Location: Haverhill, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Tue Jan 12 2021 Job Description:
Part Time Mental Health Counselor: 15-20 hours per week; MCCC unit professional position
Summary: Seeking part-time Mental Health Clinician position. The successful candidate will be an experienced generalist clinician with established clinical skills and outreach experience serving a diverse population.
ANTICIPATED START DATE: February 2021
Provide brief short-term counseling, initial assessments, crisis appointments, referral services, and consultation/outreach to the college community.
Coordinate outreach programs for the Counseling and Psychological Services office.
Provide training and education to the Counseling and Health Service staff, as well as the larger College community, including students, staff and faculty, regarding the mental health needs of the diverse student population.
Complete and maintain documentation in a timely and accurate manner and according to Federal, State and office guidelines
A Master's degree in Counseling or closely related field from an accredited institution.
Licensed mental health professional.
Demonstrated competence in providing clinical services to a diverse client population with complex mental health needs.
Demonstrated competence in psychotherapy, training, psychoeducational program planning and clinical documentation utilizing an electronic medical record.
Highly effective interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a highly collaborative manner.
Counseling experience in a higher education setting.
Suicide assessment, intervention, and prevention skills.
Proficiency with short-term psychotherapy models.
Familiarity with diverse populations including but not limited to LGBTQ, Asian, African and African American, Caribbean, Latinx, Biracial, International, Immigrant and DACA students.
Knowledge of health insurance and social services in Massachusetts.
Ability to conduct counseling and outreach services in both English and Spanish.
Experience working with and supporting a culturally diverse, urban population in a Hispanic-Serving Institution.
NECC is a public, two-year college that offers comprehensive academic programs of study leading to the Associate in Arts degree, the Associate in Science degree and Certificates of program completion.Our dedicated teaching faculty accept with enthusiasm the challenge of responding properly to the differing backgrounds of their students and, at the same time, directing and leading them toward broader understandings. Our faculty are deeply involved in the planning of each class and in the achievement of each student, and are equally dedicated to personal achievement. As well as the specialized academic opportunities and tutoring that the college provides for our students, our faculty have the time and the commitment to advise as well as instruct students, and to provide support and encouragement.