Psychotherapist

Employer
Wesleyan University
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling, Disabled Student Services, Minority & Multicultural Affairs
Employment Type
Part Time
Wesleyan University, founded in 1831, is a diverse, energetic liberal arts community where critical thinking and practical idealism go hand in hand.

Position Details
Wesleyan University has approximately 2,900 undergraduate and 100 graduate students. The office of Counseling and Psychological Services ( CAPS ) operates on a weekday schedule of 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM with limited evening appointments, as well as 24/7 clinician access through an on-call rotation.
Outreach is included in the services provided and is essential to the community health model to which CAPS adheres.

CAPS provides education, consultation, and training to students, faculty, and staff.

Reporting to the Director of CAPS , the psychotherapist will provide individual and group psychotherapy for students presenting with a wide range of emotional concerns.
Responsibilities include:

  • Provide individual and group psychotherapy for students with a wide range of mental health concerns, as well as consultation to students, administrators, faculty, and staff.
  • Conduct outreach, education, and prevention work with the larger Wesleyan community.
  • Provide education, outreach, and training services to student groups, faculty, and administrators (deans, residence life, public safety, etc.).
  • Work with student groups (and others)helping to effectively develop programs of interest.
  • Provide supervision to trainees.
  • Maintain clinical case files in accordance with legal, ethical, and professional standards.
  • Complete special projects and other duties as assigned.

Work one evening per week to meet the limited evening availability CAPS offers.
This position works full time (37.5 hours per week) for 43 weeks during the calendar year and is off during summers.
Minimum Qualifications
Licensed Clinical Social Worker ( LCSW ) in CT, or Licensed Professional Counselor ( LPC ) in CT, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist ( LMFT ) in CT or licensed clinical or counseling psychologist (LP) in CT or eligible for immediate licensure in CT.

Masters in Psychology or Social work or a related field with a minimum of two years of clinical professional experience working with clients who present with an array of psychiatric issues or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Experience working with high risk therapy clients.

Experience managing a high case load and work in fast paced clinical environment.
Experience with documentation of case files in accordance with legal, ethical, and professional standards.

Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team providing comprehensive clinical support.

Excellent communication skills.

Experience working with clients from historically marginalized communities.
Demonstrated commitment to working within a diverse environment and interacting collegially with individuals of different backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications
PhD or PsyD in clinical or counseling psychology or Masters degree in Clinical Social Work .

At least two years of professional clinical experience with a late adolescent/emerging adult population.

Experience working in a university counseling setting.

Experience with outreach.
Special Instructions to Applicants
The position is open until filled. For full consideration please apply by September 29, 2022 when first review of applications will begin.
Additional Information
All offers to external applicants are contingent on the candidate’s completion of apre-employment background check screeningto the satisfaction of Wesleyan University.

Wesleyan University requires proof of COVID -19vaccination andbooster(if eligible under CDC guidelines) or an approvedexemptionprior to first day of employment.

Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Alison Williams, Vice President for Equity & Inclusion/ Title IX Officer, 860-685-3927, awilliams@wesleyan.edu.

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