Post Grad Intern - Counseling and Mental Health Service-16001836

Tufts University
Tufts University

Job Description

Post Grad Intern - Counseling and Mental Health Service-16001836

There are 3 positions available. This is an 11-month limited appointment position and is not eligible for severance pay. The appointment commences on August 21, 2017 and concludes on July 20, 2018.

Please include both a cover letter and resume with your online application.

The Counseling and Mental Health Service department provides outreach and direct clinical services including: on-call management of psychological crises and emergencies; consultation to parents, deans, faculty, and other concerned members of the university community; outreach activities and related programs; initial evaluations and psychodiagnosis; treatment planning; individual psychotherapy; crisis intervention; group treatment; and referral services.

The Post Grad Intern position is a full-time, 11-month appointment in a busy college mental health clinic. This position is one of three postdoctoral fellowships; fellows will work alongside psychologists, social workers, and psychiatric staff to provide a full range of clinical and outreach services to the Tufts community. In addition to the work outlined above, fellows will receive 2 hours of individual supervision and 1 hour of group supervision per week. Fellows will also participate in weekly staff meetings, clinical team meetings, and training seminars.

The Post Grad Intern position will be responsible for the:

• Provision of full range of psychological and psychotherapeutic services to students. This entails clinical diagnosis, treatment planning, individual treatment, crisis management, referral, outreach, and consultation to parents and University administration. Maintain up-to-date clinical records for all client and other clinical contacts, including consultations and collateral contacts.

• Provision of emergency services to the Tufts community. Participate in overnight and weekend on-call rotation for psychological emergencies. This entails responding to requests for assistance in handling emergencies by students, Police, Health Service staff, Residential staff, academic deans, and other members of the University community. Provide assessment and crisis management, assess students for suicidality and harm to others, hospitalize students when indicated.

• Participation in individual and group supervision, seminars, and team meetings.


Basic Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree and working towards a Doctorate in Psychology (PhD, PsyD, EdD). All degree requirements, including the dissertation defense, must be completed by August 20, 2017, and receipt of the degree will need to be verified no later than September 1, 2017.
• Minimum of three (3) years of related experience.
• Excellent communication, organizational and writing skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Specific training and experience working with diverse populations including—but not limited to—students of color, LGBTQ students, and students of different ethnicities and immigration histories is desirable. Clinical experience in a college mental health setting is desirable but not required. Proficiency with Windows, word processing software, and electronic medical records is helpful. Multilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:
On-call approximately 12 nights per semester, including two full weekends. Also, some after hours outreach programming is required.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Clinical
Organization: Counseling Center
Employee Status: Limited Appointment
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Dec 14, 2016, 4:32:02 PM


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