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Job ID: 183175

Counselor/Crisis Specialist
University of North Texas


Date Posted Apr. 4, 2022
Title Counselor/Crisis Specialist
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Counseling & Testing-160730
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Counseling Services
 
 

Department Summary
Counseling & Testing Services consists of two inter-related parts: The Counseling Center and Testing Services. We exist to serve the students and community of UNT in support of the mission of the University. Through our Counseling Center services, we strive to support the academic success and general well-being of UNT students through professional counseling, career counseling, consultation, mental-health screenings, educational programs and self-help resources as well as referral services.
We offer to consult with Students, Parents, Faculty and Staff who may be concerned about a UNT student (while still respecting the confidentiality of our clients). With client permission, we often work closely with Physicians and psychiatrists, the Career Center, Office of Disability Accommodations, and many other helpful resources in order to provide the best overall care. Our Testing Services provides a wide range of services including traditional admissions testing, computer-based testing, career testing, and many other tests.

Position Overview
This position is responsible for providing mental health counseling to clients and consults with clients in crisis to provide the appropriate level of care. May have possible outreach to clients and other stakeholders.

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Clinical or Educational Psychology or related field.
Must be licensed by the State of Texas or have the ability to obtain appropriate licensure within twenty-four months of employment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of professional counseling practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

  • Fully licensed in a mental health field.
  • Extensive experience providing crisis assessment, intervention and follow up coordination of care.
  • Experience using Titanium software and working in a college counseling or other acute care treatment setting.


 
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