The Division of Student Health and Well-being (SHWB) and the Office of Student Affairs at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University seek an energetic, organized, and motivated individual to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment focused on student support and development. Reporting to the Associate Director for Outreach at the Homewood location of the SHWB mental health service and with a dotted-line supervision relationship with Director of Student Affairs at Peabody, the Embedded Counselor will focus on providing supportive services for Peabody graduate and undergraduate students. This staff member will provide direct and indirect clinical services, psychoeducational programming, outreach, and consultation at the Peabody Institute. The successful candidate will consult and work collaboratively with colleagues across Peabody to develop programs designed to serve Peabody musicians and dancers, and to reduce barriers to accessing counseling services. The Embedded Counselor will abide by the limits of confidentiality that apply to all SHWB clinical staff, and will participate in individual and group supervision and regular staff meetings at the Homewood counseling center, as well as participate in the after-hours on-call rotation that serves as back-up to ProtoCall. This role will also have a non-clinical supervisor on-site, the Director of Peabody Student Affairs, to ensure close collaboration with collaborators within the Peabody community. To best meet the needs of the Peabody population, this position will occasionally be expected to work outside of the CC hours of operation.
Located in the heart of Baltimore's Mount Vernon Cultural District, the Peabody Institute was founded in 1857 as America's first academy of music. Today, through its degree-granting Conservatory and its community-based Preparatory music and dance school, Peabody trains musicians and dancers of every age and at every level. Each year Peabody stages nearly 850 public concerts and performances. Peabody is one of the nine divisions that comprise the Johns Hopkins University.
The Counseling Center (CC) is a member of the Johns Hopkins University Student Health & Well-Being (SHWB) practice group which supports wellness, primary care, and mental health services for JHU students and learners across all nine schools within the university. In addition to the SHWB wellness office, our integrated service delivery model provides in-person primary and mental health care options at our clinics as well as remote support through phone and online resources.
About Johns Hopkins University Division of Student Health and Well-being:
The Johns Hopkins University Student Health & Well-Being practice group supports well-being, primary care and mental health services for JHU students and learners across all nine schools within the University. Our integrated service delivery model provides dynamic health and well-being promotion, support and programming, student disability services including guidance and resources, and in-person primary and mental health care options at our clinics as well as remote support though phone and online resources.
We are committed to recruiting, hiring, and supporting the professional development of a diverse team of practitioners and support staff who bring a range of intersecting identities as well as personal and professional experiences to their roles. The Johns Hopkins University comprises undergraduate and graduate students and learners from across the globe, and the division of Student Health and Well-being prioritizes innovative care delivery models to meet the evolving needs of our stakeholders and to support the development and sustainability of well-being.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Provide multiculturally informed direct clinical services, including initial consultations, intake assessments, individual counseling, group counseling, relationship counseling, and crisis intervention for Peabody students. These services will be provided at the Peabody Institute in Mt. Vernon.
Create and offer psychoeducational workshops, outreach, and consultation services for Peabody students.
Develop opportunities for less formal interactions with Peabody musicians and dancers to reduce barriers to counseling. This includes offering informal drop-in hours, attending student performances, and participating in other campus events.
Consult with Peabody staff and faculty to proactively address the unique needs of performing artists and help eliminate barriers to counseling.
Serve on the Peabody Students of Concern team and collaborate with colleagues across campus to implement best practices and supportive services for Peabody students.
Share expertise and provide training regarding performing artists for CC staff, including CC doctoral interns and trainees.
Work to remain current regarding the unique needs of performing artists and research supported strategies and interventions for this population.
Attend all relevant Counseling Center meetings, including ongoing supervision and professional development programming on-site at the CC.
Participate in the back-up coverage rotation for the after-hours ProtoCall service.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Commitment to one's own ongoing development of multicultural competence as a counselor.
Commitment to actively engage in practice with diverse populations.
Master's Degree in Social Work or Counseling and must be either (1) licensed as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) or a Licensed Certified Social Worker – Clinical (LCSW-C) in Maryland or (2) eligible to obtain LCPC or LCSW-C licensure in Maryland and obtain licensure within 1 year of hire. Two years of experience providing clinical services is required.
Experience providing services, including counseling, outreach, and consultation, to college students.
Experience as a performing artist or work with performing artists preferred.
Classified Title: Mental Health Therapist Working Title: Embedded Counselor, Peabody Conservatory Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC Starting Salary Range: $46,560 - $64,100 (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 37.5 hours per week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Peabody Institute Department name: Student Affairs Personnel area: Peabody
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JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.