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STAFF CLINICIAN - Counseling and Mental Health Service
Tufts University - Medford
Counseling and Mental Health Service
This is a part-time position at 28 hours per week. Hours can be worked within the Monday - Friday, 9 - 5 schedule; set schedule TBD.
The Counseling and Mental Health Service (CMHS) contributes to the educational mission of Tufts University through a variety of activities devoted to prevention, intervention, and consultation. Mental health services are offered, without charge, to all full-time undergraduate students, as well as to graduate students who have paid the comprehensive health fee. Our staff provides brief, individual consultation and counseling on a wide variety of concerns, as well as referrals to treatment providers in the community. In addition, we play an active role in campus outreach and programming related to college mental health concerns. We serve as consultants to the Tufts community of students, parents, faculty, and staff, regarding dealing with distressed students, as well as collaborating with relevant departments (e.g. Residence Life, Dean of Student Affairs, etc.) in providing services to students. We also provide crisis intervention and emergency on-call services to the campus community in the event of a mental health crisis.
The Staff Clinician position entails the provision of direct clinical services to students, both graduate and undergraduate. These services include individual, couples, and group work. Clinicians are responsible for assessment, disposition, and treatment of clients, as well as crisis intervention. Additionally, clinicians are expected to play an active role in outreach efforts to the Tufts University community, as well as act as consultants to concerned students, faculty, and staff. The position also includes participation in 24-hour emergency on-call rotations, involving telephone and/or face-to-face after hours evaluations when necessary. Participation and presentations in in-service trainings, as well as oversight and coordination of the group therapy program are also part of this position.
• Ph.D. in Psychology OR a Master’s or higher degree in Social Work
• Massachusetts Psychologist Provider license or LICSW
• Minimum of one (1) year in a college counseling setting
• Microsoft Office applications
• Ability to participate in after-hours on-call rotation
• Must successfully pass a CORI
Familiarity with developmental theory and applications to this population; demonstrated experience with group work in focused, time limited applications; excellent organizational skills; experience and comfort working with brief treatment models, knowledge of skill building interventions such as CBT and DBT, experience and skill working with eating disorders, sexual assault survivors, cross-cultural issues, trauma treatment, substance abuse, and self-injury strongly preferred.
Special Work Schedule Requirements:
The position requires participation in an on-call rotation. When on-call, clinicians are required to evaluate students’ safety and assess for hospitalization. This may necessitate coming to campus at off-hours. On-call includes evenings and weekends. Additionally, there will be occasional evening and/or weekend events scheduled which the employee would be required to attend.
Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds.
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Medford, MA 02155
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