This position is 9 month, 40 hour per week, and benefit eligible position.
The salary range for this position is $39,397.00 - $48,000.00 commensurate with experience.
OVERVIEW OF POSITION: The position provides counseling (assessment/diagnosis, treatment) to UMD students; maintains appropriate charting and paperwork; provides crisis response intervention (both to individual students and campus-wide crises); implements therapy or education groups; and provides consultation to students, staff, faculty and administration with a special focus on outreach to underrepresented/under served students.
DUTIES: Individual, group and relationship counseling and psychotherapy: *Intake/Assessment/ diagnostic interviews to collect data pertaining to presenting problem, general health, psychological functioning, psychosocial history, academic functioning. *Treatment of identified issue; determines appropriate short-term therapeutic work for students with various psychological concerns. Maintain awareness of developmental and psychological issues for a college population. *Participates in the provision of mental health triage services; this responsibility is shared with other counselors on a rotating basis. *Referral to other providers, as needed, requiring knowledge of services on campus pertaining to students and knowledge of other local resources. *Implementation and maintenance of psychotherapy groups, requiring expert skills relating to group process; expert knowledge of developmental psychology ; communication and confrontation skills; teaching and skill-building techniques . *Completion of paperwork (intake summaries, progress notes, termination summaries, referrals, etc.) requiring effective writing skills; time management ; typing/computer skills; *Collaboration with other service providers (advisors, student affairs, medical, psychiatric, disability and career services, etc) to coordinate care.
Crisis response intervention daily and as needed, including individuals, groups and campus-wide interventions: *Response/Assessment of individuals in crisis requiring expert knowledge of risk factors , potential for harm, availability of crisis response alternatives; expert communication skills to diffuse situations and ability to implement crisis plan.
Plan and implement presentations and outreach on campus: *Facilitation of Health Services' connection to underrepresented students, through collaboration with the campus resources which serve those students (Office of Cultural Diversity, American Indian Learning Resource Center): requires demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of various ethnic and cultural groups. *Planning and implementation of special topic groups and classroom presentations requiring general knowledge regarding a variety of mental health and developmental issues; organization and teaching skills, and public speaking skills.
Provide leadership I consultation to medical staff, faculty, administration, parents, and students: *Education I consultation skills: requires effective communication skills; community-organizing skills; maintenance of on-going relationships with staff in collegiate units and Student Life at University of Minnesota Duluth UMD, medical staff at UMD Health Services, and local community mental health providers. *Serve on appropriate committees, task forces, etc.; requires the maintenance of a visible presence on campus, effective communication skills; effective community-organizing skills. *Requires knowledge of broad array of mental health and developmental issues; effective communication skills.
UMD Health Services participation: *Abide by the Health Services - Expectations for Professional Behavior. *Attendance at all required meetings: requires listening skills, maintenance of issues affecting student medical, counseling and education; requires problem-solving skills; requires effective communication, negotiation skills.
***The employer reserves the right to modify, change, or add to the duties of the job description, consistent with the University classification, at any time.
Department Information: This position is located in the department of UMD/Health Services, a part of Student Life. The employee provides counseling (assessment/diagnosis, treatment) to UMD students ; maintains appropriate charting and paperwork; provides crisis response intervention (both to individual students and campus-wide crises); implements therapy or education groups; and provides consultation to students , staff, faculty and administration with a special focus on outreach to underrepresented/under served students.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Requires BA/BS with 6 years of experience; or a Master's degree with 4 years of experience (Master's Degree & Graduate Level Internships can be counted as related experience) or a terminal degree with 1 year of experience. Requires LICSW (Licensed clinical social worker), LPCC (Licensed professional clinical counselor), LMFT (licensed marriage and family counselor), or LP (licensed psychologist) licensure. Demonstrated ability to work and interact with people from various ethnic and cultural groups.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working in a college health environment. Experience working with an electronic medical record. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with persons of diverse socio-economic, racial/ethnic, international and LGBTQ backgrounds, including knowledge and sensitivity to multicultural issues . Demonstrated ability to provide clinical service, consultation and outreach to diverse college student population.
Internal Number: 329717
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