Clinician (Academic year, 10 months)
The Counseling Services Clinician will provide individual personal counseling to Babson undergraduate and graduate students using a short term treatment model. The Clinician will also be responsible for triaging new intakes; developing and leading groups; making appropriate referrals on and off-campus; providing educational and outreach programming to the campus community; consulting, as appropriate, with staff, faculty, families, professionals and students regarding a variety of mental health concerns; and providing risk assessments and crisis interventions as necessary. The Clinician may serve in a Clinician-on-call rotation during non-business hours.
This position is 10 months, August through May.
• Provide individual counseling for students within a brief and focused counseling model.
• Facilitate/co-facilitate groups, workshops and psycho-educational outreach.
• Provide training on mental health issues and suicide prevention to the campus community, including, but not limited to, staff and student leaders.
• Actively participate in a weekly staff meeting, and other departmental and division meetings and events.
• Provide crisis intervention and risk assessment as needed.
• Partner with Health and Wellness Department colleagues (Health Services, Alcohol & Other Drug Services, Health Promotion, and Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Services) in the development of a holistic approach to health and wellness at Babson College.
• Consult with other members of the Babson College community, families and other professionals regarding student care, within the limits of confidentiality.
• Maintain accurate and timely documentation of all clinical interactions and consultation.
• Perform case management and administrative responsibilities in support of clinical work.
• Assume additional responsibilities as required.
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Minimum Level of Education Required Ph.D./PsyD in clinical or counseling psychology, MSW, or equivalent; licensed by the State of Massachusetts
Position Knowledge/Skills & Abilities Requirements:
• A minimum of 3-5 years of related counseling experience and licensed by the State of MA.
• Must have experience providing brief counseling, providing risk assessment and crisis response.
• Must have strong verbal, writing, and presentation skills.
• Ability to build relationships and establish collaborative partnerships across the institution.
• Ability to work in a culturally diverse environment and interact with culturally diverse individuals at all levels of the organization.
• Demonstrated technological competence with an appreciation and skill to apply technology in departmental operations and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) as well as any Counseling Services specific software.
• Must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and must be able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality at all times.
• Must have a broad knowledge of the dynamics of power, privilege, and oppression, gendered violence, and sexual and intimate partner violence on campus.
• Ability to envision and propose new methods to perform tasks that support ET&A; take thoughtful risks; and accept new and ongoing initiatives, objectives, and solutions to gain sought-after results.
• Ability to anticipate and embrace change; demonstrate willingness to achieve, acquire, and utilize new skills and challenging tasks; and is flexible in changing conditions.
• Experience working as a part of a collaborative, team-based approach to clinical services in a fast-paced work setting.
Requires some evening/weekend work
Additional Experience, Skills & Abilities:
• 3+ years of experience in a college counseling center strongly preferred