The full time Psychotherapist provides culturally-competent counseling, assessment, crisis intervention, and referral services for university students. The Psychotherapist must work exceptionally well in counseling with a diverse and global student community. Specifically, the selected candidate must have interest and skills in doing counseling with students of color, LGBTQ students, international students, and other underrepresented students and communities on campus; and have a sophisticated understanding of how intersectionality, privilege, and socioeconomic status relate to the mental health of a diverse student community.
Unique to this position is expertise in transformative practices. A dedicated proportion of this person's time is the partnership with offices across campus, including Institutional Equity and Diversity, Title IX, and Student Conduct & Community Standards to provide voluntary services to students who may have caused harm to the university community, and students returning to the university after a period of separation.
He/she/they also participates in outreach program activities that address themes related to bias incidents, sexual assault, and other important issues on campus, and consults with faculty and staff regarding studentsâ™ concerns.
This is a 12-month, 1.00 FTE position. Applications received by February 2, 2018 will receive full consideration.
Licensed, license eligible, or license eligible within 12 months of hire.
Social Worker (MSW):
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), licensed or immediately license eligible.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC); licensed or immediately license eligible.
Exceptional skills in working with diverse students, a diverse counseling staff, and demonstrated commitment to social justice.
Competence in clinical interventions for responding parties in incidents of bias or university conduct violation respondents, Title IX, or similar situations and settings.
Ability to work with a team; excellent communication skills with peers as well as clients.
Experience with and skills working within a goal-focused therapy model.
Experience providing services in a university counseling center (strongly preferred).
Bilingual or multilingual counseling skills.
Skills, knowledge, and experience specifically focused on the needs of students of color, LGBTQ students, international students, students from diverse religious affiliations (Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, and others), undocumented students, students from indigenous communities, or first generation college students on a university campus.
Additional clinical expertise in eating disorders or alcohol and other drugs.
Applicants from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.