- 5 Years university studies plus clinical trainings are the minimum requirements
- Master level degree (France's DESS or Masters II) or equivalent in clinical psycholog
- clinical trans-cultural training is an asset
- Minimum of 2 years (excluding internships) of full-time therapeutic work in diversified professional clinical settings. Only experience subsequent to obtaining the diploma and directly involving patient therapy will be counted in this minimum duration.
- clinical training or experience in adults is mandatory, and with babies, children and adolescents is an asset
- clinical training or experience in trauma
- clinical training or experience in addictology, palliative care and oncology is an asset
- management or training experience preferred
- 6 months minimum
- english proficiency (B2 level) mandatory
- literate in Arabic or French is considered an asset
- mastery of IT tools for team and data management
- ready to work within multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary team
We offer diverse psychology and psychiatry activities depending on programme types and contexts: programmes integrated into hospital activities, psychiatric and psychological consultations, programmes offering specific care for trauma (conflicts, sexual violence) and certain diseases (tuberculosis, AIDS) or under-aged children.
Generally speaking the work is mostly clinical. It also calls for local team coordination and training via mentorship and support. Ready to work within multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary teams. In most programmes, local teams (usually psychologists) ensure the continuity of care. Expatriates are in charge of:
providing individual clinical consultations, psychological,
participating or organising the group's therapeutic or psycho-pedagogical activities,
supporting the programme and the team by suggesting improvements in line with MSF's objectives and strategies
coordinating the team's efforts by developing and/or improving working tools if required
identifying national staff training needs and organising sessions in the areas identified
organising patient referrals to adequate local facilities if needed
Often mental health teams are composed of a pair psychologist / psychiatrist. These activities are only examples and obviously depend on the missions.
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