Clinical Therapist III - 530594

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY   Miami, FL   Full-time     Mental Health
Posted on June 21, 2024
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Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity and recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university withcolleges and schools that offers 196 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios.FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program houses the Aquarius Reef Base, a unique underwater research facility in the Florida Keys. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums:Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, theWolfsonian-FIU, and theJewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member ofConference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit

Clinical Therapist III - 530594

Job Summary

Provides mental health services in response to the individual's needs.

  • Provides direct psychological services to university students/clients including individuals, couples, and group counseling. Conducts clinical assessments and formulates diagnoses and treatment plans.
  • Provides emergency assessments, crisis intervention, and intakes for students. Provides consultations to family members and campus community constituents.
  • Completes intake summaries, psychological assessments, emergency evaluations, progress notes, and termination summaries according to the established policies and procedures.
  • Provides on call for crises and emergencies that may fall outside normal business hours (including evenings and weekends) and may be required to work later than scheduled to meet student needs.
  • May act as Chair and/or Co-Chair for committees, coordinates programs (e.g., group, workshops, assessments), and perform other duties that support the overall functioning of the department.
  • Develops and presents educational programs, seminars, and workshops to students.
  • Participates in departmental research.
  • Participates in outreach to both assist in the delivery of mental healthcare information to the FIU community as well as increase the visibility of CAPS across campus.
  • Collaborates with departmental staff, other departments, and community organizations to provide therapeutic, advocacy, and support services to FIU students.
  • Supports the mission, vision, goals, and objectives of the department and the University.
  • Performs other related duties as required or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in social work or a related mental health provider discipline and five (5) years of appropriate experience.

Mental Health License - Florida includes:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker OR
  • Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist OR
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Desired Qualifications:

  • Florida Dept. of Health Qualified Supervisor Certificate.
  • Demonstrated understanding of ethical and legal issues in mental health practice.
  • Knowledge and experience with evidence-based treatment modalities such as Solution Focused Therapy.
  • Experience working with diverse clients.
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in crisis intervention and consultation with collateral parties.

$60,00 - $65,000

Other Information:

  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
  • Travel to FIU Campus
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

For further information or to apply, please visit and reference Job Opening ID #530594

Florida Statute 1010.35 - Screening Foreign Researchers

Pursuant to Florida law, any citizen of a foreign county who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, or Syria is subject to additional screening. Applicants meeting those criteria will be required to provide the following information in the application: every institution of higher education attended; all previous employment since the applicant’s 18th birthday; list of all published material, current and pending research funding from any source, including details about the research, your role, funding source, and amount; list and description of any non-university professional activities; any affiliation with an institution or program in a foreign country; a complete copy of your passport; the most recently submitted DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application).

Clery Notice

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To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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