Essential Functions: - Provide academic advising, counseling services, recruitment, assessment, screening for client eligibility, mentorship to the Office of Federal TRIO Veterans Upward Bound Program (VUB). This position also provides mentorship, and application assistance to clients for financial aid, scholarships and guidance on Veterans Administration Benefits.- Provide supervision to part-time instructors, student assistants, technicians, and Social Work or Counseling students engaged in Practicum Internships with Veterans Upward Bound- Maintain clinical notes, electronic record-keeping, and oversee diagnostic formulation and treatment planning, counseling skills and techniques, policies and procedures. - Provide crisis intervention and critical incident debriefing to VUB participants. - Maintain confidential client files and provide appropriate record-keeping, according to professional, ethical, legal and IACS standards. - Provide liaison and outreach to the Community, the University programs/schools, housing, student organizations, other post-secondary education programs and other groups. - Serve as a resource/consultant to administration, faculty, and staff, aimed at bringing a psychological perspective to veterans' concerns at the University. - Provide interdepartmental and interdisciplinary collaboration. - Attend staff and professional development meetings, contributing ideas for on-going improvements and strategic planning for Veterans Upward Bound. - Provide Classroom and Online instruction in one or more areas of a VUB core curriculum (Study Skills, Grammar/Writing/Literature, Mathematics, Science, Foreign Language or Computer Skills) - Engage in continuing education to improve clinical skills. - Prepare appropriate printed or web-based materials to promote Veterans Upward Bound services. - Network with community-based services as needed. - Perform related duties as assigned - This is a new subsidy conditioned appointment
Qualifications: Minimum of Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Clinical/Counseling Psychology or related field. - Must currently possess full licensure or ability to obtain full licensure for independent practice in the State of Michigan. - Demonstrated high degree of sensitivity, interest, understanding, ability, knowledge and experience working with veterans from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. This value is strongly endorsed and embraced by Veterans Upward Bound. - Three years of post-licensure clinical experience, preferably in a veteran's service center, working with individuals in varying states of emotional distress. - Sensitivity, creativity and an understanding of developmental issues of both traditional and nontraditional college bound students. - Strong analytical and conflict resolution skills. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to give group presentations. - Strong organizational skills. - Reliable and innovative with customer service orientation. - Commitment to working with an enthusiastic and dedicated multidisciplinary team.
Internal Number: 76_206426
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.