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Posted Job Title
Staff Therapist B/C
Job Profile Title
Counseling Psychologist B
Job Description Summary
The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic (Cohen Clinic) at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking a full time staff therapist. The Cohen Clinic provides low to no cost, evidence-based behavioral health care to Veterans and military family members, including individual therapy for children, adolescents, and adults, as well as family therapy, in an interdisciplinary setting with Case Management and Medication Management.
The Staff Therapist will provide psychodiagnostic assessments, with feedback, and treatment planning and/or referrals as appropriate. S/he will provide evidence-based psychotherapy to clients with a range of presenting concerns. The Staff Therapist will maintain documentation of assessments and treatment interventions. Additionally, this position will have opportunities for professional development, including weekly interdisciplinary consultation sessions and clinical trainings provided at Penn and through the Cohen Veterans Network. S/he may provide psychotherapy supervision to clinicians in training and will support ongoing quality improvement and program evaluation initiatives as part of our practice.
Position requires two evenings per week until 7pm and occasional weekend outreach activities.
Counseling Psychologist B: Master's Degree in Psychology or Social Work with 3 to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Counseling Psychologist C: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree required in Psychology or Social Work with 3 to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Must be licensed in the State of Pennsylvania.
Licensure in New Jersey is a plus and required within the first year of employment (with reimbursement for related expenses).
Experience working with military, veterans, and/or military family members strongly preferred.
Experience delivering evidence-based care strongly preferred.
Therapists with experience in family therapy are strongly encouraged to apply.
Must pass Pennsylvania s Child Protective Services Act (also known as Act 73) background checks, within 30-days of employment.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00004897
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