Phillips Exeter Academy, located in Exeter, NH, is a highly selective coeducational independent school for boarding and day students in grades 9 through 12, and post-graduate level as well. Our 671-acre campus is comprised of academic and residential buildings, a library, playing fields and sprawling green lawns; retaining our 18th century New England charm.
Visit our website, www.exeter.edu, to learn more about us.
The Academy offers competitive salaries, and excellent benefits such as health, dental, 9 - 12% retirement contribution, life insurance, disability, vacation, free access to our athletic facilities, and free meals. In addition, discounts in and around Exeter, Exeter Inn and Epoch Restaurant, Homes for Heroes, and McFarland Ford to name a few.
The Director of Counseling and Psychological Services is responsible for directing the overall operation of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and providing counseling, crisis intervention, consultation, and mental health outreach services to enhance the psychological and emotional welfare of PEA students.
• Provide clinical supervision to CAPS counselors.
• Provide individual psychotherapy to students currently attending the Academy.
• Provide crisis intervention with 24-hour on-call responsibilities shared with other members of CAPS.
• Lead student support/therapy groups as indicated.
• Advise student groups as requested.
• Participate in weekly clinical team meetings with Health Services Staff, consulting psychiatrist, ASAP and Deans-Health team (bi weekly).
• Consult with faculty, staff and parents about student mental health concerns, as needed, within the limits of the law and the ethical parameter of confidentiality.
• Consult and coordinate with Dean's office regarding student medical leaves and relevant student mental health concerns.
• Obtain supervision and consultation from the school's consulting psychiatrist.
• Provide workshops and consultation regarding child and adolescent development, mental health, leadership and consultation for a variety of constituents including students, parents, faculty and staff.
• Create and disseminate educational content on the management of adolescents, developmental tasks, coping with loss and recognizing signs of mental illness.
• Maintain professional licensure as required by the New Hampshire Board of Mental Health. This includes travel to continuing education workshops to earn CEU’s required for licensure.
• Abide by professional code of ethics. As dictated by either APA or NASW.
• Maintain records on all clinical sessions including documentation in medical charts as appropriate, this will include the adoption and implementation of electronic medical records.
• Maintain individual utilization statistics to contribute to CAPS records and statistics. Gather statistics for other constit