Counselor – Student Health Services (11 views)

New York
November 22, 2021

Only applicants who apply via the following link will be considered for the position:

The New School is seeking a Counselor to provide counseling and support services full-time to both graduate and undergraduate degree seeking students. We are seeking candidates who are highly skilled clinicians who have experience working with students with diverse identities. This position reports directly to the Director of Counseling.
The New School is a university dedicated to progressive education, as such, we are seeking highly skilled candidates who have fluency in working with a diverse, multicultural student population.
This position is part of the Student Health Employees at the New School (SHENSUAW) Union.  The terms and conditions of employment for this position are covered by a collective bargain agreement between the New School and SHENSUAW

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:  

    • Provide crisis intervention and short-term individual and group therapy to university students including mental health assessments, information and referrals 
    • Work with students in crisis and those with trauma histories, including racialized and other trauma related to identity.
    • Supervise PhD. externs and MSW interns
    • Available for collateral contacts including hospitals, community providers, faculty and staff, as appropriate
    • Assist with health and wellness outreach; provide training to students, staff, and faculty across the university  
    • Collaborate and maintain open communication with interdisciplinary staff of Student Health Services including psychiatry and medical providers
    • Assist development and maintenance of referral resources, which includes contact with outside agencies, mental health professionals, and other clinicians
    • Participate actively in staff meetings and in weekly supervision.
    • Maintain timely, appropriate and accurate records and correspondence related to students served
    • Attend workshops, training seminars and university meetings as appropriate

The New School is committed to creating and maintaining an environment that promises diversity and tolerance in all areas of employment, education and access to its educational, artistic or cultural programs and activities. The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including actual or perceived gender identity or expression or transgender status), sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, pregnancy, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • MSWLMHC/Doctoral level LMHC or PhD. in Social Work or PhD/PsyD in psychology
    • Current licensure to practice in New York State
    • Some evening hours and on call hours
    • Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post-graduate experience in young adult or college health desired
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