Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (Mental Health Specialist)

Indiana University Kokomo,

Student Services
 
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Last Posted:

Wed, Jul 10th, '24

Deadline:

Open until filled

Start Date:

Flexible

Last Updated:

Wed, Jul 10th, '24

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

General Responsibilities

  • Provides direct clinical mental health services, including counseling, clinical assessment, and crisis intervention – average 60% of work load
  • Administrative/educational outreach programming - average 40% of work load
  • Develops and administers policies and procedures related to clinical service, as indicated by ethical and legal professional codes, effective best practices, and management of resources
  • Utilizes evidenced-based decision-making and assessment principles for program improvement
  • Provides supervision to CAPS staff
  • Implements emergency operations procedures for CAPS as needed
  • Contributes to the supervision and training of Master-level graduate students
  • Serves the department, division, and university through consultation and participation on committees

Department Specific Responsibilities

  • Conducts individual intake assessments
  • Provides direct clinical mental health services to individuals, groups, and couples
  • Manages individual caseload so as to be able to incorporate new clients in an ongoing manner
  • Maintains accurate, timely clinical notes, following Quality Improvement committee standards
  • Adheres to relevant ethical and legal standards of HIPAA, relevant professional bodies, state boards
  • Consults with and refers to other professionals when appropriate (e.g. psychiatrists, medical providers, and dietitians)
  • Utilizes evidence-based clinical interventions and, as appropriate, document in clinical notes
  • Serves on emergency response teams
  • Participates in active educational outreach programs
  • May supervise Master's level mental health students
ABOUT INDIANA UNIVERSITY KOKOMO
The mission of Indiana University Kokomo, a regional campus of Indiana University, is to enhance the educational and professional attainment of the residents of north central Indiana through effective teaching, learning, and civic engagement and by providing a wide range of bachelor's degrees, and a limited number of master's and associate degrees. Indiana University Kokomo is further dedicated to enhancing research, creative work, and other scholarly activity, promoting diversity and inclusion, and strengthening the economic and cultural vitality of the region and the state through a variety of community engagement, partnerships, and programs.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

Required

  • Master's degree in relevant mental heath area from an accredited program


WORK EXPERIENCE

    Required

    • 2  years post-degree experience

    Combinations of related education and experience may be considered

    LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES

    Required

    • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Indiana or license eligible Upon Hire
    • Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Indiana or license eligible Upon Hire

      SKILLS

        Required

        • Proficient communication skills
        • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
        • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
        • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
        • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
        • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
        • Highly thorough and dependable
        • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure





        DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

        EDUCATION

        Preferred

        • Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology


          WORK EXPERIENCE

            Preferred

              • 1 year of management or supervision experience
              • Prior experience providing clinical supervision to licensed providers or to graduate students in the area of mental health
              • Experience conducting psychoeducational evaluation and testing
              • Experience working on a college campus

               
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