• Clinical Professor (Open Rank) - Graduate School of Social Work

    The Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW)

    at the University of Denver

    Bilingual Spanish/English Licensed Social Workers, Mental Health Clinicians, Therapists

    Nationwide

    Bilingual Spanish Licensed Social Workers

    Nassau County, New York

    Faculty Open Rank (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor)

    Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College

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    Faculty Open Rank (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor)

    LOCATION (Campus): Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College

    FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

    The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College/CUNY invites applicants for an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor position. The Silberman School of Social Work (formerly Hunter College School of Social Work) has a national reputation as a leader in public urban education. Established in 1958, the School's mission is to prepare highly competent social work leaders to work in a variety of professional roles, settings, and communities in New York and other major urban centers in order to improve the lives of vulnerable and stigmatized people and the communities in which they live. The School is located in a state-of-the art building in the historic and vibrant New York City neighborhood of East Harlem. Our curriculum, scholarship, and agency partnerships reflect a commitment to recruiting and educating a diverse student body, and innovations in social policy and practice that values cultural complexity and social justice for New Yorkers, their neighborhoods, and its work force. The School has 45 full-time faculty, 1,026 MSW students, is in the final phase of CSWE accreditation for a BSW program, and in conjunction with The CUNY Graduate Center offers a Ph.D. in Social Welfare.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Applicants must have an earned doctorate in social work or a related field. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Applicants who also have an MSW degree, at least two years of practice experience, and a clear trajectory of research and scholarship. Applicants demonstrating success in agency and community partnerships that provide opportunities for research and scholarship are encouraged to apply.

     

    COMPENSATION

    COMMENSURATE WITH ACADEMIC BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

    CUNY offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to its faculty, covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

       

    HOW TO APPLY

    Candidates must apply online for PVN # 16305 at http://www.cuny.edu/employment.html

    Please provide a cover letter specifying primary area of scholarship, a record of funded research, teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names of three references with your application. For CUNYFirst Instructions please go to

    http://www.cuny.edu/employment/jobsysteminstructions.html

           

    CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED JOB SEARCH CATEGORY: Faculty

     

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Hunter College is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer. Females, minority members, disabled persons and veterans are encouraged to apply.

     

    Posted 3/9/17

    Staff Therapist
    Student Health Services

    Williams College

    Williamstown, Massachusetts

    Williams College Psychological Counseling Services (PCS) has two openings for licensed mental health clinicians to join a dynamic, interdisciplinary group of therapists who provide comprehensive mental health services to students in a rigorous liberal arts setting. This position is a full-time, 10-month academic year position, reporting to the Director of Psychological Counseling Services.

    The PCS team is constituted by therapists using a variety of theoretical orientations, and integrates multiple psychotherapeutic modalities while focusing on enhanced multicultural practices across all efforts. PCS embraces a holistic model of student well being (heart, mind, body and spirit) and collaborates with Health Services, Chaplain's Office, Davis Center multicultural programming, Dean's Office, and colleagues from the VP of Campus Life Department to support the whole student. In addition to providing college-aged students with confidential mental health services, therapists offer groups, psychoeducational workshops and special events focused on cultivating student thriving and a culture of wellbeing on campus.

    PCS therapists also serve as teaching faculty within the PCS Training Program, a multifaceted training program for post-graduate fellows, practicum students and interns from a variety of mental health disciplines. Staff work with trainees to explore creative and systemic opportunities for student support and practice integrating emerging evidence-based intervention methods (e.g. mindfulness practices). Together, the PCS team works to recognize, understand, and collaboratively meet the dynamic needs of Williams' diverse student population.

    For the detailed job posting and/or to apply for this position, please visit http://staff-careers.williams.edu.

    EOE/AA
     

    Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/rpyc2nzqqy


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    Posted 3/8/17

     

    INTEGRATED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROVIDERS

    Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)­­­­­­­/Psychologists (PsyD, PhD)

     

    Providence Community Health Centers, Inc., Providence, Rhode Island

    Monday/Wednesday/Friday 8:30am-5pm and Tuesday/Thursday 11:30am-8pm

    • Are you an LICSW/Psychologist looking to expand your skills by working in primary care?
    • Do you enjoy working with children, adolescents and adults in a clinical model that is short-term, evidence-based and fast-paced?
    • Do you want to provide services at the front line where patients first get their care as an integral member of the primary care team?

