Trauma Specialist, Student Mental Health and Counseling
TRAUMA SPECIALIST, STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH AND COUNSELING (SMHC), MIT Medical, to respond to a growing campus need for additional expertise in responding to race-based trauma in addition to other forms of trauma such as sexual assault, intimate partner violence (IPV), stalking, childhood sexual abuse, and/or sexual harassment. Will provide individual and group counseling, diagnostic assessment, on-call crisis intervention and management, brief psychotherapy, risk assessments/mandated risk assessments, and long-term community counseling referrals; develop and deliver psycho-educational programs addressing the psychological impact of IPV and sexual violence; and partner with offices across campus charged with coordinating sexual violence education/prevention/response.
REQUIRED: Doctorate (Ph.D., Psy.D.) in clinical/counseling psychology (LICSW considered); Massachusetts licensure; five years of counseling experience in a college counseling center or multidisciplinary outpatient mental health center; experience working with students who are coping with traumatic stressors related to racism and/or oppression and bias stemming from other forms of intersecting identities; experience with multicultural counseling; demonstrated competence working with diverse campus populations; strong crisis assessment and crisis management skills; ability to work on multidisciplinary teams and collaborate with others; demonstrated commitment to the highest ethical standards of professional practice; and sound judgment and discretion. Familiarity with area literature along with a demonstrated knowledge of theories regarding racial identity development, multiculturalism, healing from racial trauma, and how such theories may be utilized in a campus setting is necessary. Job #19696-9