Counselor – Crowder College. The primary responsibility of the counselor is to provide short term, professional counseling to students in distress. The counselor will provide appropriate student assessment, interventions, and make referrals to community resources. The counselor will promote mental health awareness, conduct trainings, act as a member of the behavior intervention and threat assessment teams, and assist staff and faculty who encounter students in distress. The position is professional, full-time, 12 months and reports directly to the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Master’s in social work, counseling, or related field from an accredited college or university.
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or be license-eligible in the state of Missouri. Must maintain continuing education requirements for license renewal.
- Experience in counseling young adults and adults.
- Experience in assessment and case management involving PTSD, depression, anxiety and stress, disruptive and/or aggressive behavior, suicidal ideation, etc.
- Ability to communicate effectively and relate to a diverse student body, college staff, and other members of the college community.
- Two (2) years of counseling in a postsecondary institution and academic advising skills.
- Current knowledge of behavior intervention and threat assessment.
- Experience with alcohol and drug abuse prevention, sex assault prevention, and bystander intervention.