and consultation services to the WGAC Intake assessments with students seeking counseling services
Act as a member of the WGAC Victim Advocacy Team (VAT) and provide mental health consultation related to student cases
Individual and group counseling/psychotherapy with students
Provide clinical supervision and training with students, staff, and faculty
Respond to campus mental health crises as related to interpersonal violence and the WGAC
Maintain accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations
Follow policies and procedures consistent with state mental health statutes, ethical guidelines, best practices, and HIPAA
Attend Counseling Services staff meetings
Serve on agency and CSU committees when consistent with the needs of Counseling Services and WGAC
Other responsibilities as assigned
Percentage Of Time: 30%
Completed master’s degree in counseling, social work, psychology or closely related field, with two or more years of full-time employment as a counselor or related position in a mental health field
Currently licensed as a psychologist, clinical social worker (LCSW), professional counselor (LPC), or marriage and family therapist(LMFT); OR license eligible in the State of Colorado, or fully licensed within 90 days of start date, if transferring license from another state
Minimum of two years post master’s degree experience providing clinical services
Demonstrated experience working with survivors of sexual violence, sexual harassment, dating and domestic violence, and stalking
Ability to understand and articulate sex and gender-related needs and concerns from a social justice/intersectional/multicultural perspective that incorporates all aspects of identity
Demonstrated understanding and direct experience working with and supporting diverse populations, including clients with diverse religious/spiritual beliefs; racial, ethnic, class, and cultural backgrounds; and diverse sexual and romantic orientations and gender identities
Demonstrated commitment to supporting and knowledge of dynamics related to interpersonal violence (sexual violence, sexual harassment, dating and domestic violence, and stalking)
Preferred Job Qualifications
Experience with supporting and/or treating people with marginalized identities, especially who are experiencing interpersonal violence(sexual violence, sexual harassment, dating and domestic violence, and stalking)
Experience providing mental health counseling to individuals
Experience facilitating therapy groups
Experience providing outreach and consultation
Experience providing counseling services to college students
Experience working with crisis intervention via electronic modes of communication: telephone, text, videoconferencing, and etc.
Specific training and experience in one or more trauma treatment modalities (i.e. Cognitive Processing Therapy, Prolonged Exposure, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. or other trauma treatment modalities)
Experience with Student Affairs, higher education operations, and Title IX
Experience navigating multiple systems with integrity and ethics
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and other Characteristics
Demonstrated commitment to social justice advocacy at individual, group, and/or community level
Effective listening, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
Demonstrated experience with educational/programmatic training and/or prevention education programming, preferably in a University setting
Ability to analyze policies, programs, and initiatives to make recommendations for quality improvement
A personal or professional commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through active planning and purposeful effort
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