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Job Summary:

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide initial consultations with triage-based disposition and referral.
  • 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, faculty and student leaders.
  • Actively participate in a weekly staff meetings, 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, Wellness 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.
  • Liaise with other College departments to support student mental health and wellbeing.
  • 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 assigned.



Education Requirements:

Minimum Level of Education Required Ph.D./PsyD in clinical or counseling psychology, MSW, or equivalent; and licensed in or license eligible by the State of Massachusetts.

Position Knowledge/Skills & Abilities Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of related counseling experience.
  • 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).
  • 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 Entrepreneurial Thought & Action; take thoughtful risks; and accept new and ongoing initiatives, objectives, and solutions to gain sought-after results.
  • Commitment to a comprehensive counseling center model of service provision.
  • 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.

Working Conditions:

Requires some evening/weekend work

Additional Experience, Skills & Abilities:

  • 3+ years of experience in a college counseling center strongly preferred
  • Experience with Titanium Scheduling software preferred.





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Posted: 1/14/2019
Application Due: 3/15/2019
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