    Providence Community Health Centers has exciting opportunities for experienced, Licensed Integrated Behavioral Health Clinicians (LICSWs/PsyDs/PhDs) to provide behavioral health services in an integrated, primary care setting.

     

    The Providence Community Health Centers, Inc., (PCHC), largest network of community health centers in Rhode Island, has been a vital part of the community for almost 50 years. Our mission is to provide accessible, affordable, high quality, primary care to the residents of Providence and surrounding communities regardless of their ability to pay.

     

    Position Summary:

    The Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician (LICSW/PsyD/PhD) is embedded within the primary care clinic team. This person works directly with the team to assess individuals with behavioral health and /or substance abuse issues and to provide brief treatment services within the clinical setting for children and adults with chronic medical diseases.

     

    Position Responsibilities:

    • Participate in daily medical team huddles, medical staff meetings, multidisciplinary teams, and individual supervision sessions with the Director.
    • Consult primary care providers to assist patients with psychosocial issues during clinic hours.
    • Demonstrates thorough understanding of DSM IV-V as measured by diagnostic formulations brought to multidisciplinary team for review..
    • Triage scheduled/immediate referrals from medical teams, providing brief treatment and/or referring to appropriate resources.
    • Provide treatment interventions for mild to moderate mental health issues as well as crisis intervention.

    Position Qualifications:

    • Master’s or Doctorate in Social Work or Psychology from an accredited college/university.
    • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Rhode Island (LICSW) or Psychologist (PsyD, PhD) and CPR certification required.
    • Commitment to community health and diverse patient population required.
    • Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred, but interpretation service is available.
    • Previous EHR experience preferred (including ability to document medical record).
    • Experience working in a medical setting is preferred, but training will be provided for those without.
    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office required.

    Providence Community Health Centers provides a comprehensive Benefits Package and participates in National Health Scholar Student Loan Repayment as well as State-sponsored Student Loan Repayment.

     

    For inquiries and to apply, please contact:

    Christine Loesch

    Contract Recruiter

    Providence Community Health Centers, Inc

    Email: cloesch@providencechc.org

    Phone: 401-444-0400

    Providence Community Health Centers, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Posted 3/2/17

    Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists and Certified Professional Counselors

    Oakbrook Terrace, IL

    The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization located in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Founded in 1951, we evaluate and accredit more than 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States and are nationally recognized for our progressive achievements in the accreditation and certification process.

    The Joint Commission has several openings for licensed clinical social workers and psychologists and certified professional counselors to survey health care organizations throughout the United States for our behavioral health care accreditation program. Experience in providing addiction services in an outpatient/residential setting is highly desirable.

    These are ideal opportunities for individuals who are seeking part time work or full time work, who are either presently employed in the behavioral health care field or have recent experience in it.

    A master's degree in appropriate discipline with experience in the behavioral health care field required. Current professional license in discipline required at time of hire and must be maintained throughout employment. Five years of experience working in various components of a hospital and health care system, including three years direct clinical experience in at least two different free standing Behavioral Health Care settings: Residential Treatment, Supportive Living/Transitional Living, Addictive Disorders, Methadone Treatment, Case Management, Intensive Outpatient/Partial Programs, Crisis Stabilization, Therapeutic Schools, Forensic/Corrections/Sex Offenders, Foster Care and traditional outpatient services, and two years senior management experience

    The team players we seek to take on these highly visible, challenging roles will have strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills, expertise in interviewing, and PC proficiency. Ideal candidates will have experience in a culturally diverse work environment. All positions require extensive nationwide travel.

    For a more detailed description of the above position and to apply, please visit our web site at http://www.jointcommission.org/careers.aspx

     

    Posted 2/25/17

    Bilingual Spanish Licensed Social Workers

    Nassau County, New York

    The Long Island FQHC (LIFQHC), a provider of health care services in Nassau County, is seeking a full-time Bilingual Spanish Licensed Social Workers. The LIFQHC has 5 Health Centers in Nassau County providing primary and preventative care in underserved areas. The LIFQHC is bringing a new kind of care to communities that need it most. Our goal is to see that every Long Islander has a "medical home" — a place where people they know provide the kind of primary and preventative care that safeguards the health of the whole family. Great care delivered by compassionate doctors and nurses available right in the neighborhood.

     

    The Long Island FQHC offers a stable employment opportunity with a growing company and competitive

    base compensation along with health, dental, and vision insurance, paid sick and personal time off, paid

    vacations, 401-K with company match, paid holidays, employee discounts and much more.

