Training Director/Psychologist 3

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Campus, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime

POSITION OBJECTIVE

The Training Director will be responsible for the development, recruitment, management, and oversight of all Counseling Services training programs, including: psychology, social work, and clinical counseling. The training director ensures smooth operation of training program functions as well as clinical supervision necessary for each mental health subfield. Additionally, the training director is a member of the clinical staff and provides age specific, developmentally appropriate clinical counseling and mental health services to students and other members of the university community within an integrated healthcare and wellness model. The training director provides direct service to students; consultation on mental health and wellness issues to faculty, staff and students; and participates in wellness, health promotion and outreach efforts for the Case Western Reserve University, as assigned. This role supports the University Health and Counseling Services mission of enhancing the health and well-being of the student community and providing high quality, multidisciplinary mental health-related services. All members of the University Health and Counseling Services staff are considered essential and are expected to work on-campus in accordance with university guidance.

Building a welcoming and inclusive community is the foundation of the work we do as professionals working with students. Fully including people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives helps us all thrive by working together, focusing on our collective well-being and helping students gain insight from their academic endeavors and real-world experiences.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide direct counseling and mental health services to students presenting with a range of mental health and wellness needs within the established counseling model. Services include same day initial contact sessions, same day crisis management sessions, workshops, and ongoing individual and group counseling sessions. As an Ohio licensed psychologist, may be called on to initiate involuntary hospitalization procedures for students at imminent risk of harm to self or others. (40%)
  • Meet all requirements for maintaining American Psychological Association (APA) accreditation for the University Health and Counseling Services Psychology Doctoral Internship Training program, including communication with the APA Committee on Accreditation regarding credentialing and program maintenance. Manage and ensure compliance with didactic, supervision, and evaluation requirements; and oversee University Health and Counseling Services participation in the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) selection and match process. Maintain part-time trainee programs in social work and clinical counseling. Maintain up to date knowledge of training and supervision requirements for mental health subfields, including current legal and ethical standards regarding the provision of clinical training. (20%)
  • Develop and manage processes for trainee recruitment, interviews, and selection for: APA-accredited doctoral internship program, social work trainee positions, counseling trainee positions, and psychology practicum trainee positions, and any additional training positions, as assigned. (15%)
  • Administrative responsibility for: a) overseeing clinical supervision processes, including: assigning clinical supervisors in consultation with the leadership team, meeting routinely with supervisors and trainees to address training concerns, clinical evaluation of supervisees and supervisors; b) providing regularly scheduled clinical supervision and training of pre-professional psychology graduate trainees (e.g. psychology practicum students, doctoral interns) and unlicensed doctoral level psychology staff, as assigned; and c) developing and managing didactic training schedule for trainees. (15%)
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    NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide consultation services to university faculty, staff and students on mental health and wellness to help students access appropriate levels of care. Participate in wellness, health promotion and outreach programming to promote campus-wide mental health and wellness initiatives. (5%)
  • Participate in departmental committees and other university activities, as assigned (2.5%)
  • Perform other duties as assigned. (2.5%)
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    CONTACTS

    Department: Continuous contact with professional and support staff of the University Health and Counseling Services for scheduling, clinical consultation and collaborative work in an integrated model.

    University: Frequent contact with university deans, faculty, staff and administrators to establish and coordinate support for students dealing with mental health and academic issues. Periodic contact throughout the university during public health support efforts.

    External: Moderate contact with mental health training programs and training directors in the area. Moderate contact with care providers outside the university to assist in the coordination of care for students being treated in the community.

    Students: Continuous contact with students to provide direct counseling and mental health services to students presenting with a range of mental health and wellness needs.

     

    REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Demonstrated clinical skills: experience and ability to appropriately diagnose and treat a wide variety of clinical conditions and accurately assess risk of harm to self and/or others based on clinical evaluation and/or collateral report.
  • Demonstrated supervision and training skills: ability to provide developmentally appropriate clinical supervision, maintain ethical boundaries, and design and facilitate training seminars.
  • Demonstrated consultation skills: ability to work collaboratively with clinical and non-clinical individuals and teams (both internal/external to the university) in order to appropriately assess the clinical and support needs of students and connect them to the appropriate level of care.
  • Must be able to work in a culturally diverse environment. Ability to maintain a work environment that is marked by inclusiveness and respect for others.
  • Ability to demonstrate concern for understanding and satisfying needs of customers, co-workers and others with economy, efficiency, flexibility, courtesy, good judgement and continuous measurable improvements.
  • Knowledge of and experience with electronic medical record systems and privacy requirements.
  • Adherence to federal and state laws and university protocols designed to protect the privacy rights of students.
  • Ability to meet consistent attendance and demonstrate dependable work habits.
  • Ability to interact with colleagues, supervisors, trainees and customers face to face.
  • Knowledge, experience and training in telehealth.
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    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

    This position has no direct administrative supervisory responsibility. This position includes clinical supervision of selected, pre-professional graduate trainees and unlicensed doctoral level psychology staff as assigned by the Directors of Counseling or their designee.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Experience: Minimum of 4 years professional experience (2 of which must be post-licensure) in mental health care is required. Experience providing clinical supervision required. Experience with adolescent and young adult populations, experience within a university setting, and/or experience with an APA accredited internship program is strongly preferred.

    Education: Doctorate degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in Clinical or Counseling Psychology is required. Independent license (or immediately license-eligible) in the state of Ohio as a Psychologist is required.

     

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Standard Health and Counseling offices in a university campus setting.

    Full-time professionals are exempt from overtime and are expected to work a minimum of 40 hours per week around the university’s core hours of operation. University Health and Counseling Services clinical work, outreach and campus crisis/emergency response efforts may require University Health and Counseling Services staff to work evenings and weekends. This position may be eligible for hybrid work after successful completion of orientation period.

    Staff may be required to adjust their clinical and administrative assignments, as needed, depending on departmental, divisional and university needs. This may involve flexing to cover other clinical roles (e.g., covering acute counseling care responsibilities, covering ongoing counseling responsibilities, alternating between roles, etc.) due to staff absence, changes in the model of care, or other reasons determined by the Assistant Vice President of University Health and Counseling Services or their designee.

    Staff are expected to provide services on-site and in-person, with the understanding that there may be aspects of their role and responsibilities that could shift to virtual and/or via hybrid modalities, depending on university requirement, departmental need, public health guidance and/or at the discretion of the Assistant Vice President of University Health and Counseling Services or their designee.

    This position is eligible for hybrid work arrangement up to two remote days per week at the discretion of the department. New employees may begin a hybrid schedule upon approval from the supervisor, successful completion of an orientation period and signing the remote work checklist certification form.

    In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity.  Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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    Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation.  Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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