Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Counseling Psychologist I for the Department of Counseling, ADAP and Psychiatric Services. This position is under the general supervision of the Director of Counseling, ADAP, and Psychiatric Services (CAPS). The Counseling Psychologist I offers a full range of psychological interventions for students including triage, crisis intervention, clinical case management and structured group and individual treatment.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Offers prevention, intervention and postvention community based services for faculty, staff and students.
Collaborates with other professionals in a multi-disciplinary University based mental health service
Supports and/or supervises within CAPS clinical training programs including an APA approved internship in psychology.
Provides training and consultation to staff and faculty on psychological issues and challenges experienced by students. Work as a member of a multi-disciplinary group of staff and faculty to help students meet their academic goals.
Develops and conducts University community based programs to educate and support staff, faculty and students and to decrease the stigma associated with help seeking behavior
Provides training and clinical supervision for advanced graduate students in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, social work, including case focused supervision, presentation of training materials and general mentorship concerning the challenges and opportunities associated with University based mental healthcare.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology or related field.
At least two year of full-time clinical experience, or equivalent.
Current State of New Jersey licensure as a psychologist
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Interest/experience with evidence based, culture-centered, structured treatments for common concerns for University students including: Depression, anxiety, affective dysregulation, substance abuse and eating difficulties, etc.
Familiarity with developmental issues of college students.
Demonstrated sensitivity and skill in working with diverse students, staff and faculty.
Must have a proven track record of interest and/or experience in culture centered, structured, mental health care that has relevance for working with a wide range of University students.
Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid driver's license would be required for this position.
Specialized expertise and/or experience in working with the LGBTQ community and with Students of Color.
Demonstrated experience in areas relevant to work with University students seeking daytime on- call, walk-in services including: triage/rapid assessment; suicide and violence risk screening; skills necessary to conduct brief assessments and to offer guidance for students to pursue appropriate levels of care to address acute and/or persistent concerns (including inpatient, partial hospital and intensive outpatient levels of care).
Routine office software
Occasional use of SPSS and/or Excel
Medical Electronic Health Record
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Travel ( on and off campus) required for meetings and other events.
This position is appointed for 10 months.
Posting Number: 18ST1950
Location: College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 68795
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.