     

    The Bilingual Spanish Licensed Clinical Social Worker will be responsible for providing individuals, families, and groups with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses. They will also advise family care givers, providing patient education and counseling, and making referrals for other services.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Conducting  psychosocial assessments and develops and implements treatment plans
    • Obtaining collateral information from patients, family members, outside treatment providers, schools, and other relevant team in the assessment of medical and behavioral health needs
    • Providing therapeutic intervention to patients with behavioral health needs, including individual, family, and group psychotherapy, community work, crisis intervention, case management,  other treatment modalities
    • Responding to referrals and collaborating with primary care providers
    • Preparing psychosocial histories/reports and maintains treatment records, in accordance with clinical and regulatory guidelines
    • Participating in agency Quality Assurance activities and case discussion meetings
    • Providing task supervision and consultation to social work interns, other clinical trainees, and volunteers if needed
    • Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work
    • New York State License required, Clinical designation preferred
    • LMSW Required, LCSW preferred
    • Bilingual in English and Spanish required.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Previous work experience in behavioral health or health setting preferred
    • Ability to travel to other sites as needed

    SALARY: Commensurate with experience

     

    To Apply: Interested applicants can apply online at our website at www.lifqhc.com/career.html or send resume and letter of interest to Thiopia Ash, via email at tash@numc.edu.

     

    Please visit our website at http://www.lifqhc.com for additional information.

     

    Posted 2/22/17

    Substance Use Counselor (Bilingual Preferred)

    Chicago

    Thresholds, a national leader in mental health services, is a recipient of the Chicago Tribune “Top 100 Workplaces" for three consecutive years and a nine-time winner of Chicago’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For". Through our more than 100 Chicagoland locations and 30 innovative programs, Thresholds provides healthcare, housing and hope for over 15,000 adults and youth.

     

    The Substance Use Counselor is responsible for providing Substance Use Treatment using the following evidence‐based interventions to assist individuals with substance use disorders to achieve rehabilitative and recovery goals: Harm Reduction, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, and selected aspects of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. The modalities that will be offered are individual counseling, group‐based outpatient and intensive outpatient services, and DUI assessment & education services. All services are to be delivered within the framework of Trauma‐Informed Care. The Substance Use Counselor is responsible for an assigned caseload, or sharing a caseload through participation on a treatment team, in order to facilitate the development and implementation of individualized treatment plans for persons with substance use disorders. Additional clinical responsibilities include providing admissions substance use assessments, treatment planning, continued stay review planning, and timely documentation of services rendered.

     

    KEY ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Takes a clinical role in making sure that substance use services are provided to members.  Competency in the following treatment modalities is essential: individual and group counseling/therapy specifically designed to treat substance use disorders, case management, crisis intervention, family psycho‐education, psycho‐social rehabilitation services on site at a Thresholds location, and treatment of co‐occurring mental disorders when indicated.
    • Makes sure substance use admission and discharge assessments, treatment plans, continued stay reviews, and progress notes are completed in a timely manner, in accordance with Thresholds policy and DASA standards.
    • Participates in team discussions that result in developing an integrated treatment plan, based on the assessment data and the goals the member has identified as most important to him or her. Ensures the treatment plan addresses the member’s stage of treatment, clinical needs, and includes objectives and techniques for accomplishing each goal. Also, treatment plan development may require the Substance Use Counselor to promote cooperation with the psychiatrist, other team members, the member, their families, and collaborating agencies.
    • Provides stage‐wise approaches to treatment, including evidence‐based strategies for precontemplation (harm reduction), contemplation (motivational interventions), preparation and active treatment (planning for sobriety and skills for sobriety) and relapse prevention planning and implementation, including identifying risk factors related to the relapse and development of relapse prevention plans and strategies.

     

    MARGINAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • May be required to oversee and maintain the safety of the members, staff and visitors. This requires the upkeep of fire and safety equipment and document accordingly. Conduct all safety drills in conformance with current CARF and Agency standards and complete documentation as instructed.
    • May be required to communicate significant information regarding members to other staff workers and supervisors. Provides accurate and timely information to your supervisor on all topics and issues related to the operation of the agency and the well-being of members.
    • May be required to work flexible schedules and be available to work on weekends or evenings as required.
    • May be required to be on call or carry a pager or other communication device to provide after hours coverage
    • May be required to provide transportation for members of the program using a Thresholds provided vehicle
    • May be required to transport members in personal vehicle.

