Counselor Position-Metropolitan Community College

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Position Information

Career Opportunity Number 16-036
Position Title: Counselor
Location Blue River
Position Type: Full-Time
Class Category Faculty
Job Open Date 04/01/2016
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Initial Screen Date: 05/02/2016
Minimal Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Counseling, Student Development, or related field OR
  • Master’s Degree with a minimum of 45 credit hours in counseling, including a minimum of 18 credit hours in counseling at the graduate level.
Preferred qualifications: Preference will be given to individuals who possess:

  • Experience counseling individuals and/or groups related to career, educational, and personal issues, preferred in a college setting
  • Experience working with adult students and other diverse populations
  • Knowledge of student development, student learning, and retention theories and best practices
  • Evidence of developing and delivering effective classroom presentations
  • Experience leading early-alert, student retention and success initiative programming
  • Experience/connections with community agencies to support at-risk-students
  • Experience and knowledge of the career planning process/resources
  • Experience assisting and identifying crisis-counseling students/situations
Work Hours
Compensation Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Special Instructions to Applicants PLEASE NOTE:

An MCC application must be accompanied by the following:

  • A cover letter which indicates the position of interest and addresses the following:
  • The highlights of your education and experience which specifically prepare you for this position;
  • The mission of the community college, and how you would contribute to the mission;
  • The basis for your familiarity with multi-culturalism; and
  • The methods of assessment you would use to assess student learning outcomes.
  • A resume to include three professional references with name, address, and phone number.
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  • Official or student copies of your transcripts.

    Official transcripts are required if selected for interview. Candidates who are currently completing the specified degree or requirements must submit documentation that all requirements, including conferral of degree, will be met by June 30, 2016.

    • Interviews will be conducted by a hiring committee.
    • Position will remain open until filled.
    • Candidates who apply by May 1, 2016 will receive first consideration.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Brief Description of Duties: Full-time faculty position responsible for providing career, educational and personal counseling to individuals and in group settings. Assist students in their adjustment to college. Do crisis intervention as needed. Teach career planning classes and workshops. Provide consultation to personnel (faculty, staff, and administration).

  • To review additional descriptive components of this faculty position click here .
  • EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled
Minimum Education Requirement:
  • Master’s Degree in Counseling, Student Development, or related field OR
  • Master’s Degree with a minimum of 45 credit hours in counseling, including a minimum of 18 credit hours in counseling at the graduate level.
Special Requirements:
Specific Experience Required:
Preferred Areas of Expertise:
  • Experience counseling individuals and/or groups related to career, educational, and personal issues, preferred in a college setting
  • Experience working with adult students and other diverse populations
  • Knowledge of student development, student learning, and retention theories and best practices
  • Evidence of developing and delivering effective classroom presentations
  • Experience leading early-alert, student retention and success initiative programming
  • Experience/connections with community agencies to support at-risk-students
  • Experience and knowledge of the career planning process/resources
  • Experience assisting and identifying crisis-counseling students/situations

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have (or will have) conferred through an official transcript, as of June 30, 2016?
    • Have not completed High School/GED
    • High School/GED
    • Associate’s degree
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Master’s degree
    • Doctorate degree
  2. * Do you currently have at least: * a Master’s Degree in Counseling, student development, or related field OR * a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 45 credit hours in Counseling, including a minimum of 18 credit hours in Counseling at the graduate level?
    • No
    • Yes
  3. How did you learn about this position?
    • Academic Keys
    • American Association of Community College
    • ccjobsnow
    • CareerBuilder
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Employee referral
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Dos Mundos
    • HigherEdJobs
    • JOBS.MO.GOV
    • Indeed
    • Kansas City Call
    • Kansas City Globe
    • Kansas City Hispanic News
    • LinkedIn
    • MCC Website
    • Other Source

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript 01

Optional Documents

  1. Transcript 02
  2. Transcript 03
  3. Transcript 04
  4. Transcript 05
  5. Other Document 01
  6. Other Document 02

Job Opportunity

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Clinical Child Therapist (Bilingual)

Mattie Rhodes Center
Job Description

Posted: 05/29/16

Mattie Rhodes Center (MRC) has been serving Kansas City youth and adults from diverse populations since 1894. MRC operates out of five locations in the Greater Kansas City area. Current programming focuses on mental health, family education and support, youth development, substance abuse, Latino cultural arts and arts education. Mattie Rhodes Center serves as a resource and advocate for Kansas City’s Latino community and operates with an annual budget of $2 million.

Responsibilities:
The primary responsibilities of this position include providing counseling to agency clients between the ages of 5 and 17 who have been exposed to crime which could include family violence (domestic violence).  Additional responsibilities include completing required agency documentation, completing required direct service hours, completing necessary trainings required by the organization, participating in program development and evaluation.  The child clinical therapist will work to maintain the mission and vision of Mattie Rhodes Center. This position is an exempt position and requires the employee to maintain a flexible schedule.

