Clinical Counselor

Lawrence Technological University,

Clinical Counseling
 
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Last Posted:

Wed, Nov 16th, '22

Deadline:

February 14, 2023

Start Date:

January 9, 2023

Last Updated:

Wed, Nov 16th, '22

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

SUMMARY: Clinical Counselors provide counseling services to currently enrolled students on LTU’s campus. Counselors assist students with a wide range of behavioral, developmental and mental health concerns in support of personal growth and academic success.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES may include the following: Provide counseling services for students at the university, including short-term psychotherapy, group therapy, crisis intervention, and mental health screenings within the scope of the practitioner’s training and experience. Provide mental health focused workshops and programs to various campus stakeholders (faculty, staff, and/or students). Outreach may consist of planned programming or in response to events impacting the campus community. Participate in university events such as orientation, open houses, convocation, graduation, and/or Title IX training as needed. Provide crisis counseling and support as necessary. Provide direction related to campus incidents related to the mental health of University students. Serve as a member of the Crisis Response Team to respond to incidents that surface on campus. Participate in Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) and/or Campus Assessment, Response, and Evaluation (CARE) Team as needed. Provision of emergency services may include day, evening and weekend hours. Develops contacts and sources for referral for students with mental and physical health issues that extend beyond Clinical Counseling Services. To this end consultation with psychiatrists, medical providers, clinics, hospitals and other mental health professionals as appropriate. Provides referrals to the Employee Assistance Program and outside treatment providers as needed. Collaborates with departments across campus including Career Services, Housing, Disability Services, Academic Achievement Center and the office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Participates in committees as assigned by Dean of Students on an on-going or as-needed basis. Participates in Clinical Counseling staff meetings, clinical, and/or employment supervision as needed. Utilizes counseling center’s electronic health record system for scheduling and documentation. Completes other duties as assigned.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

COMMENTS: The position requires the employee to perform some of the responsibilities off campus. While acting as a representative of Lawrence Technological University, it is important that the employee be knowledgeable and professional. Communication skills (both oral and written), organizational skills, and the ability to handle changing priorities are essential for success in this position. The position may require evening and some weekends (Saturday or Sunday) to serve the needs of the LTU community.  

ABOUT LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Lawrence Technological University, www.ltu.edu, is one of only 13 private, technological, doctoral universities in the United States. Located in Southfield, Michigan, in the Detroit Metropolitan area, LTU was founded in 1932, and offers more than 100 programs through its Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Business and Information Technology, and Engineering.  PayScale lists Lawrence Tech among the nation’s top 11 percent of universities for alumni salaries.  The Wall Street Journal ranks LTU among the nation’s top 10 percent.  U.S. News and World Report lists it in the top tier of best in the Midwest colleges.  

Students benefit from small class sizes and a real-world, hands-on, theory and practice education with an emphasis on leadership.  Activities on Lawrence Tech’s 107-acre campus include more than 60 student organizations and NAIA varsity sports.  

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION: Masters degree from an accredited college or university in clinical psychology, counseling, or social 2 work with a limited or full Michigan license 1-3 years of clinical counseling experience, preferably in a higher educational setting. Demonstrated competence in working with multicultural and other diverse populations including international student populations. Demonstrated clinical skills related to short term counseling, crisis intervention, and outreach services. Experience working as part of a team in delivering clinical services. Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and collaboratively, strong communication skills, as well as commitment to workplace integrity and professional ethics. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

 
COMPENSATION

Information regarding benefits LTU offers can be found here 

https://www.ltu.edu/human_resources/benefits_home_page.asp  

APPLICATION MATERIALS

All applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to Jeffrey A. Betman, Ph.D. at jbetman@ltu.edu.