Fellow TDRC/IRC Survivors of Torture Program

Job description

Participants of the post-graduate fellowship program will be offered a stipend in line with national fellowship salary guidelines set by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Essential Functions

  • Direct Clinical Services & Case Management:
    • Work with SoT Clinical Case Manager to develop plan for connection to mental health services including the TDRC and community based mental health services.
    • Provide psychoeducation around what to expect when accessing and rights related to mental health services.
    • Seek, develop and coordinate community referrals to facilitate biopsychosocial rehabilitation goals of clients.
    • Monitor and evaluate service delivery and client progress in meeting occupational, educational, social and other recovery goals related to clients mental health needs in collaboration with Clinical Case Manager.
    • Meet with clients as needed to provide support to increase attendance and reduce attrition.
    • Cover clinical needs when the TDRC student clinicians are away for the summer.
    • Actively participate in termination and discharge planning.

  • Client Documentation:
    • Complete functional assessment and develop individual community support plan in coordination with the client, healing team, and others within 30 days of first meeting.
    • Complete initial paperwork assessments per TDRC requirements.
    • Complete session case notes, psychological assessment reports, grant reporting documentation appropriately to meet federal grant and clinic requirements.
    • Review and update care plans, in collaboration with the grant Clinical Case Manager, every 6 months for clients.

  • Team Collaboration:
    • Work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team context.
    • Provide input to team members regarding client's biopsychosocial progress and seek input from other about related treatment needs.
    • Participate in clinical supervision, case consultations, administrative reviews and informal consultations as needed.
    • Collaborate and communicate with the Program Evaluation team.
    • Assist with community consortium meetings, relaying importance of MHPSS needs, discussing importance of cross-discipline collaboration, and the unique trauma-informed skills required when providing support to this population.

It is expected that the above tasks will require:

  • Average 20 hours/week commitment.
  • Minimum 6-month commitment (March-August)
  • Two hours of case consultation monthly
  • One-hour individual supervision plus Training/supervision 2 Friday mornings from 11-1
  • Completion of all clinical and agency paperwork & billing
  • A minimum of two audio/video recordings per year

Required Qualifications

  • Master's or doctoral degree in a mental health field recognized by DORA.
  • Licensed or License eligible as an LPC, PsyD, PhD or LMFT.
    • Or licensed LCSW
  • Two+ years of cross-cultural experience providing psychological services, including trauma treatment to survivors of trauma in social services or health care / mental health setting, to include the ability to intervene appropriately in a therapeutic manner based on the psychological presentation of clients

Work Schedule

  • Part-time, 20 hours per week
  • Varied schedule

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) March 11, 2019

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter including a statement of interest as to why you are interested in working with Survivors of Torture and how you plan to manage the likely impact of sitting with survivor stories

NOTE: The online system is limited to uploading 10 files. Please combine content if necessary to get all content uploaded.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.




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Job No: 006099
Posted: 2/21/2019
Application Due: 4/22/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable