Health, Counseling, and Disability Access Services are seeking an experienced and skilled therapist able to work with a diverse and challenging clinical population, as well as to support our efforts to enhance our services to students who may be marginalized or minoritized. There will be possibilities to develop groups such as a People of Color group and to develop additional avenues for connecting with students on campus who have been historically under-represented and/or less likely to access Counseling Services as a resource. The successful candidate will possess expertise with diverse populations and an understanding of intersectionality and how it impacts the daily lives of students.
We are seeking a strong generalist to provide initial assessment; individual and group counseling/therapy; crisis intervention; consultation; outreach and psycho-educational programming; and supervision of clinical graduate interns. We are seeking a professional who is committed to the work of university counseling centers and who wishes to join a dynamic staff seeking ways to better meet the mental health needs of the campus population. Cultural competence is of utmost importance. The successful candidate will value a multifaceted approach involving strongly linked clinical and training efforts, consultation with the campus, and mental health prevention/early intervention. We seek individuals who are collaborative in nature, have strong communication skills, practice good self-care, maintain healthy boundaries, and possess the ability to manage a challenging workload while promoting a positive atmosphere and healthy relationships. Generous benefits, including retirement, health and other insurance options, vacation, personal days, and sick leave are included as a part of the package. Domestic partner benefits are provided as well.
A minimum of a Master's degree in Counseling, Psychology or Social Work is necessary.
Demonstrated competence working with a culturally diverse population. Post-degree experience in counseling is necessary. University counseling center experience and Missouri licensure eligibility are highly desirable. The successful candidate must be licensed in the State of Missouri within 12 months of hire if recently graduated and in need of postdoctoral supervision.
Desirable skills include interest and experience in utilizing a brief therapy model, group therapy, crisis intervention, hospitalization experience and work with more complex cases. We are also interested in a broad range of specialized interests that are relevant to a college counseling context.
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