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Two Staff Psychologist/Preventionist Job Openings at the University at Albany

News Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 15:45

Counseling and Psychological Services, University at Albany
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Job Description:
Duties for this position will include the delivery of clinical and consultation services as well as the implementation and evaluation of campus-wide prevention initiatives in the context of a vibrant and progressive broad-spectrum counseling center which is the primary counseling and mental health agency on the University at Albany campus. The incumbent will deliver assessment and psychological testing, individual and group psychotherapy, and consultation services for a diverse public higher education institution of 18,000 students as well as provide consultation and training to faculty, staff members, parents, and families. A key component of this position will involve the delivery of campus-wide prevention and early intervention initiatives based on translational research and evidence-based practice in the areas of alcohol and other drug misuse prevention and recovery, mental health promotion, and suicide prevention that are dynamic and responsive to increasingly complex campus needs and health disparities. Beyond these central responsibilities, the incumbent will have the opportunity to engage in supervision of doctoral interns within Counseling and Psychological Services' APA-accredited Internship in Health Service Psychology and advanced practicum students in clinical and counseling psychology who are training at CAPS as well as to teach within undergraduate and graduate academic credit-bearing courses addressing mental health and public health topics.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Doctoral degree from an American Psychological Association-accredited program in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education (ED) or internationally recognized accrediting organization, as well as successful completion of a Doctoral Internship in Health Service Psychology by the time of appointment
  • New York State license in Professional Psychology or receipt of licensure within two years of hiring date
  • Strong diagnostic and clinical skills 
  • Experience in working with a broad array of psychological, emotional, and developmental concerns
  • Experience in working with a traditional college-aged population 
  • Experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative research and/or the application of research to practice
  • Conceptual understanding of counseling center service delivery within a comprehensive public health framework
  • Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with culturally diverse populations.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Expertise in organizational-level and systems intervention and public health-informed prevention and early intervention strategies
  • Experience in program development, prevention service delivery, teaching, and the training and supervision of graduate and undergraduate students
  • Excellent networking and oral and written communication skills 
  • Experience in survey administration, research methods, and data analysis 
  • Experience in Web-based and social media-delivered prevention services and clinical interventions
  • Experience in the administration and interpretation of psychological tests 
Fluency in or receptive skills for languages other than English is regarded as a strength for this position.

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