The Clinical Counselor provides a full-range of individual and group psychological
services to students, as well as consultation to faculty and staff who
represent a wide range of multicultural backgrounds, presenting complex
psychosocial, personal, and family issues. Responsibilities
include a significant focus on coordinating services for students who identify
as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color (PoC). This candidate is expected
to work collaboratively within CAPS, with other offices on campus, and with
students themselves to develop services designed to best meet the needs of the
university's Black student community. As with all CAPS staff, this counselor
will also operate as a generalist who provides a full-range of services to the
entire student body.
Essential job functions
Provision of brief individual, group, marital, and
couples counseling (using time-limited treatment models);
Outreach and consultation services to the University
community, particularly for students who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or
Coordination of services for students who identify as
Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color (PoC);
Coordinate and track referrals to
on-campus and local community health care and welfare resources;
· Provide crisis intervention;
Provide clinical supervision to trainees of The Peggy
H. Smith Counseling Clinic, a graduate training clinic staffed by graduate
Involvement with the training program also involves co-facilitating
outreach activities, workshops, and groups with all level of trainees; and
providing training and educational seminars for all levels of trainees.
Perform additional professional
services as individual skills, interests and agency needs indicate;
Willingness and availability to
work evenings and weekend hours for campus outreach events or emergency/campus crisis/disaster
- Demonstrated experience and clinical effectiveness in
multicultural counseling approaches with ethnically and culturally diverse
clients and communities.
- Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective
working relationships and collaborations within and outside the
- Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation
regarding a variety of psychological issues.
- Strong clinical assessment skills.
- Strong crisis/suicide intervention experience and critical
incident debriefing capabilities.
- Extensive experience making discerning judgments regarding
complex legal and ethical issues.