Reporting to the Director of the Counseling Center, you will be responsible for providing individual assessment, crisis management, community referrals, and short and longer-term counseling to Simmons undergraduate and graduate students. The Social Worker supports Simmons College's Counseling Center's outreach efforts, with a focus on outreach to the ALANA and the GLBTQ communities, and participates in the intern training program.
Provide clinical services to Simmons College students
Assess individual client's biopsychological history, including familial and cultural influences, along with current functioning to determine clinically appropriate interventions and services.
Provide referral to community providers, as appropriate, based on client's financial and psychological resources.
Provide short or longer-term counseling, as clinically appropriate, to Simmons undergraduate and graduate students.
Provide urgent care for students who are experiencing a mental health crisis.
Complete all necessary paperwork in a timely manner (assessment, weekly notes, forms for accommodations, etc.)
Outreach and Programming
Supports Counseling Center's Outreach Efforts and Programming
Works closely with Counseling Center's outreach Coordinator.
Works with trainees to offer support to campus student groups and residence life.
Work directly with student groups. with the focus on the ALANA and GLBTQ communities to offer support and consultation.
Facilitate support group for queer-identified students of color and/or groups in coordination with the Multicultural center.
Intern Training Program
Participate in intern selection process in the winter
Collaborate with staff to plan and facilitate the intern orientation in August.
Attend and participate in the intern training seminars, including facilitating a small group supervision-consultation group and providing individual supervision if licensed.
Consult with interns as needed.
Participate in staff meetings and offer relevant clinical and administrative contributions.
Carry the on-call phone (after one year of service) on rotating basis.
Assist with various administrative tasks as requested by the Counseling Center Director.
Master's degree in social work or psychology required.
Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a resume and cover letter in the Resume/CV section of your application.
As a College committed to diversity, Simmons encourages applications broadly. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body and curriculum.
Internal Number: R04685
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