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Therapist (Grant Funded)

Employer
Berea College
Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Sep 29, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling, Health Services, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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This is a grant funded position that will be funded through June 30, 2023

This position is charged with providing individual, group, and couples counseling to students. The Therapist will function as a team member and leader in the development and offering of education and preventative student development programs with an emphasis on mental health issues. The Therapist will also assist in providing coverage for after-hours and holiday coverage as assigned, and crisis management services when appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

 
Education required to ensure success in this position:
• Master’s Degree required
• Degree must be in the mental health field, with appropriate licensure to practice as a mental health therapist in the state of Kentucky (without supervision preferred).
• 2-3 years clinical experience

Experience required to ensure success in this position:

• Individual, group, and couples therapy. Counseling experience in college setting preferred;
• Experience designing and implementing outreach and psycho-educational workshops that are sensitive to multicultural differences;
• Experience managing urgent and crisis situations;
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide range of campus constituents;
• Experience with EMR system preferred

Special skills, knowledge and abilities:
• Therapeutically-sound Counseling skills;
• Knowledge of and adherence to ethical standards of licensing board
• Outreach presentation skills
• Strong interpersonal skills, including intercultural sensitivity.

License, certification, or registration necessary:
• Must have valid and current license to practice as a mental health therapist in the state of Kentucky (without supervision preferred).

Physical requirements:
• Ability to maneuver and navigate campus quickly:
• Ability to communicate orally and in writing
• Visual acuity necessary for computer work.

Environmental conditions:
• Office environment with high level of activity and occasional interruptions to address a mental health crisis or urgent situation.

Ability to operate the following vehicles or equipment:
• Standard office equipment: Computers, printers, copiers, fax machines, scanners, telephone system

Primary duties and responsibilities:

• Provide individual, group, and couples therapeutic counseling.
• Maintain documentation of client files in accordance with professional best practices.
• Assist in providing coverage for after-hours and holiday mental health emergencies.
• Development and presentation of educational & preventative programs on a variety of mental health issues.
• Identifying and working with community agencies.
• Work in consultation and collaboration with various departments across campus, including Labor and Student Life, Academic Services, faculty members, etc.

Other roles/duties will be assigned as necessary to assist the College in the attainment of the goals set forth and the enhancement of a positive, respectful learning environment for all staff, faculty and students

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