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Psychologist/Coordinator of Practicum and Internship

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Work type: Staff Full Time
Categories: Other Staff Positions

Time Off-Between June and mid-Aug 

OFFICIAL JOB TITLE: Psychologist/Coordinator of Practicum and Internship (44 week position) 

Division:  Student Affairs                                                                                                          

Bargaining Unit:  ESU, Cat 15                                                                                                  

Department:  Counseling Center

FLSA Status:  EXEMPT                                                                                                                 

EEO Status: 32 

Job Code: 1820

REPORTS TO: Director of Counseling Center


MINIMUM STARTING SALARY: https://www.umassd.edu/media/umassdartmouth/human-resources/policieslawsunion-contracts/ESU-Salary-Range-2018-2019.pdf.

SUMMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION: Coordinate all aspects of the clinical graduate intern training process including selection, orientation, supervision, training and evaluation with other staff members. The Coordinator is involved in program development, outreach and maintenance of the training program.  Responsible for assessing the learning outcomes of trainees and program evaluation related to the training program.  Provides individual and group counseling psychotherapy to students. Provides psycho-educational workshops, presentations and training programs. Consults with faculty, staff, administrators, parents, and outside medical and mental health professionals.  Provides crisis intervention. Follow the University's best practices to build and/or support student academic success and retention, and assist in meeting strategic objectives for persistence and timely graduation of all the student population.

Examples of Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates all processes pertaining to the selection, training, supervision and evaluation of clinical interns and practicum students..
  • Develops list of local and low-cost continuing education opportunities for psychologists and psychotherapists each year.
  • Provides culturally-informed psychotherapy, including individual and group therapy and outreach to undergraduate, graduate and international students.
  • Consults with faculty, staff and students on mental health and developmental issues.
  • Coordinates emergency response and follow-up for psychiatric hospitalization.
  • Administers and interprets an array of psychological tests.
  • Covers assigned daily walk-in periods, intake appointments and crisis intervention as assigned.
  • Conducts workshops on mental health issues and academic skills.
  • Serves as referral resource to community mental health and social services providers for faculty, staff and students.
  • Performs relevant administrative functions such as completing all case/progress notes, entering all statistical data on individual clients in a timely manner, completes required forms, etc.
  • Participates in staff meetings, in-service trainings, workshops and interviews, etc.
  • Serves on university committees and work groups as assigned.
  • Other administrative and clinical duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

EDUCATION:   Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology;Licensed as a psychologist or license eligible in Massachusetts

EXPERIENCE: Demonstrated (3 years) post-licensure experience providing clinical services in a university counseling service or other therapeutic setting. Experience providing training and clinical supervision to psychology graduate trainees. Experience with crisis management.

OTHER:  Available for occasional evening and weekend hours as assigned by the Director and in emergencies as necessary.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of clinical and counseling psychology as applied to the developmental needs and issues in a university setting.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of psychological testing.
  • Ability to provide accurate diagnostic evaluations and appropriate psychiatric referrals.
  • Familiarity with medications used to treat depression, anxiety and attention deficit disorder.
  • Thorough knowledge of the developmental issues of 17 to 25-ycar-olds.
  • Ability to instruct others in psychological theory and technique. Ability to instruct others in an array of self-management skills.
  • Ability to adhere to professional ethical code of conduct. Ability to utilize clinical supervision and consultation appropriately.
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative relationships with other faculty, staff and outside agencies for the effective implementation of the training program.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrable commitment and ability to promote and enhance diversity, including an ongoing development of multicultural competence in working with a diverse population.
  • Advanced knowledge of modern counseling (including brief counseling) and psychological practices and methods.
  • Ability to plan, implement, evaluate, and report activities in a timely manner.

To apply please submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references.

The deadline for internal applicants is April 29, 2019. The review of applications will begin April 30, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.


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