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Mental Health Counselor

Northeast Iowa Community College, Peosta, IA

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Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or related behavioral health field is required. Current clinical or independent license required (LMHP, LISW, or LMHC). Iowa licensure, or equivalent, preferred.

Must have strong therapeutic skills, be able to work with a broad range of problems and clinical severity within a short-term treatment mode, comfortable working with students in crises, and have a passion for connecting with college students, faculty, and staff.
Verifiable Counseling, Social Work or Psychology License in the State of Iowa. State Motor Vehicle Operator’s License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).

Provide short term personal counseling and assessment for students individually, in groups, and through screenings, to identify needs and implement appropriate treatment plan interventions to help students in meeting their academic and personal goals.
Complete and maintain intake forms, client rights form, release of information form, case notes, clinical notes, treatment plans and maintain confidentiality of these and other student records to document counseling services provided.
Interact with, and provide services to, a diverse student population and college, demonstrating cross-cultural counseling competency.

Provide crisis intervention services.

Serve as a resource and primary liaison for the college community on issues of mental health promotion and advocacy, which may include classroom presentations, curriculum and resource material development, committee membership, or staff and faculty presentations.

Refer students to college support services or external community mental health services and/or other assistance agencies appropriate for student needs.

Develop and conduct workshops for students in the campus community on academic, emotional, psychological, wellness, social, and behavioral problems, study skills, time management, campus resources and other related topics using a variety of delivery formats.
Participate in outreach efforts to promote available services to perspective and enrolled students.
Provide leadership and guidance to the college’s Student Crisis Fund committee and related promotional and outreach activities.
Serve on the college’s coordinated early-intervention and behavioral response Care Team.

Consult with Disability Services for determining of accommodations, advocacy and referrals.

Create and maintain professional relationships with service providers in the community for ease of referrals, collaborations, recruitment and public relations. Conduct workshops for social service and treatment organizations as needed.

Develop and maintain counseling program and web resources. Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services.
Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the mission of NICC. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Knowledge of counseling and the importance of a healthy therapeutic relationship, social work, academic and life counseling practices; developmental theories of life span and adaptation; diagnostic classification; substance abuse disorders, referral resources; psychological theories of skill in academic and life counseling; assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental and chemical dependency disorders; encouraging and supporting students in resolving academic and life problems; listening; maintaining timely documentation and records; operation of job-related equipment and other equipment; application of job related computer software.

Work Schedule

200 day contract
1400 hours



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Job Details

ID 750393
Peosta, IA
Positions 1
Full Time
Pay $41,345.00
Human and Social Services
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Sick Leave

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