The Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS), a department within the Division of Student Affairs at Ohio University, seeks to add a psychologist to join an exciting team of diverse professionals. CPS is a comprehensive university counseling center located in Athens, OH, in Southeastern Ohio. CPS is an interdisciplinary and multiculturally proficient center actively engaged and committed in providing compassionate mental health services, outreach, and training. CPS fosters the mental health of students of OU and actively collaborates with staff and faculty as it strives to nurture student success, and contribute to a safe, welcoming, and multiculturally aware campus community. CPS is a dynamic part of the Division of Student Affairs and is highly utilized by students and other campus constituents seeking a variety of mental health services. Staff are cohesive, collegial, engaged, and passionate about working within a campus environment. CPS runs a large training program comprised of psychology, counselor education and social work graduate trainees and a doctoral psychology internship. CPS is an IACS accredited counseling center and has an APA accredited psychology doctoral internship program. CPS is committed to providing high quality and best standards of practice; the clinical service, training, outreach, and professional development are informed by research, local data, and benchmarking with national trends and peer institutions. CPS identifies closely with the OHIO's values and the mission and strategic plan of the Division of Student Affairs.
This position is a generalist position that requires a doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology. Duties include individual and group counseling, crisis and after-hours' emergencies, outreach programming and consultation, supervising Doctoral and Masters level interns and trainees.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities include: 1. Provide individual, couple and group counseling, conduct initial intake and triage assessments and psycho-diagnostic assessments, crisis interventions, and after-hours' response 2. Provide outreach programming, consultation, committee work. 3. Supervise and evaluate clinical work of doctoral and/or masters interns and trainees 4. Attend weekly clinical and staff meetings and participate in committees within and outside the center 5. Perform administrative responsibilities and complete necessary documentation and preparation for clinical work
Decisions of the CPS staff are governed by ethics and standards of professional practice; licensing requirements of the State of Ohio; Ohio University policies and procedures; CPS policies and procedures; and HIPAA Standards. A background check is required. Start date is negotiable.
An APA accredited doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology must be completed by the start date.
Licensed in the state of Ohio as a psychologist or must obtain an Ohio license within 18 months of hire.
A minimum of 2 years experience in providing counseling and psychological services is required.
A strong commitment to diversity and multicultural competency. Ability to work with a full range of mental health challenges including mood disorders, substance abuse, personality disorders, eating disorders, ADHD, and post-traumatic stress illnesses. The ability to provide mental health consultation for faculty and staff is essential. Has the knowledge and understanding of the developmental issues of college students.
-Training and experience in providing psychological services to students of color, international students, non-traditional students, veterans, students with disabilities and LGBTQ students; -Training and experience working with trauma survivors and or eating disorders -Previous experience of working with college or adult population
Planning Unit: Vice President for Student Affairs
Department: Counseling and Psych Services
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
Commensurate with candidate's experience and qualifications. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package including health benefits, paid time off, and education benefits for employees and qualified dependents.
Internal Number: 29637
About Ohio University
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