Under the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, the Staff Clinician provides intake assessment, short term psychotherapy, consultation, outreach and prevention services, and administrative duties as assigned by the Director.
Provide psychological consultation, assessment, brief individual psychotherapy, and group therapy services to students presenting with a wide range of psychological concerns.
Perform emergency procedures for the immediate management of mental health emergencies, both in the office during the regular business hours and on a rotating on-call basis after normal business hours.
Conduct informational and formal and informal mental health programming and outreach for campus community.Â Specifically, provide information about services and various mental health topics to students, staff and faculty.
Teach and supervise in graduate training program, as needed.
Recommend books, video, testing materials, and other materials for staff and trainee information and training.
Participate in University policy formation and program development to ensure positive mental health practices.
Assist in the facilitation of the multicultural competence of the CAPS staff and appropriate service provision for multicultural groups.
Assist in the development of referral sources for students who require off-campus mental health services.
Assist in the general administration of service operations.
Assist in the continual evaluation of services and the development of new programs to improve and expand services; assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures of the service to respond to current and future needs.
Contribute to campus-wide committees and task forces.
Maintain and enhance current knowledge of technological computer skills and software, clinical and theoretical issues relevant to the profession.
Maintain membership in appropriate professional organizations.
Coordinate outreach programming for the department, including managing and responding to requests identifying who is available and appropriate to conduct events and programming, and overseeing the logistics of outreach events, including awareness weeks.
Oversee marketing of departmental services and efforts to destigmatize mental health through management of the CAPS website as well as departmental social media, campus email, and University online portals.
Assist with the selection, training and management of the CAPS Ambassadors, a student group devoted to mental health outreach and prevention efforts.
Assist with the supervision of Graduate Assistants devoted to outreach initiatives.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Management retains the right to add or change job duties at any time.
Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelorâ™s Degree supplemented by a Masterâ™s Degree in Clinical, Counseling or School Psychology (M.Ed., M.A., or M.S.) or similar field related to the position, or equivalency as determined by the appointing authority. Â
Four years of professional work experience providing individual and group counseling services in an institution of higher education, or equivalency as determined by the appointing authority. A Ph.D. or Psy.D. may be substituted for two years of professional experience.
Possess New Jersey L.C.S.W., L.P.C. or Psychologist license, or be license-eligible and obtain the license within one year of hire.
Short-term psychotherapy expertise
Experience working with diverse population
Experience coordinating outreach programs
Excellent presentation skills
Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office software
Successful completion of an APA Approved Internship
Interested candidates will need to submit a resume and cover letter for consideration.
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