Mental Health & Wellness Program Manager

Yale University,

Yale Health- Mental Health Education and Outreach
Last Posted:

Tue, Mar 23rd, '21


Open until Filled

Start Date:

Open until Filled

Last Updated:

Tue, Mar 23rd, '21


Yale University, conveniently located between Boston and New York, offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Located in the heart of historic downtown New Haven with more than 100 local boutiques, national retailers, cafés, casual eateries, award-winning restaurants, and world-renowned theaters, galleries, and museums.

General Purpose: 

The Medical Student Health & Wellness Program will support the mental health, developmental, and wellness needs of YSM students to help them thrive in their academic, clinical, and extra-curricular activities and participate fully in the medical student education experience. MSHWP will promote student wellbeing by building and fostering resilience and by strengthening the resources available to students to manage stress and improve mental health. It will serve as a resource bridging and strengthening the relationship between the YSM Office of Student Affairs and YH MHC by providing students increased access to clinical and non-clinical support in close proximity to the medical school/center campus.


The Program Manager provides leadership and direction related to clinical and patient care for YSM students; as well as managerial oversight of the department. Provides clinical case management and administrative leadership of the program (50%) as well as direct care to students (50%). Develops and directs the new and existing mental health and wellness services embedded within YMS as a satellite program of YHMHC. This includes a range of consultation, evaluation, intervention, and system navigation services to medical students designed to address a range of acute stress and adjustment reactions as well as mental health conditions. at a location near the medical school/center campus. With the program psychologist, provides student screening/triage assessment, psychosocial assessments, individual brief counseling (typically 1-4 sessions), as well as referral, navigation, and follow-up to those students referred for ongoing mental health treatment. Builds trust and creates conditions in which care is provided in a respectful and effective way to patients of varied identities, including but not limited to intersections of racial/ethnic/cultural/ religious background, socioeconomic backgrounds, first-generation status, sexual/gender identities, and differing levels of ability and past experiences.


This position reports jointly to the Chief of YH MHC and the Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs of YSM and serves on the Advisory Committee co-chaired by these individuals.


Please provide a cover letter with application.



Required Education and Experience: 

Master’s degree in Social Work and two years’ experience post licensure providing clinical care; or Ph.D in Clinical or Counseling Psychology; or Psy.D. Licensure as required in the State of Connecticut




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