Howard University is a comprehensive, research-oriented, historically Black private university providing an educational experience of exceptional quality to students of high academic potential with particular emphasis upon the provision of educational opportunities to promising Black students. Further, the University is dedicated to attracting and sustaining a cadre of faculty who are, through their teaching and research, committed to the development of distinguished and compassionate graduates and to the quest for solutions to human and social problems in the United States and throughout the world.
Salary commensurate with qualifications, education & University guidelines.
The purpose of this position is it to provide counseling and mental health services to students; provide wellness training, mentoring and consultation to trainees on outreach as needed, and to provide technological data for the Electronic Health Record System. This is a part-time position (20 hours per week).
NATURE AND SCOPE
Interacts with directors, faculty, staff and administrators along with parents of students as assigned.
- Provide counseling and mental health services to clients with emotional problems and those with adjustments, career choice, and other developmental/psychological concerns.
- Provides crisis intervention to clients who may be in crisis such as being suicidal or danger to self and others in consultation with licensed staff.
- Determines when psychiatric referrals should be made.
- Responsible for screening and interviewing of walk-in clients (virtually or in-person) and presenting a concise description of the presenting problems to the staff for disposition.
- Performs outreach services involving workshops and presentations.
- Organizes and prepares detailed mental health reports, case histories and treatment plans.
- Provides training and support to trainees on wellness for outreach as needed.
- Participates in in-service training programs, supervisions, workshops, and case conference as designated.
- Ability to work with college students and other clients with emotional and mental health concerns, drug/alcohol problems (assess and refer as needed) other developmental and/or adjustment problems.
- Competence in both oral and written communication.
- Ability to promote, establish and maintain harmonious and effective work relations with students, faculty, staff, university officials, parents of students and the general public.
- Ability to perform teletherapy from home or office as designated by the Executive Director.
Master’s degree in counseling psychology
Minimum of two (2) years clinical experience and licensed as a professional counselor in the District of Columbia
The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex,sexual orientation,gender or gender identity, marital status, religion, disability or protected veterans status. Veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Inquiries regarding provisions for persons with disabilities or veterans status, Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX should be directed to the Office of Employee Relations and Equal Employment Opportunity at 202-806-1280.