The University of Virginia's Department of Student Health and Wellness, Counseling, and Psychological Services (CAPS) is seeking to hire a part-time mental health professional for the position of Staff Psychotherapist – Embedded in the Darden School of Business. The Staff Psychotherapist provides triage, diagnostic and developmental assessments, brief psychotherapy, group therapy, and day and after-hours on-call crisis services. The Staff Psychotherapist also serves as a consultant to Darden faculty, staff, parents, students, and other community members seeking assistance in addressing students' psychological concerns. In addition, the position provides referral support for Darden students wishing to connect with psychological and psychiatric services in the community and develops and delivers relevant and effective outreach to the Darden community.
Staff Psychotherapists provide individual and group counseling and psychotherapy, crisis intervention, and clinical consultation. They manage outreach initiatives and programming. They conduct clinical interviews to obtain a comprehensive patient overview and discuss educational history, physical and mental health issues, social factors, and substance use.
Conducting screening and comprehensive diagnostic psycho-educational evaluations.
Providing consultative and resource services to healthcare providers, as well as University faculty.
Providing direct supervision and interactive teaching to trainees in psychology.
Leading business and staff meetings, committees, and special projects.
In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
We seek individuals who are collaborative in nature, have strong communication skills, practice good self-care, maintain healthy boundaries, and possess the ability to manage a challenging workload while promoting a positive relational and organizational atmosphere. Early career therapists are especially encouraged to apply.
Education: A master's degree or doctorate in counseling, clinical/counseling psychology, or social work.
Experience: A minimum of 3 years of experience providing individual psychotherapy to adolescents or adults and a minimum of 1 year of experience with risk assessment and crisis intervention.
Licensure: Licensed psychologist in state of Virginia. Must be licensed as a psychologist, LPC, or LCSW or license-eligible to practice in the state of Virginia (must provide proof of credentials as part of the pre-hire process).
This is a part-time, benefits-eligible position. The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check and drug and health screen.
The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.
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