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The Behavioral Health Post-Doctoral Fellow performs the duties of a behavioral (mental) health clinician providing generalist clinical services to students; alcohol and other drug use assessments, training and supervisory services to mental health clinical trainees; and consultation services to faculty, staff, students and parents/families. The role is a 12-month, temporary appointment.
• Provides multiculturally informed psychological services,
including psychological and substance use assessments, attention
problem screenings, and individual and group counseling and
psychotherapy to Miami University students presenting with a wide
range of mental health concerns
• Intervenes in crisis and emergency situations of a mental health nature with students, including after hours on-call responsibilities
• Consults with faculty, staff, students, families, and other professionals regarding the mental health needs of students
• Initiates and responds to requests to provide psycho-educational programming to various groups within the university community
• Provides clinical supervision and training to staff, psychology interns within the SCS APA-accredited psychology internship training program, and other trainees.
• Maintains clinical records and provides clinical documentation and communication with external practitioners as necessary for ethical clinical treatment
• Attends and participates in clinical staff meetings, consultations, and professional development
• Assumes responsibility for other assignments including serving on divisional and university committees
• Completion of a doctoral degree from an APA-accredited
doctoral training program and a completed APA-approved internship
prior to the position start date.
• Demonstrated interest or experience in providing behavioral health services and psycho-educational programming to university students
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and work well in a team setting
• Demonstrated interest and experience in providing psychological services to students of color, non-traditional students, student veterans, students with disabilities and/or psychological assessment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Experience working in mental health counseling/therapy
• Experience in crisis assessment/management/intervention, short-term treatment, and confidentiality requirements
• Demonstrated skills in working well under pressure to prioritize and manage multiple clinical situations and to coordinate these efforts as a part of a multidisciplinary team
• Energy to flexibly manage the professional demands of a challenging workload while maintaining positive and healthy perspectives and relationships
• Collaborative spirit of warmth, acceptance, respect, and trust towards colleagues
• Demonstrated sensitivity and commitment to multicultural issues/social justice and proven ability to interact with diverse individuals and groups
• Self-motivated, self-directed commitment to high professional ideals, standards and ethics
• Excellent oral and written communication skills