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As part of the Neuropsychiatry Division in the Department of Psychiatry, the Penn Psychosis Evaluation and Recovery Center (PERC) offers consultations on diagnosis, treatment, support and skill development for adolescents and young adults (ages 16-30 years) who exhibit warning signs of emerging psychosis or early psychosis, and their families. The Counseling Psychotherapist will provide individual CT-R, family psychoeducation, as well as provide case management services.
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The Psychosis Evaluation and Recovery Center (PERC) at the University of Pennsylvania has an opening for a Master's Level Clinician with a focus on providing treatment for participants in our SAMHSA supported Coordinated Specialty Care program for young persons between the ages of 16 and 30 who have warning signs of psychosis or early psychosis. As part of a multi-disciplinary team approach that includes psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, Supported Employment and Education Specialist, and Peer Support Specialists, the person in this position will provide individual CT-R, family psychoeducation, as well as more traditional case management services such as meeting with schools, universities or employers. The person will be identified as the primary clinician to individuals with early psychosis. Networking involves organization of presentations; organization of educational activities to increase awareness and foster collaborations; close ties with local and regional academic, medical and mental health facilities, associations and informational fairs.
We are seeking individuals with a Masters Degree and clinical license in psychology/social work/education/counseling/nursing or related field and 1 to 3 years ofÂ experience in mental health of adolescents and young adults or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Clinical experience working with patients withÂ psychotic disorders and respect for client rights and personal preferences in treatment are essential. Applicants must demonstrate an excellent level of organization and dynamic interpersonal skills, show ability to work both independently and as part of a clinicalÂ research group, and computer skills. The applicant also needs demonstrated oral and written presentation skills and any evidence thereof will be welcome as part ofÂ the application. Â
The job may require traveling and flexible hours. Valid driver's license and clean driving record needed. Child abuse background checking will be required. PositionÂ contingent upon funding
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Perelman School of Medicine
$42,953.00 - $77,315.00
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Internal Number: JR00010370
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