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17 Jul 2015

Full-Time Mental Health Counselor/Psychologist

SACJobs Portland, Oregon, United States

Job Description

The mental health counselor/psychologist provides mental health
assessment and counseling services to students. Counseling
includes personal, developmental, mental health and academic
counseling in individual, couples, and group formats. The
counselor/psychologist provides consultation to faculty, staff,
students and parents. This position advocates for student needs
when appropriate and may also provide outreach programming. The
counselor/psychologist provides clinical consultation and support
to other Counseling staff.

This appointment is a two-year appointment for the 2015-16 and
2016-17 academic years only, full-time, nine months. This position
is eligible for benefits, including health insurance.

Lewis & Clark College will conduct background checks on the
finalist(s). Lewis & Clark College is an equal opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified
individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race,
religion, color, national origin, sex or age.

1. Provide personal counseling services via individual, group and
marital/couples therapy format. This includes crisis intervention,
psycho-therapeutic, situational, relational, and developmental
2. Provide academic counseling focusing primarily on the
psychological issues involved in academic success (e.g.
assertiveness, time management, study skills, communication skills,
3. Provide assessment and diagnostic services related to
developing effective treatment plans and making appropriate
referrals of student clients; serve as an advocate and as a liaison in
the referral of students to on- and off-campus resources.
4. Provide consultation services for students, faculty, parents and
staff related to psychological issues. For example, responds to calls
from faculty, staff, students and parents who are concerned about
students-at-risk or students failing academically. Participates in the
Counseling Service’s program to provide mental health consultation
to the campus community for after-hours crises.
5. Maintain appropriate documentation (e.g. clinical notes) for all
services, using the Counseling Service’s electronic health records
6. Provide assistance to the leadership of the Counseling Service in
the development and administration of counseling programs; attend
weekly staff meetings; attend meetings with Student Health staff;
and may represent the department and student interests on campus
committees requiring input from a member of the Counseling staff.
7. Participate in regular supervision or consultation regarding
cases; maintain knowledge of ethical and legal standards of care;
provide all services in keeping with these standards. Obtain
appropriate continuing education to maintain license and develop
professional skills; maintain awareness of professional trends and
practices; maintain contact with appropriate professional
associations and networks.
8. Serve as the Counseling Service liaison with one or more
designated groups of students, faculty and staff. Provide
presentations and workshops related to counseling and student
development issues. Participate in divisional and College activities;
represents department through attendance at campus events;
provides support to Student Life and College initiatives.
9. Other duties as assigned.


Education:      Master’s Degree Required
Work Experience:      2-4 Years

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Job Categories: Counseling. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Counselor, Mental Health, and Psychologist. Salaries: TBD - Based on Experience.


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