The Psychotherapist provides culturally-informed counseling, assessment, crisis intervention, and referral services for university students. The Psychotherapist also participates in psychoeducational and community building efforts that address studentsâ™ needs, and consults with faculty and staff regarding student concerns. The Psychotherapist must work exceptionally well with students of color, LGBTQ students, international students, and other under-represented students and communities on campus; and have a sophisticated understanding of how intersectionality, privilege, and socioeconomic status relate to the mental health of a global student community.
This is a 12 month position, 4 days per week (.80 FTE) with full benefits. Please include a cover letter and CV for full consideration.
Currently licensed or license eligible within 12 months of start.
Social Worker (MSW):
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), currently licensed or license eligible within 12 months of start.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC); licensed or license eligible within 12 months of start.
Exceptional skills in working with diverse students, a diverse counseling staff, and demonstrated commitment to social justice.
Ability to work with a team; excellent communication skills with peers as well as clients.
Experience in a university counseling center (strongly preferred).
Multilingual counseling skills.
Experience with shorter counseling sessions and brief clinical approaches.
Experience with substance use and/or addictive disorders
Skills, knowledge, and experience specifically focused on the needs of students of color, students from indigenous communities, LGBTQ students, international students, students from diverse religious affiliations (Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, and others), undocumented students, or first generation college students on a university campus.
Applicants from under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
All offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.
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Counseling and Psychological Services
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Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Internal Number: REQ168818
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