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Mental Health Coordinator and Staff Counselor
University of Mary Washington
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
The University of Mary Washington Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) invites applications for a 9-month/40 hours a weekMental Health Coordinator and Staff Counselor. Responsibilities for this position will be split equally between counseling and case management, including but not limited to, brief individual counseling, group counseling, crisis intervention and case management for full-time undergraduate students with multi-faceted and complex needs. The position entails providing follow-up for referrals for students with emotional challenges, behavioral difficulties and/or chronic mental health conditions which impact their ability to function/succeed academically. The candidate will develop relationships with local community resources and establish follow-up procedures for students who are seen by the UMW Behavioral Intervention Team. Candidates will also provide some outreach and consultation to the UMW community.
Minimum Required qualifications include:
License as a Clinical Social Worker or Professional Counselor in the Commonwealth of VA, or eligible for licensure upon hire. Masterís Degree from an accredited counseling or social work program.
Experience working with a college student population, providing individual and group counseling, broad generalist skills with a variety of DSM IV diagnoses, strong crisis intervention and case management skills; able to develop collaborative relationships with providers in the community.
-License as a Clinical Social Worker or Professional Counselor in the Commonwealth of VA, or eligible for licensure upon hire.
-Masterís Degree from an accredited counseling or social work program.
-Experience working with a college student population, providing individual and group counseling, broad generalist skills with a variety of DSM IV diagnoses, strong crisis intervention and case management skills;
-Ability to develop collaborative relationships with providers in the community.
The University of Mary Washington is a public arts and sciences institution in Fredericksburg, Va., that attracts intellectually curious undergraduate and graduate students in search of rigorous academics. With a total enrollment of nearly 5,000 students, UMW offers a supportive campus community that values and instills honor and integrity. Moreover, the university located midway between Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C. provides a rich array of research, internship, leadership, and recreational opportunities that not only train students for the real world but allow them to interact closely with faculty members.
In addition to its primary location in the heart of historic Fredericksburg, UMW has two other campuses, one in Stafford, which caters to working professionals, and another in Dahlgren, which offers graduate science and engineering programs. There are three colleges: arts and sciences, business, and education all of which produce graduates who are critical thinkers prepared to succeed. UMW also recently developed a Center for Economic Development, which connects faculty and students with regional initiatives and businesses seeking their assistance.
In recent years, the University of Mary Washington has seen its academic reputation garner national recognition in numerous selective guidebooks, including Forbes, the Fiske Guide to Colleges and the Princeton Reviewís edition of The Best 376 Colleges. The university also has been recognized in Kiplingerís Personal Finance magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Petersonís Competitive Colleges and Barronís Profiles of American Colleges.
For more information, go to www.umw.edu/about/.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the University of Mary Washington actively encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply.
Required Application Materials
Resume/Curriculum Vitae Cover Letter
Open until Filled. Application review will begin July 10th.
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