Post-Masters Fellow in Clinical Social Work
Haverford College seeks to hire a part time (32 hours per week/39 weeks), non-exempt, benefits eligible Post-Masters Fellow in Clinical Social Work.
The ideal candidate should have a demonstrated special interest in working with late adolescents and young adults and an interest in the promotion of inclusivity and social justice in their practice. In addition to being someone with a commitment to working as a team member with CAPS staff and other student services colleagues, clinical fellows listen carefully, are interested in subtext, can articulate psychological complexity capably, and appreciate different views of the "good life."
Essential Functions & Primary Responsibilities:
Majority Primary Function:
- Provide weekly ongoing psychotherapy to students presenting with a range of mood and anxiety disorders, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia, as well as character and personality disorders. Help students to navigate interpersonal difficulties related to conflict, romance, and academic performance.
- Maintain records and responsibly manage the files of the students. Write weekly clinical notes and formulate thorough understandings of students presenting problems.
- Perform outreach to Haverford student population, focusing on marginalized and underrepresented students. Work to help advocate for greater inclusivity and promotion of social justice.
- Facilitate referrals to appropriate outside resources and maintain up to date referral data base.
Other Essential Responsibilities:
- Work as a part of a team in the management of their cases. This includes participating in a weekly intake meeting and two hours of a weekly clinical case conference.
- Act as a resource for the college to provide consultation with student services personnel. Possibilities for running groups or conducting workshops in accordance with the interest and needs of the student population.
- Work with the outreach coordinator to construct programming and attend relevant student events on campus.
- Participate in a weekly ongoing reading group and a didactic seminar in applying psychoanalytic theory to the college population.
Line of Report:
Social Fellow reports to the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, who reports to the Dean for Student Health and Learning Resources
Education, Training, & Experience:
This position is for post-graduate masters students in social work (MSW, MSS or equivalent)
LSW (or equivalent) preferred
Experience working with college students is preferred
Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions Required of this Position
- Lifting (to exert strength to move objects from one place to another):
- Sedentary Lifting: (0-10 pounds) Never
- Light Lifting (10-20 pounds): Never
- Moderate Lifting (20-50 pounds): Never
- Heavy Lifting (50 to 100 pounds): Never
- Pulling (to exert force upon an abject to move or change its direction: Never
- Pushing (to draw an object toward oneself to move or change its direction): Never
- Carrying (to hold objects while moving entire body): Never
- Reaching or working above shoulder (to extend arms upward or outward away from body): Never
- Walking (to move entire body in erect position): Never
- Standing (to maintain body in erect posture in stationary position): Never
- Sitting (to rest weight on buttocks and back of thighs with legs bent at knees): Six to eight hours
- Crouching/Stooping (to bend upper body forward while fully flexing knees): Never
- Kneeling (to maintain upper body in erect position while resting knees on ground): Never
- Climbing (to ascend or descent heights using ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles, inclined surfaces): Never
- Twisting (to rotate upper body while feet remain stationary): Never
- Driving (operating a motor vehicle, crane, tractor, forklift, etc.): Never
- Exposure Limitation (i.e., cold water, dust, gas, fumes, extreme temperatures): Never
To Apply: Interested candidates should complete an application, to include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references by visiting https://haverford.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Haverford-Campus/Postgraduate-Social-Work-Fellowship_R197. The application deadline is Friday, June 21, 2019. Failure to provide the required documents may result in lack of consideration. Haverford College does not sponsor applicants for work visas.