This is a part-time position anticipated to work four (4) days per week.
Counseling and Mental Health Services (CMHS) contributes to the educational mission of Tufts University through a variety of activities devoted to prevention, intervention, and consultation. Mental health services are offered, without charge, to all full-time undergraduate students, as well as to graduate students who have paid the comprehensive health fee. Our staff provides brief, individual consultation and counseling on a wide variety of concerns, as well as referrals to treatment providers in the community. In addition, we play an active role in campus outreach and programming related to college mental health concerns. We serve as consultants to the Tufts community of students, parents, faculty, and staff, regarding dealing with distressed students, as well as collaborating with relevant departments (e.g. Residence Life, Dean of Student Affairs, etc.) in providing services to students. We also provide crisis intervention and emergency on-call services to the campus community in the event of a mental health crisis. We welcome and respect human diversity in all its forms, including racial, ethnic, and national backgrounds, sexual orientation and gender identity, mental and physical ability, language, age, spiritual belief, and socioeconomic status.
This position entails the provision of direct clinical services to students, both graduate and undergraduate. These services include individual, couples, and group work. Clinicians are responsible for assessment, disposition, and treatment of clients, as well as crisis intervention. Additionally, clinicians are expected to play an active role in outreach efforts to the Tufts University community, as well as act as consultants to concerned students, faculty, and staff. The position also includes participation in 24-hour emergency on-call rotations, involving telephone and/or face-to-face after hours evaluations when necessary. Participation and presentations in in-service trainings, psycho-educational programs, and campus activities is also required.
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Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds.
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