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Job ID: 127658

Mental Health Counselor
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Date Posted Aug. 14, 2019
Title Mental Health Counselor
University Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach, FL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Health Services
    Counseling Services

The Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Counseling Center in Daytona Beach is currently searching for a Mental Health Counselor to join their team’s mission of enhancing the mental well-being of Embry-Riddle students. This is a full time, 10-month position. The primary function of this role is to promote student success and retention through the delivery of counseling, crisis intervention, consultation with concerned others, and outreach programming aimed to promote mental health awareness, education and wellness.

Job Responsibilities Include:

Counseling Services
Provide short-term counseling to students experiencing developmental difficulties, mental health concerns, relational issues, academic challenges, and/or behavioral problems, including crisis counseling/intervention.
Maintain accurate and professional client documentation utilizing the department’s client scheduling database and electronic record keeping system.
Assist the campus in the management of student crisis by providing emergency intervention threat assessment. When necessary, arrange for crisis stabilization through voluntary or involuntary hospitalization.
Provide consultation and guidance to faculty, staff, administration and families to facilitate the coordination of care to students. Consult on the prevention and identification of mental health problems that may impede academic success or compromise safety.
Administer and interpret mental health inventories and assessments.
Coordinate referrals and communication with off-campus service providers for long-term and specialized mental health services.
Remain current on legal and ethical standards as it applies to counseling, state license, statutes, and the American Counseling Association.
Participate in continuing education to further professional development and skill building. Stay abreast of current issues and best practices in college counseling.
Outreach/Support Services
Promote student mental health, wellness, and academic success through psycho-educational initiatives and programming activities.
Provide education and training to Residence Life Staff. Work closely with resident advisors, as a Counselor-RA Liaison, to identify, consult, and intervene with students in need.
Attend campus memorial services to support grieving students and encourage use of counseling services.
Support special events and projects, such as graduation, orientation, admission open houses, etc.
Serve as a member of the Student Affairs team; participate in meetings, retreats, and events.


Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree (Area of Study: Counseling, Psychology, Social Work)
(3-5) years of work related experience
Florida Board Licensed (LMHC or LCSW)
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Team oriented generalist who demonstrates strong, effective clinical skills to address the mental health needs of college students.

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