Mental Health Counselor

Location
Main Campus, Fairmont
Posted
Jul 27, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Duties and Responsibilities Provide mental health services to college student population including short term therapy, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, and primary prevention and intervention programs to address personal and social issues faced by college students. Specific duties and responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:Providing individual and group therapy for a variety of mental health issues to FSU students;Providing mental health resources to students, staff, and faculty in person, and electronically;Maintaining up-to-date client files and records in the Counseling Center;Consulting with faculty and staff regarding their concerns about students;Educating instructors, administrative staff, and students about mental health issues;Developing and implementing outreach programs for the campus community, and collaborating with departments across campus to meet students' mental health needs;Collecting feedback and data about use and efficiency of the Counseling Center activities;Crisis intervention;Serving on various committees;Attending professional development courses/workshops;Assisting in events and programs offered;Collaborate with campus community to identify and address issues inhibiting student retention and graduation rates; and,Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Required Education Master's degree in a counseling, social work, or mental health related field required.

Required Licenses and/or Certifications Completion of clinical practicum placements, internship, and at least five years of post-degree clinical service.Currently licensed for independent clinical practice in the State of West Virginia, or eligible to transfer license to West Virginia. Accepted licensures include LICSW, LSCW, LPC, and Licensed Psychologist.

Type and Amount of Experience Needed Demonstrated ability to work with diverse individuals in terms of identify, demographics, and clinical presentation. Well-developed skills in assessment and written and oral communication.At least three (3) years of experience providing crisis intervention in a clinical setting.Able to work effectively in a team. Demonstrable creativity, flexibility and proven interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications Demonstrable skills in a variety of evidence based counseling modalities, including trauma focused modalities.Demonstrable ability to work with diverse individuals in terms of identify, demographics, and clinical presentation.Well-developed skills in assessment and written and oral communicationAt least three (3) years of experience providing crisis intervention in a clinical setting.Able to work effectively in a team.Demonstrate creativity, flexibility, and proven interpersonal skills.Training and experience in clinical work with young adults, substance abuse treatment, and work in educational setting. Board approved ability to supervise trainees.Board approved to supervise trainees.Experience in a college counseling center preferred.Experience designing flyers, newsletters, and other promotional materials preferred.Experience working with veterans preferred.

Special Conditions Appointment Length: July - May (11 months)

Notes To Applicants All applicants MUST complete an online application; paper applications cannot be accepted. Please note that candidates invited to interview are required to bring copies of all academic transcripts and proof of current licensure to the interview event.