1. Plans, coordinates and implements individual, group, and couples' therapy for students in University outpatient clinic. Provides family meetings as appropriate. 2. Conducts patient evaluations and assesses patients' acceptability for psychotherapy programs and develops initial disposition planning. 3. Establishes positive relationships with patients in order to administer the appropriate treatment. 4. Maintains patients' charts and reports. 5. Participates in mental health 24-hour emergency coverage. 6. Provides educational and consultation services to undergraduate residential colleges and professional schools. 7. Provides mental health outreach to Yale community. 8. Develops materials for educational programs and seminars for professional staff. 9. Interacts with internal contacts such as patients, patients' families, clinicians, medical staff, and administrators regarding treatment of individual patients and implementation of clinical programs. 10. Interacts with internal contacts such as patients, patients' families, clinicians, medical staff, and administrators regarding treatment of individual patients and implementation of clinical programs. 11. Assesses and evaluates the purpose and value of psychological testing and treatment and recommends changes to treatment plans. 12. Analyzes data and psychological testing results. 13. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Experience working in a higher education counseling center. Knowledge of Yale educational or student support services.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience working in a higher education counseling center. Knowledge of Yale educational or student support services.
Required Skill/ability 5: Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Posting Position Title: Staff Psychologist
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to thrive in an energetic and diverse work environment. Demonstrated ability to work as constructive member of a clinical team.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Staff Psychologist
Required Skill/ability 1: Well-developed problem resolution, counseling, and crisis intervention skills.
Required Skill/ability 4: Skilled in interacting effectively and appropriately with advanced students and passionate about addressing the unique challenges that health professional students face.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated ability to provide treatment for a diverse student population, including but not limited to intersections of racial/ethnic/cultural/religious background, socioeconomic background, sexual/gender identity, first-generation status, and differing levels of abilities and past experiences.
Ph.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology and one-year experience in clinical field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.