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Post-Doc Counseling Fellow

Brandeis University

Job Description

The Brandeis Counseling Center seeks to hire a Post-Doctoral Fellow who will report to the Director of Training and Associate Director and will be actively engaged professional development and the life of the BCC. The Brandeis Counseling Center's (BCC) mission aims to facilitate student success in educational and developmental experience and to facilitate individual and community wellness within the University. We offer an array of services on campus and facilitate referrals to outside resources. We are here to meet the developmental, emotional, and mental health needs of the students of the university. Through our work we seek to promote positive social change and deep appreciation for the strengths represented cross culturally in our Brandeis community.

This is a one year position.

Individual Treatment: This clinician will be trained and experienced in the current best practices for treatment of college students affected by psychological conditions and embracing multiple intersecting identities. Clinicians should have experience in providing mental health care utilizing a trauma focused lens and clinical expertise that demonstrates an ability to provide care that is culturally adaptive and strength based. In particular, this clinician will provide care that addresses various traumas including sexual trauma, interpersonal violence, trauma related to chronic, historical, and systematic marginalization and political trauma. 20 %

Community Therapist: This clinician will provide care in the community as a "Community Therapist" offering drop in hours, workshops and consultation and attending the meetings for the Community Therapist. To address areas surrounding cultural sensitivity, this clinician will engage in training experiences at the BCC that support their growth toward the APA standard of multicultural guidelines. 15 %

Group Treatment: This clinician will be trained and experienced in the current best practices for group treatment of college students. This clinician will be expected to provide group treatment that is culturally adaptive and trauma informed. This clinician will advocate for student utilization of group treatments by engaging in the community work to advertise the benefit of group interventions. 15 %

Crisis Intervention: This clinician will meet with students who present to the counseling center in acute crisis. Interventions will include assessing for level of care, providing resources, engaging with campus partners when appropriate, and arranging for higher levels of care as needed. 15 %

Coordination of Care: This clinician will meet with students to assess their clinical needs, create a treatment team and triage as appropriate. This clinician will work closely with other members of the treatment team who are providing care for students they treat. 15 %

Outreach and Prevention: This clinician will offer opportunities in the community for education about the impacts of mental health on all aspects of students' functioning and how to support students in the community. There will be opportunities for collaboration with campus partners to support students within the community. This clinician will be expected to participate in programming in the community related to their identified area of interest. This area of interest will be approved by the Director or the Associate Director. This clinician will partner with campus resources to address the issues of mental health, interpersonal violence and trauma related to chronic oppression on campus as well as engage in efforts to address cultural change on campus. 10 %

Job Requirements: Completed PhD or PsyD in psychology. ABD will be considered. 1-3 years of related work experience. College counseling experience preferred.

A background check is required for this position.

Closing Statement

Brandeis University is committed to providing its students, faculty and staff with an environment conducive to learning and working and where all people are treated with respect and dignity.We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, caste, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, including transgender identity, religion, disability, age, genetics, active military or veteran status and any other characteristics protected under applicable federal or Massachusetts law.

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