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Psychologist I, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Employer
University of Delaware
Location
Delaware, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 29, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
University of Delaware

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html


Job No: 500620
Work Type: Staff
Location: Newark
Categories: Health Services, Full Time


Pay Grade: 31E

Context of the Job:

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at the University of Delaware is nationally recognized for its exceptional educational experiences and for integrating instruction, research, and public engagement. With 24 academic departments in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, more than 25 centers, programs, and institutes, and featuring outstanding research and teaching facilities, CAS serves over 7,500 students, is supported by approximately 400 staff, and maintains annual operating expenditures of over $121M. The College’s 600 faculty members emphasize the enduring value of an arts and sciences education and a deep commitment to excellence in scholarship and all forms of creative and intellectual expression, with sponsored research expenditures totaling more than $38.6M per fiscal year.

Under the direction of the Executive Director, Institute for Community Mental Health, the Psychologist will maintain a clinical caseload and perform duties such as conduct mental/behavioral health assessments, provide psychotherapy, attend administrative meetings, and provide clinical training and supervision to graduate students and community partners.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide effective, high quality, evidence-based individual and group psychotherapy to community members seen at the ICMH Clinic.
  • Assess, evaluate, and diagnose a wide range of psychological and psychoeducational difficulties.
  • Formulate case conceptualizations and develop, execute, monitor, and modify treatment plans that reflect evidence-based interventions that can be accomplished in a short-term model.
  • Maintain legally and ethically sound documentation and electronic medical record practices.
  • Participate in training program activities including, but not limited to, conducting seminars and supervising the work of graduate students-in-training as directed and in accordance with Institute goals.
  • Collaborate with clients to develop personalized treatment plans based on their specific needs, goals, and preferences. Establish measurable treatment goals and regularly monitor progress to ensure effectiveness and make adjustments as needed.
  • Assess and manage mental health crises and emergencies remotely for clients and student supervisee’s clients. Utilize your training and expertise to evaluate risk factors, provide immediate support, and guide clients to appropriate resources or referrals when necessary.
  • Maintain professional licensure and professional competence through appropriate continuing education opportunities.
  • Assists with special projects and performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology, preferably from an academic department accredited by the American Psychological Association.
  • Completion of an APA-or PCSAS accredited internship.
  • Licensed (or license eligible) in the state of Delaware.
  • Effective interpersonal communication and team competency skills.
  • Excellent assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning skills.
  • Ability to assess and record symptoms, reactions, and treatment progress.
  • Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of psychological care
  • Ability to use independent judgment; ability to manage confidential information.
  • Ability to maintain quality and safety standards.
  • Demonstrates an understanding and consideration of the differing needs and concerns of individuals with varying identities, cultures, and backgrounds.
  • Ability to train and supervise students and community clinicians in evidence-based psychotherapy and assessment protocols.
  • Bi-lingual English-Spanish preferred.
  • Committed to fostering a workplace culture of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value.
  • Demonstrates and understanding and consideration of the differing needs and concerns of individuals with varying identities, cultures, and backgrounds.

Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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