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PT Hourly Pool - Mental Health Counselor
Coast Community College District


Date Posted Aug. 10, 2018
Title PT Hourly Pool - Mental Health Counselor
University Coast Community College District
Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Classified Staff
    Part-Time/Temporary Staff
  • Health Services
    Counseling Services
 
 
We are actively looking for Part-time/Hourly Mental Health Counselors.  For consideration for the first screening phase please submit a completed application on or before 9/7/18.
Summary
 
Provides leadership in mental health intervention to students in order to promote emotional health, student success and retention.  Provides psychological intake, assessment, crisis intervention, personal counseling/psychotherapy, case management, consultation and referral services. Collaborates with other managers and Deans to enhance services to students by demonstrating a commitment to supporting, empowering and retaining students from underrepresented groups.
 
Distinguishing Career Features
 
The Mental Health Counselor is a mental health professional supporting Student Mental Health Wellness. The Counselor will offer regular "wellness" workshops, referrals to community services, student, faculty/staff consultations and staff development activities. 
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
 
Specific duties may vary among departments and jobs.  Incumbents typically perform a substantial portion or all of the following kinds of duties:
     
* Provide personal short-term and crises counseling services through direct contact with students individually, in groups and screenings.     
* Develop student, faculty and staff training/workshops.     
* Develop student, faculty and staff educational/resource materials.     
* Provide referrals that empowers students to identify and utilize college and community support services.     
* Provide individual assessment, and counseling to students seeking assistance with personal, psychological or interpersonal problems.     
* Develop and implement preventive, educational and outreach programming to students who are often marginalized or minoritized.     
* Keep timely, appropriate, and accurate clinical records.     
* Participate in departmental meetings, group supervision, and continuing education; continuously seek to improve the quality of services.     
* Assist in assessing student psychological or wellness needs; collaborate with the college's Behavioral Assessment Team (BAT) to make appropriate community and program referrals.     
* Respond to mental health emergencies on campus.     
* Present educational programs to members of the college community to promote personal, interpersonal and psychological health.     
* Develop and demonstrate a multicultural awareness and contribute to cultivating an inclusive, diverse, and respectful college community.     
* Assist in research relevant to assessing student needs and describing student behavior and culture; assist in the evaluation of the effectiveness of counseling and other services and activities.     
* Performs other related duties as assigned that support the objective of the position.

 
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