Tufts University's Counseling and Mental Health Service (CMHS) seeks a compassionate and collaborative Staff Clinician with significant experience providing therapeutic services to Latinx and/or AfroLatinx populations, ideally within the college student demographic. The ideal candidate will also have extensive experience working with other BIPOC students and communities, as well as LGBTQ+ students.
Tufts University Counseling and Mental Health Service (CMHS) is a division of Tufts department of Health and Wellness, which also includes Tufts Health Service and Tufts Health promotion. The department contributes to the educational mission of The University through a variety of activities devoted to prevention, intervention, and consultation. Serving a diverse student body of approximately 7500 undergraduate and graduate students, CMHS is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment which is inclusive and culturally informed. We are a multicultural team with an ongoing focus on deepening our understanding of the intersectional identities of all members of our community. we bring energy and a collaborative approach to the provision of brief counseling and psychiatric services. In addition, we are active on campus doing training, outreach and liaison work, as well as consulting to the Tufts community of students, parents, faculty, and staff regarding students of concern. We also provide crisis intervention and emergency on-call services to the campus community in the event of a mental health crisis.
The Staff Clinician position entails the provision of a full range of psychological services to the Tufts University community. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience providing relevant and effective therapeutic services to Latinx and/or AfroLatinx college students, and will be expected to have training and experience working with other BIPOC students and communities, LGBTQ+ students, and students with diverse ethnicities, immigration histories, and intersecting identities. This position includes providing clinical services including assessment, individual, couples, and group counseling, and crisis intervention, as well as liaison/outreach activities, and community consultation. The position also includes participation in 24-hour emergency on-call rotations, involving telephone and/or face-to-face after hours evaluations when necessary. Participation and presentations in in-service trainings, as well as possible supervision of postgraduate trainees may also be required.
Demonstrated expertise working with Latinx and/or AfroLatinx students, and provision of relevant and effective services to communities of color, as well as experience with other BIPOC students, LGBTQ+ students, and students with diverse ethnicities, immigration histories, and intersecting identities.
Doctorate in Psychology or LICSW required.
Current LICSW in Massachusetts, or Licensed/license-eligible Massachusetts Psychologist Provider.
Strong generalist experience working with college/young adult populations with a variety of issues including stress and anxiety management, racial and other forms of trauma, eating and body image issues, depression and mood disorders, ASD, etc..
Crisis intervention experience and ability to participate in after-hours on-call rotation and other after-hours campus activities.
Bilingual (Spanish speaking) candidates are urged to apply.
Experience with eating disorders a plus.
Experience working within electronic medical records systems preferred.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Organization: Counseling Center
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Apr 1, 2021, 6:31:54 PM
Internal Number: 21001054
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