Reports To: DIRECTOR OF COUNSELING & WELLNESS SERVICES
DUTIES: This position provides professional psychological assessment and direct counseling psychotherapy to students.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides brief and limited long term individual, couple, and group counseling and psychotherapy to students; conducts intake evaluations; crisis evaluations and provides crisis intervention; and provides outreach and consultation to the college community. Conducts sound clinical assessments that inform professional practice with students. Develops and conducts psychotherapy & psycho educational groups and/or workshops/outreach on relevant mental health topics as it serves the needs of the college community. Provides appropriate and timely referrals in additional therapeutic services are needed and/or requested.
Participates in clinical consultation with relevant Student Health & Wellness staff and contracted psychiatrists/psychologists.
Participates in the training and advisement of student Resident Assistants through the office of Residential Life. Participates in relevant college committees and events.
Maintains professional documentation that complies with confidentiality and ethical practice requirements.
Adheres to office protocols and performs other job-related duties as assigned.
To counsel students and respond in a prompt, professional and competent manner.
To maintain confidential records and communicate as appropriate with colleagues.
To have a positive and productive working relationship with co-workers and college personnel.
To observe all policies and procedures pertaining to the college.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
3-5 years of professional clinical counseling experience.
A master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or social work and licensed to practice in the State of New Mexico.
Extreme adherence to confidentiality and ethical therapeutic communication is required. Clear written and spoken communication skills are required.
3 years of direct counseling service experience preferred. Computer proficiency required (MS Office products preferred). Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills are necessary. Willingness to participate as a counseling center team member and a member of the College Student Engagement Team. Group facilitation and public presentation skills. The ability to maintain confidential information in a professional manner is required. Familiarity with word processing and database software desired.
Both in-person counseling sessions in on-campus counseling center and on-line capability during snow days or to avoid illness.
COMPENSATION: Grade 13 (Minimum salary $50,996)
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