The duties and responsibilities consist of providing individual and group counseling for students, outreach psychoeducation to the university community, individual and crisis assessment, and intervention. In addition, the counselor will make appropriate on and off campus referrals and consult with faculty, staff, students, and parents as necessary.
Masters in counseling plus two years of experience working in a college or university student counseling center with an understanding of college student issues, developmental theories, and the college environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology preferred. Maryland licensure required.
Knowledge and skills working with both traditional and non-traditional college students
Skill and interest in providing campus outreach programming and consultation
Expertise in assessment and treatment of the following preferred: substance abuse, self-injurious behaviors, eating disorders
Appreciation for the philosophy and functioning of an integrated Wellness Center that includes both health and counseling services
Demonstrate positive interpersonal skills; effective verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrate ability to work independently and to maintain confidentiality
Understanding of and commitment to abide by professional standards of practice and code of ethics for counseling or psychology
Ability to travel between campuses.
Ability to work one evening per week and occasional weekends as needed.
Provide short-term individual and group counseling
Conduct intake interviews and develop treatment plans, including appropriate referrals
Provide crisis assessment and intervention
Make appropriate referrals on and off campus and conduct necessary follow-up
Coordinate with Wellness Center staff to provide psycho-educational and wellness programs for students on topics such as date rape, substance abuse, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, relationship violence, and interpersonal issues
Work effectively and collaboratively with Wellness Center staff
Demonstrate a positive attitude as a representative of the Wellness Center, on campus and in the larger community
Engage in professional development
Participate in Wellness Center committees/meetings
Assist with RA Training
Provide information at new student orientation about counseling on campus
Provide psychoeducational information to faculty, staff, and parents
Formulate, interpret or enforce policies and procedures
As Maryland's third-largest independent university, Stevenson serves more than 4,400 students pursuing bachelor's, master's, and adult undergraduate degrees in the classroom and online. Founded in 1947 as Villa Julie College, the University is committed to providing a career-focused education and to offering programs that ensure our students' success in an increasingly dynamic job market.The University imbues its emphasis on career throughout the educational experience, from coursework to experiential learning. In addition to providing students with a quality liberal arts education, the University also stays true to its tagline, "Imagine Your Future. Design Your Career." Stevenson graduates gain the knowledge and skills that they can apply to not just their first job or graduate course but also carry with them throughout their lives. This promise is made explicit through the Career ArchitectureSM model, which carefully mentors students through a process of learning who they are within a framework of theory, practice, and mentoring. Stevenson has historically high job and graduate school placement rates for its students, helping them find success by starting their careers or by ente...ring graduate school for continuing their education. In 2013, the Maryland Career Development Association (MCDA) recognized the impact of the Career Architecture process by awarding Stevenson with its annual MCDA Organizational Career Planning Award. This award recognizes an institution that has developed an excellent program for career development within the organization.