Mental Health Counselor (71 views)

Mental Health Counselor

Posting Number: PA700376P

Classification Title: Psychiatric/Mental Health Therapist

Classification Code: 0612

Position Type: Staff

Hiring Range: $52,675-$62,675 (FY22-sr)

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Position Status: Regular

Department: Student Life

Posting Date: 06/25/2021

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in counseling or social work. LPCC or LISW licensure; three years experience.
  • experience with PTSD, PDD, LD, and ADHD;
  • outpatient experience in a brief treatment model working with emerging adults;
  • experience providing culturally informed clinical services to diverse and underrepresented populations, including students of color, international students, and LGBTQIA+ students; and
  • a demonstrated high level of cultural competence and desire to work with under-served and underrepresented student populations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD/PsyD psychologist;
  • 7 or more years of field experience;
  • higher education experience; and
  • LICDC.

Summary of Duties:

Seeking a dynamic professional, who will enhance the diversity of our staff with well-developed therapy skills, a strong interest in carrying a diverse clinical caseload, and who is attentive to the unique challenges associated with systematic forms of oppression such as racism, homophobia, etc.

This professional will have both administrative and clinical responsibilities, serving as the primary contact for the campus counseling center and as the supervisor to the center’s therapists, coordinating the unit’s management information system, establishing the short and long-term goals for service programs, assist in establishing policies and procedures, conducting short term counseling sessions with students, which entails dealing with diverse student needs.

Reporting directly to the dean of students/director of student life, this lead position is responsible for preparing semester and yearly reports, designing and conducting evaluation of services, oversight for clinical operations (e.g. staff caseload, outreach/consultation programs, referral processes and procedures, clinical records, etc.), assisting in the development/supervising of one bachelor level social work intern.

Clinical responsibilities include providing evidence-based individual assessment to determine students’ psychological diagnoses and counsel within a short-term, solution-oriented counseling center, primarily servicing students experiencing developmental difficulties, mental health concerns, relationship issues, academic challenges and/or behavioral problems.

Working with both Central Ohio Technical College and The Ohio State University at Newark under the Office of Student Life, the Counseling Center contributes and collaborates with professionals within and outside of student Life office, partnering with Public Safety when necessary to manage crisis intervention and referrals, provides verification of diagnosis to the disability services office for accommodations for students; provide for students, faculty and staff, training and preventative and educational outreach sessions that are culturally sensitive regarding mental health issues; advise student organizations on request; works collaboratively with other academic and student units on campus; establishes positive working relationships with community and campus resources to maintain a referral network.

Location: Newark

Closing Date: 07/25/2021

Open Until Filled: No

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