Mental Health Clinician for Cultural & Resource Centers
Description of Work Unit
The CSU Health Network at Colorado State University provides a full range of cost effective, on-campus, mental health and primary care medical services, referral for community specialty care and comprehensive health education and prevention services’ programming. Services, such as physical therapy, dentistry and optometry, are available. The CSU Health Network is active in creating a healthy campus environment to support learning and success. For more information about the CSU Health Network at Colorado State University, see http://www.health.colostate.edu
Also is a part of the Student Diversity Programs and Services (SDPS) which is a part of the Division of Student Affairs. The SDPS cluster includes the Black/African American Cultural Center, El Centro, Native American Cultural Center, Pride Resource Center, Resources for Disabled Students, and the Women and Gender Advocacy Center.
This position provides mental health services for Colorado State University students. Responsibilities include outreach programming and support for campus Cultural and Resource Centers, clinical services, and supervision and training. This position reports to the Director of Counseling Services and the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- 50% Counseling Services, 50% Student Diversity Programs and Services
- Works with Cultural and Resource Centers to identify needs and implement services
- Attends programs and events coordinated by Student Diversity Programs and Services
- Provides consultation to Student Diversity Programs and Services staff and students
- Coordinates services to Student Diversity Programs and Services offices with Counseling Services staff liaisons to Cultural and Resource Centers
- Provides on-call screenings within a counseling center setting
- Provides behavioral health consultations within a primary care clinic setting
- Conducts intake and assessment services
- Provides individual and couple counseling/psychotherapy
- Facilitates therapy groups and psychoeducational workshops
- Provides clinical supervision and training with students, staff and faculty
- Responds to campus crises
- Maintains accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations
- Follows policies and procedures consistent with state mental health statutes, ethical guidelines, best practices, and HIPAA
- Demonstrates a commitment to diverse populations and those with intersecting identities
- Attends staff meetings with Student Diversity Programs and Services and Counseling Services
- Serves on agency and CSU committees
- May develop formal teaching relationships with academic departments when consistent with the missions of Student Diversity Programs and Services and Counseling Services
- Represents CSU at regional and national conferences as funding allows
- Other responsibilities as assigned
Required Job Qualifications
- Completed master’s degree or doctoral degree in counseling, social work, psychology or closely related field with two or more years of full-time employment as a counselor or related position in a mental health field.
- Minimum of 2 years post master’s degree experience (or equivalent years of experience in a doctoral program that doesn’t grant a master’s degree) providing clinical services.
- License eligible in the State of Colorado
Preferred Job Qualifications
- Demonstrated commitment to, knowledge of, and experience with treatment of individuals with marginalized identities
- Demonstrated commitment to social justice advocacy at individual, group and/or community level
- Experience providing mental health counseling to individuals and couples
- Experience facilitating therapy groups
- Experience providing outreach and consultation
- Experience providing services to college students
- Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrated commitment to, knowledge of, and experience with treatment of individuals with marginalized identities.
Job Duty Category Counseling Duty/Responsibility
- On-call or Behavioral Health screenings within Counseling Services and Medical Services primary care clinic
- Intake assessments with students seeking counseling services
- Individual, couple, and group counseling/psychotherapy with students
- Clinical supervision and training with students, staff and faculty
- Respond to campus mental health crises
- Maintain documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations in the electronic health
- Follow policies and procedures consistent with state mental health statutes, ethical guidelines, best practices, and HIPAA
- Attend Counseling Services staff meetings
Percentage Of Time 50% Job Duty Category Student Diversity Programs and Services Duty/Responsibility
- Work with cultural and resource centers to identify needs and implement services
- Attend programs and events coordinated by Student Diversity Programs and Services
- Provide consultation to Student Diversity Programs and Services staff and students
- Coordinate services to Student Diversity Programs and Services offices with Counseling Services staff liaisons to cultural and resource centers
- Attend Student Diversity Programs and Services staff meetings
Percentage Of Time 50%
Special Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, applicants should submit a resume/curriculum vitae and cover letter addressing all job qualifications, names and contact information for three references (one must be your current supervisor), and unofficial transcripts by Monday, October 9th at 11:59 pm (MST).
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
Conditions of Employment
Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
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Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Executive Director of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.
Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.