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Position Title
Staff Therapist

Drexel University

Counseling & Health

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Position Description
This 12 month, full time position will provide direct client care to students at Drexel University; engage in consultation services; share on-call responsibilities, etc; and participate in general Student Affairs functions as a member of an Office within the Division of Student Life.
Specifically, the Staff Therapist will:
•Provide individual counseling, crisis intervention, and referral services to students.
•Rotate 24 hour on-call service with Counseling Staff.
•Provide consultation to faculty, staff and administration regarding students.
•Facilitate psycho-educational groups, support groups, and conduct workshops on mental health-related topics.
•Maintain APA professional ethics in all areas.
•Participate in weekly clinical supervision.
•Attend Counseling Center Staff meetings; divisional meetings as needed.
•Provide supervision of unlicensed staff as appropriate

Minimum Qualifications
Doctoral degree in Psychology, Counseling, or related field. PA Licensed or license eligible. Experience working with late adolescent / early adult population. Multicultural sensitivity a must. Excellent counseling, crisis intervention and communication skills required; must have good organizational and computer skills.

Desired Qualifications
Two years of pre or post-degree counseling experience providing personal counseling, crisis intervention, assessment and referral, consultation and workshops preferred. One year in a college or university setting preferred (internship acceptable.)

University Description
Drexel University is a private coeducational university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The University is comprised of 3 campuses. University City Main Campus, where the Office of Counseling & Health is located, is just west of Center City in the University City district of Philadelphia. University City Main Campus is Drexel’s largest and oldest campus and it is the center of its administrative offices, as well as the main academic center for students. Drexel is neighbor to University of Pennsylvania and the University of the Sciences.

Region Description
Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, is the largest city in Pennsylvania and the sixth-most-populous city in the United States. The city lies about 45 miles southwest of New York City. Philadelphia offers a wide variety of historical and cultural attractions, and an excellent array of entertainment and dining options.

Required Application Materials
Applicants should send a letter of interest, CV, and three references with conact information.

Application Deadline
Position will remain open until filled

Starting Date
September 2013

Send Applications To:
Annette J Molyneux, PhD., Assoc. Dean of Students

Mailing Address
Annette J Molyneux, PhD., Assoc. Dean of Students/Office of Counseling & Health; 3210 Chestnut St. Creese Suite 201
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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