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Trauma Counselor
CHARLOTTESVILLE VA 22905
Category: Education
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  Job posted:   Fri May 18, 2018
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Trauma Counselor
## Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia Maxine Platzer Lynn Women's Center is seeking a Trauma Counselor. This full-time position provides services for individuals and couples from the UVA community who present with issues of interpersonal violence, sexual assault, grief, and other related psychological issues. The incumbent collaborates with other professionals on campus who work in the areas of interpersonal violence and participates in outreach and education to UVA students about risk reduction of interpersonal violence.
The Maxine Platzer Lynn Women's Center's mission focuses on enhancing student development, and fostering leaders and agents of change in the community, locally and internationally. For more information about the Women's Center, please see URL:
A Master's Degree in Counseling or a related field is required. Licensure or eligibility for licensure in Virginia as a professional counselor (LPC) or social worker (LCSW) is also required. Residents in counseling who are already registered with the Virginia Board of Counseling are also eligible for consideration. Practice treating a variety of mental health and substance abuse issues stemming from trauma and/or interpersonal violence is required. Two or more years as a professional counselor (LPC) or social worker (LCSW) strongly preferred. The ability to deliver culturally competent counseling to diverse individuals is essential. Candidates must have knowledge of counseling theories and approaches, including group, adolescent and adult psychological development, ethical and professional responsibilities of a counselor, assessment and diagnosis of psychological issues and knowledge of evidence-based practices with college populations. Knowledge of trauma-informed counseling approaches is also required. Experience with eating disorders and training in EMDR, sensorimotor or other evidence-based trauma therapy, and motivational interviewing are preferred.
To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0623291. Complete an application online attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. This position remains open until filled.
If you have any questions about this posting, please contact Ellen Beverly at ejm6n@virginia.edu.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
## EO/AA Statement:
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
## If any experience is required, please specify kind of experience:
Practice treating a variety of mental health and substance abuse issues stemming from trauma and/or interpersonal violence.
## If any experience is preferred, please specify kind of experience:
Two or more years as a professional counselor (LPC) or social worker (LCSW) strongly preferred.
Experience with eating disorders preferred.
## If yes, what is the required License or Certification.
Virginia licensed professional counselor (LPC) or social worker (LCSW). Residents in counseling who are already registered with the Virginia Board of Counseling may also be considered.
## Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of counseling theories and approaches, including group, adolescent and adult psychological development, ethical and professional responsibilities of a counselor, assessment and diagnosis of psychological issues and knowledge of evidence-based practices with college populations. Knowledge of trauma-informed counseling approaches.
## Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Training in EMDR, sensorimotor or other evidence-based trauma therapy, and motivational interviewing are preferred.
*Required Applicant Documents:* CV / ResumeCover LetterContact information for 3 References - name, email, phone
*Department:* Women's Center
*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled
*FLSA Exemption Status:* Exempt
*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?:* No
*Posting Date:* 05-15-2018
*Location:* Charlottesville
*Is this position eligible for an Alternate Work Schedule?:* Yes
*Employment Posting Category:* University Staff
*E-mail a Friend:* jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=84616
*Anticipated Hiring Range:* $55,000-$62,500
*Posting Number:* 0623291
*If degree or equivalent experience required, please specify:(Entries to the right will appear in the posting for this position.)Degree Requirements Analysis:* Masters Degree in Counseling or a related field
*Number of Months/Year:* 12
*Drug Testing Required?(Typically positions involved in patient contact, mass transportation or law enforcement are included):* No
*Position Type:* University Managerial and Professional Staff
*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No
*Required Computer Applications:* Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
*Area of Interest:* No Response
*Employment Conditions:* Criminal HistorySexual Offender RegistryInternational SearchDegree Validation
*Shift:* Day
*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Staff Application
*Required ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.:* Some - up to 4 years
*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.:* No Response
*Organization (Position Organization):* 30070 PV-Maxine Platzer Lynn Women's Center
*Preferred ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.:* Some - up to 4 years
*Number of Work Hours Per Week:(format: xx.xxxx):* 40
*Working Title:* Trauma Counselor
*Is this position eligible for Telecommuting?:* No
*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.:* *Degree Required

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