The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) seeks to fill a part-time clinical position on its Student Counseling Service (SCS) at our Worcester, MA campus. Hours for this position are flexible. Availability for some evening and/or weekend hours is strongly preferred. SCS provides evidence-based assessment, psychotherapy, and medication management to students of UMMS, including medical students, graduate students, and nursing students. This student population is socioeconomically and ethnically diverse, with a wide range of therapeutic needs. SCS is a team of Board-certified psychiatrists and licensed clinical and health psychologists with specialty training, who work together in a team model and meet weekly for case conference. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D./Psy.D., specialized training and experience in evidence-based psychotherapy models such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and be licensed or eligible for licensure as a psychologist in Massachusetts. Clinical psychologists with significant experience in these treatment models, and who are prepared to supervise trainees, are preferred. There is a possibility of faculty appointment for the applicant who is interested in participating in scholarly activity as a member of the Department of Psychiatry. In addition, there may be options to increase up to full time as other opportunities in Psychiatry or related Departments become available. Compensation and benefits are competitive. Interested applicants should apply at: (address info here). Information about UMMS Student Counseling Services is available at: https://www.umassmed.edu/psychiatry/clinicalservices/studentcounseling/ Questions about the position can be directed to: Phoebe S. Moore, Ph.D., Associate Director, email@example.com, or 508-856-3220.
Internal Number: 14198
About University of Massachusetts Medical School
With our leading clinical services, research, and education programs, the UMass Department of Psychiatry is combating mental illness and addiction on a regional, national and global scale.
The Department is:
One of the largest departments of psychiatry in the United States, with some 380 faculty members and approximately 2,000 staff members
The largest provider of psychiatric care in Central Massachusetts
A model for public and private-sector psychiatry partnerships in the United States
At the cutting edge of health care reform and community based interventions
Working to improve mental health multi-culturally and globally through academic relationships in Brazil, China, Finland, Germany, Russia, and other countries
The only designated National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans site in New England and one of only three in the country
We are guiding the development of progressive public health policies; providing state-of-the-art, recovery-driven patient care; fostering innovation through research; training students and practitioners; and building community engagement in an effort to enhance the mental health of citizens in Massachusetts and beyond.
We... seek to develop, evaluate and integrate new discoveries and improved treatment techniques into community practice and everyday care.
Clinical Services Across the Life Span: the department provides treatment to children and adults as a partner of UMass Memorial Health Care – the largest health care system in Central and Western Massachusetts – and Community HealthLink. The system includes five hospitals (UMass Memorial Medical Center; Clinton Hospital; HealthAlliance Hospital; Marlborough Hospital; and Wing Memorial Hospital); hospice and behavioral health programs; and community-based physician practices.
System-wide for 2011, outpatient services for mental health and substance abuse issues were provided to more than 202,000 individuals, and there were nearly 24,000 emergency services visits.
The department operates Adult Mental Health Unit 8 East and the 26-bed Psychiatric Treatment and Recovery Clinic in Worcester, and supports the Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital.
Working with youth and their families, we provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services to children and adolescents. Our dedicated clinicians evaluate young people and offer a variety of evidence-based interventions across a full array of conditions, including: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Autism and other developmental disabilities with behavioral features; Mood; Anxiety; Psychotic Disorders; and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.