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Suffolk University Staff Psychologist/Practicum Coordinator in Boston, Massachusetts

Staff Psychologist/Practicum Coordinator

Staff Exempt Boston, Massachusetts

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Suffolk University is pleased to announce recruitment for our Staff Psychologist/Practicum Coordinator to join a busy and dynamic Counseling Services team within an integrated college health center. The Counseling, Health & Wellness Center at Suffolk University serves a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students. Reporting to the Associate Director/Training Director, this position provides administrative leadership of CHW’s Practicum Training program, offering training in college mental health services to students in Suffolk University’s Clinical Ph.D. program. In addition, this position serves as a core member of the supervisory training team for CHW’s well-regarded APA-accredited Internship in Health Psychology. All of CHW’s training programs emphasize multicultural counseling skills and offer specific training in concepts such as identity-development, impact of oppression, inclusive healing practices, and related interpersonal skills for counselors. As a member of the Counseling Services team, the Staff Psychologist/Practicum Coordinator also provides short-term counseling services to Suffolk students, serves as a member of the Counselor-on-Call rotation, and provides outreach and education to the campus community regarding student mental health needs. As an integrated center, CHW maintains a holistic 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. Successful candidates will 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. Experience working in higher education settings and with demonstrated interest and experience providing clinical supervision are required. Candidates licensed 2 years prior to hire are preferred in order to support the operations of CHW’s Internship program.

Summary of Position

Suffolk University is pleased to announce recruitment for our Staff Psychologist/Practicum Coordinator to join a busy and dynamic Counseling Services team within an integrated college health center. The Counseling, Health & Wellness Center at Suffolk University serves a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students. Reporting to the Associate Director/Training Director, this position provides administrative leadership of CHW’s Practicum Training program, offering training in college mental health services to students in Suffolk University’s Clinical Ph.D. program. In addition, this position serves as a core member of the supervisory training team for CHW’s well-regarded APA-accredited Internship in Health Psychology. All of CHW’s training programs emphasize multicultural counseling skills and offer specific training in concepts such as identity-development, impact of oppression, inclusive healing practices, and related interpersonal skills for counselors. As a member of the Counseling Services team, the Staff Psychologist/Practicum Coordinator also provides short-term counseling services to Suffolk students, serves as a member of the Counselor-on-Call rotation, and provides outreach and education to the campus community regarding student mental health needs.

As an integrated center, CHW maintains a holistic 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.

Successful candidates will 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. Experience working in higher education settings and with demonstrated interest and experience providing clinical supervision are required. Candidates licensed 2 years prior to hire are preferred in order to support the operations of CHW’s Internship program.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative leadership for CHW’s Practicum Training program with oversight of clinical supervision, training contracts, all training components (including didactic seminar), assessment, practicum manual development and updates, documentation and evaluation responsibilities.

  • Provides short-term psychological counseling services to students in individual and group modalities; clinical assessments, development of short-term treatment plans, urgent care behavioral risk assessments via Center walk-ins and after hours on-call service, case management and off-campus referrals are components of this work.

  • Serves on CHW’s Training Team, providing supervision and didactic training to CHW Doctoral Interns in accordance with licensure requirements.

  • 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 in collaboration with the Center’s Outreach Team.

  • Maintains timely and thorough client contact documentation compliant with Center policies and procedures and applicable state laws.

  • Provides campus psychological 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:

  • D., Ed.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology.

  • Completion of an APA-accredited internship.

  • Two to five years clinical supervision experience, preferably in a college or university setting.

  • Two to five years of experience and demonstrated knowledge regarding work with university students from multicultural and diverse backgrounds.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement outreach programs.

  • Training and experience in providing short-term psychotherapy, group therapy and crisis response for diverse college and university students.

  • Demonstrated ability to assess and treat students with a broad range of diagnoses.

  • Strong student service orientation.

  • Availability to attend occasional evening or weekend activities and/or provide a program

  • Maintain ethical/professional conduct and interaction with all University community members.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective psychological consultation and leadership to all campus constituents (faculty, staff and students)

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in the integration of technology in psychological practice

  • Interest and knowledge regarding assessment of university psychological services.

  • Proficiency in a second language.

  • Interest in the application and integration of social justice in counseling center work

  • Experience providing college mental health services on a college/university campus.

    Additional Information

    This is a 12 month, full-time salaried position. Periodically, due to crisis/clinical emergency or an occasional evening program, psychologists may be asked to work beyond regularly scheduled hours.

Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment. Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of human experience who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. Suffolk University is especially interested in candidates who, through their training, service and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University community.

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