Consultant Adult Psychotherapist

Deadline to apply: February 7, 2024

About the Opportunity

Background: The International Medical Corps Mental Health Department provides Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) consultations through its case management teams located in Bekaa, South, Akkar, Akkar, Beirut and Mount Lebanon. International Medical Corps also aims to advocate for mental health, by promoting community-based interventions through the youth and caregivers. Additionally, it provides awareness sessions on mental health topics, ECD, YEP, parenting skills, community support group activities. Moreover, International Medical Corps continues to provide mental health trainings and support the National Mental Health Program, with the MoPH.

 

Purpose: The purpose of this scope of work is to support the procurement of the services of Psychotherapist to provide psychological support, psychotherapy session to displaced Syrians, other refugees when needed and members of the host community at the different IMC supported clinics/PHCs.

 

Task Description: Consultant will serve as the Psychotherapist project’s activity in Bekaa area.

Specifically, Consultant will complete the following tasks:

 

 Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

Provide psychological assessment and psychotherapy to displaced Syrians, other refugees when needed and members of the host community in the different locations/clinics were IMC is intervening

Provide psychosocial support – groups and individuals – to trauma survivors and conflict- affected persons.

Work directly with the social worker and the psychiatrist to develop intervention plans and follow up at the home level.

Provide regular feedback to the Case Management (CM) team especially the social worker regarding the follow up of the cases and progress of therapy.

Provide direct support and guidance to the social worker on common cases.

Complete intake assessments, evaluations, treatment recommendations, reviews, and other documentation as necessary.

Keep track of patient numbers/cases through IMC outpatient records, to be submitted at the end of every month.

Make necessary and timely referrals when needed.

Attend weekly or biweekly meetings including the technical meeting with the rest of the CM team.

Report directly to IMC MHPSS Manager.

Attend regular meetings, working sessions and training organized by IMC.

Take part in research activities, mapping exercises or assessments based on mutual consensus with the IMC management team.

Eligibility Criteria

Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology. Specialized Trainings are a plus.

Fluent in spoken Arabic and good knowledge of English language. Previous NGO experience is a plus.

Personal interest in educational and mental health issues. Good communication and teamwork skills.

Willing to adhere to clinic schedule.

Application Process

This is not a full-time job. It is a consultancy vacancy.

Using the link below, you need to create an account on the official IMC website and then you can proceed with the application process.

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