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Mental Health Counselor

Employer
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Location
Arizona, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jul 11, 2023
Job Description

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

Em bry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida and Prescott, Arizona. The University ' s Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.

As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space.

For Academic Year 202 2-23, there were over 1 1,1 00 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University ' s residential campuses and approximately 20,195 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

The Opportunity:

Mental Health Counselor I

Position is a 12 month/40 hour per week. Primary responsibilities are to provide individual, couples, and group counseling using a brief treatment framework of counseling under the direct supervision of the Counseling Director. Crisis intervention is also an essential job duty for this position. Must be able to conduct appropriate assessments, provide feedback on these assessments, and give appropriate referrals for students who have needs exceeding the scope of work provided by Counseling Services. The counselor will also consult with Wellness Center providers regarding student needs. Provide consultation services to concerned faculty, students, and staff. This position may see students mandated to attend counseling by the University. The counselor will work collaboratively with the Counseling Center staff, meeting weekly with the Counseling Director. Protocols are in place and will be followed as far as the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners and ACA Code of Ethics. Will continue to keep current in counseling practices by attending professional conferences and training sessions, required for licensing. This position may require public presentations to various groups on campus by providing wellness education and outreach to students and staff in conjunction with Human Resources. This position may require some after-hours availability based on need. Responsibility of maintaining one’s own up to date and active Liability Insurance is required.

Mental Health Counselor I position will be an LAC or close to obtaining an LAC, as licensure is a requirement for continued employment. The individual will also be in the process of maintaining their license, that includes receiving Clinical Supervision, which can be provided to them by the Clinical Director.

Mental Health Counselor II

Position is a 12 month/40 hour per week. Primary responsibilities are to provide individual, couples, and group counseling using a brief treatment framework of counseling. Crisis intervention is also an essential job duty for this position. Must be able to conduct appropriate assessments, provide feedback on these assessments, and give appropriate referrals for students who have needs exceeding the scope of work provided by Counseling Services. The counselor will also consult with Wellness Center providers regarding student needs. Provide consultation services to concerned faculty, students, and staff. This position may see students mandated to attend counseling by the University for sanctions associated with infractions of the Universities Drug and Alcohol policy. The counselor will work collaboratively with the Counseling Center staff, meeting weekly with the Counseling Director. Protocols are in place and will be followed as far as the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners and ACA Code of Ethics. Will continue to keep current in counseling practices by attending professional conferences and training sessions, required for licensing. This position may require public presentations to various groups on campus by providing wellness education and outreach to students and staff in conjunction with Human Resources. This position may require some after-hours availability based on need. Responsibility of maintaining one’s own up to date and active Liability Insurance is required.

In the Mental Health Counselor II position you will be required to sit in as acting Director of Counseling Services in their absence, or as needed by request of the acting Director. This would require performing the duties of the Director which includes, but is not limited to, providing supervision to any LAC counselors if needed, being a point of contact for the Campus Community and departments, attending weekly Dean of Students meeting and Behavioral Intervention meetings to provide input, and maintain overall operations needs of the Counseling Department.

ERAU benefits include:
  • Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a 6% gift and will match up to 4% of employee contributions
  • Two BCBS health plans – PPO and high deductible plan with a health savings account
  • Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent children
  • Use of various campus services: fitness center, library, mailroom and enjoy observation flights
Qualifications

Mental Health Counselor I

Master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Counseling, Counseling Psychology, or related field. LAC- Licensed Associate Counselor in Arizona. Experience in assessment, diagnosis, and implementation of interventions for depression, anxiety, alcohol/drug use/abuse, and developmental concerns frequently faced by college students is required. Must understand DSM-5, have familiarity with frequently used assessment tools such as the BDI, BAI, DES-11, AUDIT and /ADHD Amen checklist. Must have knowledge on creating and/or modifying PowerPoints in order to give presentation to campus community.

Prefer minimum 2 years working experience in a university counseling center, but not necessary. Experience working with many different facets of a college campus community. Experience providing services to a diverse population of students. Some experience with college counseling programming, preferable, but not necessary. Experience with working with adults in an outpatient setting.

All activities of the Mental Health Counselor will be overseen by the Counseling Director. Must be able to handle increased stress levels and multi task. Must be computer literate and able to work independently. Must be willing to learn and work well under direction of others. May be responsible for presentations to ERAU campus. Will also work with local Psychologist and other providers for evaluations as needed.

Must be able to work closely with Counseling Center staff. Must show professionalism, but also have a sense of humor! This is a team environment and flexibility is required.

Mental Health Counselor II

Master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Counseling, Counseling Psychology, or related field. LPC Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Arizona is required for the Counselor II position. Candidate will need to be independently licensed, and not need clinical supervision hours. Completed training to provide clinical supervision and being. Registered on the AZBBHE site as a clinical supervisor is a plus. Must be willing to interact and provide professional insights to counseling staff, specifically those with junior licenses (LAC’s)

Experience in assessment, diagnosis, and implementation of interventions for depression, anxiety, alcohol/drug use/abuse, and developmental concerns frequently faced by college students is required. Must understand DSM-5, have familiarity with frequently used assessment tools such as the BDI, BAI, DES-11, AUDIT and /ADHD Amen checklist.

Must have knowledge on creating and/or modifying PowerPoints in order to give presentation to campus community.

Prefer minimum 2 years working experience in a university counseling center, but not necessary. Experience working with many different facets of a college campus community. Experience providing services to a diverse population of students. Some experience with college counseling programming, preferable, but not necessary. Experience with working with adults in an outpatient setting.

All activities of the Mental Health Counselor II will be overseen by the Counseling Director. Must be able to handle increased stress levels and multi task. Must be computer literate and able to work independently. May be responsible for presentations to ERAU campus. Will also work with local Psychologist and other providers for evaluations as needed.

Must be able to work closely with Counseling Center staff. Must show professionalism, but also have a sense of humor! This is a team environment and flexibility is required.

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