Social Worker/ Mental Health Counselor (Part-Time) - Quinsigamond Community College
Quinsigamond Community College
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 136324
Location: Worcester, MA Category: Education Posted On: Fri Sep 3 2021 Job Description:
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES: QCC Counseling and Wellness Office provides students with assessment, crisis intervention, short-term counseling, as well as workshops, outreach programs and referrals within the QCC community and general community. Consultation is provided to the QCC community. We seek excellence through diversity and inclusion.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: The Social Worker/MH Counselor reports to the Director of Counseling and Wellness
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: The Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor may provide graduate intern training.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide individual counseling for QCC students within a brief solution focused counseling model.
Facilitate workshops, crisis assessment, and psycho-educational programs/groups.
Provide behavioral and clinical consultation to the QCC faculty and staff.
Participate in team, departmental and collegial meetings.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Master's Degree in a Mental Health discipline.
Licensed as a Social Worker or Licensed mental health counselor.
Ability to provide brief and focused counseling.
Demonstrated competency working with multicultural and other diverse populations.
Experience providing risk assessment and crisis response.
Experience working independently and collaboratively in a fast paced work setting.
Experience and skills with the use of technology to enhance services.
Licensed 5 years or more as a Social Worker or mental health counselor.
Counseling experience in a secondary or collegiate academic level.
Experience providing outreach and consultation.
Demonstrated competency in providing bilingual therapy.
Experience and skills working with Depression, Anxiety, Eating Disorders and Body Image issues, Sexual Assault and Crisis Intervention.
Experience and skills working with diverse populations.
Diversity, inclusion, and equity are core values at Quinsigamond Community College. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive, respectful, and equitable environment for all students, staff, and faculty. Every member on our college campus enriches our diversity. We support inclusion and are dedicated to ensuring equity in access to opportunities.
Quinsigamond Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity and expression, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
QCC was established in 1963 to provide access to higher education to residents of Central Massachusetts. Since the early 60s, enrollment has grown from 300 to over 13,000 full and part-time day and evening students served. Over 120 associate degree and certificate career options in Business, Healthcare, Technology, Liberal Arts, and Human Services. The College also offers a wide variety of non-credit courses, workshops, and seminars through its Center for Workforce Development and Continuing Education. In addition, over 300 noncredit and nearly 35 credit courses are offered online.In addition to its main campus on West Boylston Street in Worcester, the College has program locations in downtown Worcester at its Healthcare and Workforce Development Center, at the Senior Center in Worcester (Hospitality & Recreation Management), Burncoat High School in Worcester (Automotive Technology), and in Marlborough at Assabet Valley, and Southbridge.QCC is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or services, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the college academic community.