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Health and Counseling Services
Under the direction of the Director of Counseling Services, the Counselor will provide short-term counseling to students on a variety of issues which may impact the student’s academic success or quality of life. In addition, this Counselor will coordinate prevention education training and services related to alcohol and other drug misuse and underage drinking.
-Responsible to model the University Mission through dedicated job performance, service excellence to constituencies, respectful collaboration and active support of the University’s Mission and Catholic and Lasallian higher education.
-Provide short-term counseling to students on a variety of issues impacting the student’s academic success or quality of life.
-Provide informational/educational programming to students.
-Assist in the design and implementation of issue-based/outreach education programs.
-Assist in the delivery of group counseling services as needed.
-Maintain relationships with outside resources in order to facilitate appropriate referrals for students as needed.
-Assist with strategic planning and evaluation of alcohol and other drug prevention education for the department.
-Coordinate prevention education training and services related to alcohol and other drug misuse and underage drinking.
-Provide on-call response in the absence of the Director of Counseling Services.
-Complete appropriate clinical documentation on all client contacts.
-Maintain and submit necessary information for monthly statistical reports.
-Participate on campus committees/boards as requested.
-Participate in weekly or bi-monthly supervisory meeting with Director of Counseling Services.
-Provide consultative functions with established campus groups and personnel.
-Provide other assigned functions that contribute to the service offerings of the center and mission of the University.
Master’s degree in relevant discipline, i.e., Social Work or Counseling Psychology, is required. Must hold appropriate Illinois state licensure; Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required. Must hold appropriate malpractice insurance. Must demonstrate knowledge and skill in the areas of short-term counseling, crisis intervention, program development, alcohol and other drug prevention education and intervention, consultation and outreach. In addition, the Counselor must exhibit personal attributes that enable him/her to facilitate interpersonal relationships and communicate with students, faculty, staff and administation.
Lewis University is a comprehensive, Catholic university where the traditions of liberal learning and preparation for professional life give the university its educational identity and mission focus.
Lewis provides 70 undergraduate majors and programs of study, 20 graduate programs, and accelerated programs for working adults through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Nursing and Health Professions. Premier programs include aviation, criminal/social justice, education, nursing, and business. Lewis is one of many schools sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers with over 325 years of teaching experience in the Lasallian tradition.
Lewis University is located 25 miles Southwest of Chicago.
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