BI-LINGUAL MENTAL HEALTH PROVIDER - ENGLISH/MANDARIN
JOB NO.: 90909-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 90909-AS
Working Title: Bi-lingual Mental Health Provider - English/Mandarin
Official Title: COUNSELOR(R72DN) or ASSOC COUNSELOR(R72FN)
Hiring Department: A572570-UNIV HEALTH SERVICES/CCS/COUNSELING
FTE: 80% - 100%
Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 12, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $52,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or other related mental health field
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Bi-lingual fluency, English/Mandarin
Minimum 1 year experience with providing therapy in Mandarin. Experience may be through graduate level education.
Strongly preferred experience of the candidate include:
1) Experience and expertise working with international students, especially those from Asian cultures;
2) Proven outreach experience in the area of international students, specifically Asian cultures
3) Translation of print and digital mental health materials into Mandarin Chinese;
4) Self-motivated, self-directed, personal, and professional commitment to multiculturalism and serving underrepresented adolescent and/or young adult populations;
5) Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with persons of diverse socio-economic, racial/ethnic, international, and LGBTQ backgrounds, including knowledge and sensitivity about multicultural issues;
7) Demonstrated ability to provide clinical service, consultation and outreach to diverse college student populations;
8) Experience developing campus-wide programs that serve underserved and underrepresented students;
9) Expertise in consultation and collaboration with campus and community partners that serve underrepresented student groups;
10) Experience participating in multidisciplinary treatment teams
11) Experience in adolescent and/or young adult mental health crisis assessment, brief intervention, and confidentiality requirements;
12) Supervision of trainees;
13) Interest in Behavioral Health consultation to primary care providers.
Strongly preferred qualities of the candidate include:
1) Strong interpersonal ethics;
2) Ability to collaborate as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team;
3) Commitment to professionalism;
4) Strong oral and written skills;
5) Attention to detail.
License or certificate:
Licensed or license eligible in Wisconsin as a Licensed Professional Counselor
Wisconsin license required within one year of hire.
You can review Wisconsin licensing requirements at http://go.wisc.edu/k71mug
The Mental Health Provider, under the supervision of the Director of Mental Health Services at UHS, will provide clinical services and campus-based programming to underrepresented student groups, especially those from Asian cultures. In addition to direct mental health service, this provider will develop collaborative consultation relationships with community partners that serve underserved and underrepresented populations, and develop campus-based programming for these groups
Start date will be no earlier than date noted, but may be later.
Instructions to applicants:
Please make sure your cover letter references your licensing status. If you currently have a training license, please indicate how many hours you have towards your unrestricted license. Please indicate your English/Mandarin fluency and highlight any experience providing therapy in Mandarin in the cover letter. Please include two (2) copies of your cover letter - one in English and one in Mandarin. Applicants advanced to interviews will be asked to respond to some interview questions in both English and Mandarin.
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Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: 09 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 7 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time