Therapist for Student Health and Counseling

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Department: Student Health and Counseling
Position Type: Staff Full-time
Categories: Student Health and Counseling

The Student Health and Counseling Therapist provides counseling services to students, within a multidisciplinary medical and mental health clinic. In addition to addressing mental health challenges that bring students to therapy, this position helps students address issues of culture, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, and other aspects of identity within the context of psychotherapy with emerging adults. Responsibilities include: initial intakes, individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, and documentation of all clinical contacts. Therapists also act as a liaison between the students and other campus staff and faculty, as well as community providers and parents. This position may be involved with supervision and training of doctoral-level practicum students in our Advanced Practicum Training Program (depending on degree and licensure.) This is primarily a direct-service full-time 10-month (.83 FTE) position, though opportunities exist for campus training, outreach activities, and committee membership. SHAC office hours are 8am-5pm Monday-Friday from mid-August through Mid-June.

This position is a grade 13. 

Essential Job Functions/ Responsibilities:

● Provide evidenced-based, culturally responsive assessment, individual counseling, group therapy, crisis intervention, and/or referral services to students
● Provide ongoing individual counseling within a short-term model
● Create and facilitate ongoing therapy groups and skills-based workshops (with advanced practicum counselors as co-facilitators, if possible)
● Maintain emergency / same-day appointment times that can be used by students in crisis
● Create and facilitate ongoing therapy groups and skills-based workshops (with advanced practicum counselors as co-facilitators, if possible)
● Documentation of all clinical contacts in electronic health record
● Provide supervision and training to graduate counselors within our Advanced Practicum Training Program
● Operate as part of a multidisciplinary clinical team (including psychologists/counselors, Advanced Practice Providers, psychiatric consultant, dietitian, and support staff) in activities including staff meetings, consultations, referrals, and coordination of treatment
● Consult as necessary with faculty and staff regarding student mental health issues

Additional Job Responsibilities:
● Engage in outreach education or programming
● Participate in campus-wide committees or initiatives
● Assist the director on administrative projects and activities as needed
● Additional duties as assigned

Education/Experience/Skills (supported by job duties):

● Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or Marriage and Family Therapy or Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology
● MN licensure eligibility required
● Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of clients presenting with a broad range of clinical needs
● Generalist skills in providing culturally-responsive care for depression, anxiety, family-of-origin issues, and developmental and identity concerns
● Cross-cultural competence and humility

Preferred Qualifications:

● Knowledge/expertise in one or more of the following areas:
● working with students identifying as LGBTQA+, on the autism sprectrum, low income, first generation, undocumented, and/or DACA students
● Treatment of eating disorders
● Treatment of trauma
● Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) or EMDR
● Applicants with previous college counseling experience strongly preferred

Carleton College is an AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Carleton's Upward Mobility Program, priority consideration for internal applications will be given to those who apply by Monday, 11/28/2022. Pending the review of those internal applications, external applications will be considered at that time. External applications are welcome at any time.

This is an exempt level position. The selected finalist’s salary will be based on the candidate’s qualifications, internal pay structure, and our overall compensation package. Carleton offers a generous benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plans with a 10% employer contribution with immediate vesting, health savings account with college contribution, a generous paid time off, as well as access to many other campus amenities.

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