Positions in Counseling Centers

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Staff Psychologist/Counselor

Lawrence University

Counseling Services

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Position Description
Provide counseling, programmatic outreach, and related services to Lawrence University students. Consult with campus constituents and local mental health providers as needed.

Provide assessment and counseling services to students. Offer individual, couples, and group sessions to meet wide range of studentsí developmental needs and address psychosocial issues.
Offer consultation to the college community, local and studentsí home mental health providers, campus Health Services staff and others.
Apply experience working with a diverse student population on prevention, assessment and treatment in areas such as eating disorders, trauma, substance abuse, and suicide prevention.
Develop and implement outreach programs and training sessions.
Provide support during campus crises and participate in de-briefing following incidents.
Participate in after-hours duty rotation schedule.
Participate and represent Counseling Services on student affairs and campus-wide committees as appropriate; represent the College in community-wide initiatives as time allows and as directed by supervisor.
Attend conferences and seminars as part of professional development activities; continue to enhance professional skills and remain current regarding best practices in counseling field.
Ensure accurate and timely record-keeping including counseling notes.
Work collaboratively with other staff within an integrated health, counseling, and wellness office.

Will work collaboratively with Health and Wellness staff colleagues; Student Affairs staff; staff in Student Academic Services; faculty, staff and students; local health and mental health professionals.

Required Skills:
Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated knowledge and skill in coordination of alcohol and other drug education efforts.
Proven knowledge of and commitment to the highest legal and ethical professional standards.
Strong interpersonal skills including listening, writing, and oral communication abilities.
Ability to assess studentsí mental health needs and offer appropriate responses.
Strong consultation skills and ability to work collaboratively with others.
Ability to perform well under stress and in emergency situations.
Word processing and computer skills.

Required Experience:
Masterís Degree in Counseling or closely-related field required. Ph.D., Psy.D., Ed.D or comparable degree in clinical or counseling psychology or closely-related field preferred.
Licensed (or eligible to be licensed) in State of Wisconsin.
Knowledge of and experience with residential liberal arts college student population is preferred.

Minimum Qualifications
Must have successful completion of criminal record check, driving record check (where applicable) and reference checks.

Desired Qualifications
Masterís Degree in Counseling or closely-related field.
Ph.D., Psy.D., Ed.D or comparable degree in clinical or counseling psychology or closely-related field preferred.
Licensed (or eligible to be licensed) in State of Wisconsin.

University Description
Lawrence University is a nationally recognized undergraduate college of the liberal arts and sciences with a conservatory of music. Ranked among the best of the nation’s small, private colleges, Lawrence enrolls 1,405 full-time undergraduates from 47 states and more than 50 other countries. Chartered in 1847, Lawrence was among the first colleges in the United States to be founded coeducational. Lawrence is located in Appleton, Wisconsin, a city at the center of the Fox River Valley in the northeast part of the state. Please visit our web-site at www.lawrence.edu

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Complete an online application, which is located at: https://lawrence-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=65&source=ONLINE

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