University of Miami Counseling Center is hiring a full-time Licensed Therapist
with a special emphasis in Crisis and Triage Services. The nature of the hire
is dependent on licensure status and experience. The Licensed Therapist is a
generalist who shares with other clinical staff responsibilities for carrying
out the multi-faceted mission of the Counseling Center. In addition, candidates
with strong clinical and outreach skills in the following areas are also
encouraged to apply: triage and crisis management; suicide prevention; multicultural
specialist; women of color, men of color; men’s issues; sexual abuse and trauma; and international
The successful candidate will have outstanding skills
in providing crisis and triage services, with a demonstrated ability to work
collaboratively across cultures and with clinical and non-clinical colleagues,
campus departments and student groups; and the ability to provide
outreach/consultation to campus constituents on a range of mental health issues.
The Counseling Center is an APA accredited training site and moving towards
becoming an IACS accredited institution, and the successful candidate will
assist in those endeavors. Finally, the candidate will assist us in our ongoing
effort to build a multiculturally competent staff capable of serving the needs
of a diverse student body. The Counseling Center utilizes ProtoCall Services as
part of its after-hours coverage system.
Specific duties and responsibilities as a Licensed
Therapist may include, but are not limited to:
1. Providing primary daily coverage to
UMCC Walk-In/Triage Services.
2. Serve as the first primary clinical
contact for students.
3. Conduct risk assessments with
4. Initiate Voluntary and Involuntary hospitalization
5. Manage caseload of crisis students.
6. Liaison with case managers from
Dean of Students Office and Housing and Residential Life.
7. Providing clinical services that
address the needs of the general student population as well as the needs of
8. Providing outreach services, on a
semester basis, that address the needs of the general student population as
well as the needs of underserved populations
9. Participating in various Student
Affairs/University activities and committees
10. On-call rotation for after-hours
11. Some evenings and weekends required
(clinical, outreach and student engagement)
12. Other duties as assigned
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ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI
A private research university with more than
16,000 students from around the world, the University of Miami is a vibrant and
diverse academic community focused on teaching and learning, the discovery of
new knowledge, and service to the South Florida region and beyond. The
University comprises 11 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate
students in more than 180 majors and programs. In 2020, U.S. News & World Report
ranked UM among the top 50 universities in the country in its “Best Colleges”
listings. Established in 1925 during the region's famous real estate boom, UM
is a major research university engaged in more than $330 million in research
and sponsored program expenditures annually. Located in beautiful Coral Gables,
University of Miami is centrally located to all that South Florida can offer.
UM is a 501(c) tax exempt organization.
The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity
Employer-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with disabilities
are encouraged to apply.