Interventionist 5781BR College of Liberal Arts CLA-Psychology
Detailed Job Description Please note-this position requires availability for programs on nights and weekends in addition to days. This is a grant-supported position with funding through NIH. The individual will be assigned to Strong Foundations: Intervening to Promote Co-Parenting and Reduce Father Hazardous Drinking in Expectant Parents' under the supervision of Stephanie Godleski, Ph.D., LCP and Rina Eiden, Ph.D. and will be an employee of Rochester Institute of Technology.
This is a multi-method, randomized efficacy trial to promote adjustment, co-parenting, and dyadic functioning among expecting couples with heavy drinking fathers and mothers who are light drinking/abstaining during pregnancy. Interventionists will be responsible for the administering group and individual sessions and phone call follow ups with participants.
Responsibilities of the interventionist include:
Administer all group and individual sessions and phone call follow ups with participants, including facilitating the client's engagement in the treatment process.
Maintain documentation of clinical contact
Participate in staff meeting, clinical supervision, and designated trainings.
Assist in the recruitment of participants
Actively attempt to re-engage clients who have missed appointments
Other project related tasks as they arise
Department/College Description Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring.
As a member of the RIT community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few).
Required Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE
6 months clinical experience with families or experience working providing group and individual counseling services to adults
Experience working in a team setting that may include health care providers, educators, and researchers.
Strong sensitivity to diverse populations.
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, computer literacy, and strong written and verbal communication skills are integral to the position.
Reliable transportation and availability to work evenings and weekends required.
Must have the ability to:
Attend to detailed directions and events
Communicate clearly and promptly with supervisors and peers
Organize and manage assets, property, data, and schedules
Maintain confidentiality and follow HIPAA rules and regulations related to patient/participant privacy
Be comfortable working in a clinical setting
Establish and maintain a therapeutic helping relationship characterized by warmth, respect, genuineness, and empathy
Be comfortable leading group and individual sessions
Licensed clinical practitioner or license eligible in New York State
Bachelors/Masters degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Counseling, Psychology or closely related field.
Previous experience conducting individual and group sessions through use of a manual highly desirable.
Previous experience with motivational interviewing.
Previous experience following research protocols.
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Required Application Documents
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu .