Intern - Counseling Services

Job Description

Monday, January 20, 2020

Perform supervised individual therapy. Provide psychological assessments, intakes and appropriate referrals. May perform other related tasks that are a part of the LUMS student counselling services. Work is supervised by a licensed Clinical Psychologist registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Authority and Psychology Board of Australia. This is a 3 month, full-time 40 hours per week internship.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts intake interviews with students who request counseling services and completes the required clinical documentation.
  • Provides individual counseling to students on a scheduled basis or through crisis intervention, and maintains supervision notes.
  • Consults with supervisors and staff.
  • Acts as a campus resource on psychology and represents Counseling and Psychological Services in the university community.
  • Interacts with staff and students in a professional and ethical manner.
  • Commits to a full-time, 40 hour per week internship.
  • Participates in supervision and training with an openness to learning and receiving feedback.
  • Utilizes psychodiagnostic assessment procedures and psychometric methods to facilitate psychotherapy as needed.
  • Performs additional job-related duties and responsibilities as requested.
  • Knowledge and basic skills in counseling practices and methods.
  • Ability to plan, implement, evaluate and report activities conducted.
  • Ability to communicate orally in person and via email.
  • Ability to establish rapport with others as a requisite for healthy and therapeutic relationships.
  • Ability to present oneself in an appropriately personable and professional manner to students and staff.
  • Ability to receive and utilize constructive feedback regarding performance, presentation and relationships with others.
  • Ability to be both consistent and flexible as circumstances warrant.
  • Ability to remain calm and supportive in psychological emergencies and/or crises when provided with appropriate supervision and direction.
  • An enhanced level of self-awareness as to how he or she relates to others and an ability to effectively modulate this personal style as conditions warrant.
Masters in Clinical Psychology/Counseling
Limited or no experience
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