Responsibilities include providing individual psychotherapy and potentially group psychotherapy services in a busy college counseling setting. As part of these services, candidates are expected to demonstrate professionalism, ethical decision-making, assessment, treatment planning, and intervention skills. This position reports to the Clinical Social Work supervisor and the Director. This position includes participation in all educational and outreach activities of CAPS.
Candidates must have proven ability to function as part of a team, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, and be well versed in providing clinical services to a young adult population in a residential college setting utilizing a range of interventions grounded in an overarching psychodynamic framework. They should demonstrate the ability to work effectively with diverse populations and be able to identify and examine practitioner/student differences in treatment.
Masters Degree in Social Work
Minimum one year clinical experience in college counseling center
• Ability to use Titanium scheduling software
• Experience working in an undergraduate liberal arts institution
• Experience with psychodynamic treatment modality
• Experience with facilitating group therapy
Swarthmore College is a private, coeducational, undergraduate, liberal arts college of approximately 1,600 students, located just west of Philadelphia. Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Since its founding in 1864, Swarthmore College has given students the knowledge, insight, skills, and experience to become leaders for the common good. Offering a liberal arts and engineering curriculum, the College is private, yet open to all regardless of financial need. It is also decidedly global in outlook, drawing students from around the world and all 50 states. The diversity of perspectives represented by Swarthmore students, faculty, and staff - including different viewpoints, identities, and histories - contributes to the community's strong sense of open dialogue and engagement with ideas and issues.