Clinical Counselor - Wellness Center

Location
Malcolm X College
Posted
Sep 25, 2019
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Institution Type
Community College
Duties and ResponsibilitiesCLINICAL COUNSELORMALCOLM X COLLEGE
The City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) Wellness Centers provide counseling, case management and other social services to support students in maintaining their personal well-being and achieving their academic goals. 
Located at each of the seven colleges, Wellness Centers provide best-practices mental health and psycho-social services to students, faculty, and staff including: crisis intervention, case management with linkage to community-based resources and public aid programs; individual counseling, support groups, evaluation for learning disabilities, wellness education and outreach; and consultation and training for faculty and staff. 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Provides individual and group psychotherapy and case management to a diverse student population across a broad range of presenting issues. 
  • Conducts best practices crisis assessment and intervention and arranges emergency psychiatric assessment as needed. 
  • Meets with walk-in clients to assess their immediate or emergency needs, and provides crisis counseling and intervention services as needed. Provides referrals to appropriate health and social service agencies for additional services as required. 
  • Provides short term counseling and coaching to clients to address problems and develop coping mechanisms and skills to deals with issues of stress, time management and organization. 
  • Provides clinical supervision to graduate level trainees, develops and implements training modules, and participates in the recruitment and selection of interns/externs.


Qualifications
  • Doctorate degree (Ph.D., Psy.D.) in Psychology from an accredited college or university, OR a Master’s degree in Social Work (M.S.W.); OR a Master’s degree (M.A., M.S., M.Ed.) in Counseling Psychology or a related field. 
  • Doctorate degree in Psychology strongly preferred 
  • Must be currently licensed by the State of Illinois as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) or a Clinical Psychologist Counseling experience in a student counseling center within an urban commuter college or university environment is highly desirable 
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 

Position is funded through the Predominantly Black Institutions (PBI) but will convert to operational funds when the grant expires. 
Malcolm X College was selected as a 2019 Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges award winner! The award is given by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD), a membership organization committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching and leadership at community and technical colleges, and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, a leading academic publication. MXC was recognized for its best-in-class student and staff recruitment and retention practices, inclusive learning and working environments, and meaningful community service and engagement opportunities. 
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within six (6) months of hire. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago.

Job: Student Services
Primary Location: Malcolm X College
Job Posting: Oct 9, 2019, 3:28:52 PM

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