New York University Shanghai (NYUSH) seeks to appoint an established Health and Wellness Counselor. The Counselor will provide clinical assessment, individual and group counseling, crisis intervention and case management, and health promotions programming to the NYU Shanghai student community in accordance with established standards and professional ethics.
The main responsibilities include:
- Provide outstanding clinical services, case management and referrals; collaborate with other clinical providers, and consult with the NYU Shanghai counseling team on mental health issues.
- Work with other student affairs professionals at NYUSH who are responsible for other aspects of student health.
- Liaise with faculty and administrators to best serve the mental health needs of NYU Shanghai students
- Build close working relationships with external mental health providers (including psychiatrists) and other medical professionals from whom NYU Shanghai students seek care.
- Maintain case records, notes, and closing summaries on all clients treated in PNC.
- Ensure standards of care at NYUSH are aligned with those at NYU New York.
- Conduct clinical assessment interviews to evaluate the seriousness of problems and concerns including, but not limited to, alcohol and other drug use and assessment of eating disorders.
- Recommend treatment plans and provides students with individual or group counseling as appropriate.
- Make recommendations for hospitalization and leaves of absence and participate in the evaluation of students’ readiness to return from leaves of absence, at the request of the Dean of Students.
- Participate in multi-disciplinary treatment and support teams, and collaborate with student health professionals at the Student Health Center and Wellness Exchange at NYU New York.
- Adhere to regulations and applicable laws related to privacy and confidentiality of counseling and clinical documentation.
- Serve in an on-call capacity, including overnight and weekends, to respond to student and campus emergencies, and as a key resource and for colleagues involved in responding to psychological emergencies and other urgent situations.
- Facilitate health promotion programs/workshops that focus on mental health issues.