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Counselor, Coordinator for Mental Health Advocacy and Outreach

Employer
Marquette University
Location
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Salary
Commensurate with Experience
Posted Date
Jul 22, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Overview

Reporting to the Counseling Center Director and joining an existing team of licensed psychologists, professional counselors, social workers and an APNP, this full time, 11 month position (July 1st – May 31st) will be a strong generalist clinician able to provide direct counseling/therapeutic services to Marquette and MIAD students. As this position is intended to further contribute to the diversity and richness of the MUCC team, to better understand the lived experiences of students from under represented populations, and to enhance support for the Center and the Division’s social justice commitments, the ideal candidate will demonstrate focused experience working in counseling and advocacy with at least one of the student groups from historically marginalized identities/communities (LGBTQIA+, students of color, students in recovery, students with intersecting social identities), particularly in predominantly white institutions. Additionally, this clinician will provide consultation to staff, students and families regarding clinical issues and the functioning of the Counseling Center as needed; create and participate in outreach efforts; serve in rotation of after hours crisis call; enhance liaison relationships with campus and community partners; may provide supervision for either a post doctoral fellow or an advanced level practicum trainee if eligible. Outside of clinical care responsibilities, this position will take leadership of coordination and outreach to the campus and key stakeholders regarding mental health advocacy, suicide prevention, social media/on line presence.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Individual counseling. Group counseling. Crisis intervention. Selected outreach efforts.
2. Provide triage and referral to students in need of or requesting community resources.
3. Consult with residence hall directors, residence hall assistants, colleagues, deans, departments, faculty, staff, student groups and community as needed.
4. Provide crisis intervention services for students, faculty and staff.
5. Work with the Counseling Center consulting psychiatric provider: Make referrals as needed, consult about these referrals, attend the case review meeting.
6. Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Masters degree or PhD in a psychology/counseling field and experience as a generalist clinician with young adults.
• 3-5 years of experience.
• Ability to work independently and to prioritize and execute multiple tasks consistent with assigned timeline;
• Able to work in a team environment;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to deal with diverse constituencies;
• Strong computer competency, to include proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (including Access), and web-based and social media applications;
• Demonstrated attention to detail, professional attitude, and ability to maintain confidentiality and meet documentation requirements.
• Seek supervision and consultation as needed.

 

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Masters degree, PhD, PsyD in psychology, counseling or related degree.
• WI state license or certification.
• Experience with counseling in a college setting.
• Training in telebehavioral health service delivery.
• Experience in several of the following issues: cross cultural counseling, eating disorders, sexual violence, career counseling, alcohol/drug abuse assessment and treatment, group therapy, crisis intervention, suicide prevention, grief/loss, trauma, and/or prevention education.

 

 

 

It is the policy of Marquette University to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.

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