The Staff Clinician or Psychologist
will join a a dedicated
and collaborative team of mental health providers within a busy,
integrated center composed of counseling, medical, and wellness
education services for students. The Staff Clinician or
Psychologist will provide a full range of culturally informed
generalist clinical services including initial assessments,
individual counseling, group counseling, and crisis intervention.
This position also participates in CHW outreach initiatives and
programming and, depending on qualifications, will participate to
CHW’s well-regarded psychology practicum and APA-accredited
Doctoral Internship training programs, which emphasize
multiculturalism and social justice principles.
Successful candidates for the position will bring training and
clinical experience working with acute adolescent or young adult
populations in a short-term setting, such as IOP or partial
programs, inpatient, or other settings utilizing evidence based and
short-term treatment models. In addition, CHW specifically seeks
candidates with training and clinical experience working with
historically underrepresented students including Black/African
American, Indigenous/First Nations, Latinx, Asian/Asian
American/Pacific Islander, Multiracial and other students of Color,
international students, and/or students who identify as LGBTQIA+.
Successful candidates will demonstrate an understanding of the
strengths of these students, the impact that inequality, prejudice,
and marginalization can have on people from historically
under-served populations, and have applied knowledge of
multicultural theory in professional practice.
CHW is committed to providing culturally responsive services to
students and the campus community. All CHW counseling staff
participate in routine trainings related to multicultural concerns,
including the expectation of ongoing personal and professional
growth related to their professional service delivery for CHW. All
CHW staff work intentionally to sustain an equitable and inclusive
environment for staff and students from a variety of identities and
backgrounds. Suffolk is an equal opportunity employer; Clinicians
holding under-represented identities in higher education are
encouraged to apply.
- Provides short-term mental health care to diverse students in
individual and group modalities; develops short-term treatment
plans and urgent care behavioral risk assessments/consultations via
crisis walk-ins; provides case management and off-campus referrals
for students in conjunction with CHW’s Case Manager.
- 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.
- Provides psycho-educational and holistic health outreach
programs to students, faculty and staff.
- Maintains timely and thorough client contact documentation
compliant with policies and procedures and applicable state
- Provides campus support services as needed during times of
campus crises and/or psychological emergencies.
- Other duties as assigned by the Director of Counseling, Health
- Hold a valid Social Work or
Psychology license in MA, or if licensed in another state,
candidate must obtain license in MA within 4 months of hire.
- At least two years of
professional, clinical service delivery experience
- Experience and demonstrated
knowledge regarding short-term psychotherapy, group therapy, and
crisis interventions with adolescents and young adults from
multicultural and diverse backgrounds. Ability to access and
utilize current knowledge regarding impact of oppression and
systems of power/privilege as they apply to mental well-being.
- Demonstrated effectiveness in
clinical assessment and intervention with a range of clinical
issues and complex diagnostic and psychosocial concerns.
- Demonstrated ability to provide
effective consultation to all campus constituents (faculty, staff
- 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.
- Availability to attend occasional
(1-2/semester) evening or weekend events and/or educational
- Expertise in a short-term Empirically Supported Treatment
modality (e.g. CBT, CPT, DBT, ACT, or others) and an interest in
the application of that modality in a culturally affirming manner
and potentially didactic teaching of that modality to CHW
- Interest in holistic health and the integration of counseling
and health services on a college campus.
- Proficiency in a second language.
Due to clinical/campus emergencies or an occasional
evening program, psychologists/counselors may work beyond regularly
scheduled office hours.