Staff Counselor/Psychologist, The University Counseling Center at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Posted in Other 7 days ago.





Job Description:


Job location: Winston Salem, NC



Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-11-17
Req: R0003153


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Job Description SummaryA member of a close and collaborative team of mental health professionals who provide comprehensive confidential mental health services to a vibrant community of undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students. The successful candidate for this position will provide culturally responsive short-term counseling/therapy and crisis intervention to Wake Forest University students, and consultation and outreach to the WFU community. The University Counseling Center (UCC) is focused on providing equitable and inclusive services to the campus community, particularly to historically minoritized populations. The UCC is a training site for master's-level interns, as well as doctoral psychology interns, for whom all staff members serve as supervisors, consultants, and mentors. The University Counseling Center is part of the Health & Wellbeing Team of offices within the Division of Campus Life.
Job Description



Essential Functions:




  • Provides individual and group counseling/therapy to students at the University




  • Conducts crisis assessment and intervention for urgent/walk-in appointments




  • Makes decisions regarding referral of clients to outside agencies.




  • Provides didactic training, consultation, and clinical supervision to UCC graduate trainees in psychology and counseling




  • Provides professional consultation to all members of the University community




  • Provides outreach, workshops, and training on various mental health and wellbeing topics as needed




  • Provides after-hours on-call crisis counseling on a rotating basis, and occasional after-hours outreach as needed




  • Keeps timely, accurate, and ethical records consistent with UCC policy




  • Works collaboratively both within the Health & Wellbeing team and across other departments as members of the Division of Campus Life to ensure delivery of integrated professional services consistent with the mission and strategic directions of Campus Life







Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:




  • Terminal degree in a mental health field (i.e. psychology, counseling, social work, or couples and family therapy)




  • Eligible to practice as a mental health professional in the state of North Carolina (must be independently licensed within 6 months of start date)




  • Demonstrated experience working with individuals with minoritized identities and diverse backgrounds, and ability to use culturally-responsive clinical care




  • Knowledge of clinical training program functioning.




  • Knowledge of a broad range of psychotherapy and counseling methods.




  • Experience providing clinical supervision to trainees and mental health professionals.




  • Knowledge of and ability to use crisis intervention skills.




  • Ability to effectively facilitate workshops, training, and seminars.




  • Ability to use independent judgment and manage confidential information.




  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills




  • Demonstrated efficacy with general workplace technology and electronic health records




  • Ability to use sound clinical judgment and to manage confidential information appropriately




  • Adherence to APA/ACA/NASW ethical codes, UCC policies and relevant state and federal laws







Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:




  • Experience with mental health provision in a college or university counseling center




  • Desire to collaborate with relevant campus advocates (Safe Office, LGBTQ Center, Intercultural Center, Women's Center, Magnolia Scholars, etc.) to improve mental health service provision




  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience providing culturally responsive psychotherapy within a time-limited scope of service




  • Demonstrated ability to consult, collaborate, and present culturally responsive outreach and educational events to a range of audiences




  • Experience providing culturally responsive and developmentally appropriate clinical supervision to master's and/or doctoral interns or trainees in mental health fields




  • Demonstrated understanding of the dynamics of privilege and oppression, and the impact these have on equity, access, and opportunity in higher education/the workplace







Accountabilities:




  • Will provide clinical consultation and supervision to master's and/or doctoral student trainees







Note:



This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.





Wake Forest University requires proof of full vaccination with an FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine for all positions posted on or after September 13, 2021. Wake Forest University requires that you provide satisfactory proof of full vaccination status to Human Resources within three days of your hire date. You must also maintain full COVID-19 vaccination status, as classified by the CDC, during your employment at Wake Forest University.





Consistent with federal, state and local law, Wake Forest University will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons unless providing an accommodation would result in an undue hardship to the University.





If you seek an accommodation from the vaccination requirement for disability- or religious-based reasons, you should contact Human Resources.





New employees who are hired into positions posted prior to September 13, 2021, offers of employment made to new employees prior to that date, and employees for positions at Graylyn Conference Center are generally exempt from the vaccination requirement unless the employee's position is otherwise subject to a vaccination requirement due to the essential components of the position as described in Policy.





In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.






Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.


Additional Job Description
Time Type RequirementFull timeNote to Applicant:This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.


Wa
ke Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.

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