Specialist I - Pre-Doctoral Intern/Psychology
Department: Counseling Center
Educational and Experience Requirement: High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. Current Doctoral student in a doctoral program in Counseling or Clinical Psychology. Must be registered with National Matching Services, Inc. (www.natmatch.com). Experience in a related field preferred. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Primary Responsibilities: Performs entry-level specialist duties. Conducts intake interviews with students who request counseling services. Provides individual, group, and couples counseling to Sam Houston State University (SHSU) students on a scheduled or crisis intervention basis. Provides clinical supervision to Practicum students. Maintains timely documentation on clients and supervisees. Provides outreach workshops. Provides crisis intervention and consultation services. Consults with faculty and staff concerning student needs. Acts as a liaison between client and community resources as needed. Attends training seminars and supervision on a weekly basis. Will represent the department and division at public relations events. Provides departmental or university information to students, departments, and staff. Assists in coordinating and scheduling appointments and activities. Interprets policies and procedures. Assists in compiling, tracking, and reviewing data and reports. Assists in preparing, reviewing, revising, and distributing reports, documents, and correspondence. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Other Specifications: Must demonstrate the appropriate levels of cultural competency, be open to working with students of a variety of traditionally underserved and/or underrepresented backgrounds, and demonstrate an understanding of, and commitment to, social justice work. Requires the use of standard equipment common to most offices including computers. Must be accurate in business mathematics, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Must communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Maintains all required certifications and attends on-going training. Must be able to perform a variety of tasks, often changing quickly from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.