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Job ID: 118179

Substance and Mental Health Counselor
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Date Posted Jan. 11, 2019
Title Substance and Mental Health Counselor
University Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Prescott, AZ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Counseling Services

Position is an 11 month/30 hour per week position.
Provide leadership for university’s substance abuse prevention efforts: coordinate a comprehensive substance abuse prevention program, informed by professionally-accepted and empirically-supported best practices; present and evaluate prevention programs; conduct substance abuse assessments; provide individual Motivational Interviewing sessions and workshops for at-risk students; collaborate with student conduct and other student affairs departments; and conduct campus climate research to support ongoing prevention and education efforts specific to the institution. This position-holder will also: present educational programs and trainings that contribute to student learning objectives of the department of student affairs; provide consultation with campus community; advise student groups, and provide individual, group and couples counseling services to college students, including intake assessments, crisis intervention, referrals, treatment planning, and documentation.
Provide leadership for university substance abuse prevention efforts, counseling outreach and wellness education. Assess campus needs and current practices. Develop and implement educational programs that contribute to student learning objectives. Provide structured educational sessions and workshops for sanctioned students and collaborate with student conduct staff and program administration. Provide special programming such as wellness presentations to different campus populations based on campus need. Establish working relationships with relevant departments and offices on campus. Also will also be responsible for monthly articles for Horizon’s Campus Newspaper.
Clinical and Other Services Responsibilities: Provide short term individual, couples, group, and crisis counseling services to students at Prescott campus under the direct supervision of the Counseling Director. Responsible for assessment, intake, suicide and self-harm risk assessment, walk-in triage, crisis counseling and documentation. Must work collaboratively with Counseling Director and contracted psychologists.  Provide consultation for concerned faculty members, staff, students, and parents. Maintain ethically sound record keeping of all student counseling interactions. Stay abreast on current counseling practices and research by attending conferences and training sessions. Provide backup coverage for Counseling Director during some holidays, and vacation time.  Other duties as needed: i.e. Learning to use EMR system. Assisting Counseling Center with operational duties such as scheduling, answering phones, and assisting staff when asked. Canceling appointments when needed with clients. Making appointments for future visits with students. Checking students out when reviewing dictation. Establishing community outreach as needed with local mental health providers. 

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