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Staff Clinician (71101)

Pratt Institute
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 15, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Staff Clinician (71101)

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Pratt Institute is seeking a Staff Clinician to join its dynamic team at the Brooklyn campus. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing clinical services, supporting the Center's training program in mental health, and participating in outreach and community engagement. The Center offers crisis, individual, and group services to its diverse and international community of students. The Center is staffed by 5 full-time experienced clinicians; 3 psychologists and 2 clinical social workers and 2 part-time clinicians; a psychiatrist and a director of training, whose practice is informed by humanistic, developmental, psychodynamic, and cognitive-behavioral theoretical orientations. In-person or virtual consultations and crisis counseling are offered to students as needed.

The Counseling Center is located in the main Brooklyn campus in the historic neighborhood of Clinton Hill and offers satellite services in its Manhattan campus in Union Square. As a member of the Counseling Center staff, a successful candidate will be joining a team that strives to create a safe, affirming, respectful, accepting, and welcoming environment that embraces all forms of diversity. Our purpose is to help students navigate their unique identities, personal experiences, attitudes, beliefs, and values as they build upon their future and their health. The Counseling Center, as Pratt Institute as a whole, is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates are encouraged to describe their contributions to creating or sustaining a climate of inclusivity.

The Counseling Center works as a JED campus partner to join other areas of the Institute to design well-being and resilience practices that support students' mental health. Implementation of those recommendations will include collaboration across the University.

On a typical day you will be required to:
  • Conducts individual counseling of undergraduate and graduate students, performs crisis intervention and management, conducts, and supervises psychological evaluations/intakes, consultations, disposition treatment planning, and referrals, and alerts staff of emergencies as needed; provides consultation services
  • Supervises crisis intervention and on-going counseling provided by trainee staff
  • Participates in inter-divisional programs, including groups and psychoeducational workshops to increase student well-being

Salary Range: $80K - $90K + Generous Benefits

Education: A doctorate in psychology (clinical, counseling, or school) or Masters in Social Work is required.

Experience: Three years of clinical experience. Postgraduate or graduate training in a college or university counseling setting is preferred.

Certifications: Licensed in NY state in psychology and/or social work (LCSW required)

Skills: Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Demonstrated knowledge and familiarity in addressing issues of concern facing students from diverse backgrounds in higher education, as well as demonstrated a level of cultural competence.

Pratt Institute gives the creative leaders of tomorrow the knowledge and experience to make a better world. A top-ranked college with opportunities in art, design, architecture, liberal arts and sciences, and information studies, Pratt offers nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Institute’s impact expands beyond its 25-acre residential campus in Brooklyn to cutting-edge facilities throughout the borough, an additional historic building and public gallery in Manhattan, as well as an extension campus, PrattMWP College of Art and Design in Utica, New York. Since its founding in 1887, Pratt has prioritized diversity and inclusion, welcoming students from all walks of life while developing and sustaining pathways to more equitable workplaces and careers. Today, Pratt and its exceptional faculty pride themselves on being academically excellent as well as adaptable to both in-person and online learning. Pratt students are part of a collaborative, interdisciplinary, research- and inquiry-based education that prepares them for professional and personal success in creative fields and with the goal of contributing to a more just and sustainable world. With a long-held commitment to the communities of New York, Pratt offers a variety of programs for local pre-college and continuing education students in the Pratt Center for Community Development, the Center for Art, Design and Community Engagement, the Pratt Center K-12, and the School for Continuing and Professional Studies. The value of a Pratt education is evident in its graduates' diverse and thriving careers, where their designs, art, work, and environments have reimagined our world. In over 75 countries across the globe, Pratt’s 61,000 alumni are advancing the creative economy and making a positive impact through their remarkable work and research.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, marital or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Pratt Institute recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce.


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