The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Department of Psychiatry, Center for Excellence in Mental Health invites applications for a full-time, fixed-term clinical instructor. The successful candidate will join UNC Encompass as a therapist on a multi-disciplinary team of an IPS/SEES counselor, peer support specialist, CMA, administrative assistant, individual therapist, and psychiatrist. UNC Encompass uses a coordinated specialty care model to treat those, aged 15-30, who are experiencing a first episode of psychosis (FEP). The physical location of the position is in Raleigh, NC, however, currently delivering services through telehealth. UNC Encompass is a developing program whose members work closely together so the candidate should have a growth mindset, be flexible, adaptable, and motivated to serve families in a recovery-based model. The successful candidate will have strong rapport building and engagement skills, successful experiences as both an independent and collaborative multidisciplinary team member, well versed in family therapy modalities with a strong interest to work with families. Clinical responsibilities will primarily include screening, assessment, provisional diagnosis, assertive outreach and engagement of families, family therapy, support and psychoeducation, develop and facilitate the multi-family group, individual therapy, crisis counseling and case management. This position will also provide individual therapy for Wake STEP in Raleigh, NC. A second responsibility of the therapist will be general administration duties to include; participation in weekly data collection, assistance with referrals, maintenance of tracking databases, supporting the development and facilitation of community outreach and education and tasks that may not fall in a traditional family therapist role but support the overall function of the UNC Encompass mission.
Education and Experience:
Experience and interest in outreach and engagement, developing and providing group therapy, community presentations, crisis assessment and management
Strong therapy skills with multiple family therapy modalities, for the right candidate training may be provided
Ability to work well in a multidisciplinary environment
Interest in working with those aged 15-30 who may be experiencing a first episode of psychosis and new to mental health treatment
LCSW is preferred. LPC or LMFT will be considered.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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