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Counselor - Center for Health and Wellbeing

Posted on Apr 12, 2019 by University of Vermont

Burlington, VT 05405
Leisure & Sport
26 Mar 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time
University of Vermont Center for Health and Wellbeing Counseling and Psychiatry Services Counselor Positions (#S1968PO & #S1966PO) The University of Vermont invites applications for two counselor positions, (10-month term and 12-month term) to join our dynamic Counseling and Psychiatry Services (CAPS) team. CAPS is staffed by a collaborative multidisciplinary team of clinical professionals in two campus offices as well as within identity centers and other drop-in locations across campus. CAPS is integrated within the Center for Health and Wellbeing which includes Student Health Services, Athletic Medicine, and Education/Outreach (Living Well). We are seeking professionals with well-developed therapeutic skills, ability to carry a diverse clinical caseload, and experience and interest in supervision. Ideal applicants should be energetic professionals with the skills and creativity to share our commitment to improving the health of UVM students. It is essential that applicants have a deep understanding and commitment to diversity and inclusion. The ideal candidate exhibits flexibility in both their therapeutic and collegial style and thrives in the fast paced and cyclical nature of a college counseling center. This is primarily a clinically focused position that requires the ability to juggle various responsibilities including managing a heavy caseload comprised of students with a wide range of clinical severity within a brief treatment frame. Primary Responsibilities: Individual, couples, and group counseling with students. Secondary Responsibilities: Supervision of graduate trainees; crisis intervention/response and consultation with faculty and staff; campus outreach and program development. Minimum Qualifications: Master's in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or equivalent. Vermont licensed or eligible for licensure required within two years of start. Experience working with college age issues, preferable within a university setting, or equivalent. Clear evidence of a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. Ability to enthusiastically support UVM's commitment to enhance a diverse campus culture and inclusive student experience. Desired Qualifications: Strong preference will be given to licensed counselors with a minimum of two years of clinical supervision experience. Other desired qualifications include group counseling experience, training in short-term treatment modalities, EMDR certification, ability to provide Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. To Apply: Apply online only at Posting #S1968PO for the 10 month position and Posting #S1966PO for the 12 month position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, and includes a generous benefit package. Please include cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Category: Social Services , Keywords: Mental Health Counselor

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