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Staff Psychologist or Clinician

Suffolk University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jul 1, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
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Full Time
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Suffolk University is pleased to announce an opening for a Staff Psychologist or Clinician in our Counseling, Health & Wellness Center. This position will provide high quality, direct mental health counseling and crisis intervention services to undergraduate, graduate and law students within a dynamic and busy integrated higher education setting. CHW is seeking candidates with experience working in diverse settings and who are interested in outreach/education opportunities in a higher education setting. In addition, this position will participate commensurate with licensure as a member of the supervisory training team for CHWs well-regarded APA-accredited Internship in Health Psychology and/or CHWs psychology Practicum Training Program, both of which emphasize multicultural counseling skills. As an integrated center, CHW maintains a holistic, multicultural, and interdisciplinary approach to student care. CHW staff value inclusive and identity-affirming treatment approaches and participate in routine professional development related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. CHW offers a collaborative and supportive working environment within a dynamic and exciting higher education institution. Suffolk offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Successful candidates for this position will have experience working in higher education and be licensed as Psychologist, LICSW or LMHC in Massachusetts; or be eligible for licensure in Massachusetts within 4 months of hire. Experience and interest in clinical supervision and training are required. Successful candidates will also bring a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as the application of social justice and antiracist concepts in clinical and higher education settings. Candidates should also have developed experience and skills in multicultural counseling approaches, self-awareness and reflection, and the ability to engage in difficult dialogues.

  • Responsibilities:
  • Provides short-term psychological counseling services to diverse students in individual and group modalities; develops short-term treatment plans and urgent care behavioral risk assessments/consultations via Center walk-ins and provides case management and off-campus referrals for students.
  • Provides consultation to faculty, staff and students in order to address student high-risk behaviors and student/community holistic health concerns.
  • Serves in the center-wide, after-hours, on-call rotation system in conjunction with ProtoCall Services, a contracted professional mental health on-call service.
  • Contributes to CHWs doctoral training programs commensurate with licensure such as providing supervision, didactic instruction, and consultation.
  • Contributions to the Centers group counseling program or outreach/consultation programs as relates to staff members specific areas of interest and/or expertise.
  • Provides psycho-educational and holistic health outreach programs to students, faculty and staff.
  • Maintains timely and thorough client contact documentation compliant with Center policies and procedures and applicable state laws.
  • Provides campus support services as needed during times of campus crises and/or psychological emergencies.
  • Attends Center and Student Affairs Division meetings and professional development programs.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Counseling, Health and Wellness.
  • Requirements:
  • If already licensed in another state, candidate must obtain license in Massachusetts. Candidates with two or more years of post-licensure, professional experience are preferred. If licensure as psychologist is pending, must be eligible for licensure as a Psychologist in Massachusetts within 4 months of hire.
  • Training and experience in providing short-term psychotherapy, group therapy and crisis response for diverse adolescents and young adults, preferably with college and university students.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess and treat students with a broad range of diagnoses required.
  • Demonstrated experience and interest in providing clinical supervision and training required.
  • Strong student service orientation.
  • Maintain ethical/professional conduct and interaction with all University community members.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation and outreach to all campus constituents (faculty, staff and students)
  • Availability to attend occasional evening or weekend activities.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Interest in the integration of counseling and health services on a college campus.
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and lifelong learning regarding multicultural issues and concerns.Interest in the application and integration of social justice in counseling center work.
  • Proficiency in a second language.
  • Expertise in an Empirically Supported Treatment modality and an interest in didactic teaching of that modality to interns (e.g. CBT, DBT, ACT, or others).
  • Interest in the integration of technology in psychological practice
  • Additional Information

This is a 12 month, full-time salaried position. CHW staff provide a mix of in-person and telehealth services while working on-site 5-days per week. Due to clinical/campus emergencies or an occasional evening program, psychologists/counselors may work beyond regularly scheduled office hours.


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