The Johns Hopkins University Student Health & Well-Being (SHWB) practice group provides wellness, primary care, and mental health services to JHU students and learners across all nine schools within the University. SHWB's integrated service delivery model provides in-person primary and mental health care options at our clinics, as well as remote support via telephone and televideo.
The Johns Hopkins Student Assistance Program (JHSAP) operates within Student Health and Well-Being to provide student assistance and counseling to Johns Hopkins graduate, medical, and professional students. JHSAP services include clinical assessment, short-term counseling, referrals to treatment providers and other resources, both internal and external to JHU, and mental health and well-being programming.
We are looking for a Student Assistance Clinician who will provide counseling services to students and their spouses and partners and consultation to faculty and staff on concerns related to student mental health and well-being. While the Student Assistance Clinician will serve all eligible students and their spouses and partners, JHU is particularly interested in candidates who have experience and skill serving international students and students who are members of underserved minorities.
This is a full-time, weekday position (8:30-5:00 three days a week; 10:30 – 7:00 two days a week) in the East Baltimore office. Travel to other Baltimore area JHU campuses and to the DC campus for program delivery and in-person meetings may be required when staffing needs arise. Occasionally, the Student Assistance Clinician may be asked to participate in outreach programs and crisis response outside regular business hours.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Provides clinical services, including initial assessment, individual counseling, couples counseling, and crisis intervention to JHU graduate, medical and professional students, with a special emphasis on serving International and underrepresented students.
Provides consultation to the JHU community on student mental health and well-being, particularly regarding the needs of international and underrepresented students.
Provides after-hours on-call support (as backup to vendor call center), in a rotation with the rest of the clinical staff.
Master's degree in clinical counseling, counseling psychology, or clinical social work with 5 years' clinical experience.
Maryland and DC licenses required, or Maryland license with the ability to obtain a DC license within three months.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the delivery of services to underrepresented and international clients.
Proven ability to relate effectively to people of various ages and backgrounds, including an understanding and appreciation of gender, cultural, ethnic and international differences.
Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:
Skilled at assisting students with a wide range of presenting concerns, with special expertise and experience working with underrepresented and international students.
Extensive knowledge of community mental health resources and skilled at connecting students with these resources.
Skilled at providing consultation to leadership on high-risk students.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, campus departments, and student groups.
Ability to effectively engage audiences during presentations.
Commitment to actively engage in practice with diverse populations.
Commitment to ongoing development of multicultural competence as a social worker or professional counselor.
Stooping and bending.
Reaching and grasping objects.
Walking and/or standing for extended periods of time, with or without reasonable accommodations.
Classified Title: Student Assistance Clinician Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $52,495.00 - $72,210.00; Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department Name: JH Student Assistance Program Personnel Area: University Student Services
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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