Job Description Summary
A member of a close and collaborative team of mental health professionals who provide comprehensive confidential mental health services to a vibrant community of undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students. The successful candidate for this position will provide culturally responsive short-term counseling/therapy and crisis intervention to Wake Forest University students, and consultation and outreach to the WFU community. The University Counseling Center (UCC) is focused on providing equitable and inclusive services to the campus community, particularly to historically minoritized populations. The UCC is a training site for master’s-level interns, as well as doctoral psychology interns, for whom all staff members serve as supervisors, consultants, and mentors. The University Counseling Center is part of the Health & Wellbeing Team of offices within the Division of Campus Life.
Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Terminal degree in a mental health field (i.e. psychology, counseling, social work, or couples and family therapy)
Eligible to practice as a mental health professional in the state of North Carolina (must be independently licensed within 6 months of start date)
Demonstrated experience working with individuals with minoritized identities and diverse backgrounds, and ability to use culturally-responsive clinical care
Knowledge of clinical training program functioning.
Knowledge of a broad range of psychotherapy and counseling methods.
Experience providing clinical supervision to trainees and mental health professionals.
Knowledge of and ability to use crisis intervention skills.
Ability to effectively facilitate workshops, training, and seminars.
Ability to use independent judgment and manage confidential information.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills
Demonstrated efficacy with general workplace technology and electronic health records
Ability to use sound clinical judgment and to manage confidential information appropriately
Adherence to APA/ACA/NASW ethical codes, UCC policies and relevant state and federal laws
Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Experience with mental health provision in a college or university counseling center
Desire to collaborate with relevant campus advocates (Safe Office, LGBTQ Center, Intercultural Center, Women’s Center, Magnolia Scholars, etc.) to improve mental health service provision
Demonstrated knowledge and experience providing culturally responsive psychotherapy within a time-limited scope of service
Demonstrated ability to consult, collaborate, and present culturally responsive outreach and educational events to a range of audiences
Experience providing culturally responsive and developmentally appropriate clinical supervision to master’s and/or doctoral interns or trainees in mental health fields
Demonstrated understanding of the dynamics of privilege and oppression, and the impact these have on equity, access, and opportunity in higher education/the workplace