     

    EDUCATION:

    • Must meet Office of Mental Health standards as a Licensed Professional in the Healing Arts (LPHA):
    • Must be a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Clinical Professional Counselor holding a permanent license from the Clinical Counselor Licensing Act.
    • Must be a CADC

     

    EXPERIENCE:

    • Minimum two (2) years of previous experience in substance abuse counseling required
    • Ability to synthesize and summarize information and make judgments regarding member care.
    • Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in order to provide information to members and healthcare personnel.
    • Demonstrated ability to function independently.
    • Computer skills required; knowledge of database functions and maintenance necessary.
    • Bilingual Preferred

     

    Thresholds is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Equal Opportunity Employer: Veterans/Disability

     

    For more information and to apply to this role: https://rew31.ultipro.com/THR1001/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*6DC9876DA372AB43

     

    Posted 2/7/17

     

    Bilingual Spanish/English Licensed Social Workers, Mental Health Clinicians, Therapists

    Nationwide Pathways - http://www.pathways.com/

    Pathways by Molina, previously Providence Human Services, is one of the largest national providers of accessible, outcome-based behavioral and mental health services. At Pathways, we deliver exceptional value by creating healthier communities through the work of exceptional people. Our more than 8,000 employees provide the highest-quality home- and community-based social services in 23 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. We proudly serve more than 55,000 unique clients and nearly 17 million individuals who qualify for services under our contracts.

    Pathways was founded in 1997 in response to increasing government initiatives to privatize human services. We describe ourselves as the “Human Services Company Without Walls” because we neither own nor operate any type of institution. Rather, we specialize in providing direct services and case management to children, adolescents and adults with behavioral and medical health needs, as well as those supervised by government subsidized programs, in their homes or through community-based resources. Our programs are designed to be multi-jurisdictional; capable of serving numerous clients under government funded programs.

    Pathways offers a full spectrum of social service and behavioral health solutions, including Youth & Family Services, Adult Services, and Prevention Services. Within each area, clients have access to a broad range of social and behavioral services to meet their needs.

    We are currently seeking Full–Time and Part-Time Bilingual Spanish/English in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Massachusetts, Nevada, Texas, and Washington DC to join our behavioral team. Pathways offers a full spectrum of social service and behavioral health solutions, including Youth & Family Services, Adult Services, and Prevention Services. Within each area, clients have access to a broad range of social and behavioral services to meet their needs.


    Pathways of Molina offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits that include:
    Paid vacation and sick leave
    Medical, dental, and vision insurance
    401K
    Nine paid holidays
    Flexible schedule
    Mileage reimbursement
    Training and development opportunities

     

    TO APPLY:

     

    Please send resume to: recruiting@pathways.com

     

    In the subject line, indicate position title and location Or

     

    Visit our Career Website - http://careers.pathwayshealth.com/careers-1.html

     

    Posted 2/6/17

    Lecturer - Open Pool -School of Social Welfare

    The University of California Berkeley

    Berkeley Social Welfare invites applications for an open pool of part‐time, non‐tenure track lecturer positions. We typically review applications for Summer course needs in March; Fall course needs in April and May; in October and November for Spring course needs. Applications will continue to be accepted for future needs through December 15, 2017. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the School. Positions typically start at the beginning of the fall or spring semester, or the relevant summer session, and appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance.

     

    The minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for this position is a Master’s degree or equivalent degree in Social Work, Social Welfare, or a closely related field, by time of application.

     

    Additional qualification: Candidates wishing to teach Masters‐level social work practice courses are required to have an MSW degree AND 2 years of post‐Master's experience. All successful candidates will also have demonstrated excellence in teaching and practice experience with multiple diverse populations.

     

    Salary: The salary per course will be based on an annual salary range of $52,099 – $156,900 for up to six courses determined on level of education and experience (both practice and teaching).

     

    To apply, go to the following URL: http://apptrkr.com/954169 and fill out the application. Please also submit the required application materials.

     

    Required application materials: cover letter, your most recently updated C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, contact information of three references. In your cover letter, please cite areas of expertise and courses you are interested in teaching.

     

    For information about position or application process, please contact swdean@berkeley.edu.

