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Position: Therapist II - Turning Point/CPCD

Grade Department Position type: Position Number
41 4BJ – Department not found Full-time A98621

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President - Asst.VP Academics, the Therapist - Turning Point/CPCD will: provide psychological therapeutic counseling services to Turning Point clients/students; instruct classes and make presentations; diagnose learning, intellectual, psychological and social disorders and difficulties; supervise interns; make referrals to community based services; conducts research and assists in writing grant applications.

Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
  • Provide psychological counseling services to Turning Point clients/students including crisis intervention.
  • Keep confidential counseling notes on each client/student.
  • Assist with grant writing.
  • Make presentations to the community, at conferences, and at workshops.
  • Evaluate student learning difficulties and assist in developing strategies to resolve identified difficulties.
  • Write psychological reports.
  • Initiate referrals regarding therapeutic treatment, crisis intervention, disability services, and tutoring.
  • Stay abreast of psycho-pharmacological effects.
  • Teach classes in personal development, marriage enrichment, and other classes as developed by the department. Develop curriculum for new classes as required.
  • Supervise interns who are providing counseling services for the department.
  • Stay abreast of current research and treatment applications for psychological problems.
  • Diagnose educational and psychological testing.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • N/A

Special Requirements of the Position:
  • N/A


Graduation from an accredited institution with a PhD. of Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or Professional Counseling; or a Master of Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Professional Counseling and one year of experience related to the summary of duties. Requires a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychologist, Social Worker, or Professional Counselor.

  • Knowledge of occupational therapy theory and practice.
  • Knowledge of occupational therapy services, facilities and equipment.
  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information.
  • Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements.
  • Ability to assess individual patient needs.
  • Knowledge of a range of therapy methods and techniques.
  • Skill in preparing and maintaining patient records.
  • Ability to fabricate and fit a range of adaptive devices for individual patients and to instruct in their use and maintenance.

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    This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the position.
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