Identity Focused Counselor (256 views)

New London, CT
April 8, 2024

Identity Focused Counselor

General Scope of Duties

This is a clinical position that requires psychological diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of student patients. Provides clinical supervision for the Psychology and Social Work training program. Provides consultative, crisis, on-call and outreach services to the campus community. Will have a general expert knowledge of mental health and psychological functioning. Will have expertise and specialization in providing counseling that is affirmative, sex-positive, culturally sensitive, consistent with risk reduction principle. Will have experience in counseling that promotes self-determination and addresses issues of culture, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and the intersection of these aspects of identities with other categories such as race, class, and religion, as well as physical functioning. Will provide targeted outreach efforts and psychoeducational programming to the general student population along with targeted populations at the College.

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform psychological evaluations and treatment as required; report and discuss results with the team and requesting clinicians.
  • Perform general and specialized clinical and outreach services in affirmative, sex-positive, culturally sensitive, consistent with risk reduction principles, and that promotes self-determination.
  • Ensure that documentation and productivity meet standards set in Student Counseling Services policy and procedure.
  • Provide training and supervision to clinical practicum students, and interns as needed.
  • Remain current in literature and treatment developments in the mental health field, especially college student mental health, and identity-focused issues.
  • Receive professional development as required to maintain license.
  • Participate in the development and updating of department policies and procedures that may affect students.
  • Perform administrative tasks that contribute to the functioning of the Student Counseling Services.
  • Participate in on-call rotation for emergency and crisis situations that pertain to students and campus life.
  • Collaborate with the Assistant Director to offer specific expertise regarding LGBTQIA+ identity issues to various components of the college community.
  • Adhere to the ethical codes of conduct appropriate to professional bodies such as the APA and other professional organizations.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with students, faculty and staff.
  • Perform departmental research; manage and provide reports.

Preferred Qualifications

Benefits Eligible: Full Benefits

Salary Range: $59,300-$61,300

Application Accepted Through:

Open Until Filled: Yes

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Connecticut College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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