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Part Time Study Therapist 

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About the Organization The mission of Fenway Health is to enhance the wellbeing of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and all people in our neighborhoods and beyond through access to the highest quality health care, education, research and advocacy.

In 2013, Fenway Health announced a historic partnership with AIDS Action Committee that allows the two organizations to work more closely together and improve delivery of care and services to people living with HIV/AIDS.

AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts is a leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS, advocating at the city, state, and federal levels for fair and effective AIDS policies, conducting cutting edge HIV prevention programs, and providing health and wellness services to people already living with HIV. Founded in 1983, AIDS Action is New England's largest AIDS service organization.  
Position Part Time Study Therapist  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Description

This is a paid hourly position (up to 18 hours per week, or 50% FTE). This position is not benefits eligible.

Under the direction of the investigators, the part-time Study Therapist will provide manualized counseling to study participants enrolled in a behavioral HIV prevention intervention trial. Study participants namely include men who have sex with men with active stimulant abuse who are at heightened sexual risk for HIV acquisition.

Typical Duties include: Delivering study-specific manualized counseling to study participants; Monitoring participant well-being; Strictly adhering to study intervention manuals and study protocols; Completing relevant documentation following counseling sessions; Participating in regular individual and/or group clinical supervision

Additional Duties include: Assessing site needs for intervention start-up; Taking initiative to prepare site for study operations; Conducting pre and post-test HIV counseling and testing; Supporting day-to-day operations of study protocol including recruitment/retention, study visits, data storage and monitoring and other study activities

 
Number of Openings 1  
Position Requirements
  • MA/MS/MSW in psychology, mental health, or behavioral science aspects of public health (or equivalent degree in a related field) OR completing one of these degrees in 2017.
  • 1-2 years of counseling experience with training in CBT or other evidence-based treatments strongly preferred
  • Experience with substance abuse counseling strongly preferred
  • Experience working in federally funded human subjects research strongly preferred
  • Familiarity and comfort with sexual health issues and other health disparities facing sexual minority individuals at high-risk for HIV acquisition
  • Good interpersonal and communication/counseling (written and verbal) skills
  • Strong attention to detail, superior work ethic, professionalism and organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Power-Point, Excel, Outlook) required with the willingness to master new software applications and technologies
  • Ability to work harmoniously with diverse groups of individuals, including sexual or gender minority individuals

 
Category Public Health Research  
Number Filled 0  
Location The Fenway Institute - Ansin  
Shift -not applicable-  
Req Number PUB-17-00010  

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