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Mental Health Counselor

Lewis University

Health and Counseling Services

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Position Description
Under the direction of the Director of Counseling Services, the Mental Health Counselor will provide short-term counseling to students on a variety of issues, impacting the student’s academic success or quality of life.

-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.
-Maintain relationships with outside resources in order to facilitate appropriate referrals for students as needed.
-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.
-Assist in the design and implementation of issue-based/outreach education programs.
-Assist in the delivery of group counseling services as needed.
-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.
-Provide other assigned functions, as determined by the Director of Counseling Services that contribute to the service offerings of the center and mission of the University.
-Provide on-call services.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum of a master’s degree in a relevant discipline (i.e., Social Work or Counseling Psychology) with 3 years clinical experience. College counseling experience highly preferred. CADC Preferred. Must demonstrate knowledge and skill in the areas of short-term counseling, crisis intervention, program development, consultation and outreach. In addition, the Mental Health Counselor must exhibit personal attributes that enable him/her to facilitate respectful interpersonal relationships. Must hold appropriate state licensure and malpractice insurance.

Desired Qualifications
College counseling experience highly preferred.

University Description
Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, is a dynamic and growing institution located 25 miles SW of Chicago. As a Catholic and LaSallian institution, we serve a diverse population of over 6500 undergraduate and graduate students at our main campus and our six satellite locations.

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