Qualifications:

  • Masters of Social Work or Counseling degree or LCSW or LPC eligibility in the state of Missouri.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English
  •  Possess an in-depth understanding of the Latino culture and cross-cultural competence.
  • Experience with children, adolescents and families.
  • Experience and understanding of domestic violence and trauma interventions with children, adolescents and families.
  • Familiarity with the DSM V and diagnostic techniques
  • Counseling skills to include strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate with clinical supervisor, counselors and other professionals
  • Ability to observe professional boundaries both with clients and other   professionals.
  • Two years’ counseling experience.
Job Type (optional): Full Time

Job Opportunity

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Therapist

Doulos Ministries
Job Description
Posted: 06/05/16

Purpose

We are currently looking to add an experienced therapist (LCSW, LPC, or LMFT preferred) on our growing clinical team.  The therapist will provide professional therapy services, including individual, group, and family in addition to crisis management as needed.  Works as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team for the client and works closely with his/her parents. Shelterwood Academy’s clinical team is a fun, eclectic, and creative team comprised of veteran therapists who are excited to serve, learn, and to work within an energized faith-based staff community.

Background

Shelterwood Academy is a fully accredited national therapeutic boarding school for 12-18 year old teenagers who are encountering emotional, behavioral, academic, and family struggles.  Shelterwood Academy is a non-profit organization that values seeing families restored and supporting our staff and their families. The facilities are located on 160+ acres of beautiful wooded hills just 30 minutes from the excitement of the Kansas City, Missouri.  There are excellent school districts, neighborhoods, and church communities within a 10-minute drive of campus.

Applicants should be motivated toward professional development and joining a Christ-centered multi-disciplinary team that is committed to clinical excellence.  Therapist’s responsibilities include individual therapy with adolescents, group counseling, family counseling, parent coaching, collaborating with milieu and academic staff, and crisis management.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s level Counselor in Missouri
  • 2-4 years of experience (residential preferred)
  • Ability to skillfully engage adults (parents) and adolescents.
  • Strong time management skills
  • Desire to work collaboratively on an interdisciplinary team
  • High level of verbal/writing skills.
  • Strong Christian commitment and character

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develops treatment plan by establishing treatment goals with the client and parents; determining treatment methodologies.
  • Advises client by suggesting and exploring resolutions; discussing progress toward goals.
  • Monitors progress toward treatment goals by evaluating and adjusting services provided.

Schedule
General schedule is 8:30am to 5:30pm
On-call rotation between therapists
Flexible, family-friendly workplace

Compensation
Competitive salary with full benefits
You may preview our benefits at https://www.zenefits.com/benefits-preview/?token=e031b4e4-a66b-4882-bf0b-3dd4fb34dc02
Relocation stipend available to qualifying candidate

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Interested parties contact Shelterwood Academy Human Resources Director, Justin Simmons- jsimmons@shelterwood.org

Job Type (optional): Full Time
Salary Range (optional): $30,000 – 49,999

Publishing Opportunity-Call for paper

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Call for paper

American International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2415-1270 (Online), ISSN 2415-1424 (Print)

Submission open April – 2016

American International Journal of Humanities and Social Science (AIJHSS) is a Bi-monthly online, peer-reviewed and open-access journal which is published by Center for Global Research Development (CGRD). Center for Global Research Development is an independent virtual Research Center has been working for creating and nurturing talents in USA and Bangladesh since its inception. CGRD delivering supports and services to education and research in all over the world.

American International Journal of Humanities and Social Science publishes original papers, review papers, conceptual framework, analytical and simulation models, case studies, empirical research, technical notes, and book reviews.

The Journal Publishes in both print and online version. American International Journal of Humanities and Social Science publishes research paper in the field of:

Anthropology, Business Studies, Communication Studies, Corporate Governance, Criminology, Cross-cultural Studies, Demography, Development Studies, Economics, Education, English Literature, Ethics, Geography, General Studies, History, Human Studies, Industrial Relations, Information Science, International Relations, Law, Linguistics, Library Science, Media Studies, Methodology, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology, Social Welfare, Linguistics, Literature, Paralegal, Performing Arts (Music, Theatre & Dance), Religious Studies, Visual Arts, Women Studies and so on.

Date of Publishing: AIJHSS is inviting papers for Vol. 2 No. 2 which is scheduled to be published on April 30, 2016

Acceptance Notification: Within 7-10 days from the date of manuscript submission

 

Submission deadline: April 12, 2016

For more information, visit the official website of the journal: aijhss.cgrd.org

Send your manuscript to the editor at: editor.aijhss@cgrd.org or editor.aijhss.cgrd@hotmail.com

 

With Warm Regards,

 

Chief Editor

 

Dr. Christian P. Rodolfo

American International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

E-mail: editor.aijhss@cgrd.org or editor.aijhss.cgrd@hotmail.com

Job Opportunity-Family & Children’s Therapist

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FAMILY AND CHILDREN’S THERAPIST

Rose Brooks Center
Job Description
Posted: 02/25/16

Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency, seeks a full-time, exempt Family and Children’s Therapist. This position offers a multitude of family enriching activities to women and children, both Residential and Non-residential. Provides individual, family and group therapy, and support planning services to women and children choosing to participate in elective services based on assessment and treatment plans. This position will advocate and coordinate services to children, offer clinical knowledge, collaborative support and expertise on children’s issues, including staff consultation and trauma-informed crisis intervention to families as needed.  Fulfills all requirements of supporting funding sources.

