A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The CAPS Counselor position will provide individual and group counseling, consultation with faculty and staff, outreach and liaison services, crisis intervention and educational activities. Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) clinicians are strong generalists in the areas of solution-focused short term clinical work, group treatment, and outreach/education/community engagement work, all within a college student mental health setting. This position may provide supervision to graduate trainees and/or other clinicians without a license.
The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across cultures and with clinical and non-clinical colleagues, campus departments, and student groups. The successful candidate also will possess excellent interpersonal skills along with strong analytical and conflict resolution abilities. Continuing education and professional development activities are expected. We are committed to building a multiculturally competent staff capable of serving the needs of a diverse student body.
Provide psychological counseling services and outreach to the campus community, including: screening and diagnostic assessment; individual, couples, and group therapy for diverse students; and work with a wide range of presenting concerns.
Provide crisis intervention to campus groups and the campus at-large.
Complete suicide and homicide assessments for students in distress.
Maintain confidential client files and appropriate record-keeping, according to professional, ethical, and legal standards.
Design, implement and present psycho-educational programming on a broad range of issues.
Serve as a resource/consultant to administration, faculty, and staff, aimed at bringing a clinical perspective to University concerns.
Provide interdepartmental and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Attend staff and professional development meetings.
Engage in continuing education to improve clinical skills.
Provide clinical supervision for trainees of appropriate fields, as assigned.
Availability, if on call, to respond to student mental health emergencies after hours, weekends and holidays.
Minimum of Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Clinical, or Clinical/Counseling Psychology.
Must currently possess full licensure or ability to obtain full licensure for independent practice in the State of Michigan including LP, LMSW or LPC.
Demonstrated high degree of sensitivity, interest, ability, knowledge and experience working with students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Understanding of developmental issues of both traditional and nontraditional college students.
Doctorate degree in Counseling, Social Work, Clinical or Clinical/Counseling Psychology.
Knowledge of and experience working with students from traditionally underserved populations, international students and students from various social identity groups.
Demonstrated competency and expertise in working clinically with college student/young adult populations, including individual and group work.
Clinical interests/expertise in one or more of the following: depression, anxiety, PTSD/trauma, LGBTQ+ issues, and multicultural/diversity issues.
Working proficiency with office support tools and electronic medical records software, preferably Microsoft Office and Titanium EHR.
Trauma-informed care approach.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
Please note however, this posting will remain open until filled. For best consideration, applicants should apply by April 16, 2021.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.