Mental Health Provider, Survivor Services

University of Wisconsin - Madison UHS,

Mental Health Services, University Health Services, UW-Madison
 
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Last Posted:

Tue, Jul 9th, '24

Deadline:

Assured consideration date is 08/04/2024

Start Date:

Anticipated start date is 09/23/2024

Last Updated:

Tue, Jul 9th, '24

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

Under the supervision of the Director of UHS Survivor Services, the Mental Health Provider - Survivor Services Focus, will provide trauma-focused mental health services to UW-Madison student survivors of sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, dating/domestic/relationship violence, and/or stalking, in an integrated health care agency. This position will work alongside victim advocates and medical providers within the broader UHS Survivor Services program, as well as the generalist staff at UHS Mental Health Services. To this end, the Mental Health Provider - Survivor Services Focus performs the following:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES (60%):
1) Provides individual and group counseling to student survivors of sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, dating/domestic/relationship violence, and/or stalking.
2) Completes intake/clinical interviews, with a focus on determining the appropriate disposition, providing treatment recommendations, and supporting care coordination.
3) Provides safety planning and crisis de-escalation to student survivors, as clinically warranted.
4) Supports campus outreach and community engagement, with a particular focus on awareness months (Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Stalking Awareness Month, Sexual Assault Awareness Month).
5) Serves as a resource on Title IX, Clery, and UWS Chapter 17 processes and rights, State of Wisconsin victim rights, reporting options, and other services a victim may access on campus or in the community, within the scope/role of mental health clinician.
6) Provide additional clinical services in other areas of Mental Health Services depending on experience and agency need.

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS FOR DIRECT CLINICAL SERVICES MAY INCLUDE:
1) Provides sexual health services through Wellness program, in collaboration with UHS Gynecology & Sexual Health team;
2) Provides "Let's Talk: survivors of sexual and relationship violence" drop-in support sessions;
3) Provides couples/partners therapy services;
4) Provides behavioral health interventions within Medical Services;
5) Provides on-call/crisis services through the UHS crisis line and drop-in services;
6) Provides clinical supervision of assigned trainees including goal-setting, evaluations, and disciplinary action in accordance with training policy and procedures;

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES (40%)
1) Maintains accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations;
2) Involved in the development and implementation of programs and services at MHS;
3) Collaborates with providers and staff in UHS units and with campus partners, particularly UHS Violence Prevention;
4) Follows agency policies and procedures consistent with state mental health statutes, ethical guidelines, best practices, HIPAA, FERPA, and Title IX;
5) Attends UHS staff and workgroup meetings, as assigned;
6) As resources allow, represents UHS on the UW-Madison campus, in the Madison community, and with local, regional, and national professional organizations;
7) Attends Mental Health-sponsored and other relevant professional development activities;
8) Serves on internal and external committees, as assigned or approved;
9) Other duties, as assigned or approved.

This is a full time 100% position. This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location. Business hours will be 8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. This is subject to change based on operational needs.

Must be licensed, license eligible, or be able to obtain a license to practice independently in the state of Wisconsin within one year of hire. If you are not currently licensed, but are working towards licensure, please include the number of training hours you have left to complete within your cover letter. You can review Wisconsin licensing requirements at https://go.wisc.edu/y5g8bk

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in the United States upon hire.

A period of evaluation will be required.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring. 

ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN - MADISON UHS

Mental Health Services at University Health Services: MHS is located at 333 East Campus Mall on the seventh floor of the recently-constructed student services tower in the University Square Complex. We are part of an integrated University Health Services which provides medical and prevention services to UW-Madison students. This multi-use building is also the home for the Bursar’s Office, Financial Aid, the Registrar, the Student Activities Center, and retail stores on the first floor. MHS has inviting provider offices, as well as several large group rooms available for group therapy sessions, case conferences, consultation, staff meetings, and other professional activities. In recent years UHS has been recognized by the Princeton Review as the best college health service in the country.

UHS is part of Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, led by the vice chancellor for student affairs. Our staff is dedicated to serving students and to helping them succeed in and out of the classroom in areas including health and well-being, identity and inclusion, leadership and engagement, and student advocacy. Student Affairs includes departments led by the dean of students; departments that provide identity-based spaces and leadership resources; the Wisconsin Union; University Health Services; and University Recreation and Wellbeing. Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

 

UW-Madison: The University of Wisconsin-Madison is partially located on an isthmus between Lake Mendota and Lake Monona and occupies ancestral Ho-Chunk land, a place the Ho-Chunk nation has called Teejop (“day-JOPE”) since time immemorial. Founded in 1848, UW–Madison is a land-grant institution and the flagship campus of the University of Wisconsin System. UW–Madison has over 40,000 students and is organized into 20 schools. Our comprehensive academic programs offer 136 undergraduate majors, along with 148 master's degrees programs and 120 doctoral programs. The University of Wisconsin Badgers competes in 25 intercollegiate sports in the Big Ten Conference and has won 28 national championships. Go Bucky!

