Under minimal supervision, this position involves the delivery of clinical mental health services to patients. Clinical services include individual, couples, group, and crisis counseling. This position serves on the triage team when needed, assists with reducing stigmas and stereotypes that discourage minority students from seeking counseling, collaborates with other members of the department's multi-disciplinary staff, serves on after-hours crisis response teams on an as-needed basis in the event of larger scale campus crises, and delivers outreach programs.
Note: This is a grant-funded position. Per the stipulation of the grant funding for this position, and as a requirement specifically for this particular job opening, we are required to hire a mental health counselor from an underrepresented group, either African American or LatinX. The duration of the work assignment will be dictated by the ongoing funding of the project.
Primary duties and responsibilities:
Conducts individual intake assessments.
Provides direct clinical mental health services to individuals, groups, and couples.
Manages individual caseload so as to be able to incorporate new clients in an ongoing manner.
Maintains accurate, timely clinical notes, following Quality Improvement committee standards.
Adheres to relevant ethical and legal standards of HIPAA, relevant professional bodies, state boards.
Consults with and refers to other professionals when appropriate (e.g., psychiatrists, medical providers, and dietitians).
Utilizes evidence-based clinical interventions and, as appropriate, documents in clinical notes.
Serves on emergency response teams.
Participates in active educational outreach programs.
May supervise Master's level mental health students.
Per the stipulation of the grant funding for this position, and as a requirement specifically for this particular job opening, we are required to hire a mental health counselor from an underrepresented group, either African American or LatinX.
Master's degree in relevant mental health area from an accredited program.
Two years of post-degree experience.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Indiana or license eligible upon date of hire.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Indiana or license eligible upon date of hire.
Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty. Highly thorough and dependable. Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
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