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Position Title
Staff Therapist-Psychological Assessment Specialist

Purdue University Calumet

Counseling Center

Salary Range

Position Description
The successful candidate will bring generalist clinical skills and experience along with expertise in psychological assessment. This staff member will provide generalist therapy to the student population. This person will conduct psychological assessments for Purdue University Calumet students referred for learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD or developmental disorders and clinical psychological testing. Report writing, interpreting test results, providing feedback to students and treatment recommendations are part of this position. This person is responsible for forwarding reports and letters to designated individuals or agencies while adhering to confidentiality laws. This staff member will provide crisis intervention management and mental status evaluations. This staff member also provides supervision to therapists in training, as needed, along with providing therapy to students. This person attends pertinent staff meetings, and will participate in collaborative clinical team meetings, as well as professional development activities. This staff member assists in outreach and consultation, administrative tasks and related activities.

Minimum Qualifications
• Ph.D./Psy.D. from an APA accredited University or Professional School of Psychology
• Must be currently licensed as a Psychologist (HSPP status/eligibility) or immediate license eligibility in Indiana

Desired Qualifications
• Ph.D./Psy.D. from an APA accredited University or Professional School of Psychology
• Must be currently licensed as a Psychologist (HSPP status) or immediate license eligibility in Indiana
• Completed degree and licensure status accounts for years of professional work experience
• General therapy experience working with young adults, with special areas of emphasis in psychological testing for LD/ADHD and developmental disorders
• Must have the ability to perform clinical evaluation and assessment, intervention and treatment planning with young adults, with special areas of emphasis in psychological testing for LD/ADHD and developmental disorders
• Must have ability to provide clinical supervision of testing and assessment for doctoral practicum students
• Must have ability to provide culturally sensitive diagnostic assessment, treatment and intervention for psychological, social, or other difficulties that interfere with students’ academic success, including; LD/ADHD and learning disabilities, mood and anxiety disorders, and other psychologically related concerns
• Must have ability to perform statistics on testing results; working knowledge in the areas of cognitive and personality assessment and psychometrics; ability to follow testing protocols
• Must have excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
• Must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office software; ability to use a database

University Description
•Is strategically committed to helping qualified, achievement-oriented students persist and succeed in earning a Purdue degree.
•Offers baccalaureate and master’s degrees plus professional certificates in dozens of fields of study, including such traditional Purdue strengths as engineering; technologies; professional programs of nursing, management/business and education; natural, behavioral and social sciences; communication; and the liberal arts.
•Is distinctive by the inclusion of structured experiential learning—the integration of traditional classroom learning with the applied learning that occurs in a job or other real world setting—including internships, cooperative education, research, study abroad, service learning, design projects, or practica in the academic study programs of all baccalaureate degree-seeking students.
•To help new students get off to a successful start, a Freshman Experience class is offered.
•Graduates have earned more than 45,000 Purdue degrees.

•Many faculty/staff engage in nationally prominent research.
•More than 10,000 students enrolled, ranging teens to senior citizens.
•Minority students, including more Hispanic enrollees than at any other Indiana university or college, comprise one-third of the total body.
•More than 600 international students are enrolled.

Region Description
•An academically comprehensive regional university and part of the internationally respected Purdue University system. (Our graduates earn a Purdue degree!)
•Located in Hammond, Ind….less than 25 miles southeast of downtown Chicago, near the shores of Lake Michigan…3 miles east of the Indiana-Illinois state line…off Interstate 80/94.
•A residential campus offering apartment-style, private bedroom living for nearly 750 students.
•17-building, 167-acre neighborhood campus, as well as an Academic Learning Center offering classes in nearby Merrillville, IN, less than 15 miles southwest of campus

Required Application Materials

Application Deadline
Review of online applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. All offers of employment will be made contingent upon the results of a background check. Purdue University Calumet is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

Starting Date
1 July 2013

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Mailing Address

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Phone Number
219 989 2251

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