Counselor or Psychology Associate

at Sheppard Pratt
Location Towson, Maryland
Date Posted January 17, 2020
Category Therapist/Counselor
Job Type Full-time
Requirements Completion of a master's degree in counseling, psychology, or related field. Must hold current license as LGPC, LCPC, or be registered as a Psychology Associate at time of hire and throughout tenure in position. Clinical experience with patients who have eating disorders is strongly preferred. Training in CBT and/or DBT also strongly preferred. 

Description

The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt is comprised of an adult unit with 22 beds and a child and adolescent unit with 11 beds.  The Center for Eating Disorders is located in a specially designed and elegantly appointed setting for patients with complex eating disorders. A team of Board Certified Psychiatrists coordinate a multi-disciplinary team of experienced professionals including nurses, licensed clinical social workers, registered dietitians, expressive arts therapists and psychologists. Medical problems are closely monitored by a panel of carefully selected consulting specialists. The Center for Eating Disorders is located on Sheppard Pratt's main campus in Towson (Baltimore County).

The Center for Eating Disorders has an exciting opportunity for a Counselor or Psychology Associate!

The hired individual performs a broad range of professional counseling services for patients with eating disorders in the Inpatient Program (IP) and Partial Hospitalization Program PHP) as well as the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP).Communicates effectively with the multi-disciplinary treatment team. Maintains patient documentation in accordance with program and Health System requirements.

Requires: Completion of a master's degree in counseling, psychology, or related field. Must hold current license as LGPC, LCPC, or be registered as a Psychology Associate at time of hire and throughout tenure in position. Clinical experience with patients who have eating disorders is strongly preferred. Training in CBT and/or DBT also strongly preferred.

 

*If position is filled by an LGPC, individual will be required to receive 100 hours of face-to-face clinical supervision provided by a board-approved supervisor and is expected to apply  for the LCPC license within 2 to 3 years of acceptance of LGPC role. Will be required to participate in a minimum of 3 hours of face-to-face supervision per month with the approved supervisor. Will be responsible for maintaining documentation, for at least 5 years, of supervisory sessions including dates, duration, and focus of supervision, to be available for verification to the Board.

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