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    Posted 2/3/17

    PHOENIX HOUSE CAMPUS DIRECTOR

    Brooklyn, New York

    SUMMARY

    Campus Director reports to the Chief Clinical Officer and responsible for the management of the 8-20 residential program.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

    • Day to day management of the residence and services, corresponding to the following elements of the treatment/recovery process: stabilization, rehabilitation and reintegration
    • Maintaining sufficient on-site or on-call staff to meet the needs of resident population
    • Appropriately documenting the percentage of time of shared staff
    • Hiring and/or designating a Health Coordinator to ensure the provision of  education, risk reduction, counsel and referral services to all residents regarding HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis, hepatitis, and other communicable diseases
    • Maintaining sufficient staff to ensure that space and equipment of the service is clean and in working order
    • Conducting performance evaluations, recommends for promotions, evaluates for discipline and terminations;
    • Ensuring and documenting a training plan for each staff person based upon individual needs
    • Ensuring that all personnel policies, procedures and clinical regulatory requirements are adhered to by staff;
    • Administrative functions and reporting, including preparing annual budgets, controlling monthly expenses, scheduling staff and issuing required monthly reports;
    • Developing relationships with appropriate government agencies and community service providers, etc.

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Master’s degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Psychology or related major
    • NYS license in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling
    • Minimum of seven (7) years’ related experience in the chemical dependence treatment field

    TO APPLY:

     

    Please submit your resume to DirRecruit@phoenixhouse.org with “Campus Director” in the subject line.

     

    Posted 1/27/17

    Child and Adolescent Services Director

    Lorain County, Ohio

    The Lorain County Board of Mental Health seeks a full-time Child and Adolescent Services Director. The successful candidate is expected to: coordinate program development, funding and evaluation of the mental health system serving children and adolescents in Lorain County; provide leadership in ensuring development and maintenance of a high quality integrated system of mental health care for children and adolescents that encompasses the entire continuum of care from prevention to intensive inpatient care; monitor impact of services to children and adolescents via audits, analysis of data and review of reports submitted by contracted agencies; take a leadership role in coordinating, monitoring and analyzing the Board-Funded School based services, coordinate and write grant proposals; and ensure adherence of policy, procedures, standards and budget by conducting audits of agency programs. Salary is based upon educational background and experience. An excellent fringe benefits package is provided.

     

    The full job description and application are available at: http://lcbmh.org/casdirector/

    Send completed applications and résumés to Patrice McKinney at pmckinney@lcmhb.org or at 1173 North Ridge Rd. East, Suite 101, Lorain, Ohio 44055. The deadline to apply is January 27, 2017.

     

    The LCBMH reserves the right to extend the timeframe for the search if a desirable candidate is not found, or for any other reason.

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    1/6/17

     

    Posted 1/25/17

    Staff Counselor

    Amherst College, in Amherst, Massachusetts

    Full-time, 35 hours per week, year round position, grade 22, salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
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    The Staff Counselor is a 12-month full-time position that reports to the Director of the Counseling Center. The position relates to the College's mission by directly intervening with students to help them manage or resolve personal difficulties that could lead them to struggle academically, drop out of school or cause disruptions in other areas of their functioning. The Counseling Center provides a variety of services including individual and group counseling, psychiatry services, case management, mental health promotion and preventative services, consultation, and teaching. These services are designed to help students overcome mental illnesses or learn how to cope effectively with them, understand themselves better, create and maintain satisfying relationships, improve their academic performance and cognitive functioning, and make healthy and satisfying career and life choices.


    The Staff Counselor, along with all the Counseling Center staff, works toward building and sustaining a center that meets the needs of both individual students and the College community as a whole. We recognize that all of our practitioners bring different gifts and try to assign work from a strengths-based perspective, thus allowing people to grow professionally in ways that best fit their talents and skills. Strong commitments to 1 holistic approaches to student development, 2 interdisciplinary treatment models, 3 the development of on-going, personal and professional multicultural competence, 4 collaboration across the College community and 5 a strong work ethic are necessary to succeed in the position. The Counseling Center operates within a developmental philosophy and a brief therapy model, and candidates must demonstrate an ability to work with a diverse student body within these two frames. Amherst College is a highly selective, small liberal arts college with a very diverse body — 43% of our students are students of color from the US 10% are international 40% come from very low income families 15% identify as LBGTQ+ and 18% have registered disabilities with 2/3's being mental health or learning disabilities. Consequently, this position provides a unique opportunity to develop and hone multicultural clinical skills and outreach skills related to social justice.


