Staff Psychologist or Social Worker, Division of Student Affairs

Georgetown University

Washington, DC

ID: 7063299
Posted: January 30, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


Staff Psychologist or Social Worker, Division of Student Affairs - Georgetown University Main Campus

The Division of Student Affairs supports the academic mission by educating students as whole persons, promoting their intellectual, moral, spiritual, and social formation; enhancing students' learning and helping to prepare them for lives of discernment, civic engagement, and professional growth; teaching personal responsibility and respect for people of all faiths, cultures, and beliefs; promoting the health and safety of students and others in the University community.

Georgetown’s Counseling and Psychiatric Service (CAPS) serves as the university's primary mental health agency for its students and campus community. Our central mission is to collaborate directly with students in overcoming difficulties that may interfere with the definition and accomplishment of their educational, personal, and career goals. Accordingly, CAPS strives to provide students with opportunities to develop greater self-understanding, identify and solve problems, and improve academic performance through the alleviation of psychological, emotional, and cognitive impediments.

The Staff Psychologist or Social Worker position entails the delivery of psychotherapy, counseling, outreach, and consultation services to Georgetown students, and consultations to deans, faculty, staff, and parents. One day per week will be spent working with students and staff at Georgetown University's Center for Social Justice, the University's hub for community engagement, outreach, and social justice programming on the Main Campus.

Duties of the Staff Psychologist or Social Worker include but are not limited to:

Direct Clinical Service

Conduct mental health/psychological evaluations and assessments.
Provide individual and group psychotherapy.
Provide crisis intervention services.
Share on call, intake and emergency responsibilities with other staff members.
Provide back up coverage for the Intake Coordinator.
Maintain case management to ensure that patient dispositions are successfully completed.
Document and maintain timely and accurate client records.
Provide campus based clinical services
Maintain current knowledge regarding professional practices, ethics, and laws.
Community Consultation/Outreach

Provide consultation to students, faculty and staff regarding mental health and behavioral and student life issues.
Communicate with university personnel and other concerned individuals, such as family members and concerned students.
Provide outreach activities to the University community (trainings, presentations, crisis response), especially the Center for Social Justice, the LGBTQ Center, and other multicultural focused partner offices.
Supervision and Other Duties

Receive and/or provide clinical supervision as assigned.
Attend scheduled staff meetings.
Participate on CAPS and University Committees as assigned.

Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology or a related field, or an MSW
Licensure in the District of Columbia as a social worker or psychologist
Preference for previous college mental health experience, as well as demonstrated experience working with the issues noted in the position description


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