PT Mental Health Counselor
Institution: Chabot-Las Positas Community College District
Location: California, United States
Category: Faculty - Health - Other Health Faculty
Posted: 10/06/2020
Application Due: 00/00/0000
Type: Part Time

Job Description

PT Mental Health Counselor

Chabot College

PT Mental Health Counselor
Salary: To Be Determined Based on PT Faculty Salary Schedule
Start Date: Fall 2020
Closing Date: 10-23-2020
Location: Chabot College, Hayward, Ca

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Part-Time Mental Health Counselor for Chabot College in Hayward, Ca.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provide Mental Health short term and crisis counseling services through direct contact with students individually; in groups, in initial screenings and through walk-in counseling.
• Provide crisis assessment and emergency response for students and the campus community
• Maintain a caseload of 10 to 12 students
• Maintain clinical records and documentation as appropriate
• Provide referral services as needed to students, faculty and staff in need of psychological and counseling resources, beyond those offered on campus
• Maintain collaborative relationships with college faculty, staff and administrators
• Attend mental health clinical meetings and other Student Service meetings and events when appropriate
• Facilitate mental health support groups for students on campus.
• Perform related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work, career development, marriage and family therapy or marriage, family and child counseling OR the equivalent. (NOTE: A bachelor’s degree in one of the listed degrees and a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is an alternative qualification for this discipline).

Evidence of understanding of and responsiveness to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, racial and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need 
for equity-minded practices within the classroom.

Applicants applying under the “Equivalent” provision must provide details that explain my time of application how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degree listed above.

Desirable Qualifications:
• Experience in providing psychological services, group facilitation and/or counseling in an educational institution
• Experience in crisis assessment and intervention
• Commitment to community college goals/objectives in providing quality programs and services for culturally, socio-economically, ethnically, and academically diverse students.
• Personal qualities to work effectively within a multicultural environment.
• Awareness of and commitment to the needs of non-traditional and/or re-entry students with diverse abilities and interests
• Demonstrate a commitment to professional development.
• Practice cultural humility
• Knowledge of community health and social service resources and experience making appropriate referrals
• Knowledge and ability to consult effectively with Mental Health Team, faculty, staff and administrators regarding students as needed
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and Spanish are desired
• Ability to work in the evening, mornings and on Friday are desired

Physical Demands and Working Environment:
Individuals with disabilities who are unable to carry out the physical activities of the position will receive reasonable accommodations to enable them to perform the essential functions of the positions.

Notification to Applicants
The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position.

TO APPLY, please send the following application materials to:
1. Cover letter that addresses applicant qualifications as they relate to the Duties and Responsibilities and Desirable Qualifications listed in this announcement.
2. Resume detailing all relevant education, training and experience
3. A diversity statement outlining previous engagement and commitment to diversity
4 Transcripts (Unofficials accepted for application purposes.)

Name: David Irving, MFT
Phone: (510 ) 723-7623

Department: Counseling

It is the policy of this District to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practices and to assure that there shall be no discrimination against any person on the basis of sex, ancestry, age, marital status, race, religious creed, mental disability, medical condition (including HIV and AIDS), color, national origin, physical disability, family or sexual preference status and other similar factors in compliance with Title IX, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, other federal and state non-discrimination regulations, and its own statements of philosophy of objectives. The District encourages the filing of applications by both sexes, ethnic minorities, and the disabled.

Application Information
Online App. Form: