Student & Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell students on their journey of individual, academic and personal evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food services, sports, recreation, career services, and student activities and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. Our nearly 4,000 staff and student employees who make up SCL embrace the opportunity to represent the division and strive for excellence as we shape the Cornell student experience, one interaction at a time.
Cornell Health is a fully accredited ambulatory care center with more than 200 employees, committed to providing integrated and culturally sensitive medical, mental health, health promotion and public health services for the diverse Cornell community. Cornell Health is nationally recognized for innovation and leadership in the development of integrated, cost-effective, and community-based services and campus health initiatives.
Cornell Health's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers confidential services, designed to help students process and problem-solve issues that may be affecting their quality of life and ability to learn. Our mental health providers include psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, and nurse practitioners from diverse cultural and clinical backgrounds. CAPS providers value students in all of their individuality, and are committed to welcoming all people with respect and sensitivity. Our providers regularly collaborate with Cornell Health's medical clinicians to offer integrated services that support both the mind and the body. Care is coordinated through multi-disciplinary care teams, and through a shared electronic health record for every patient / client.
Cornell Health is hiring for multiple temporary Counselor Therapist positions. Counselor Therapists at Cornell Health's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) serve as members of a multidisciplinary service team with primary responsibility for the mental health Cornell University's 23,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Responsibilities include same-day initial sessions for students seeking care, goal-focused and culturally-informed counseling, crisis intervention, individual and group psychotherapy, referral and outreach services. Counselor Therapists serve as a resource for mental health education and prevention strategies across campus, and may consult with faculty, staff, and parents regarding student mental health issues. CAPS professionals are able to treat a variety of clinical needs for the campus community and embrace diversity and multiculturalism. This position is OSHA Category BBP2; TB2; ERG2.
Please note: These positions are temporary jobs, with an anticipated start date in mid-January 2021 and ending at the end of May 2021. Preference is for full-time availability, with the minimum being 10 hours per week. There is no visa sponsorship available for these positions.
Shares Cornell Health's commitment to providing timely mental health access to students
Is a team player who enjoys working collaboratively with professionals throughout the health center
Keeps current on best practices for providing mental health care to a campus community
Is a self-starter and enjoys thinking outside the box toward innovative problem solving
Masters in social work, or Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology; with 3 - 5 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Licensed or licensed eligible in New York State or other state or jurisdiction.
CPR-BLS level certification
Competency in one or more of the following areas: mental health administration, diversity and multicultural issues, eating disorders, substance abuse, and sexual assault trauma.
Experience with electronic health record management systems
Experience working in an integrated ambulatory health care environment
Proficiency in a language in addition to English desirable
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