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Mental Health Counselor - 10 Month Position

University of Central Oklahoma
Oklahoma, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 18, 2022

Job Details

Position Overview:

Performs supervised individual and group counseling, supervision, crisis intervention, and consultation/outreach. Provides psychological assessments, intakes, and appropriate referrals. May perform other related tasks that are a part of the department's operation, including developing and delivering communications or presentations. Complete required clinical documentation. Consult with supervisors and staff. Act as a campus resource on mental health and represent services to University community. At more senior levels, may coordinate clinical services and/or provide clinical supervision to other counselors and/or interns.

Performs psychological/psycho-educational assessments. Maintains appropriate case documentation, supervision, and evaluation records. Contribute to clinical training of student-therapists, and serve the department, division, and university through consultation and participation on committees that are assigned. Develops and maintains on and off-campus community collaborations Participates in outreach/consultation services to the campus community. Performs other duties as assigned. This position reports to the Director of the Center for Counseling and Well-Being

Provides-in depth professional knowledge and understanding of problem-solving efforts. Develops standards for resolving routine problems. Serves as a resource to others within the department/business unit. Demonstrated ability to apply a wide range of clinical techniques with a diverse population. Well-developed skills in therapy, assessment, and written and oral communication. Work is substantially complex and varied; requires the interpretation of technical and detailed guidelines, policies, and procedures in combination with consultation with supervisor.

The general schedule for this position is 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday, with some flexible scheduling. **NOTE** This is a 10-month position that runs from August 2022 to May 2023.


Qualifications Required:

Requires a Master's degree in clinical mental health field plus 3+ years of relevant experience in the chosen field that provides knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, concepts, and evidence based practices. Licensed, or eligible for licensure in the State of Oklahoma In-depth knowledge of principles and practices of mental health counseling of young adults. Requires coursework in psychopathology of adults and DSM diagnostic skills. Experiences in counseling clients in crisis (danger to self and/or others). Requires the application of expertise in a chosen field to achieve results.

Qualifications Preferred:

Master's degree in clinical mental health field. Fully Licensed in Oklahoma within field of study. In-depth knowledge of principles and practices of mental health counseling of young adults. Training in evidence-based practices for treating psychopathology of adults. Experience conducting assessments and utilizing DSM to determine diagnosis and course of treatment. Experience counseling clients in crisis (danger to self and/or others). Experience in a college counseling center or community mental health setting. Experience with Titanium electronic medical record and scheduling system. Experience conducting therapeutic groups, anger management, and drug and alcohol assessment and treatment.

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


University of Central Oklahoma.

With strong connections throughout the Oklahoma City metro, the University of Central Oklahoma is dedicated to developing in students the confidence to succeed through transformative learning experiences. Central prides itself as a smart investment for success, preparing future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, with access to more than 200 student organizations and the internship, employment, entertainment and cultural offerings of the rapidly growing Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Founded in 1890 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Central connects its nearly 14,000 students to unmatched value found in 118 undergraduate areas of study and 83 graduate programs from its main campus in Edmond and facilities throughout the metro area.

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