Job of the Week – Training Coordinator/Counselor

This week’s job of the week is a Training Coordinator/Counselor (Posting #647509) for the Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) department. CAPS provides a wide range of mental health services for students on campus, including and not limited to: screening/triage appointments, individual and group therapy, psychiatric services, outreach and multicultural engagement, clinical care coordination, intensive integrated clinical services, and hospitalization coordination and support.

CAPS invites applicants for a full-time master’s level Mental health clinician (i.e., Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, etc.) who functions as the Master’s Internship & Practicum (MIP) Coordinator to join their growing team. They are a diverse and multidisciplinary staff who strive to use multicultural and collaborative approaches to provide quality care. Moreover, they work to connect each student with the most appropriate and available resources and services within CAPS.

This position will be responsible for providing comprehensive psychotherapy services at CAPS for students such as: screening/triage, individual counseling, group services, and advocacy and crisis intervention services. As part of a multidisciplinary health team, they will also work with other staff members to establish appropriate plans of care. Additionally, the Staff Counselor/MIP Coordinator will coordinate and assist the Training Director in further development and implementation of the MIP Training program at CAPS.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing one or two years of post-bachelor’s degree work, such as a master’s degree in Counseling or Psychology and one to three years of more expansive work experience in counseling in a clinic or agency environment. This position also requires a certification of licensing by the State of Michigan. See job posting for a complete list of desired qualifications.

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