Staff Psychologist - Counseling, Health & Wellness
The Staff Psychologist is responsible for providing high quality, direct psychological counseling and crisis intervention services as well as psycho-educational outreach programs to undergraduate, graduate and law students as part of a busy, integrated Counseling and Health Center. In addition, the Staff Psychologist serves as a member of the supervisory training team for CHW’s well-regarded APA-accredited Internship in Health Psychology and/or CHW’s psychology Practicum Training Program, both of which emphasize multicultural counseling skills.
- Provides short-term psychological counseling services to diverse students in individual and group modalities; develops short-term treatment plans and urgent care behavioral risk assessments/consultations via Center walk-ins and after hours on-call service; provides case management and off-campus referrals for students.
- Provides consultation to faculty, staff and students in order to address student high risk behaviors and student/community holistic health concerns.
- Serves in the center-wide, after-hours, on-call rotation system in conjunction with ProtoCall Services, a contracted professional mental health on-call service.
- Serves as a member of the supervisory training team for doctoral interns and/or practicum students, including provision of individual or group supervision as well as units of didactic instruction in training seminars as assigned; participates in doctoral intern selection process.
- Collateral assignment of development of Center group counseling program or collaborative coordination of Center outreach/consultation programs as relates to staff member’s specific areas of expertise.
- Provides psycho-educational and holistic health outreach programs to students, faculty and staff.
- Maintains timely and thorough client contact documentation compliant with Center policies and procedures and applicable state laws.
- Provides campus support services as needed during times of campus crises and/or psychological emergencies.
- Attends Center and Student Affairs Division meetings and professional development programs.
- Other duties as assigned by the Director of Counseling, Health and Wellness.
- Ph.D., Ed.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology required.
- Licensure as a Psychologist in Massachusetts or another state is required; if licensed in another state, candidate must obtain license in Massachusetts within 4 months of hire. Candidates with two or more years of post-licensure, professional experience are strongly preferred.
- Experience and demonstrated knowledge regarding short-term psychotherapy, group therapy, and crisis interventions with adolescents and young adults from multicultural and diverse backgrounds required; college campus clinical experience preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to assess and treat students with a broad range of diagnoses required.
- Demonstrated experience and interest in providing clinical supervision and training required.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and implement outreach programs.
- Training and experience in providing short-term psychotherapy, group therapy and crisis response for diverse adolescents and young adults, preferably with college and university students.
- Demonstrated ability to assess and treat students with a broad range of diagnoses.
- Strong student service orientation.
- Maintain ethical/professional conduct and interaction with all University community members.
- Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation and leadership to all campus constituents (faculty, staff and students)
- Availability to attend occasional evening or weekend activities and/or provide a program
- Interest in the integration of counseling and health services on a college campus.
- Demonstrated commitment to social justice and lifelong learning regarding multicultural issues and concerns. Interest in the application and integration of social justice in counseling center work.
- Proficiency in a second language.
- Expertise in an Empirically Supported Treatment modality and an interest in didactic teaching of that modality to interns (e.g. CBT, DBT, ACT, or others).
- Interest and knowledge regarding assessment of university psychological services.
- Interest in the integration of technology in psychological practice
This is a 12 month, full-time salaried position. Due to clinical/campus emergencies or an occasional evening program, psychologists/counselors may work beyond regularly scheduled office hours.