Sexual Assault Crisis Counselor (Mental Health Specialist)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 303133
IU HEALTH CENTER (BA-IUHC-IUBLA)
The Division of Student Affairs is focused on building a strong foundation to ensure every student's IU experience is positive, safe, healthy, and meaningful. The Division of Student Affairs staff and 22 departments aim to help students navigate their time at IU, providing the tools they need to be successful in school and after graduation. Students are our priority, and their health, safety, and overall well-being are our core mission.
Indiana University's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), a department within the Division of Student Affairs and integrated within IU's Student Health Center, is a diverse interdisciplinary team located in beautiful Bloomington, Indiana - a welcoming college town surrounded by hills, forests, lakes, biking, and hiking trails. There are diverse cultural events, a broad array of food, restaurants, and people from across the country and the world.
Conducts crisis appointments for students who request them following a recent sexual assault and provides follow up individual and group counseling to IUB students who have sustained a sexual assault.
Supplements counseling, when appropriate, with referral to other resources in the University such as academic support, career services, Student Advocates, and Disability Services.
Fully engages in the delivery of educational and preventive outreach activities, including serving as the adviser for Safe Sisters, Men Against Rape & Sexual Assault (MARS), and the sexual assault education program RAISE.
Supervises peer educators in the area of sexual assault; supervise master's level practicum students and doctoral interns.
Serves on after-hours crisis response teams on an as-needed basis in the event of larger scale campus crises; serves on the triage team when needed.
Serves on relevant university committees.
Collaborates with other members of the department's multi-disciplinary staff, including consulting with and referring to other professionals when appropriate (e.g., psychiatrists, medical providers, and dietitians).
Conducts individual intake assessments.
Provides direct clinical mental health services to individuals, groups, and couples.
Manages individual caseload so as to be able to incorporate new clients in an ongoing manner.
Maintains accurate, timely clinical notes, following Quality Improvement committee standards.
Adheres to relevant ethical and legal standards of HIPAA, relevant professional bodies, state boards.
Consults with and refers to other professionals when appropriate (e.g. psychiatrists, medical providers, and dietitians).
Utilizes evidence-based clinical interventions and, as appropriate, document in clinical notes.
Serves on emergency response teams.
Participates in active educational outreach programs.
May supervise Master's level mental health students.
Master's degree in relevant mental health area from an accredited program
4 years of post-degree experience
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Indiana or license eligible upon date of hire OR
Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Indiana or license eligible upon date of hire
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Possesses a high degree of initiative
Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires sedentary work as well as extended durations of moving about the workplace. It requires the ability to move objects and equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and the ability to discern between various objects and devices and to position patients. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.