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Junior Counsellor, PRIDE (New Delhi)

Sangath is seeking to hire junior counsellors for its PRIDE project. The aims of PRIDE are to

(i) establish a trans-diagnostic psychological intervention for adolescents with common mental health difficulties, and

(ii) test its cost-effectiveness when delivered by counsellors in schools of Goa and New Delhi. The programme is now in its third year, involving the completion of formative qualitative research and a clinical case series, leading on to pilot and full-scale randomized controlled trials.

The project will be implemented in Goa and New Delhi, in partnership with the Harvard Medical School (USA) (Principal investigator: Prof. Vikram Patel). The post-holder will work under the supervision of Intervention Coordinator/ Director and have overall responsibility for delivering the low-intensity psychological intervention to students with mental health difficulties in government schools. The post is based in Delhi and is for a starting appointment for one year, extendable up to one year.

 

Job Responsibilities

• Delivering low-intensity psychological counselling to adolescents with mental health difficulties

• Liaison with officials in the schools/ community as relevant

• Building awareness amidst stakeholders regarding the project and its services

• Filling out necessary forms for documentation purposes

• Translating intervention materials into local languages as and when necessary

• Attending supervision & clinical meetings at Sangath, as per the protocol

 

Requirements

Qualifications

Graduates preferably in Psychology or Social Work. Other graduates can also apply if they have previous experience of working as counsellors/ field investigators/ field data collectors.

Skills and experience

• Candidates should have good communication skills

• Any previous formal or informal experience of counselling, dealing with school children or youth and or data collection would be an advantage.

• Candidates should be fluent in Hindi language (speaking, reading and writing).

• Candidates should be willing to work hard, travel and work in government school environment with limited school resources situated in low-income communities.

 

Apply before April 27, 2018, by sending an email to vinda.kavlekar@sangath.in

 

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