Counselor (Part Time) - Student Mental Health Services (Danforth)
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: JR72692
Provide time-limited individual, couples, and group counseling, outreach/consultation, and crisis intervention services for both undergraduate and graduate students on the Danforth Campus.
This position is part-time and works approximately 20-25 hours per week during the months of August through May.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Provide a range of clinical services for students who are experiencing behavioral, emotional, mental health or other personal concerns, including assessment, individual/couples/group counseling, crisis intervention, and appropriate referral to off-campus resources.
Fulfill administrative responsibilities in the department including, but not limited to, staff meetings and case conferences, record keeping, agency planning, and clinical supervision of practicum staff, as appropriate.
Consult with members of the university community about the personal and psychological well-being of students. Serve on university committees, as assigned. Â
Attend trainings, conferences, and continuing education workshops related to best practices in the field.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Three years of experience working in a university or college setting related to counseling and/or mental health services.
Demonstrated ability to work compassionately and effectively with students.
Collaborative spirit and ability to work effectively with a multidisciplinary staff of health and mental health professionals.
Knowledge of HIPAA and best practices related to mental health services.
Demonstrated experience/commitment working with diverse individuals and communities from varying sexual orientations, gender identities, and ethnically, racially, and internationally diverse backgrounds.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Experience in crisis intervention, suicide prevention services and programs, and victim advocacy work.
Understanding of DSM-5 diagnoses and treatment.
Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques and the ability to de-escalate emotionally distressed or agitated students.
Active listening skills and empathy.
Highly organized with great attention to detail.
Ability to maintain the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality.
Organizational and interpersonal skills.
Ability to collaborate across a wide variety of disciplines.
Master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling or related field.
REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Clinical license or license eligibility in the state of Missouri.
$25.90 - $41.46 / HourlyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
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