    Responsibilities will include conducting evidenced-based, culturally responsive intakes and clinical assessments, individual and group counseling, urgent care, on-call services about 2 weeks/semester, and coordinating care with our psychiatric staff and case manager. In addition, this position provides consultation to Amherst community members, and preventative and educational outreach initiatives with an emphasis on working with one or more of our under-represented affinity groups to foster students' academic and personal success, including our Latino, African American, Asian-American and/or Asian Pacific Islander, Native American, and/or first-generation communities. This position works collaboratively and cooperatively with community and college departments, including case management in the Office of Student Affairs, Accessibility Services, Health Service Career Center, identity-based Resource Centers, Class Deans, Title IX, and other student service offices. We value wrap-around care, and candidates must be comfortable working across disciplines.The Staff Counselor will take appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the College's efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.


    Key Responsibilities
    Counseling
    • Provide individual, group, and couples counseling/psychotherapy to students including culturally appropriate assessment methods, diagnosis and brief treatment provide urgent care and crisis intervention and after-hours on-call maintain up-to-date files, written reports and job-related data commensurate with current standards of the profession.
    Outreach and Mental Health Promotion
    • Design and implement mental health promotion activities, including workshops, outreach programs, and liaison relationships designed to foster student success. This position places special emphasis on outreach to affinity groups that experience specific challenges due to racism or other forms of oppression.
    Consultation
    • Consult with members of the Amherst community — including faculty, administration, staff, parents and students —regarding mental health needs of students. Consult with on-and off-campus health care providers, including Student Health Services, Office of Student Affairs' case management, Class Deans, Resource Center Directors, hospitals, community mental health agencies, and private practitioners, etc. to help coordinate care.
    Training/Supervision
    • Provide training and supervision for Psychology Residents, Pre-doctoral interns, and/or Practicum Student by co-leading psychotherapy groups, teaching seminars, providing rotation training in area of interest and/or providing individual clinical supervision.
    Administrative
    • Attend and participate in regular staff meetings, in-service training activities, committees, and case conferences. Participate in regular on-call rotations about 2-3 weeks per semester. Maintain and promote the highest ethical and professional standards commensurate with training and licensure. Pursue professional development in service of the responsibilities of the position and the profession.

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

    • Highest Degree: Earned doctorate in Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program and internship OR Masters of Social Work from an accredited program
    • Currently licensed, or eligible for licensure in the state of MA as a Psychologist within 18 months of employment, or as a LICSW in the state of MA within 6 months of employment
    • 3-5 years of professional experience
    • Able to work in a brief treatment model in a fast-paced environment
    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and other various personnel/agencies for the effective delivery of services to students
    • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student body
    • Demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity
    • Demonstrated commitment to, and experience with, community development and/or mental health promotion
    • Outstanding communication, collaboration, interpersonal and relationship skills
    • Strong organizational and time-management skills
    • Occasional work on weekends and evenings
    Preferred
    • Work experience in college or university settings and/or in community mental health AND one or more of the following:
    • Expertise in working with Asian-American, Asian and Asian Pacific Islander, African American, and/or Latinx populations
    • Expertise in working with persons from disadvantaged/ low socioeconomic status
    • Fluency in a foreign language, especially Spanish
    • Substance abuse specialization, or interest in developing this specialization

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information e-mail and/or telephone number for three professional references. Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.
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    Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The College is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff.


    Amherst College, one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the nation, is located in Amherst, Massachusetts, a town of approximately 35,000 residents in the western part of the state. The college's community is composed of about1,800 students from 49 states, plus D.C., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and 54 countries around the world, and about 1,000 staff and faculty. The college's scenic 1,000-acre campus includes a 500-acre wildlife sanctuarywww.amherst.edu/mm/78261/ and the Book Plow Farmwww.bookandplowfarm.com three museums: Emily Dickinson Museumwww.emilydickinsonmuseum.org, Beneski Museum of Natural Historywww.amherst.edu/mm/44872 and Mead Art Museumwww.amherst.edu/mm/72371/ and multiple educational and cultural venues and resources through the Five College Consortium. The town of Amherst offers an amazing variety of coffee shops, restaurants and entertainment, and a very active outdoor life. Our vibrant campus, diverse community and beautiful surrounding, makes
    Amherst College and the Town of Amherst a great place to work, learn and live!


