Psychotherapist - Trauma/Crisis Specialist

Barnard College,

Counseling Services
Last Posted:

Thu, Apr 15th, '21



Start Date:


Last Updated:

Thu, Apr 15th, '21


Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title
Psychotherapist - Trauma/Crisis Specialist

Type of Position

Job Function
Staff psychotherapist in the counseling center

Counseling Services

Reports to Title
Director, Furman Counseling Center

Full or Part Time
Full Time

Number Of Months
12 months/year

Work Schedule
Monday through Friday One evening rotated on-call responsibilities evenings/weekends

Position Summary Information

Essential Duties Summary
1. Provide individual and group psychotherapy, consultation and referral.
2. Focus on working with students in crisis and those with trauma hsitories, including racialized and other trauma related to identity.
3. Liaison with Students of Color and other diverse communities on campus.
4. Provide workshops, lectures, etc for outreach and education activities on campus
5. Supervise psychology externs and social work interns weekly (after first year employment).
6. On-call coverage on rotation with other senior staff
7. Oversee the managment of clients of concern at Furman

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
1. Experience in working with survivors of sexual violence, domestic violence,racialized and other trauma.
2. Expertise in trauma treatment and crisis intervention - may include DBT , EMDR , trauma-focused treatment.
3. Strong clinical skills in assessment and treatment, particularly with high risk clients
4. Experience working with communities of color and other diverse populations.
5. Ability to effectively address issues of race, gender and ethnicity within the campus community to promote social justice.
5. Public speaking/teaching ability

Required Qualification Summary

PhD in counseling or clinical psychology or LCSW in social work.
Minimum of 4 years experience in group and individual psychotherapy
Significant experience working with survivors of trauma.
Significant experience working with high risk clients.

Preferred Qualification Summary
Experience as a supervisor.
Experience developing outreach and services for students of color and other diverse communities

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement
Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Open Date

Open Until Filled

Supplemental Questions

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  1. What is your highest level of completed education?
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctorate Degree

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application

Optional Documents

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