Student Counseling Services, a department within the Division of Student Affairs, is a comprehensive center providing brief individual, group and couples counseling, crisis intervention, campus outreach, program development, consultation and liaison to other campus and community partners, and a training program for students in mental health disciplines. Reporting directly to the Director of Student Counseling, this is a 12-month position that includes a combination of clinical and administrative duties. The position provides oversight to the center's training program and assists the Director in maintaining policy and procedures for the center. Primary responsibilities will include providing daily supervision to all trainees within the counseling center, development and implementation of outreach and educational programs, and ensuring policy and procedures are being maintained. Additional responsibilities for the position will include direct clinical care, such as individual, group and couples counseling, brief assessment, and crisis intervention with students as well as participation on campus/community committees, collaboration/consultation with administrators, faculty, and students on issues/programs related to various issues on campus, and possibly provide licensure supervision for unlicensed staff.
Advanced degree in counseling, psychology, clinical social work or related field or equivalent education, training or experience. Licensed in mental health related discipline in the state of Virginia (i.e. LPC or LCSW). Experience supervising other staff and/or programs. Experience in brief intervention, mental health crisis assessment, and group therapy. Working knowledge of counseling theory and techniques. Knowledge of electronic health records systems. Ability to appropriately assess and intervene in crisis situations. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues. Ability to treat all people equitably and with a sensitivity and awareness to cultural differences. Considerable knowledge of professional ethics and the ability to apply to current work. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Self-motivated with demonstrated understanding of the developmental issues of college students. Must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure, independently, and in a team-oriented environment.
Prior professional clinical experience (3-5 years) working in a community and/or college/university counseling setting. Demonstrated ability to provide outreach, prevention, consultation and seminar presentations. Prior experience providing clinical supervision to interns, graduate students, and/or other clinical staff. Approved by the Virginia Board of Counseling as a Clinical Supervisor.
Work Location: Radford
Posting Number: AP00114P
Position Number: FA5030
Department: Student Counseling Center -50129
Application Review Date: 10/09/2019
Internal Number: 7784
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