Staff Psychologist/Assistant Training Coordinator
The Staff Psychologist/Assistant Training Coordinator provides direct individual and group counseling to students, works in collaboration with the Associate Director for Training to coordinate all of the training programs provided by TCS, and has primary responsibility for coordination of the practicum and externship training programs. The Staff Psychologist/Assistant Training Coordinator provides secondary leadership for the APA doctoral health psychology internship program in addition to providing psychological services to the Temple community. The Staff Psychologist/Assistant Training Coordinator assists in the development and regulation of training policy and procedures; and demonstrates knowledge of supervision theory and interest in training future mental health providers. In addition, as one of the Psychologists on staff, the incumbent serves as a supervisor and trainer for trainees (externs, interns and/or fellows). Manages training programs in the absence of the Associate Director for Training. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program. Completion of an APA accredited doctoral internship. Licensed as a psychologist prior to hiring. If not licensed in PA, then licensed in another state with the ability to be licensed in PA within 6 months. Experience providing brief therapy/group and individual supervision to psychology graduate trainees. Experience with range of clinical issues, ranging from developmental issues to more serious psychopathology. Experience with developmental as well as serious mental health issues relevant to university students. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities: *Demonstrated multicultural competence and commitment to a multicultural organizational development.
*Strong written and oral communication skills.
*Excellent interpersonal skills and sensitivity to cross cultural issues.
*Ability to provide individual, group, and couples counseling, and family consultation.
*Ability to provide rapid assessment of student needs at triage.
*Ability to provide consultation to WIC team members, TCS staff, TCS trainees, administration, faculty, staff, students, and families regarding mental health issues.
*Ability to participate as a member of one of the department's two Critical Incident Stress management teams to provide debriefing and other interventions for traumatized community members.
*Ability to provide supervision to trainees as assigned.
*Ability to provide education in areas of expertise for the department's didactic seminar for pre-doctoral interns, and other forums.
*Ability to assist in the hiring of new staff and also the selection of trainees.
*Ability to assist in the orientation of large groups of new and transfer students and their parents to Temple University and to counseling center services.
*Some evening and weekend hours. Preferred:
*Previous experience working in a college counseling center setting.
*One to two years post-doctoral work supervising psychology graduate students.
*Leadership experience within a university counseling center training program such as coordination of a practicum program.
*Knowledge of supervision theory, particularly developmental and multicultural models. Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact. To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at . Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University's Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.