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POST GRAD INTERN - Counseling and Mental Health Service

Tufts University


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Posting Title : POST GRAD INTERN - Counseling and Mental Health Service
Requisition Number : 2354
City : Somerville
State/Province : Massachusetts
Zip code : 02144
Job Description-Overview :

This is a limited appointment position with a start date of 8/18/14 and an end date of 8/14/15. This position is not eligible for severance pay.

The Counseling and Mental Health Service provides outreach and direct clinical services including: on-call management of psychological crises and emergencies; consultation to parents, Deans, faculty, and other concerned members of the University community; outreach activities and related programs; initial evaluations and psychodiagnosis; treatment planning; individual psychotherapy; crisis intervention; group treatment; and referral services.

This is a full-time, 12-month appointment in a busy college mental health clinic. This position is one of several postdoctoral fellowships; fellows will work alongside psychologists, social workers, and psychiatric staff to provide a full range of clinical and outreach services to the Tufts community. In addition to the work outlined above, fellows will receive 2 hours of individual supervision and 1 hour of group supervision per week. Fellows will also participate in weekly staff meetings, clinical team meetings, and training seminars.

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Basic Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree and working towards a Doctorate in Psychology (PhD, PsyD, EdD). All doctoral degree requirements, including the dissertation defense, must be completed by August 15, 2014, and receipt of the degree will need to be verified no later than September 1, 2014
Minimum of three (3) years of related clinical experience
Must successfully complete all background checks as required

Preferred Qualifications:
Clinical experience in a college mental health setting is desirable but not required. Excellent communication, organizational, and writing skills are a strong plus. Proficiency with Windows, word processing software, and electronic medical records is also helpful.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:
On Call approximately 12 nights per semester, including two full weekends. Also, some after hours outreach programming may be required.  
Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds.

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