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The Amistad Murals consists of three panels: The Revolt, The Court Scene, and Back to Africa. They are housed in Savery Library and are known as one of artist Hale Aspacio Woodruff's best known works.

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Licensed Counselor

Department College Counseling Services
Salary D.O.E.
City, State Talladega, AL
Education: Master's Degree in Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work.
Type Full-Time
Experience: See Qualifications Below
Contact Email brhoden@talladega.edu
Contact Name Talladega College Office of Human Resources

Job Summary

Talladega College is seeking a full-time counselor to join the College Counseling Services staff. Counseling Services is seeking an individual with strong multicultural expertise in working with a diverse student body. General duties include single-session therapy; brief individual, couple and group psychotherapy; after-hours on-call coverage; assessment and evaluation; treatment planning; crisis intervention and management; psychological consultation to families, faculty and staff; educational/preventative outreach to students, faculty and staff; involvement with clinical supervision and training; and perform other duties as assigned. Some evening and weekend hours; and working from a satellite office may be required.

  • Consistently provide ongoing mental health clinical services and manages own case load of Talladega College students involving intake assessments, individual, couples, and group therapy, and crisis intervention with individuals and groups as needed while maintaining appropriate and timely case documentation and all pertinent records. Remain present and available on campus to provide continuity of care to assigned caseload as well as ensuring ethical and committed care to students on assigned caseload. Participate in on-call duties as scheduled, and as needed, and presents in-person to campus as necessary to perform face to face crisis evaluations both within and after college business hours. Responsible for knowing, understanding, and adhering to professional code of ethics of licensure, departmental handbook guidelines, and College policies. Must maintain licensure without lapse.
  • Develop, advertise, and present topical outreach presentations regarding mental health education as needed or requested. Provide consultation services to the campus community and acts as a liaison between the office of student counseling and other campus departments and organizations as directed.
  • Provide alcohol/drug assessments and risk reduction education to students mandated through campus disciplinary procedures.
  • Develop and present workshops and presentations to campus student leadership groups on mental health issues faced by college students in order for those student leaders and College professionals to be able to effectively recognize and intervene with students who are struggling.
  • Actively participate in strategic planning and innovation efforts for the Division of Student Affairs and other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Must maintain expertise in the field of counseling especially as related to issues faced by the college student population, to include knowledge of assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and referral needs.
  • Must have demonstrated skills in therapy/counseling and mediation including personal, couples, and group therapy; excellent administrative skills; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and with professional and clerical staff; motivated and self-directed.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population; ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Master’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work.
  • Three years in a counseling position required.
  • Licensure as a professional counselor or social worker.
Application Process:

Qualified candidates should submit résumé, cover letter, TC Application and copies of college transcripts along with three professional references to brhoden@talladega.edu. You may also mail credentials to: Human Resources, Talladega College, 627 W. Battle Street, Talladega, AL 35160.





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The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865, when two former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both of Talladega, met in convention with a group of new freedmen in Mobile, Alabama.

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