Mental Health Counselor - (19003211)

University of Wyoming  |  Laramie, WY

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Mental Health Counselor - (19003211)

Job Type: Counseling Services
Location: Laramie, WY
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 11,000 Students
Employer ID: 31335
Application Deadline: 08/20/2019

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$55,000 - $60,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$55,000 - $60,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Doctorate/J.D. Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Higher Education
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Doctorate/J.D. Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Higher Education
Experience:

Position Description

The University of Wyoming’s Counseling Center (UCC) is hiring for a clinician with expertise providing services to survivors of sexual assault. This clinician will have the training, and experience to provide evidence-based treatment for sexual assault, trauma, and other counseling services. This clinician will also demonstrate a commitment to teamwork and the overall wellness and development of University students.

Essential Duties:

Provide evidence-based counseling services to UW students who are survivors of sexual assault.
Provide training and supervision to UCC clinicians and graduate student interns on the best practices in the treatment of trauma.
Provide professional, time effective, mental health services for UW campus community including group counseling, workshops, individual brief therapy, assessment (drop-in and intake sessions), referrals as needed, and crisis services during office hours and after-hours.
Consult and work with Safe Project’s on-campus and off-campus personnel
Readiness and flexibility to provide outreach activities during non-office hours.
Promptly complete necessary and required clinical and administrative paperwork consistent with professional standards and office expectations.
Provide consultation to parents, faculty, and staff about mental health topics; provide outreach presentations to various groups on campus on a variety of mental health topics.
Attend administrative, training, and clinical meetings.
Contribute to collaborations with relevant campus and community partners (e.g., participate in coalition meetings).

Conduct evaluations of counseling; assist in research; prepare documents for the institution.
Participate in professional development opportunities and in-service training.


Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in a mental health discipline and four years’ post-degree experience is working in the mental health field.
Ph.D. or Psy.D with two years’ post-degree experience in working in the mental health field.
Licensed mental health professional (e.g., Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Licensed Psychologist).
Experience providing evidence-based counseling services to survivors of sexual assault.
Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
College counseling experience or experience working with young adults.
Knowledge of, and experience with, providing group counseling; workshops; brief/time-effective therapy; crisis intervention services.
Expertise providing treatment for survivors of sexual assault and other traumatic experiences.
Dedication to working as a team. Ability to manage conflict and to communicate effectively during problem solving.

Desired Qualifications:

Demonstrated commitment to clinical work, outreach, training, cultural competency, wellness, and integration of developmental perspective in all of these endeavors.
Experience advocating with/for multicultural causes and diverse populations during professional service and while delivering counseling service.
Knowledge of and interest in providing training and supervision to licensed clinicians and trainees.
This position requires knowledge and skills in the following specific areas: professional, ethical guidelines, including the maintenance of confidentiality; effective mental health assessment, and referral; effective rapport-building and interpersonal work with a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds; personal stress awareness and management; and clinical supervision.

Application Information

Complete the online application. Upload the following: Cover letter, Resume or C.V. Contact information for four work-related references. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

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