Group Specialist, Student Mental Health and Counseling (38 views)

Group Specialist, Student Mental Health and Counseling

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Cambridge, MA

Full time

MIT Medical seeks a group specialist to serve as a member of the clinical staff offering individual and group psychotherapy, assessment and crisis intervention, and specifically treat and counsel individuals using skills-based group modalities. Will develop, advertise, recruit for, and implement skills-based group therapy programming; consult with clinical staff regarding best practices and trends in skills-based group treatment; and collaborate with key campus partners, including Student Life and Residential Education.

Education and Experience Requirements:  a clinical Ph.D. or LICSW from an accredited graduate program, doctorate in clinical/counseling psychology from an American Psychological Association (APA)-approved doctoral program, completion of APA-approved clinical internship or its equivalent, a Massachusetts’ license or license eligible, and two years of supervised clinical internship/fellowships; OR a master’s degree in social work from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, at least five years’ experience, and licensure at the Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) level in Massachusetts. 

Other Required Qualifications:  the skills and knowledge needed to provide care to students throughout the life span, with consideration of aging processes, human development stages, and cultural patterns; comprehensive clinical experience with particular emphasis on the provision of evidence-based treatment of group treatment (such as DBT), acute care, and crisis intervention; skill in and knowledge of the field of skills-based group treatment, particularly in college-aged and campus populations; skill evaluating complex cases, triaging patients, addressing crises in the campus community, and working collaboratively on a team; interdisciplinary experience; competency working with clients from diverse ethnic, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds; well-versed in short-term treatment interventions; and comfort with high acuity and working in fast-paced environments.  

Must be available for autonomous clinical practice and community outreach s some evening and rotating on-call hours are required.

Interested candidates may apply online at  Please reference job number 20412.

MIT is an equal opportunity employer.  We value diversity and strongly encourage applications from individuals from all identities and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive equitable consideration for employment based on their experience and qualifications, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.  MIT’s full policy on Nondiscrimination can be found here.