Carries a clinical case load providing counseling to individuals, couples, and groups, consulting with other professionals as necessary.
Provides diagnoses, assessment, and treatment for emotional and functional disorders through primarily brief model counseling.
Follows overall therapeutic policies and goals to ensure operational excellence.
Coordinates and evaluates the quality of counseling.
Supports students with case management, including provision of referrals to community providers as needed and appropriate.
Supervises, evaluates, and assists trainees in various content areas.
Conducts workshops and outreach services designed to provide mental health education to students, staff, faculty, administrators, and parents/families.
Provides clinical supervision to mental health profession trainees at all levels of training.
Uses knowledge of training techniques to assist trainees in the development of clinical skills.
Uses awareness of diverse clinical interventions to assist trainee learning.
Develops cooperative working relationships with UI units.
Designs and develops outreach programs to meet the needs of requesting UI units.
Monitors, evaluates, and keeps informed of cutting-edge standards of practice in counseling services and keeps abreast of pertinent regulations, standards, publications, and information; provides comparison analysis to supervisors for evaluation.
May seek funding for and conduct studies and research on mental health issues; may publish or present findings in appropriate professional journals or forums.
Knowledge of APA, ACA, or NASW Ethical Standards.
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Doctoral degree in either Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA-Accredited program, Masters in Social Work with clinical focus from a CSWE-Accredited program, of MA/MS in Counseling from a CACREP-Accredited Program
Social Worker and Mental Health Counselor: Licensed as an LISW or LMSW or LMHC in the State of Iowa by date of hire. Psychologist: Possession of a valid State of Iowa license as a psychologist within 18 months of hire. License must be maintained as a condition of continued employment
Social Worker or Mental Health Counselor: Relevant post-degree experience (typically 1-3 years).
Psychologist: Relevant post-degree experience (typically 1-3 years) or satisfactory completion of a psychology doctoral internship
Extensive knowledge of evidence and theory based mental health counseling in assessment, crisis, individual, case management and group
Extensive ability to assess, manage, and ensure high quality mental health counseling and crisis management
Extensive proficiency in planning and delivering outreach programs and consultation services
Working knowledge of providing training and supervision to trainees
Expert proficiency in the application of communication techniques and relationship building skills that develop the ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner
Extensive proficiency in collaborating and interacting with individuals and groups while valuing the unique contribution of individuals from varied cultures, race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity
Working proficiency with office and tele-mental health support tools and electronic medical records software (e.g., word processing, email, presentation software and spreadsheets, electronic health records); preferably Microsoft Office,Titanium, and Zoom
Working proficiency and interest in working within the specialization of and providing treatment modalities for eating disorders and body image concerns Working proficiency with serious and complex mental health concerns and with mental health crises
Working proficiency with students who are Mandarin speaking; Indigenous and Native Americans; Asian Indian, Black/African-American;Latinx, and/or LGBTQ+
Working proficiency with infusing technology into the delivery of mental health services
Interest and/or experience in counseling center research
Working proficiency with psychological assessment: Administration, interpretation, and reporting
Working proficiency and interest in providing brief psychoeducational group interventions
Previous mental health experience working on a college or university campus
In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.
Pay level: 5A
Salary: $55,000 to Commensurate based on credentials and experience
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 20002786_1598648721
About University of Iowa
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.