The Psychologist will be reporting to the Director of the Counseling Center. The Testing and Assessment Licensed Psychologist will join a multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals providing excellent services for the Rutgers University-Newark student community. The Testing psychologist will conduct all psychological, neuropsychological, and learning disabilities testing as well as supervise testing practices for center clinicians. The duties of the Psychologist includes but not limited to the following; -Provides consultation and education as needed to staff regarding the testing services and works collaboratively with Office of Disability services to ensure all processes and practices related to testing for accommodations is streamlined for students. -Maintains up-to-date knowledge and awareness regarding key principles of psychological assessment and college student mental health. -Participates in campus-based programming during and after-hours to promote Counseling Center values and initiatives. -Completes work independently, within established work parameters, with limited review of work by supervisor. -Provides all testing and assessment for students, with opportunities for some individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, and workshops/outreach/consultation for students, faculty, and staff. -Must function as a team player in a multidisciplinary staff; excellent communication skills and computer literacy. -Must have expertise and interest in testing and assessment in college students. -Knowledge of current psychological & educational testing practices and trends, ADD testing, and multicultural competence is necessary and integral to this position. Please visit our website: http://counseling.newark.rutgers.edu/
Minimum Education and Experience:
-Ph.D. or Psy.D. In clinical or counseling psychology from an A.P.A.-accredited program with interest and background working in a diverse, multi-disciplinary setting providing psychological assessment, learning disability and ADD testing, and neuropsychological assessment.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
-Experience treating a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, substance abuse, adjustment disorders, and personality disorders. -Experience in testing including assessment, interpretation, excellent report writing ability, and development of appropriate interventions. -Excellent communication skills, writing skills, and computer literacy. -Must be licensed to practice as a psychologist in New Jersey or license-eligible.
-Experience in a university counseling center and/or working with young adults. -Excellent knowledge of testing and assessment practices, mental health, psychological theories and practice. -Must be able to effectively assess risk and intervene during crisis. -Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in written communication. -Must be able to work well with large caseloads and appropriately provide crisis intervention when needed.
Posting Number: 18ST3975
Location: Rutgers University-Newark
Internal Number: 81248
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