The Neponset Health Center, a division of Harbor Health Services Inc,
is seeking a Psychologist. Duties include providing direct clinical services to clients, conducting psychological testing as requested, consulting with other departments and external providers around Health Psychology, involvement in the Patient Centered Medical Home initiative specifically with the integration into primary care, participating on treatment teams focusing on behavioral issues with patients using brief therapies, crisis management and providing consultations to providers. The Health Psychologist also assists in facilitating trainings, case conferences and conducting Utilization Review. HHSI will provide training for Patient Centered Behavioral Health Integration at UMass Boston.
Qualifications: PhD, PsyD, five years of experience working with a multi-cultural, varied socioeconomic client population, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, supervisory experience preferred.
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT FOR DIRECTOR OF COUNSELING
Date of Announcement: September 18, 2014
Position Start Date: Flexible: January – August 2015
Position Title: Director of Counseling
Academic Year/Full Year: Academic Year
Email Application to: Counselor2015@deerfield.edu
Subject Line of Application Email: Director of Counseling
Responsibilities: The Director of Counseling provides the leadership, vision, and strategic direction for the mental health and emotional wellness services provided by the counseling department. During the academic year, the Director of Counseling is responsible for providing counseling services, crisis intervention, and mental health outreach to enhance the psychological and emotional welfare of students and the school community. While the primary responsibility will be to provide individual psychotherapy, the overall goal will be accomplished in collaboration with the health education program to provide preventive services and sustain the current comprehensive school counseling program that addresses personal and social development for all students. Other responsibilities include those that are normally part of a boarding school commitment: dormitory residence or association, dining hall duties, committee work, and other routine duties.
Candidate Profile: Deerfield is looking for a dynamic, energetic, creative director who will bring innovation to the counseling program while maintaining the high standards that have characterized the program over the years. Required qualifications include eligibility for Massachusetts licensure as a psychologist, clinical counselor, or clinical social worker. Interest, experience, and demonstrated skill working with both adolescent boys and girls are essential. The successful candidate will also have the ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, teachers, administrators, staff, and outside professionals; strong skills as a clinician within a brief therapy model (e.g., Cognitive Behavioral Therapy); demonstrated multicultural competency; and skills at collaboration with Health Center staff and other constituencies within the Academy.
School Profile: Deerfield Academy is situated in the middle of Historic Deerfield, a colonial village in western Massachusetts. The Academy is nonsectarian and coeducational; it enrolls 635 students and employs 120 faculty; it offers competitive salary and benefits packages.
Instructions: Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to John Taylor, Associate Head of School, via e-mail to Counselor2015@deerfield.edu. The subject line in the email should be titled Director of Counseling.
Deerfield Academy does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, age, disability, status as a veteran or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard, or any other classification protected under state or federal law.