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Grinnell College

Location: Grinnell, Iowa
Experience: Open
Education: Advanced Degree
Wage: Salaried
Type: Temporary
Shift: 1st - Day
Open: 11/22/2016
Close: 05/31/2017

Staff Counselor
Staff Counselor (10 months) - Provides direct psychological counseling services to enrolled Grinnell College students; including short and longer term individual, group, relationship/couple counseling and crisis intervention while adhering to the APA Ethical Standards and Code of Conduct and applicable Iowa state laws. Provides accurate diagnoses, treatment planning, and uses standardized assessments and empirically based treatments as appropriate. Collaborates and makes referrals to medical staff for evaluation or medication; and assists and coordinates hospitalization and outpatient treatment discharge plans. Consults and advises faculty, staff, and administrators concerning problem identification, response, and resolution techniques for psychologically troubled students. Designs, coordinates, and conducts workshops and outreaches on psychosocial issues as needed. Provides training to residential staff regarding basic counseling skills, problem identification and resolution or referral. Presents project proposals and recommendations to improve services. Completes work independently with broadly defined work objectives and limited review of overall results by supervisor. Needs a solid understanding, and an ability to use and apply different concepts, theories, principles, practices, and terminology within counseling or clinical psychology