General Counseling and Mental Health Center, is seeking to fill one (1) position as the coordinator of our Mindful Eating Program. This position serves as the primary counselor and coordinator for the Mindful Eating program. They must have training and/or experience in supporting clients with disordered eating difficulties and/or body image concerns. They will develop and present outreach material specific to disordered eating and/or body image difficulties as appropriate. They will coordinate with other staff in supporting clients dealing with disordered eating and/or body image difficulties. Must be licensed at Professional Counselor, Clinical Social Worker, or Psychologist.
- Provide short-term individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, prevention and outreach services to undergraduate and graduate students.
- Provision of training activities such as individual supervision, preceptorships, apprenticeships, co-leading and supervising therapy groups, and leading trainee seminars.
- Provision of consultation with professional staff. Works collaboratively and cooperatively with other mental health professionals on CMHC's multidisciplinary staff and other university departments and organizations.
- Reviews client record to determine the progress, effectiveness, and appropriateness of treatment services offered. Maintains current, accurate and timely clinical documentation in accordance with state and federal law, professional ethics, and Counseling and Mental Health Center, CMHC, policies.
- Attend and participate in departmental and division meetings and staff development programs as assigned.
- Coordinates referrals between CMHC and university or community service providers.
- Other related functions as assigned
- Typical office environment
- Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation
- Use of manual dexterity
- Exposure to chemical and commercial items found in office, medical clinics and building repairs / maintenance
ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
THE UNIVERSITY AND CMHC:
The University of Texas at Austin is a culturally diverse campus. It includes a student body of approximately 52,000, along with 3,100 faculty distributed among 18 schools and colleges, along with a staff of nearly 18,000. Approximately 49% of students are members of ethnic minority groups (19% Asian American, 21% Hispanic, 4% African American), while an additional 10% are international students.
The Counseling and Mental Health Center (CMHC) provides a full range of university mental health services including time-limited individual therapy, group therapy, program development and outreach, psychiatric assessment and treatment, counseling in an academic setting (CARE), integrated health care, diversity coordination and outreach specialist, urgent care and telephone counseling and referral services. Training and supervision is provided to psychology and social work interns, psychiatric residents, psychiatric nurse practitioner students and psychology practicum students. The center's large, multidisciplinary staff includes psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists and licensed professional counselors.
The Counseling and Mental Health Center is committed to the promotion and affirmation of diversity in its broadest sense. Our mission requires that people of every background be able to use our services with an expectation of respectful treatment. CMHC has developed a "Statement on Diversity" that is available at https://cmhc.utexas.edu/diversity.html. The University does not discriminate on any basis prohibited by applicable law including race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, or veteran's status in recruitment, employment, promotion, compensation, benefits, or training. It is also the University's policy to maintain an environment free from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
For more information about CMHC, visit our web site at: https://cmhc.utexas.edu/.
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