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Mental Health Counselor

Company: Lincoln University of Missouri
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Position SummaryThe Mental Health Coordinator provides direct mental health counseling services to individual students, couples, and groups regarding a wide range of personal concerns. These services require intake assessment, case management, and crisis intervention, and may require on-call and after-hours consultation, as needed.Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities Provide mental health counseling services to students as individuals or groups.Provide crisis intervention management for students experiencing mental health crisis.Develop, implement, and evaluate effective educational programs and outreach activities that promote student health and wellness and the prevention, recognition, and treatment of psychological and behavioral problems.Participate in Partners in Prevention activities and other grant-funded opportunities.Coordinate care with mental health providers external to Lincoln University for student benefit.Engage in professional development activities and various Lincoln University events.Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesKnowledge and abilities to function as a skilled licensed professional mental health counselor is required.Excellent customer service skills.Excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal skills.Attentive to details and listens well.Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive data.Ability to analyze data and solve problems.Self-starting and able to work consistently without direct supervision.Education and ExperienceMaster's degree in counseling, counseling psychology or psychology is required.At least one year of work experience, full-time and/or approved internship, conducting clinical interviews, making diagnostic assessments, and formulating treatment or referral plans for individuals with a broad spectrum of psychological problems is required.Licensed or eligible for licensure as a mental health provider in the state of Missouri is required.Willingness and ability to participate in on-call and after-hours work schedules.Lincoln University is an equal-opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Keywords: Lincoln University of Missouri, Jefferson City , Mental Health Counselor, Other , Jefferson City, Missouri

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