location: Santa Clara, CA
time type: Full time
$66,600 - $90,000 annual; commensurate with experience
All applications require a resume and cover letter.
POSITION PURPOSE: The Therapist in Residence is a member of the Student Health and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) team and collaborates closely with the Office of Residence Life and campus partners in a manner that makes student learning a central goal. This goal is accomplished by fostering belonging, facilitating the psychological well-being of the student body and encouraging student learning and success. This is a full-time live-in position. Housing is provided in a one bedroom apartment within a residence hall
POSITION PURPOSE: The Therapist in Residence (TIR) program at SCU places professionally trained mental health clinicians into residence halls to address the mental health needs of residents and support Residence Life Staff. This proactive, collaborative effort between Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and the Office of Residence Life (ORL) seeks to increase the day-to-day service activities, awareness, availability and access to counseling, decrease barriers to accessing mental health support and reduce the stigma associated with mental health services.
The Therapist in Residence administers on-site and easily accessed consultation and mental health support programs and services including brief assessment and discussion of resources, after hours consultations, and crisis intervention with the goal of referring students to other resources on campus.
The Therapist in Residence works closely with the Cowell Center Outreach Coordinator and Case Manager and is responsible for the implementation of Mental Health First Aid training for the campus.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Brief Counseling, Assessment and Referral
Consultation, Referral and Mental Health Support
Preventative and Educational Programming
After Hours Consultations and Crisis Response
Administrative and Liaison Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The items below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, education, and experience required or preferred.
This position requires the ability to effectively establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse multicultural environment. Commitment to understand and support Santa Clara University’s distinctive Jesuit tradition and educational vision and willingness to model institutional values of service to others, community, and diversity. Santa Clara University is committed to Inclusive Excellence, therefore, it is vital all candidates seeking employment be committed to and demonstrate skills, knowledge and awareness to serve the unique needs of our diverse campus community.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Equal Opportunity/Notice of Nondiscrimination
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