Job Summary: The Michigan State University Counseling Center (MSUCC) Social Worker/Sexual Assault therapist will participate in a shared case management system that supports collaboration and consultation with other mental health professionals and health service clinicians. The social worker position (Sexual Assault Therapist) will provide direct service and outreach to a diverse student population. MSUCC has a long-standing multicultural tradition dating back to 1969, and this position is one aspect of the center's ongoing commitment to providing outreach and clinical services to traditionally under-served populations. The Social Worker Position (Sexual Assault Therapist) will provide comprehensive psychotherapy services to victims of sexual assault and adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse; will facilitate individual counseling and group services and provide advocacy and crisis intervention services. This position also provides consultation services to MSU faculty and staff regarding sexual assault dynamics and trauma response. This position is responsible for the completion of counseling, advocacy grant-required statistics, and service documentation. This is an off-date Victims of Crime Act grant position funded for 9 months from date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.
Minimum Requirements: Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing one or two years of graduate study beyond a bachelor's degree, such as a Master's in Social Work or Counseling; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience providing advocacy and counseling to survivors of sexual assault; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and state licensure as a Social Worker or Counselor.
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