Penn State Harrisburg, a comprehensive College of The Pennsylvania State University, is excited to welcome applications and nominations for the 12-month position of Staff Counselor with BIPOC Student Focus at Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). We are seeking a mental health provider who has training and expertise in the needs of students who identify as Black/African American, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC).
Provide brief individual, couples, and group counseling, assessment, crisis intervention, and case management services for undergraduate and graduate students seeking help for emotional and behavioral concerns.
Assist with individual and group mental health counseling services for BIPOC, AAPI, Latinx, and/or LGBTQIA+ student populations.
Develop and lead mental health outreach programming with a focus on BIPOC student groups.
Partner with supervisor and other campus staff to coordinate urgent mental health crisis services.
Consult with the campus community on issues of care and concern.
Participate in CAPS graduate training program activities such as providing trainee seminars and contributing during the trainee selection process.
Assist in peer educator programs and activities (Mental Health/Wellness Ambassadors).
Actively participate in professional associations and training sessions.
Maintain current, accurate, and timely clinical documentation in accordance with state and federal law, professional ethics, as well as CAPS policies.
Participate in CAPS and university committees as assigned.
Participate in clinical supervision and weekly clinical case consultation at CAPS.
Have high cultural competency in clinical, outreach, and training experience serving diverse populations, with a professional focus on the needs of BIPOC students.
Provide psychological programs and mental health services to Penn State Harrisburg students.
Participate in supervising graduate-level trainees and training student peer educators and supervising counselors seeking licensure (if independently licensed).
ABOUT PENN STATE HARRISBURG
Penn State Harrisburg is located in Middletown, near the city of Harrisburg, the state capital of Pennsylvania. The college is easily accessible via interstate and rail routes from Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and New York, and Harrisburg International Airport is located within minutes from campus. The college is the largest and most comprehensive of Penn State’s Commonwealth Campuses. An undergraduate college and graduate school, Penn State Harrisburg offers more than 75 associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs and is the only campus, along with University Park, to offer programs from the associate to doctoral levels. The college also offers the first two years of study leading to more than 160 baccalaureate majors offered throughout Penn State. At the transfer level, Penn State Harrisburg serves students from all Penn State campuses and from community colleges and other accredited colleges and universities. The college enrolls 5,000 students in residence. Reputation is Penn State Harrisburg’s hallmark – nationally accredited programs, award-winning faculty, and the resources of a world-class research university. We are Penn State in the Capital Region.
The college’s academic units are divided into five schools: Behavioral Sciences and Education; Business Administration; Humanities; Public Affairs; and Science, Engineering, and Technology. The college employs approximately 500 full-time faculty and staff, and roughly 500 part-time employees to carry out its mission to be a premier college of The Pennsylvania State University. To learn more about the college please visit http://harrisburg.psu.edu