Psychological Counselor and Outreach Coordinator

Haverford College seeks to hire an exempt, part time (27 hours per week), nine-month, benefit eligible Psychological Counselor and Outreach Coordinator. This licensed or license-eligible psychological counselor and outreach coordinator should have a demonstrated special interest in working with late adolescents and young adults utilizing Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS).
This is a one-year, temporary appointment (2018-2019), with a possibility of renewal for a second year pending departmental needs and successful performance.
Psychological Counselors at Haverford College demonstrate a special interest in working with late adolescents and young adults. In addition to being someone with a commitment to working as a team member with CAPS staff and other student services colleagues, psychological counselors listen carefully, are interested in subtext, articulating psychological complexity capably, and appreciate different views of the "good life."
The Outreach Coordinator works closely with members of the Dean's Office, student leaders, affinity and other student groups, and members of the CAPS professional staff to gather meaningful and relevant data regarding usage patterns and needs, minimize barriers to utilization, enhance dialogue and outreach, and create new programming when appropriate.
Majority Primary Function:
Provide weekly ongoing psychotherapy to students presenting with a range of mood and anxiety disorders, including: depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia, as well as character and personality disorders. Help students to navigate interpersonal difficulties related to conflict, romance, and academic performance.
Maintain records and responsibly manage the files of the students. Write weekly clinic notes and formulate thorough understandings of students presenting problems.
Participate in ongoing professional development in capacities to complement and expand current CAPS service and perform outreach activities to stakeholders both within the Haverford community and outside of it.
Perform outreach to other departments on campus, especially Dean's Office, OAR, Customs teams, and affinity groups. Arrange for presentations and information sessions as makes sense and work collaboratively with the various stakeholders around ways to best ensure student mental well being.
Other Essential Responsibilities:
Work as a part of a team in the management of their cases. This includes providing two hours of individual supervision to two different psychology trainees (graduate students and Postdoctoral Fellows), participating in a weekly intake meeting and two hours of a weekly clinical case conference.
Act as a resource for the college to provide consultation with student services personnel. Possibilities for running groups or conducting workshops in accordance with the interest and needs of the student population.
Participate in a weekly ongoing reading group and during the fall semester, a didactic seminar in applying psychoanalytic theory to the college population.
Education, Training, & Experience:
This position requires an advanced clinical degree (Ph.D., Psy.D., MSW, or LCSW) in order to adequately perform the job.
Experience working with college students is preferred
Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions Required of this Position
Lifting (to exert strength to move objects from one place to another):
Sedentary Lifting: (0-10 pounds) Never
Light Lifting (10-20 pounds): Never
Moderate Lifting (20-50 pounds): Never
Heavy Lifting (50 to 100 pounds): Never
Pulling (to exert force upon an abject to move or change its direction: Never
Pushing (to draw an object toward oneself to move or change its direction): Never
Carrying (to hold objects while moving entire body): Never
Reaching or working above shoulder (to extend arms upward or outward away from body): Never
Walking (to move entire body in erect position): Never
Standing (to maintain body in erect posture in stationary position): Never
Sitting (to rest weight on buttocks and back of thighs with legs bent at knees): Six to eight hours
Crouching/Stooping (to bend upper body forward while fully flexing knees): Never
Kneeling (to maintain upper body in erect position while resting knees on ground): Never
Climbing (to ascend or descent heights using ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles, inclined surfaces): Never
Twisting (to rotate upper body while feet remain stationary): Never
Driving (operating a motor vehicle, crane, tractor, forklift, etc.): Never
Exposure Limitation (i.e., cold water, dust, gas, fumes, extreme temperatures): Never
To Apply: Interested applicants should complete an application, to include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) references, by visiting https://haverford.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Haverford-Campus/Psychological-Counselor-and-Outreach-Coordinator_R140. The application deadline is Tuesday, August 21, 2018. Please note that failure to include the required documents may result in lack of consideration.
Haverford College has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the academic program, lived experience, and composition of the College community.
Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will contribute to the College's educational mission. Haverford College is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
Julie Sheehan
Manager of Talent Acquisition and Staff Development
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