The Michigan State University Counseling& Psychiatric Services (CAPS) Counselor will participate in an integrated mental health system that supports collaboration and consultation with other mental health professionals and health service clinicians. The counselor will provide direct service and outreach to a diverse student population. The counselor provides comprehensive psychotherapy services to clientele and will facilitate individual counseling and group services and provide advocacy and crisis intervention services. This position also provides consultation services to MSU faculty and staff regarding mental health. The counselor is responsible for the completion of counseling service documentation.
Counselors participate in an integrated mental health system that supports collaboration and consultation with other mental health professionals and health service clinicians. Performs comprehensive psycho-social evaluations and provides individual/group counseling in order to treat the mental health concerns of clients. Provides primary supervision of social work graduate students.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing one or two years of post- bachelor degree work such as a Masters in Counseling, or Psychology; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in counseling in a clinic/agency environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The job also requires certification or licensing by the State of Michigan.Desired Qualifications
Experience in a university-based mental health system, or equivalent experience in a community mental health setting. Design and implementation of psycho-educational programming and outreach experience; experience in brief psychotherapy and crisis intervention; experience in training and supervision. Proficiency in a language other than English. Demonstrated competency or expertise in one or more specialty areas: working with diverse, multicultural student population,including international students and students of color; working with LGBT populations; working in an Integrated Mental Health setting; working with mood/bipolar disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, eating disorders, trauma including PTSD and complex trauma, psychological testing (e.g., ADHD assessment), and substance abuse disorders.Required Application Materials
cover letterWork Hours
Some evenings and weekendsBidding Eligibility Ends 8/1/2017 @ 11:55 PM