Clinical Training Program Director, Student Mental Health & Counseling (161 views)

Training Program Director (Position # 23982)

MIT Health is a leading campus-based healthcare organization.  Our dynamic and cohesive Mental Health and Counseling Services is seeking a Clinical Training Program Director. This role serves as a member of the clinical staff and is responsible for coordinating the Psychology Trainee (predoctoral and postdoctoral) Program. The position provides direct clinical services to our undergraduate and graduate student population, including urgent care and crisis intervention, psychological evaluations, time-limited individual and group psychotherapeutic treatment, on-call services, campus liaison, outreach, mental health education, and community referral services.

The Clinical Training Program Director advertises, recruits, retains, mentors, and regularly evaluates the trainees. They create a program where weekly supervision is provided for the trainees in dyadic, group, and seminar formats. Additionally, the Clinical Training Program Director recruits and engages staff members at SMH&C to provide supervision, mentorship, and seminar instruction for the trainees.  This position also provides consultation to clinical staff at MIT Health regarding best practices in collegiate mental health and maintains strong collaboration with key campus partners.

Minimum Requirements: Clinical or Counseling PhD or PsyD from an American Psychological Association (APA) approved doctoral program; Completion of APA-approved clinical internship or equivalent; Massachusetts licensure or license eligible; Minimum 5 years of experience.

Advanced understanding of the full range of developmental and mental health challenges affecting late adolescents and young adults; expertise in collegiate mental health trends, standards, assessments, accrediting bodies, and best practices (CCMH, CCAPS, IACS, etc.); mastery of multiple models of brief integrative and psychodynamic psychotherapies, and evidence-based mental health care; evidence of experience in working with severe and persistent mental illness, patients, and/or on a psychiatric inpatient unit, or the functional equivalent; demonstrated excellence in managing psychological emergencies during office hours and after-hours, evidence of effective collaborations with a diverse group of psychologists, social workers, and psychiatrists, as well as productive collaborations with multiple stakeholders, evidence of the provision of culturally informed mental health care, and attunement to the manifestations of psychological problems across different cultural backgrounds, identity configurations, and genders.

Knowledge of Massachusetts’s licensure standards and federal regulations (e.g., HIPAA, FERPA) pertaining to health care organizations (including clinical records, patient privacy and confidentiality, treatment of minors) as well as relevant accreditation standards (e.g., Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care); and computer skills and knowledge of general office programs, spreadsheet programs, database programs, and presentation programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Preferred Experience: Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively, particularly across disciplines. Strong communication, presentation and writing skills. Keen ability to negotiate complex systems with multiple stakeholders (i.e., students, administrators, faculty, families, etc.). Expertise in relationship building. Current and nuanced understanding of major trends and innovations in higher education.  Expert ability to initiate projects, cultivate enthusiasm and follow-through.

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