GROUP SPECIALIST, STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH AND COUNSELING SERVICES (SMHCS), MIT Medical, to serve as a member of the clinical staff offering individual and group psychotherapy, assessment and crisis intervention, and specifically treat and counsel individuals using skills-based group modalities. Will develop, advertise, recruit for, and implement skills-based group therapy programming; consult with clinical staff regarding best practices and trends in skills-based group treatment; and collaborate with key campus partners, including Student Life and Residential Education.
REQUIRED: clinical Ph.D. or LICSW from an accredited graduate program, doctorate in clinical/counseling psychology from an American Psychological Association (APA)-approved doctoral program, completion of APA-approved clinical internship or its equivalent, a Massachusetts’ license or license eligible, and two years of supervised clinical internship/fellowships; OR a master's degree in social work from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, at least five years’ experience, and licensure at the Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) level in Massachusetts. Must have the skills and knowledge needed to provide care to students throughout the life span, with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns; comprehensive clinical experience with particular emphasis on the provision of evidence-based treatment of group treatment (such as DBT), acute care, and crisis intervention; skill in and knowledge of the field of skills-based group treatment, particularly in college-aged and campus populations; skill evaluating complex cases, triaging patients, addressing crises in the campus community, and working collaboratively on a team; interdisciplinary experience; and competency working with clients from diverse ethnic, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds. Should also be well-versed in short-term treatment interventions, comfortable with high acuity and excel in fast-paced environments. Job #20412-9
Must be available for autonomous clinical practice and community outreach s some evening and rotating on-call hours are required.