The Staff Psychologist/Counselor and Coordinator of Alcohol and Other Drug Services is the primary clinical provider of alcohol and other drug treatment and prevention services within the Wellness Center. This 10-month position provides leadership and training within the Wellness Center’s integrated healthcare model to support the provision of outpatient counseling services for students struggling with alcohol and other drug use, in addition to coordinating prevention and education efforts with other campus constituents to promote harm reduction strategies/policies around substance use on campus. Approximately three quarters of this position will be dedicated to AOD treatment and prevention efforts. The additional quarter of this position will be focused on providing clinical mental health services, including, but not limited to, conducting initial mental health assessments, providing individual and/or group therapy, and providing crisis assessment and intervention.
- Provide direct clinical substance use services to students, including assessment, treatment, and crisis intervention.
- Plan, implement, and assess prevention and harm reduction efforts regarding substance use within the student body, coordinating these efforts with other campus constituents. Coordinate assessments mandated by the college following hospital transports or conduct violations.
- Coordinate and implement the Wellness Center’s Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board grant (“Reducing Underage and Dangerous Drinking”), including supervising our peer educators funded through the grant.
- Provide support, training, and consultation to Wellness Center staff regarding substance use issues, as well as consultation to other college personnel, students, and students’ families regarding substance use and mental health issues.
- Advise the Associate Director of CAPS and the Executive Director regarding internal policies at the Wellness Center and external policies at the College more broadly related to substance use.
- Provide direct clinical mental health services to students, including assessment, treatment, and crisis intervention. Participates in after-hours on-call rotation.
ABOUT DICKINSON COLLEGE
Dickinson College is a close-knit community of scholars and staff committed to working across disciplines and breaking down barriers as we educate young people to lead meaningful lives. The college is in the process of developing a new strategic plan, which features new opportunities and unique programs. One of the key initiatives currently underway is focused on building an even more inclusive community.
Dickinson has made great strides in diversity among its students, staff and faculty. Building an environment that celebrates those different perspectives and encourages open communication is equally important. Intercultural and social justice work, as well as leadership development, are priorities for staff, students and faculty.
The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.
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