The psychologist engages in individual/couples therapy, crisis intervention, and outreach services at Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine Student Psychological Services (SPS). The psychologist will also be involved in providing group therapy, developing program to support the medical students, and being available to provide psychoeducation to students, staff, and faculty, as needed. This service is specifically for students, however, there will be opportunities to connect with staff and faculty to provide information to support them in supporting our students.
Assists students in addressing personal, mental health, academic and professional concerns.
Provides individual, couples and/or group psychological counseling and wellness services to KPSOM medical students and their spouses/partners. (Hours adjusted based on need).
Provides crisis intervention management services to medical students.
Provides consultation services for those concerned about a student/peer.
Refers students to healthcare providers for medication assessment and management, as appropriate.
Partners with other departments to engage in workshops/events to support the mental health of medical students.
Consults with faculty, staff, or administration as needed regarding issues of medical student health, wellness, progress, and/or behavior.
Engages in extra-curricular educational programming for medical students on mental health.
Supports the Lead Psychologist in maintaining an active network of community providers and psychiatrists willing to offer services to medical students.
Participates in other activities with the Student Affairs Office, including but not limited to: early immersion experience/orientation, class meetings, staff retreats, and faculty and staff development.
Supports the Lead Psychologist in identifying self-help and mental health care resource material for SPS library.
Supports Lead Psychologist in mental health disaster response
Participates in professional development conferences and training as needed.