Salary Range: Commensurate with education and experience.
Counseling and Psychological Services at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a seasoned clinical therapist with an LCSW or Doctoral degree to join our Embedded Counselor program in the School of Law. In addition to clinical acumen, this position requires extensive experience supporting students around issues of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
The stressful environment of law school manifests in students in a number of ways, and intervention is often needed to help students find healthy ways to counteract stress and anxiety. Developing healthy habits for handling stress is a professional skill that will benefit law students as their education and career opportunities develop.
The Embedded Counselor is a full-time, permanent staff member of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) working exclusively with the students in the School of Law. They report to the Associate Director of CAPS. The Embedded Counselor is tasked with providing individual therapy, group therapy, triage services, crisis intervention, outreach and consultation to students in the School of Law in order to promote the development of lifelong skills for achieving and maintaining optimal mental health. They have special interest and experience in working with underrepresented and minoritized groups. The Embedded Counselor will track the needs of students and convey this information to the School of Law in order to champion a healthy environment, improve mental health and prevent burnout.
Education and Experience:
Board eligibility for licensure by the North Carolina Board of Social Work or equivalent licensure board. Full licensure is expected. Employees who have just completed their training will be given adequate time to prepare and achieve licensure. Current knowledge in depth of their field and its standards of practice; commitment to the practice of quality mental health services including a commitment to human value in that practice; special interest in the University setting and the processes of maturation which occur during college years, undergraduate and graduate; ability to work with other professional staff and support staff to produce integrated professional services; understanding of issues of diversity with demonstrated leadership and effectiveness in promoting respect and appreciation for diversity and pluralism among students and staff; ability to utilize technology in the delivery of student programs.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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