Staff Psych/Asst CASA Coord
The Staff Psychologist/Assistant Campus Alcohol and Substance Awareness (CASA) Coordinator provides individual and group counseling to students with an emphasis on those who present with alcohol and other substance abuse problems. Participates in the center's walk-in clinic to immediately assess and triage the needs of students accessing services. Assists in the development and implementation of educational programs on drug and alcohol issues and other related topics for faculty, staff, student leaders, and the general student population. Assists in departmental crisis response efforts, and in orientation of new and transfer students. Schedule includes providing services one evening per week and occasional Saturday morning hours during Fall and Spring semesters. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology and at least one year of experience in drug and alcohol treatment. Licensed or license eligible in the state of Pennsylvania. If unlicensed the expectation is that licensure will be attained within a year for continued employment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Required Skills and Abilities:
*Demonstrated ability to provide group, individual, couples, and family counseling.
*Working knowledge of computer software, particularly MS Office Suite.
*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 in departmental crisis intervention for traumatized community members.
*Ability to provide supervision to trainees.
*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 participate on a walk-in clinic team one day per week providing triage assessments and consultation to other staff and trainees.
*Ability to assist in the orientation of new and transfer students and their parents to Temple University and to counseling center services.
*Excellent interpersonal skills and sensitivity to cross cultural issues.
*Ability to facilitate training in the group modality for staff and trainees.
*Previous experience working in a college counseling center setting.
*Knowledge and experience using Titanium software for counseling centers.
*Previous supervisory experience.
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 www.temple.edu. Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: http://www.temple.edu/safety/asfr/ You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University's Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.