This position reports to the Director of Clinical Services.

OTHER ASPECTS OF THE JOB:
1. Perform all job responsibilities while demonstrating proficiency in all RBC Competencies and a commitment to the overall mission of Rose Brooks Center.
2. Perform functions of job according to agency policies and procedures.
3. Perform all job responsibilities utilizing the principles of trauma informed care, accessibility, and cultural competency.
4. Maintain awareness about the risks of secondary trauma and understand one’s own responsibility of self-care.
5. Fulfill obligations as a mandated reporter of child and elder abuse/neglect according to Missouri statutes and adhere to ethical practices as outlined by respective licensure board to maintain clinical licensure
6. Attend scheduled staff, team and supervisor meetings.
7. Communicate clinical information to the team process with recommendation for treatment needs and assistance in implementation of the overall plan.
8. Participate in a minimum of three (3) diversity related activities.
9. Participate in all required trainings and optional trainings as determined.

HOURS:
This is a full-time salaried position working a minimum of 40 hours.  This position requires a flexible work schedule including 2-3 evenings per week that accommodate client’s schedules and needs.   On-call rotation is expected with this position for approximately 1 week/weekend every 8 weeks.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Required Education and Licensure

  • Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, Marriage and Family therapy or Clinical Social Work. Clinical licensure or approved license eligible for the State of MO (Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW; Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT; Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC).

2. Required Experience

  • Two years working in children’s services
  • Knowledgeable of Domestic Violence/Cultural diversity
  • Communicates and collaborates effectively with others – internal and external
  • Demonstrates initiative and responsibility
  • Provides excellent customer service to others including staff, clients, donors and community members
  • Demonstrates respect for diversity
  • Works both independently as well as an effective team member and strives to improve staff/client relations
  • Takes ownership and is an active participant in the established self-development process
  • Understands trauma and its impact
  • Computer literacy

3. Preferred

  • 1+ years’ work experience in a residential setting
  • Registered Play Therapist or working toward certification preferred.
  • Spanish-English Bi-lingual

To Apply: Send or e-mail resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:

Human Resources
P.O. Box 320599
Kansas City, MO 64132
HumanResources@rosebrooks.org

Candidates must consent to a Background Check and Children’s Division (Central Registry/Child Abuse) Screening
Deadline: Open until filled per qualifications. For questions about this position, please contact Human Resources, 816-523-5550 x413.
Rose Brooks Center is an equal opportunity employer who values and embraces diversity.

Job Type (optional): Full Time

Health First Aid Training

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On Saturday 3/19 there is a training for Mental health first aid for youth. It is being held at BHR St. Louis if you work or live in St.Louis County the training is free or there is a fee of $15.00 to recieve 8 CEU’s . They need more people to sign up in order to conduct the training it is from 8-5 . if interested please sign up a.s.a.p here trainings web page is at http://bhrstl.org/trainings-offered-2/ and they can find the registration form as well as any other information there. Did you know? Mental disorders are more common than heart disease and cancer combined. 1 in 4 Americans has a diagnosable mental illness. You are more likely to encounter a person experiencing a mental health crisis than someone having a heart attack. Mental Health First Aid Training is designed to increase knowledge, reduce stigma, and offer appropriate supports to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. You will learn: Warning signs and risk factors for depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, suicide, substance abuse, and others. 5-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect to resources and professional care. Who Should Attend? Friends and family of individuals with mental illness or addiction. Community leaders such as police officers, school personnel, college faculty, human resource personnel, clergy, parent groups, healthcare workers, professional associations, etc. Anyone working with the public or wanting to make a positive difference in our community. Cost: As a service to the community, the Children’s Service Fund in partnership with BHR and NAMI is offering this training FREE of charge to individuals who live in St. Louis County, work in St. Louis County, and/or serve/interact with St. Louis County children and youth on a regular basis. This is a one day training; certificates of attendance will be provided at the completion of the training. CEU’s are also available for $15. Seating is limited. Specialized training for groups is available upon request and availability.
Trainings Offered | BHR

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Therapist Positions

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Healthy Roots Counseling in Leawood is currently looking for two therapists to join their practice.   One therapist will work primarily with children and their families and a second therapist to work primarily with adults and couples. Healthy Roots Counseling is currently in the process of interviewing for the positions.   If anyone is interested, please contact Cindy Brennan at cindy@healthyrootscounseling.com<mailto:cindy@healthyrootscounseling.com  or by phone at 913 735 6093.