Mental Health Clinician - College of Veterinary Me

at University of Arizona/Human Resources Division in Tucson, Arizona, United States

Job Description

Mental Health Clinician - College of Veterinary Medicine
Posting Number 
 Campus Health and Wellness
Department Website Link
 Main Campus
 Tucson, AZ USA
Position Highlights 
 The University of Arizona, Campus Health Service's Counseling & Psych Services (CAPS) department is seeking a full-time, Arizona licensed mental health clinician (LMSW, LCSW, LAC, LPC, LAMFT, LMFT, PhD, PsyD, etc.) to serve students within the College of Veterinary Medicine. A successful applicant will provide assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and group psychotherapy for students in the veterinary medicine professional program. This role will also assist in mental health and well-being programming in the College of Medicine.
CAPS is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion, and social justice. We strive to support the mental health and well-being of all students by creating an environment of trust, respect, and openness. We are dedicated to honoring individual differences and experiences. We recognize that mental health is deeply impacted by experiences of marginalization and oppression and strive to work with our clients in a culturally informed and sensitive manner. At CAPS and the Campus Health Service, we believe that cultural responsiveness requires continuous learning, both personally and as an organization, and we are committed to making CAPS a safe, affirming, and welcoming space for all University of Arizona students.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please .
Duties & Responsibilities 
 Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide in-person and telehealth counseling services using culturally informed and culturally relevant practices to veterinary medical students, including assessment, diagnosis, and psychotherapy treatment.
Respond to student crisis situations and provide suicide assessment as needed.
Establish rapport quickly and communicate effectively with students, staff, and faculty.
Develop appropriate individual treatment plans for clients.
Design and conduct psychoeducational workshops on mental wellness topics for veterinary medical students and the College of Veterinary Medicine community.
Work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team with UArizona's Counseling & Psych Services and Campus Health Center.
Partner and collaborate with other University departments, wellness programs and community entities to provide quality support.
Maintain appropriate documentation in an electronic record system consistent with ethical guidelines, state statutes, and internal policies.
Use information technology to support and improve integrated wellness care.
Additional duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent at assisting students with identifying their needs, setting goals, crisis management, and providing referrals as needed.
Systems-informed consultative skills.
Must be able to collaborate effectively with others.
Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
Self-awareness of how one's own identities and life experiences impact their counseling strategies and interactions with students.
Proficiency in addressing intersectional issues of culture, gender identity, sexual orientation, and other aspects of identity within the context of psychotherapy with emerging adults.
Knowledge and sensitivity to racial trauma and a commitment to anti-racism.
An innovative approach to addressing college mental health needs.
Ability to effectively work with a diverse population on a broad range of clinical needs.
A commitment to continued learning in the areas of cultural humility, equity, and inclusion.
Minimum Qualifications 
 Master's degree or higher from an accredited institution in Counseling, Social Work, Marriage and Family Counseling or other counseling-related field, in compliance with the State of Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners.
Licensed (LPC, LMFT, LCSW, PhD, PsyD) and in good standing. If not currently licensed in Arizona, ability to become licensed in Arizona within 6 months of employment.
Two years of experience providing counseling services (practicum/internship experiences included).
Five years of related work experience.
Preferred Qualifications... For full info follow application link.

The University of Arizona is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Job Posting: 5669925

Posted On: Jan 26, 2023

Updated On: Feb 25, 2023

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