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Psychotherapist

Company:
St. John's College
Job Location:
Annapolis
Category:
Health and Medical Services
Type:
Full-Time

Title: PSYCHOTHERAPIST

Reports To: DIRECTOR OF COUNSELING & WELLNESS SERVICES

DUTIES: This position provides professional psychological assessment and direct counseling psychotherapy to students.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides brief and limited long term individual, couple, and group counseling and psychotherapy to students; conducts intake evaluations; crisis evaluations and provides crisis intervention; and provides outreach and consultation to the college community. Conducts sound clinical assessments that inform professional practice with students. Develops and conducts psychotherapy & psycho educational groups and/or workshops/outreach on relevant mental health topics as it serves the needs of the college community. Provides appropriate and timely referrals in additional therapeutic services are needed and/or requested.
  • Participates in clinical consultation with relevant Student Health & Wellness staff and contracted psychiatrists/psychologists.
  • Participates in the training and advisement of student Resident Assistants through the office of Residential Life. Participates in relevant college committees and events.
  • Maintains professional documentation that complies with confidentiality and ethical practice requirements.
  • Adheres to office protocols and performs other job-related duties as assigned.

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS:

  • To counsel students and respond in a prompt, professional and competent manner.
  • To maintain confidential records and communicate as appropriate with colleagues.
  • To have a positive and productive working relationship with co-workers and college personnel.
  • To observe all policies and procedures pertaining to the college.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • 3-5 years of professional clinical counseling experience.
  • A master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or social work and licensed to practice in the State of New Mexico.
  • Extreme adherence to confidentiality and ethical therapeutic communication is required. Clear written and spoken communication skills are required.
  • 3 years of direct counseling service experience preferred. Computer proficiency required (MS Office products preferred). Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills are necessary. Willingness to participate as a counseling center team member and a member of the College Student Engagement Team. Group facilitation and public presentation skills. The ability to maintain confidential information in a professional manner is required. Familiarity with word processing and database software desired.
  • Both in-person counseling sessions in on-campus counseling center and on-line capability during snow days or to avoid illness.

COMPENSATION: Grade 13 (Minimum salary $50,996)

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