Staff Clinician - Counseling and Mental Health Service
Location: Medford/Somerville, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 21001836
Staff Clinician - Counseling and Mental Health Service - (21001836)
Tufts University Counseling and Mental Health Service (CMHS) is a part of Tufts department of Health and Wellness within the division of student affairs. The department contributes to the educational mission of The University through a variety of activities devoted to prevention, intervention, and consultation. Serving a diverse student body of approximately 8000 undergraduate and graduate students on two campuses, CMHS is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for students and staff, which is inclusive and culturally informed. We are a multicultural team with an ongoing focus on deepening our understanding of the intersectional identities of all members of our community. we bring energy and a collaborative approach to the provision of brief counseling and adjunctive psychiatric services. In addition, we are active on campus doing training, outreach and liaison work, as well as consulting to the Tufts communities of students, parents, faculty, and staff regarding students of concern. We also provide mental health crisis intervention and emergency on-call services to the campus community.
The CMHS Staff Clinician functions as a member of the CMHS Clinical Team, providing the full range of mental health services to Tufts University students from the Medford and SMFA campuses. These services include evaluation and treatment of individuals and couples, group counseling, crisis intervention, liaison/outreach activities, and community consultation. Additionally, as part of the Clinical Team and the Division, the clinician participates in meetings, trainings, committees, etc. The position also includes participation, as backup, in 24-hour emergency on-call rotations, involving occasional telephone and/or face-to-face after-hours evaluations when necessary. Other duties as assigned. The successful candidate will possess demonstrated experience and expertise working with LGBTQI+ populations, communities of color, international students, low income students and students holding other intersectional identities. Bilingual candidates are urged to apply.
Must be licensed (or license-eligible) in Massachusetts as a Psychologist Provider, or be licensed as an LICSW.
Demonstrated experience and expertise working with diverse populations including, but not limited to communities of color, LGBQI+ students, Transgender and non-binary students, as well as students of different ethnicities and immigration histories.
Requires clinical experience involving brief therapy with a college student/young adult population, strong generalist experience working with a variety of issues common in college populations including stress and anxiety management, eating and body image issues, sexual and other forms of trauma, substance abuse, non-suicidal self-injury, suicidality, depression and mood disorders, ADHD, ASD, etc..
Ability to participate in after-hours on-call rotation and other after-hours campus activities
Prefer 3+ years post-license clinical experience and experience addressing crises in a campus community.
Bilingual candidates are urged to apply.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.