    Apply Here: www.Click2Apply.net/dffcd9gb8v

     

    Posted 1/14/17

    Post-Graduate Fellow, Psychological Counseling Services Student Health Services

    Williams College

    Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States, 01267



    Psychological Counseling Services (PCS) at Williams College offers (3) three post-graduate students in counseling, social work, and/or psychology the opportunity for advanced clinical training with a fully compensated two academic-year (nine months/year) fellowship in college mental health.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide evaluation, treatment planning, and individual psychotherapy for college students seeking services at PCS.
    • Provide group psychotherapy (typically with a staff therapist); in the past, groups have included process-oriented groups, skills development groups, and multi-cultural outreach groups
    • Provide overnight on-call and daytime emergency walk-in services one day a week and approximately 4 weekends over the course of the academic year
    • Receive two hours/week of individual supervision and one hour/week of group supervision or multicultural training in addition to weekly all-staff meeting.
    • Attend and participate in weekly training seminars, as well as staff-trainee seminars and in-services. Topics may include, but not be limited to: principles of psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and dialectical behavior therapies; working in the group modality; holistic engagement and therapist use of self; and, working with a culturally diverse population
    • Develop and/or participate in various PCS or collaborative outreach activities, examples of which include organizing educational events, consulting student groups, co-sponsoring events with other departments, and staffing informal drop-in hours for students
    • Teach in the didactic seminar series during the second year, and when possible, provide supervision to pre-graduate interns.
    • Attend various administrative meetings, such as Dean's Meeting, during their second year.


    This Fellowship program runs from September to June, and candidates must have completed all degree requirements and a clinical internship prior to the beginning of their appointment. Preferred candidates will have a strong demonstrated interest and commitment to cultivating diversity and mental health practice within a college setting.

    To apply employment.williams.edu/staff

     

    Posted 1/9/17

     

    Bilingual English/Spanish Clinical Social Worker Position – Stony Brook Medicine

    Stony Brook University

    Stony Brook, New York, United States, 11794

    Description:

    The Mind Body Clinical Research Center (MB-CRC) in the Department of Psychiatry at Stony Brook Medicine seeks a full-time LCSW to provide clinical services in Spanish and English and to assist in conducting clinical research. The mission of the MB-CRC is to improve the mental and physical health of individuals and communities managing chronic health conditions through providing holistic clinical services, conducting basic and applied cutting-edge research, and training tomorrow's clinical and research related activities.

     

    Required Qualifications:

    A Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) with at least 12 semester hours of clinical coursework acceptable to New York Department of Education. Post MSW experience in diagnosis, psychotherapy and assessment-based treatment planning acceptable to New York Department of Education. Licensed to practice clinical work (LCSW) in the State of New York. Bilingual in English and Spanish- able to competently deliver psychotherapy and conduct clinical assessments in both languages.

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Experience with clinical research protocols, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and mind-body treatment modalities. Familiarity with structured diagnostic interviews is also highly desired. LCSW "R" privilege.

     

    Brief Description of Duties:

    · Conducting mental/behavioral health initial evaluations in Spanish.

    · Providing individual and group psychotherapy in Spanish.

    · Maintaining documentation in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR).

    · Providing mental/behavioral health skills-based workshops/seminars.

    · Aiding in the implementation of research projects.

    · Other duties as assigned.

     

    For more information about this position and to apply, please visit:

     

    https://stonybrooku.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=1602833

     

    For additional inquiries please contact Dr. Adam Gonzalez at adam.gonzalez@stonybrook.edu

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer, females, minorities, disabled, veterans

     

    Posted 12/29/16

    Full Professor and Executive Director

    Butler Institute for Families

    Full Professor and Executive Director, Butler Institute for Families

    Social Work – Full Professor w/tenure: Applications are invited for a tenured faculty position for fall 2017 at the rank of Full Professor. The Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) at the University of Denver seeks an accomplished scholar, who will lead the school nationally as Executive Director of the Butler Institute for Families. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in social work or a related social science discipline; must demonstrate a commitment to research via scholarly publication, a strong record of extramural funding, collaborative partnerships, ability to teach within the MSW and/or doctoral programs and leadership in the field. An MSW and two or more years of post-MSW practice experience are preferred. Appointment to full professor will be made in accordance with GSSW’s tenure and promotion guidelines. GSSW is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive educational environment. Position begins September 2017. www.du.edu/socialwork. To apply for this position, please visit www.du.edu/jobs. The University of Denver is an EEO/AA Employer.

     

    Posted 12/15/16

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