Clinical Coordinator - Graduate Counseling

Marion, Grant County
May 02, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Indiana Wesleyan University seeks applications from individuals having an earned doctorate in Counselor Education by August of 2014 to serve as clinical coordinator for two Graduate Counseling Clinics. ABD considered. Graduation from a CACREP-approved program is required. AAMFT-clinically approved supervisory status strongly preferred. Candidates should be eligible for LMHC/LMFT licensure in Indiana and have at least three years of experience as supervisor. Professional identity with the counseling profession is required. Successful candidates will show evidence of personal faith in Jesus Christ, comfort with the Wesleyan-Arminian theological perspective, and be committed to the integration of Christian faith in teaching and practice. Applicants who bring diverse ethnic, racial, and gender perspectives to their scholarship, teaching, and practice are especially encouraged to apply. Job Summary: Coordinates clinical activities and functions as the clinic supervisor for the Graduate Counseling Clinics located in Marion and Indianapolis, Indiana. Oversees the management of requests for services, assigns clients to student counselors, provides supervision and consultation with student counselors regarding case conceptualization, diagnosis, treatment planning, resource acquisition and referral, termination and/or transfer of cases. Oversees record keeping and documentation of cases. Develops and maintains effective working relationships with practicum/internship sites and site supervisors. Monitors the documentation of internship applications, contracts, and insures compliance with state, CACREP, and AAMFT standards regarding supervision and documentation of clinical hours. Serves as practicum instructor and clinic site supervisor for interns providing services at the graduate counseling clinics. Essential Responsibilities: •Oversees the general operation of the Graduate Studies in Counseling Clinics (Marion and Indianapolis sites) •Serves as site supervisor for internship students seeing clients at university clinics •Conducts weekly supervision and consultation as needed to practicum students and interns in accordance with CACREP and AAMFT standards •Conducts orientation to the centers for all incoming students (including the use of clinic technology) and provides tours for prospective students as needed •Provides administrative supervision to students on regularly scheduled review of clinical records, including the maintenance and storage of physical files •Teaches a minimum of four practicum courses per year •Provides feedback on professional development of students to specialization coordinators and program chair •Participates in departmental and institutional committees as assigned •Serves as liaison between graduate studies clinics, clients, university and community •Establishes and maintains resource and referral network with regional practitioners, agencies, church, and para-church organizations •Conducts program evaluation for quality assurance and to insure fulfillment of departmental objectives •Revises clinical forms and clinical experience manual as needed •Monitors functioning of clinic technology •Conducts and assists faculty in clinically-based research •Models excellence and interacts with staff, students, clients and faculty in a professional and ethical manner •Demonstrates skill in the integration of theology and counseling theory in the conceptualization and treatment of clients Qualifications: Doctorate in Counselor Education; AAMFT-clinically approved supervisory status strongly preferred. Eligible for LMHC/LMFT licensure in Indiana; ABD considered. Must be capable of entering at rank of assistant professor. At least three years of experience as supervisor. •Must possess knowledge and skills in counseling theory and techniques •Knowledge and skills in clinical management practices and methods •Ability to effectively communicate with students, clients, faculty, university administration, and community •Must possess skills in the provision and supervision of crisis counseling The Division of Graduate Counseling offers programs in Addictions Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling (MFT/C), School Counseling (SC), and Student Development and Administration (SDA). The CMHC, MFT/C, and SC programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Application Process: Please note that the application page will expire 60 minutes after it is opened. We encourage you to review the application, gather the appropriate information and formulate responses to questions before reopening the application to submit your information. Please have the following documents accessible to attach and/or reference: 1.Curriculum vitae 2.Letter of interest 3.List of three professional and three personal references, that includes their name, address, telephone number(s) and e-mail addresses 4.Graduate transcripts (may be unofficial) 5.Statement of Faith Pending budget approval, the position will be open for fall of 2014. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The final candidate(s) selected must have the ability to pass a comprehensive background screen.