Faculty Specialist I - Counseling Specialist - Terminal/Temporary 1 year appointment
Western Michigan University
July 3, 2018
Staff/Administrative, Student Affairs/Services
Major Duties: - Conduct psychological intake, evaluation and assessment. Provide crisis counseling and case management services with students at a designated location including, but not limited to, the counseling services department, primary care department, or other campus locations as needed. - Provide counseling and mental health services to students from various racial and ethnic backgrounds, abilities, ideologies and practices, gender identities, and sexual orientation. - Facilitate treatment groups; provide crisis counseling, couples counseling, and participate in outreach activities on campus. - Assist students with mental health needs including, but not limited to, referral to community resources and facilitating access to long-term and psychiatric medical care (including coordination of hospitalizations and discharge planning.- Maintain clinical documentation, records, diagnostic and coding consistent with the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).- Collaborate and consult with medical professionals, ancillary services, and other campus and community resources.- Participate in peer review meetings, quality improvement committees and other duties as assigned.- Provide after-hours on-call crisis intervention and management services.
Minimum Qualifications: - Master's degree in social work, Licensed Professional Counselor, from an accredited institution.- Temporary or limited licensed in the State of Michigan.- Some clinical experience including internship and/or practicum.- Scope of practice of mental health conditions, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, trauma, disordered eating, sexual assault, thought and mood disorders and other conditions common to a college student population. - Knowledge of psychological theories, treatment interventions, and evidence based treatment models.- Clinical knowledge base in the following areas: Psychological intake, evaluation, assessment, counseling, case management, and clinical documentation. - Strong interpersonal skills with excellent communication abilities and presentation skills.- Crisis intervention and case management experience.- Must be able to work independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team. - Demonstrated commitment to interculturalism.
Internal Number: 352_56530
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.