Job No: 495249 Work Type: Research Fellows Department: Student Affairs Location: Beren Campus, 245 Lexington Avenue, NY, NY Categories: Clinical Services
Position Summary: The Counselor will work in the Yeshiva University Counseling Center and will provide individual therapy, crisis intervention and group therapy to undergraduate and graduate students. The Counselor will also participate in outreach programs at the University, as well as in staff meetings and workshops. This is a one year post-doctoral position and the incumbent will receive supervision toward licensure.
Provide direct clinical services including individual psychotherapy, group therapy, referrals and crisis intervention
Provide consultation services to faculty and staff as needed
Assist with outreach programs to students on campus
Maintain an assigned caseload of patients
Will receive at least one hour a week individual and one hour a week group supervision toward licensure
Maintain clinical records in compliance with State and Federal regulatory agency requirements and program policies and procedures
Perform other related duties as assigned
Experience & Educational Background:
Pre-doctoral internship completed prior to start date, and should have completed all coursework towards degree in counseling or clinical psychology
Applicants working on the completion of a doctoral dissertation will be considered
Prior experience working in college counseling centers, with interest and experience in an area of specialty, such as eating disorders, substance abuse, womens issues or trauma preferred
Interest in positive psychology and interest in designing and implementing programs on campus
Skills & Competencies:
Candidate is required to have skills necessary to complete intakes, create treatment plans, and implement short term psychotherapy and group therapy with undergraduate students and graduate students
Candidate should have the skills to complete a suicide assessment and to be involved in crisis intervention
Candidate should have proficiency in the treatment model they use, and preferably have familiarity with more than one treatment modality, such as CBT, DBT and psychodynamic therapy
About Us: Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the Universitys retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
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Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.