Madison: Madison is the vibrant state capital of Wisconsin and home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. With a population of 260,000 (650,000 in the metro area), Madison is located in south-central Wisconsin, 80 miles west of Milwaukee, 270 miles from Minneapolis/St. Paul, and 150 miles northwest of Chicago. With its strong economy, unique natural beauty, exciting nightlife and restaurants, and dynamic recreational offerings, Madison consistently ranks as one of the best places in the country to live, work, get an education, play, and raise a family. Wisconsin's beautiful capital city offers both small town charm and a range of leisure and cultural opportunities usually found in much larger communities.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Required:
-Minimum of one year experience providing counseling.
-License eligible within one year of hire.

  • Counselor: Master's Degree in counseling, or other related mental health field. Must be LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) or LMAFT (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist) licensed, license eligible, or be able to obtain a license to practice independently in the state of Wisconsin within one year of hire. If you are not currently licensed, but are working towards licensure, please include the number of training hours you have left to complete within your application materials. You can review Wisconsin licensing requirements at https://go.wisc.edu/y5g8bk.
  • Psychologist: Master's Degree in social work or other related mental health field. PSY - Psychologist - State Licensure Must be licensed, license eligible, or be able to obtain a license to practice independently in the state of Wisconsin within one year of hire. If you are not currently licensed, but are working towards licensure, please include the number of training hours you have left to complete within your application materials. You can review Wisconsin licensing requirements at https://go.wisc.edu/y5g8bk
  • Social WorkerMaster's Degree in social work or other related mental health field. LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker - State Licensure Must be licensed, license eligible, or be able to obtain a license to practice independently in the state of Wisconsin within one year of hire. If you are not currently licensed, but are working towards licensure, please include the number of training hours you have left to complete within your application materials. You can review Wisconsin licensing requirements at https://go.wisc.edu/y5g8bk



DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred:
-Two or more years of experience providing trauma-focused counseling to survivors of relationship/dating/domestic violence, sexual assault/childhood sexual abuse, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, and stalking.
-Unpaid experience providing counseling may be applied to this preferred requirement if clinical supervision was received during that time, as well as experience providing advocacy services in a community-based victim services agency.
-License eligible within six months of hire.

STRONGLY PREFERRED experiences of the candidate include:
1) Independently licensed, or license eligible, in the state of Wisconsin.
2) Experience providing trauma-focused counseling to survivors of sexual and relationship violence, across intersecting identities; this may include specialized training including EMDR, somatic experiencing, cognitive processing therapy, brainspotting, TF-CBT, developmental and relational trauma therapy, etc;
3) Experienced in the treatment of common co-morbidities of trauma, including eating disorders, substance use, chronic or recurrent suicidality, nonsuicidal self-harm, etc;
4) Experience providing group therapy and/or non-clinical group-based interventions;
5) Experience in an integrated/interdisciplinary college mental health setting, included coordination with victim advocates, and/or medical providers, and/or prevention staff, and/or academic staff/faculty;
6) Demonstrated attentiveness to intersectionality & health equity; and a commitment to cultural humility and trauma-informed practices in the workplace;
7) Knowledge of best practices in trauma treatment;
8) Knowledge of issues and dynamics related to sexual and relationship violence;
9) Demonstrated understanding of how sexual violence disproportionately impacts individuals who hold historically marginalized identities;
10) Experience in consultation and collaboration with campus and community partners;
11) Experience educating campus and community partners on issues related to sexual/relationship violence, how to support student survivors, bystander intervention, and creating trauma-informed communities;
12) Knowledge of Title IX and Cleary guidance and regulations, specifically as they pertain to victim rights.

 
COMPENSATION

Depending on qualifications.

  • Counselor: Minimum $60,000 annual
  • Psychologist: Minimum $65,449 annual
  • Social Worker: Minimum $60,000 annual


APPLICATION MATERIALS

Must Apply via jobs.wisc.edu under the appropriate licensure posting. 

Resume, cover letter, and references will be required at time of application.

Please indicate licensure status, or progress toward full licensure, in your application.