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Care Advocate & Mental Health Counselor

The University of Toledo
Toledo, Ohio, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 14, 2024

Job Details

Title: Prevention Education and Outreach Counselor

Department Org: Mental Health Services - 103980

Employee Classification: U1 - Unclassified PSA FT

Bargaining Unit: Professional Staff Association

Primary Location: MC AC

Shift: 1

Start Time: 8:15 a.m. End Time: 5:00 p.m.

Posted Salary: Salary based on experience and education, range is $58,000 - $65,000

This position is grant-funded and is scheduled to end on June 25, 2025

Job Description:

Reporting to the Director of the Counseling Center, the Care Advocate and Mental Health Counselor provides counseling to the student population, case management and advocacy for basic needs and functioning, and referral, support and advocacy for sexual and gender-based violence (sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking). In this role, the individual provides advocacy and assistance connecting to on and off campus resources and assisting to minimize the impact of violence and interruption on their academic and personal well-being through case management and coordination of care. This position works closely with other campus and community offices and resources including but not limited to the Office of the Dean of Students, Title IX, legal services, and the YWCA.

As a Mental Health Counselor, the individual provides services to meet the mental health needs of enrolled University of Toledo students, as well as consultation to university faculty, staff, alumni, and parents/guardians. This position is responsible for conducting initial screens for mental health services, face-to-face and/or teletherapy on-going individual/couples counseling, group counseling, crisis intervention services, outreach, mental health counseling and consultation services. This position also provides supervision for graduate level trainees in the mental health field (when appropriately licensed), as well as assistance with education and prevention related to mental health, wellness, and prevention. Occasional evening hours are required.

Minimum Qualifications:

1) Master’s Degree in counseling psychology, counselor education and supervision, or social work field preferred. Individual with bachelor level education in social work with appropriate LSW license eligible to apply.
2) Mental health clinical license required (LSW, MSW, LPC, LPCC, etc.)(Independent licensure in the mental health field with supervision status a plus ).
3) Master level Clinical counselor/social work individual must be independent license eligible within two years of hire. Psychology individual must have independent license status.
4) Licensure in Ohio: Obtained licensed by the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Work and Marriage and Family Therapist Board or Ohio Psychology Board. (If provisionally licensed must obtain permanent license within 60 days of hire).
5) 1 year clinical experience in a university counseling center or community mental health agency (required).
6) 30 hours of Continuing Education approved by Ohio Counselor, Social Work and Marriage and Family Therapist Board or Psychology Board every two years to maintain license.
7) Knowledge of university and community resources desirable.
• Comprehensive knowledge of victim services
• Experience and/or understanding of sexual assault and domestic violence, preferred
• Experience and/or understanding of higher education/campus culture, preferred

Preferred Qualifications:

Conditions of Employment:

To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free. To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free. Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.

Advertised: 14 Mar 2024 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 12 May 2024 Eastern Daylight Time


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