The masters level Counseling Psychologist, provides individual, couples, and group counseling services to CWU students. The counselor works closely with a collaborative team of mental health and medical professionals.
- Provide individual, couples and group counseling, assessment and crisis intervention services to students, both independently and in consultation and collaboration with other counselors, medical providers, and the Director of the Clinic. - Design, implement, and evaluate developmental outreach programs, presentations, workshops and other activities to facilitate student growth. - Provide training and supervision to interns, peer educators, and others as requested. - Participate in approved research and program evaluation activities. - Conduct continuing education programs, seminars, and workshops. - Maintain client records in an electronic healthcare record, and enter statistical data as required by the Clinic and applicable laws and regulations. - Provide consultation and review of cases with campus partners, in compliance with confidentiality laws. This may be provided as part of a case consultation or assisting with a crisis. - Takes leadership roles in clinic initiatives or programs as assigned by supervisor. - Other duties as assigned
Master’s degree in mental health discipline.
Licensed or eligible to be licensed as a LMHC, MFT or Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Washington by start date.
Experience and proven competency working with multicultural and other diverse populations.
Ability to provide brief and focused counseling.
Experience facilitating counseling groups.
Experience providing risk assessment and crisis response.
Experience working as part of a collaborative, team-based approach to clinical services in a fast-paced work setting.
Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, and group communication skills.
Excellent problem solving skills.
Two years of counseling experience as a licensed professional.
Experience working in a college or university counseling center (practicum/internship may be included).
Experience and expertise providing a variety of workshops, presentations and training in student and staff-development.
Experience supervising graduate students and interns.
Experience or education providing consultation services to student groups, faculty/staff, parents, family members and community members as needed.
Training and experience in using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
Judgement: Makes timely, informed decisions. Analyzes options and determines appropriate course of action.
Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual support to achieve goals. Encourages participation and mutual support.
Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts approach and methods to achieve results; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create environment that supports and embraces diversity.
Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule
Salary: Dependent upon qualifications and experience
Working Conditions: Work is performed in an integrated medical and counseling clinic. Exposure to communicable disease and infection may occur. The majority of the work will occur within this setting with frequent in-person interactions. It is essential to be able to remain at a desk/computer work station for prolonged periods of time, perform extensive data entry and other computer-related tasks and create/maintain filing systems for departmental records. Some evening or weekend work and/or occasional travel may be required. This position works in an integrated medical and counseling clinic.
Benefits: CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance, along with vacation and sick leave plans depending on employment classification. For additional information please visit: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/benefits-0
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:
A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, and (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting;
Resume including work history, education, training; and
Contact information for three professional references.
Screening Begins: February 25, 2018
**Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process
Conditions of Employment
Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.