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Position Title
Staff Therapist

Pratt Institute (Brooklyn Campus)

Health & Counseling Services

Salary Range

Position Description
Position Summary:
Under the clinical supervision of the Associate Director for Counseling, provide short-term individual counseling, group counseling, crisis intervention, and consultation to the College community. The new hire would also be responsible for coordinating outreach programming for the department. This is a 12 month per year position.

Position Duties:
- Conduct intake interviews with students in order to develop appropriate treatment plans.
- Provide short-term counseling to students and/or make referrals to off-campus resources as appropriate.
- Conduct crisis intervention and follow-up and provide emergency consultations to students, staff and parents.
- Develop and implement educational outreach programs that address the concerns and needs of the student body.
- Serves as contact person for all outreach requests from faculty, staff, students, and others.
- Coordinates and monitors implementation of outreach efforts by department personnel. Tabulates and maintains records of all outreach efforts.
- Promotes availability of outreach services to college community through website, posters, and collaboration with Residence Life staff and faculty.
- Facilitate focused support groups (i.e. ACOA , relationship issues, etc.).
- Provides outreach and professional consultation for faculty, staff, students, parents and others.
- Participates in residential & orientation staff training.
- Maintains accurate records in a timely fashion.
- Participates in data collection and analysis related to counseling center usage.
- Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
- Doctorate (Ph.D., Psy.D.) in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from A.P.A. - accredited program. Doctorate (D.S.W.) in Social Work.
- Completion of an APA-accredited internship or an internship that meets APA guidelines and is APPIC-registered.
- A license or license eligibility in the State of New York.

- Minimum of one year full-time, clinical experience (post-doctoral work acceptable). Prior psychotherapy experience with university students, including at least one year of work in a university counseling center required.

- Demonstrated ability in crisis intervention especially with students at risk for self-harm.
- Demonstrated professional interest and experience in one or more of the following specializations: Axis II disorders, anxiety disorders, multicultural issues, severe mental illness, sexual assault/trauma, substance abuse issues, GLBTQ issues, eating disorders, working with artists/designers, working with international students.
- Experience working with Asian-Pacific international & Asian-Pacific American students is especially valued.

Desired Qualifications
- Must have excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills; and commitment to working collaboratively in a multidisciplinary environment.

University Description
Pratt Institute is one of the nation’s premier schools for art, design, and architecture. The mission of Pratt Institute is to educate artists and creative professionals to be responsible contributors to society. Pratt seeks to instill in all graduates aesthetic judgment, professional knowledge, collaborative skills, and technical expertise. With a firm grounding in the liberal arts and sciences, a Pratt education blends theory with creative application in preparing graduates to become leaders in their professions. We have approximately 4,700 students across our campuses in Brooklyn (main campus) and Manhattan. Our ethnically diverse student body includes a significant number of international students, particularly from Asian countries.

Within Student Affairs, the office of Health & Counseling Services includes both medical and mental health providers. We are dedicated to serving the physical and psychological needs of Pratt students through individual and community-based interventions. In providing services, we not only address immediate problems, but also emphasize prevention and education in order to promote growth, well-being, and resiliency. We strive to provide culturally affirming care in an inviting, respectful, and confidential environment coupled with a strong appreciation for diversity.

• Through health services, our goal is to address the physical conditions of Pratt students with an emphasis on education and healthy life choices.

• Through counseling services, our goal is to address the mental health needs of Pratt students and promote the psychological development of students as individuals, artists, and scholars.

By combining both health-oriented and psychological services in one office, we recognize the inseparable connection between the mind and body. We endeavor to treat students holistically and consider them to be integral partners in the healing process.

Region Description
Brooklyn, NY.

Required Application Materials
Please apply directly via the Pratt website to Job #1362 https://pratt-edu.silkroad.com/epostings/

Application Deadline
Open till position filled.

Starting Date
January 21, 2014 (flexible)

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