To provide direct clinical services to students served by Counseling & Psychological Services, consultation and outreach to the Columbia community, and training of psychology fellows.
Provides psychological evaluations and triage assessments of students, and develops client-centered treatment plans based on a review of presenting problem(s) and developmental, social, psychological, academic, and treatment history.
Provides short-term and moderate-term psychotherapy and crisis intervention.
In collaboration with the CPS social work team and senior psychologists, case manage emergent situations.
Collaborates with providers and other services within and outside of Columbia Health on clinical and other work related activities including, but not limited to, strategic planning, reaccreditation, and multidisciplinary committees.
Provides consultation to deans and other campus staff concerned about specific student problems.
Maintains up-to-date and accurate patient records.
Participates in QA and evaluation activities as needed; compiles data in areas of specialty, when requested by the Executive Director.
Depending upon clinical need and upon the provider's individual qualifications, participates in at least one specialized clinical activity, including but not limited to:
Facilitates therapy groups and/or, psychoeducational workshops
Conducts couple therapy
Participates in gatekeeper training and other outreach activities
Serves on the trauma support team or the multidisciplinary eating disorders team or the Behavioral Health team
Participates in initiatives addressing specific student populations including, but not limited to, veterans, international students, students of color, first gen students, and/or LGBTQ students
Provides training and supervision to psychology fellows
Staffs drop-in hours, sees students on a "same day" basis.
Other responsibilities at the discretion of the Executive Director of Counseling & Psychological Services.
Some evening hours and on-call duties required.
Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical psychology or Ph.D. in counseling psychology.
Requires New York State license or eligibility.
Minimum 5 years related experience with a least 3 years acceptable clinical experience or completion of a fellowship in college mental health or related area required.
Strong clinical, diagnostic, interpersonal, and collaborative skills.
Demonstrated experience in the assessment and management of suicidality and crisis intervention.
Some evening and limited on-call hours required.
Passion for, and demonstrable experience in, working with trauma survivors. Background in college counseling or in treating late adolescents and emerging adults, as well as demonstrable experience and expertise with one or more of the following areas of clinical interest:
Alcohol and other substance use
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 500488
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