Psychologist at Heartland Alliance International

 Heartland Alliance International, one of the world’s leading anti-poverty organizations, works in communities in the U.S. and abroad to serve those who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety.Heartland Alliance International - Nigeria, is currently recruiting to fill the position listed below:Job Title: PsychologistPosition SummaryThis position provides specialized services to staff and participants of the HAl-Nigeria Program.The employee in this position will provide consultation and counseling for individuals and group as needed.S/he will make referral for further therapy.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesProvides consultation on a twice weekly basis to ensure in depth problem solving and quality assurance of overall clinical care.Provides consultation on a weekly basis regarding individual and group psychotherapy programming, as needed, as determined by the program modelReports to supervisor and program manager on consultations and training'sCoordinates and collaborates with staff on potential participants to be referred to therapyParticipates in participant reviews as per Quality improvement PlanParticipates in advocacy, crisis intervention, counseling and problem solving in a varety of areas for program participantsEstablishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship within the professional standards and confidentiality laws . Develops, implements, and follows-up with participant treatment plans to ensure that realistic goals are being set and accomplishedMaintains documentation of individual and group therapy participantsMaintains the volume of work designated by program standards and utilizes mental health theory and concepts in clinical practiceParticipates in program meetings and presents at clinical case reviewsAdheres to professional standards as outlined by governmental bodiesProvides periodic evaluative reviews and(or in-house and external staff training to ensure that staff understand and continue to adhere to such standardsInitiates requests for assistance or guidance from Supervisor to address new issues or complex concepts affecting adherence to professional standards. 

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