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Position summary: Provide therapeutic and developmental services to individuals and groups including brief counseling, crisis counseling and counseling services for students with acute psychological problems; coordinate and manage referrals to outside providers and community resources; provide outreach programs and consultation services and alcohol and other drug education.Â Â
Major role functions:
Serve as a clinician and directly provides counseling services.
Manage external client referralsÂ
Maintain cooperative and collaborative relationships with students, faculty and staff within MICA
Serve on counselor on-call rotation
Professionally active Â
Provide undergraduate and graduate students with short-term counseling and crisis intervention services.Â
Maintain, and monitor a referrals system to provide continuity of care and follow-up for clients
Assist students with referrals to mental health practitioners in the private practice community facilitating access to higher levels of care.Â
Follow up to ensure that clients are appropriately assessed and successfully referred.
Provide mental health consultation and crisis consultation to wellness center, residence life, and other campus staff and faculty.Â
Provide crisis intervention and consultation in student emergencies.
Serve as a member of the Student Affairs team, working with Student Affairs committees to plan orientation, parents' weekend, leadership retreats and other programs and events.
As assigned, generate reports using Titanium Schedule to assist in the coordination of clinical care to students
As assigned, assist center leadership in decision making around appropriate level of care for students
As assigned, participate in the development of counseling policies, forms, and procedures
Perform other related duties as assigned
Masters or doctoral degree in social work, clinical or counseling psychology, or counseling.
Licensed in Maryland as an LCSW-C, LCPC or Licensed Psychologist or Maryland license eligible
Demonstrated strong clinical skills and experience with college students
Expertise with serious mental health disorders as well as with issues of typical development
Relevant personal counseling experience in a college/university setting or equivalent
Experience in referrals coordination
Knowledge of and/or experience with a wide variety of mental health services such as in-patient care and the private practice community.
Knowledge of and/or experience with public and private health insurances
Sensitivity to and interest in the unique concerns of students involved in artistic pursuits in a highly specialized and demanding educational environment
Knowledge of current short-term therapy and crisis intervention techniques adapted to a college setting
Awareness of LGBTQ concerns in mental health, as well as familiarity with international student concerns
Familiarity with Titanium Schedule or similar electronic health record
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Conditions of Employment:
Candidate must successfully complete a full background check
Reporting to this position: no direct reports
Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment.
Maryland Institute College of Art is committed to its policy of providing equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status (disabled, Vietnam-era, or otherwise). Furthermore, the College does not tolerate any form of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment or sexual violence. This policy applies to all programs, facilities, and activities provided by Maryland Institute College of Art, including but not limited to admission, educational programs, and employment.
Applicants must apply online for each job in which they are interested. You will not be considered for any job for which you have not specifically applied. We do not accept applications via email, U.S. mail, or fax. Successful candidates for any staff or faculty positions will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
Internal Number: R990
About Maryland Institute College of Art
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.