This is a full-time, Academic Year (9-month) position, running from September to June each year.
The Clinical Social Worker provides culturally-competent mental health services to PSU students including: brief individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, and walk in/triage and emergency services. He/she/they also participate in psychoeducational outreach to students and regularly consult with faculty and staff regarding student concerns. The Clinical Social Worker must work exceptionally well with students of color, LGBTQ students, international students, and other underrepresented students and communities on campus. This position also supervises Master's level students in training (e.g., Social Work, Counselor Education).
The Clinical Social Worker works collaboratively on an interdisciplinary team of professionals committed to meeting the diverse mental health needs of a global student community. He/she/they are an active participant in staff and clinical team meetings, professional development and clinical in-service activities, as well as involvement with Student Affairs programs/activities and university-wide committees/projects.
Master's Degree in Social Work from accredited program
Current Oregon license (LCSW) or currently eligible for Oregon license upon hire
Experience providing clinical services (triage/crisis intervention, individual and group therapy, referral/case management) to diverse racial and cultural groups including LGBTQ populations
Skills, knowledge and demonstrated commitment to the needs of students of color, students from indigenous communities, LGBTQ students, international students, veterans, students from diverse religious affiliations, undocumented students, or first generation students
Bilingual or multilingual counseling skills
Clinical supervision experience
Experience working in a college or university counseling center
Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) with colleagues and clients
Ability to work on an interdisciplinary team of health and mental health professionals
Internal Number: 30492
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