Requisition Number: STFR001031
Division/College: University Health and Counseling
FT/PT: Full Time
The Northeastern University Behavioral Health Counselor’s primary responsibility is to provide psychological counseling services to Northeastern University students. These services will include psychological evaluation, crisis intervention and brief psychotherapy. The position may also involve outreach activities to the Northeastern University community and collaboration with various support services within the University. The counselor will be responsible for making appropriate referrals for psychopharmacological evaluation and external ongoing counseling, and for referral to emergency mental health services, when appropriate. Time spent amongst the various clinical service activities may shift in proportion to changes in service demands at any given time of the year.
The counselor will often work closely with University academic departments and Student Affairs, and will collaborate with medical clinicians at the UHCS as appropriate, all in the interest of providing the best possible team-oriented health care to Northeastern students.
A Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling, with Massachusetts license or eligibility, is required. Strongly preferred 5+ years experience and competency in urgent and crisis assessment and treatment, short-term psychotherapy, treatment of alcohol/drug abuse, working with adolescents and college-aged clientele, demonstrated success in working effectively in an interdisciplinary team setting, multicultural counseling skills and experience working with a diverse student population required.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.