The Counselor-Specialized in Servicing Black, Indigenous, People of Color Students provides clinical, emergency, consultation and outreach services to the Susquehanna University community, specifically, students of color and other marginalized groups, virtually.
Serve as a liaison for the Counseling Center to Communities of Color.
Provide individual and group clinical services to students, primarily but not exclusively brief individual therapy, to address personal and interpersonal concerns along with race-based stress, racism, marginalization, oppression, and racial trauma.
Participate in outreach with Students of Color and other marginalized communities.
Consult with psychiatrist, medical providers, and other mental health professionals as appropriate.
Consult with students, parents, faculty and staff regarding mental health and developmental needs of students as needed and appropriate.
Maintain relevant paperwork and documentation.
Education A master's degree in psychology, counseling, or social work required. Appropriate licensure or license-eligible in Pennsylvania required. For social workers: LSW required, for counselors: LPC required, for psychologist: license eligibility required. Postdoctoral supervision for psychologists can be provided.
Experience Three years of demonstrated experience and/or expertise in working with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color on issues of race-based stress, trauma, and racism and in providing therapy/counseling with Ethnic Minority people required.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Knowledge of English language including meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar. Skilled at written and verbal communication. Ability to use an EMR system (Titanium) and HIPPA compliant Zoom features. Knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft Word and Powerpoint.
Education Doctorate degree in clinical or counseling psychology preferred.
For social workers: LCSW preferred, for counselors: LPC with NBCC certification preferred, for psychologist: already licensed preferred.
Experience Experience working within a college or university counseling center and experience working in a virtual environment including tele mental health preferred.
Number of Months: Other
Quick link for posting: 2106
Internal Number: 2106
About Susquehanna University
Susquehanna University is a selective, residential liberal arts college in Pennsylvania that provides a solid foundation in the liberal arts and sciences.