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Mental Health Counselor

Company: Wentworth Institute of Technology
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

Wentworth Institute of Technology is seeking a Mental Health Counselor to join our team.

This licensed, clinical position provides clinical, educational, and outreach services specifically relevant to the needs of a diverse student body. Services include clinical intake assessments, triage, ongoing therapy, and crisis intervention. This Mental Health Counselor will report directly to the Associate Director of Counseling Services.

In addition, this position partners regularly with the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to provide programs and services that address the needs of a diverse group of students, with a particular lens toward our students of color. Experience with equity in mental health, cultural concerns, identity development, and mental health diagnosis and treatment is required.

To uphold our mission, the Division of Student Affairs recognizes that creating inclusive, socially just environments is vital to the social, emotional, and intellectual growth of our community members. Our dedication to diversity and inclusion develops individuals prepared to thrive in our global society and positively impact the world. Understanding and interacting across differences is crucial to career success and reaching our full potential as engaged citizens and leaders in our industry.

Requirements:

  • Independently licensed clinician in the state of Massachusetts (LICSW or LMHC) and 1-3 years post-licensure clinical experience.
  • Experience providing short-term therapy, crisis intervention, safety assessments, outreach, and case management.
  • Strong knowledge of CBT, DBT, and exposure therapy is preferred. Knowledge and experience providing outreach, education, and support to a diverse group of young adults with a lens of equity and inclusion.

    Inclusive Excellence at Wentworth
    Wentworth Institute of Technology is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all University programs and activities. The University does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration.

    To find out more about the Wentworth's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, please visit the website https://wit.edu/about/diversity.

    All applicants have the right to accessibility support and accommodations. To request accessibility support or accommodations, contact the Executive Director of Equity and Compliance, Catlin Wells, at wellsc1@wit.edu.

Keywords: Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston , Mental Health Counselor, Healthcare , Boston, Massachusetts

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