Work Site Location: Coeur d' Alene Campus Work Schedule: This benefited position is 80% full-time. Summers are reduced hours with a flexible schedule.
Job Summary: This position provides personal, career, and educational counseling for students to help them identify and overcome personal barriers that could interfere with their academic success.
This list includes but is not limited to the following:
Provides assessment, counseling and/or referral for students based on cultural sensitivity and with an understanding of life span development issues.
Including, but not limited to, brief therapy modalities, harm reduction models, co-occurring disorders, alcohol and drug assessments, self-injurious behaviors, gender identity, and anger management, developmental and relationship issues.
Provides suicide risk assessment, crisis response and intervention individually and as part of the treatment team and Crisis Recovery Unit.
Provides outreach to students through a variety of practices to include developing programs and approaches that work to increase college student mental health awareness through prevention, awareness, education and stigma reduction.
Responsible for community organization efforts to expand and enhance college student counseling services both in the college and community setting. Responsibilities may include community outreach and coordination in order to establish referral and service alliances that benefit students.
Provides case management services to students to ensure continuity of care.
Follows the counseling code of ethics and standards of practice and maintains counseling records and reports, including competency with differential diagnosis and use of DSM.
Actively participates in health and counseling team meetings, consultations and referrals.
Prepares and provides workshops, trainings and classes to campus groups including the residence hall and athletics.
Participates in appropriate campus committees, organizations and groups.
Uses computer skills to access student records and health and counseling schedules, communicate using e-mail, create written records and reports, and perform research using the internet.
Participates in activities to promote and market counseling services to the campus community.
Serves the NIC community as a referral agent, assisting students to accurately define their needs and then identify and connect with College and community resources to meet those needs.
Maintains a positive, helpful, constructive attitude and work relationship with supervisor, college staff, students, and the community.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: Master's degree in Counseling or Social Work is required. Idaho Licensed Professional Counselor or LCSW or eligibility for those licenses is required. A minimum of three years full-time related experience, including experience with assessment and management of mental health issues for adults and adolescents, drug and alcohol assessments, suicide risk assessments, and crisis response, is required.
Proof of degree and license will be required upon hire.
Required License and/or Certifications: Idaho Licensed Professional Counselor or LCSW or eligibility for those licenses is required
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Strong crisis intervention skills • Expert knowledge of mental health assessment and treatment, suicide risk assessment, as well as addiction issues • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Ability to conduct effective training and presentations, in both one-on-one and group settings • Proficient skills using Microsoft Office applications • Ability to operate standard office equipment including phone, fax, copier
Internal Number: 492830
About North Idaho College
Founded in 1933, North Idaho College (NIC) is a comprehensive community college located on the stunning shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene. NIC offers degrees and certificates in a wide spectrum of academic transfer and career and technical education programs.