Staff Psychotherapist

Charlottesville, VA
Apr 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Staff Psychotherapist

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Elson Student Health Center

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 02-08-2017

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia's Department of Student Health, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is seeking to hire a full-time non-tenure track mental health professional for the position of Staff Psychotherapist. The Staff Psychotherapist is a generalist position within Counseling and Psychological Services, a unit housed within the Department of Student Health and the Division of Student Affairs. The Staff Psychotherapist works closely with other Student Health clinicians to provide comprehensive, culturally informed, integrated healthcare for UVa students. The Staff Psychotherapist provides triage, diagnostic and developmental assessments, brief psychotherapy, group therapy, and day and afterhours on-call crisis services. The Staff Psychotherapist also serves as a consultant to faculty, staff, parents, students, and other community members seeking assistance in addressing students' psychological concerns. In addition, the position provides referral support for students wishing to connect with psychological and psychiatric services in the community. This position further provides supervision and didactic training to trainees in an APA-accredited doctoral internship program and develops and delivers relevant and effective outreach to the UVa community.

Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2017 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Requested materials include a cover letter, a complete resume, and a list of three references which provides their complete names, addresses, telephone, and e-mail addresses. To apply online at (Jobs@UVA).

The Department of Student Health and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We are committed to developing diversity in faculty and staff and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Highly competent at providing clinical diagnostic assessment, individual psychotherapy, crisis intervention and brief psychotherapy as well as consultation to community stakeholders

Demonstrated team orientation and strong interpersonal skills

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