Clinical Social Worker/Mental Health Therapist
Penn State University
The Pennsylvania State University, Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), University Park, has two Clinical Service Provider positions available beginning August 6, 2019. Responsibilities include providing screening/triage services for students, short-term individual and group therapy, crisis evaluation and intervention, and outreach and/consultation services. This job will be filled as a level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher in Social Work or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Experience providing services to diverse populations, such as, but not limited to, underrepresented, international, and LGBTQ+ students is preferred. Current licensure as a Professional Counselor or Clinical Social Worker is preferred. Licensed eligible as a Clinical Social Worker or Professional Counselor is required. Penn State CAPS values a focus on self-examination and embraces a philosophy respectful of diversity and inclusion. CAPS strives to build a diverse staff capable of meeting the needs of all of our students. Please see http://allin.psu.edu/faq.html for information on Penn State University’s diversity “All In” effort and see http://equity.psu.edu/diversity-resources/diversity-resources#faculty-staff for Diversity Resources at Penn State. State College, PA, a university town, with a population of 105,000 (which includes the State College borough and surrounding townships) was recently cited as one of the top university towns in the United States. Pittsburgh and Philadelphia are 3 to 4 hours from State College and Baltimore is about 3 hours. State College and Penn State provide the major intellectual, cultural and recreational resources for central Pennsylvania. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. These are fixed-term positions funded for one year from date of hire, with excellent possibility of re-funding. These positions are 75% to 100% full-time job equivalency (FTE) available, which will be determined with the successful applicants. For any FTE less than 100%, the typical schedule includes 40 hours per week during the academic year with summers off. Full Penn State benefits are included.
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