Mental Health Therapist/Intercultural Specialist

The College of St. Scholastica,

Counseling Services
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Mon, Aug 7th, '23


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Last Updated:

Wed, Aug 30th, '23

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  • Full Time

The Mental Health Therapist/Intercultural Specialist will focus on providing services to Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) as well as other underrepresented students. These services include counseling/psychotherapy, crisis intervention, outreach, programming, and public health services to students at the College of St. Scholastica. All services will reflect the College’s Benedictine heritage and will foster a culture of inclusion in support of the College’s equity, diversity and inclusion goals.

  • Provide comprehensive psychotherapy services to the student population of The College of St. Scholastica, with a focus on BIPOC students from historically underrepresented and marginalized communities.
  • Provide crisis intervention to the campus community.
  • Provide training to appropriate campus organizations, faculty, staff and students regarding relevant mental health issues of college students, with a focus on programming that addresses the unique needs of diverse individuals and groups.
  • Adhere to the highest ethical and professional boundaries as determined by The College of St. Scholastica and standards of the American Psychological Association, the Social Work Board of Ethics, The American Counseling Association and other professional organizations.
  • Participate in professional development and continuing education as required by professional licensing boards.
  • Facilitate and/or serve on campus committees and task forces related to the mission of SCHAWB.


The College of St. Scholastica serves students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs throughout six schools — nursing, arts and letters, business and technology, education, health sciences and sciences. The College offers programs in Duluth, at seven satellite campuses throughout Minnesota, and online. The College is home to 3,712 graduate and undergraduate students in 91 programs. In Fall 2021, there were 2,144 undergraduate students, 1,486 of them in our traditional program on the Duluth campus. 1,368 students were enrolled in graduate programs. There were 470 undergraduate and 737 graduate students in fully online degree and certificate programs.

  • Master’s or doctorate degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or other related field.
  • At least 2 years experience in the role of a professional therapist in a therapeutic setting.
  • Competent and proficient in theoretical treatment approaches and techniques, with a proven ability to apply these theories while performing job-related responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated experience providing culturally proficient and empowering clinical services to underrepresented and marginalized communities.
  • Experience in programming that addresses the unique needs of diverse individuals and groups.
  • Knowledge of the developmental issues, trends, and best practices related to college students and counseling services.
  • Evidence of cultural fluency working with diverse student populations.
  • Experience with culturally responsive trauma informed practice.
  • Strong cross cultural communication skills.
  • Professional licensure
  • Professional experience working in a higher education setting

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