Counselor

University of the District of Columbia,

Division of Student Development and Success
Last Posted:

Tue, Oct 17th, '17

Deadline:

Open Until Filled

Start Date:

As soon as possible

Last Updated:

Tue, Oct 17th, '17

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

General duties include the provision of mental heal th services to university students, assessment and consultation services, clinical supervision of psychology and post-graduate trainees, and mental health education and outreach programming.  The Counselor is an integral team member in the Counseling & Student Development Center.  In addition to his/her work providing counseling services to UDC students, the Counselor serves as a professional resource providing consultation and outreach to the University community, as well as clinical supervision to trainees.

ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

The University of the District of Columbia is a pacesetter in urban education that offers affordable and effective undergraduate, graduate, professional, and workplace learning opportunities. The institution is the premier gateway to postsecondary education and research for all residents of the District of Columbia. As a public, historically black, and land-grant institution, the University’s responsibility is to build a diverse generation of competitive, civically engaged scholars and leaders.  The only public university in the nation’s capital and the only urban land-grant university in the United States, The University of the District of Columbia is committed to a broad mission of education, research and community service.  Established by abolitionist Myrtilla Miner in 1851, the University of DC offers Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees and a host of workplace development services designed to create opportunities for student success.  The University is comprised of a Community College, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, School of Business and Public Administration, College of arts and Sciences, College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences, and the David A. Clarke School of Law.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Doctoral degree in Psychology or Master’s or Doctoral Degree in Social Work from an accredited program
  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or Psychologist in the District of Columbia is strongly preferred.  License eligible candidates with plan to be licensed within 4 months of hire will be considered.
  • Demonstrated experience working with full range of human diversity, including ethnic minorities and underserved populations
  • Ability to provide clinical supervision to psychology predoctoral students and psychiatric residents for psychotherapy
  • Clinical experience working with individuals who are in varying states of emotional distress presenting with a wide range of psychological concerns and disorders
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Provides mental health counseling services (assessment, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling) for University students on a range of mental health, psychological, and personal concerns
  • Conducts individual and group counseling sessions
  • Provides mental health crisis management, intervention, and follow-up
  • Completes necessary and required clinical and administrative paperwork in a timely manner and consistent with office expectations and professional standards
  • Provides consultation to faculty and staff on issues relevant to student mental health concerns, behavior, educational performance, safety and risk management as appropriate
  • Develops, coordinates, and implements student programming and outreach on a broad range of psychological and mental health issues
  • Provides clinical supervision and training to non-licensed trainees
  • Provides clinical case management services as needed or assigned
  • Participates in administrative and clinical meetings
  • Develops, implement, and analyzes program assessments
  • Participates actively and constructively in institutional committees and partnerships related to student development, mental health, retention, and outreach
  • Provides clinical supervision and training to non-licensed trainees
  • Provides clinical case management services as needed or assigned
  • Develops, implement, and analyzes program assessments
  • Performs other duties as assigned
 
COMPENSATION

$50,462.79 - $67,868.76

 
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