The Psychologist 2 will be responsible for providing age specific, developmentally appropriate clinical counseling and mental health services to students and other members of the university community within an integrated healthcare and wellness model. The Psychologist 2 provides direct service to students; consultation on mental health and wellness issues to faculty, staff and students; and participates in wellness, health promotion and outreach programming for the University. This role supports the UH&CS mission of enhancing the health and well-being of the student community and providing high quality, multidisciplinary mental health-related services.
- Provide direct counseling and mental health services to students presenting with a range of mental health and wellness needs within the established, short-term counseling model. Services include walk-in initial contact sessions, walk-in crisis management sessions, and ongoing individual and group counseling sessions. As an Ohio licensed psychologist, may also be called on to initiate involuntary hospitalization procedures for students at imminent risk of harm to self or others (60%)
- Provide consultation services to University faculty, staff and students on mental health and wellness to help students access appropriate levels of care. (12.5%)
- Provide regularly scheduled clinical supervision and training of pre-professional psychology graduate trainees (e.g. psychology practicum students, doctoral interns) and unlicensed doctoral level psychology staff (15%).
- Participate in wellness, health promotion and outreach programming to promote campus-wide mental health and wellness initiatives. (10%)
Perform other duties as assigned. (2.5%)
Department: Continuous contact with professional and support staff of the UH&CS for scheduling, clinical consultation and collaborative work in an integrated model.
University: Frequent contact with University deans, faculty, staff and administrators to establish and coordinate support for students dealing with mental health and academic issues.
External: Moderate contact with care providers outside the University to assist in the coordination of care for students being treated in the community.
Students: Continuous contact with students to provide direct counseling and mental health services to students presenting with a range of mental health and wellness needs.
This position has no direct administrative supervisory responsibility. This position includes clinical supervision of selected, pre-professional graduate trainees as assigned by the Training Director, Director of Counseling or designee.
Experience: Minimum of two years professional experience in mental health care, prefer experience with adolescent and young adult populations, and/or experience within a university setting.
Education: Doctorate (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in Clinical or Counseling Psychology with independent license (or license-eligible) in the state of Ohio as a Psychologist.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including: respect for all aspects of an individual’s identity, ability to resolve conflict, clear personal and professional boundaries, and ability to work collegially and collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team process.
- Dependability and good work habits.
- Experience using an electronic health record to document all clinical encounters. Maintain accurate and complete records; document patient condition, problems, treatments, and outcomes promptly.
- Knowledge of and adherence to relevant laws and professional standards regarding professional ethics and privacy.
Typical health and counseling clinic environment on a university campus. Full-time professional staff are exempt from overtime. UH&CS professional staff will participate in crisis response, outreach or psychoeducational programming outside of the usual counseling center schedule on occasion.
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.