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Counseling Center--Women's/Trauma Issues GA

Organization

University of Illinois Counseling Center

Type

Pre-professional Graduate Assistantship

Percent

25-33%

Description, Responsibilities, and Qualifications

This position is a pre-professional activity for students in Clinical Psychology, Community Health, Counseling Psychology, Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, Educational Psychology, Medical Scholars, Nutritional Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Special Education, Speech and Hearing Sciences, or other approved academic programs that would meet qualifications for a pre-professional experience.
 
Description:
The Trauma Outreach and Prevention Team serves as a supportive resource for the Counseling Center and University community via the advancement of knowledge of psychological concerns related to various forms of trauma. The graduate assistant will contribute to this Team by assisting in development, delivery, and administration of services related to psychological trauma.
 
Duties:
  • Conduct general outreach and prevention programming for the Counseling Center
  • Provide regular assistance to general counseling center operational demands
  • Attend team meetings, supervision meetings, and other planning meetings for campus/community awareness (e.g., Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, etc.).
  • Participate in the development and delivery of programs focused on the topics of sexual abuse/assault and trauma recovery.
  • Represent the Counseling Center on campus-wide committees that plan Sexual Assault Awareness month.
  • Help coordinate and organize outreach efforts for Sexual Assault Awareness month.
  • Supervise and conduct trainings for Counseling Center Paraprofessionals
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Graduate student in Clinical Psychology, Community Health, Counseling Psychology, Educational Policy Organization and Leadership, Educational Psychology, Medical Scholars, Nutritional Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Special Education, Speech and Hearing Sciences, or other approved academic programs that would meet qualifications for a pre-professional experience
  • Experience in designing and implementing skill building workshops
  • Specific interest/experience/knowledge in women’s issues, sexual abuse/assault, and trauma is also desirable
  • Availability during the Counseling Center’s business hours (Monday, Tuesday and Friday 8 am to 5 pm; Wednesday and Thursday 8 am to 7 pm). Must also be flexible to work some evenings and weekends.

Compensation

Commensurate with current university policies on graduate student stipends and fee waivers. All applicants will be required to fill out a FAFSA form to assess eligibility for Federal Work Study Assistantships.

Application Procedure

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply for the position please complete the form found at https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/8601960.

Contact Info

Contact Name

Mary Barker

Contact Email

Contact Phone

217-333-3704

Start Date

Monday, August 16, 2021