Staff Athletics Mental Health Counselor - Georgetown University
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Staff Athletics Mental Health Counselor - Georgetown University
Georgetown University has a full-time opportunity in the Department of Athletics (http://https:/guhoyas.com/) - through its Counseling and Psychiatric Service (CAPS) (https://studenthealth.georgetown.edu/mental-health/) - for a licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, or Licensed Psychologist. The Staff Athletics Mental Health Counselor provides culturally informed clinical and consultation services to student-athletes, with a focus particularly on Black, African American, and other underrepresented minority student-athletes; and contribute to outreach and prevention services, and collaborate with inter-departmental and campus-wide partners to further support student-athlete mental health and well-being.
We are looking for applicants who evidence strong skills for providing clinical services to support the unique needs of student-athletes, with an ability to foster a sense of inclusivity and cultural sensitivity within the Athletic Department. The Staff Athletics Mental Health Counselor is a part of CAPS (which is within the University's Division of Student Affairs (http://https:/studentaffairs.georgetown.edu/) ), but is fully embedded within Athletics, working with student-athletes on a daily basis - occasionally working some evenings and weekends within our active sport culture, and adjusting work assignments accordingly to meet the evolving Athletics requirements. Duties include but are not limited to:
Direct Clinical and Consultation Services
+ Provide culturally competent clinical services in the Athletics Department including individual and group therapy for student-athletes - clinical services may include both mental health and performance psychology interventions
+ Provide team and coach consultations
+ Serve as a multidisciplinary team member and coordinate services in Athletics when appropriate, with Sports Medicine, Sports Nutrition, CAPS Psychiatry and Staff, and other support services
+ Provide crisis intervention services
+ Conduct psychoeducational and therapy groups
+ Maintain case management functions to ensure that client dispositions are successfully completed
+ Document and maintain timely and accurate client records
+ Maintain current knowledge regarding professional practices, ethics, and laws
+ Offer outreach and psychoeducational programs for student-athletes, teams, and coaches
+ Provide consultation to students, faculty, staff, college deans, and parents regarding mental health and developmental/behavioral issues of college student-athletes
+ Communicate with university personnel and other individuals, such as family members and friends, deans, regarding students of concern, while following rules and regulations regarding disclosure of confidential information
+ Create culturally sensitive programming and outreach in support of student-athletes with multiple marginalized identities, and targeting needs of traditionally underrepresented student-athletes
Supervision and Other Duties
+ Participate on Athletics, CAPS, and University Committees as assigned
+ Receive and/or provide clinical supervision as assigned
+ Other responsibilities as assigned by the Head of Athletics Counseling Services
+ Master's degree in a license-eligible, health-related field - for example, psychology, social work)
+ Professional licensure in the District of Columbia in one of the fields noted above
+ Experience in mental health treatment, and specialized knowledge in working with athletes and underrepresented minority populations
+ Demonstrated ability and commitment to the mission of social justice; and experience in advocacy and furthering an environment of equity and inclusion
+ Experience and/or demonstrated interest in university mental health work, particularly the unique concerns of college-athletes and underrepresented minority students
+ Knowledge and interest in sport and performance psychology interventions and team dynamics
+ Ability to work as a multidisciplinary team member
+ Demonstrated excellence in organizational skills, written, presentation, and consultation skills with coaches and teams, and with Athletics administrators
+ Willingness and availability to work flexible hours, occasionally including some evenings and weekends for sport games and events
+ Experience working in intercollegiate athletics
+ Training and experience with eating disorders and/or substance use disorders in athlete populations
+ Advanced training and experience providing clinical services and outreach programming with underrepresented minority populations
+ Advanced training and certification in the provision of sport psychology interventions - that is, CMPC certified or interest in CMPC certification
Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
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