The Counselor – Interpersonal Violence Coordinator will provide professional individual and group counseling services and outreach to NC State students as well as consultation to University administrators, staff, and others who have concerns about the mental/emotional status of NC State students. This position will have an emphasis on mental health awareness and interpersonal violence (sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking and sexual harassment).
Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
One full-time, 12 month position with responsibility to assist in all areas of Counseling Center functioning including:
- Individual and group counseling of NC State students/clients (personal, academic, and vocational assessment and counseling); psychological assessment; developmental and crisis counseling; couples counseling; evaluation of students for withdrawal from the University
- Development and participation in Outreach programming
- Consultation with faculty staff, parents, and others
- Providing evaluations and recommendations regarding students with academic and conduct problems
- Some participation in after hours “on call” and possible evening office hours
- General administrative responsibilities
- Coordination of the center’s interpersonal violence program and treatment team
Coordinating Interpersonal Violence (IPV) Responsibilities:
- Lead Counseling Center’s IPV treatment team which includes Counseling Center and Women’s Health/Student Health clinicians. The team reviews and offers consultation on IPV cases, assists in developing treatment recommendations and develops protocols and resources for staff and students
- Provide information about reporting options, support services and campus and/or community resources for students who have been accused of IPV and those who are IPV survivors
- Provide substantial direct outreach and wellness services to campus community
- Communicate and collaborate with staff on best practices in IPV clinical and outreach focus. Inform staff about state and national laws related to IPV and Title IX
- Advise trainees and peer mentors on IPV program development
- Serve as a liaison and consultant with campus partners, including but not limited to: Women’s Center, Women’s Health, Student Health Services, Office of Student Conduct, Prevention Services, Student Legal Services, and University Housing. Act as a conduit between the Counseling Center and campus partners, offer training and develop programming that addresses IPV education and best practices
- Coordinate with OIED (Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity) regarding Title IX guidelines and Counseling Center’s role in meeting campus requirements for compliance and training
- Serve as a member of NC State’s SART (Sexual Assault Response Team). An interdisciplinary team that meets to discuss IPV cases, and ensure students involved in these cases receive appropriate resources and support accurate notes on SART cases and inform clinicians about case updates involving their clients
- Maintain updated resource information and relationships with off-campus referral resources (Interact, Women’s Center of Wake County, Kiran, etc)
- Develop and maintain policies and procedures for IPV services at the Center
- Develop goals and assessment strategies to evaluate and improve the IPV programs
- Consult with Associate Director as needed and complete annual reporting for Counseling Center Services related to IPV
- Coordinators will be expected to provide supervision to an advanced trainee.
- Other duties as assigned.
The Counseling Center assists NC State students experiencing personal, academic, or vocational problems. The goal of the Counseling Center is to provide students with professional counseling services and outreach to help them cope with issues that may impede successful academic performance. The Counseling Center also offers crisis intervention and psychological/psychiatric assessment as well as consultation with others who have concerns about the mental and emotional state of NC State students. Our services are primarily short term in nature and we make referrals to other helping professionals and community agencies as appropriate.
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