Staff Psychotherapist Embedded at the School of Engineering

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Working Title: Staff Psychotherapist Embedded at the School of Engineering

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Elson Student Health Center

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-20-2017

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia's Department of Student Health, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is seeking to hire a full-time mental health professional for the position of Staff Psychotherapist Embedded in the School of Engineering. The Staff Psychotherapist Embedded is a staff member of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and housed within UVA's School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS). This position will work closely with both CAPS and SEAS personnel to maintain a CAPS presence at the School of Engineering. The successful candidate will provide counseling services to undergraduate and graduate engineering students as well as collaborate with SEAS faculty, staff and administrators to provide culturally-informed outreach that best meets the needs of the SEAS community. Job responsibilities include providing triage, diagnostic and developmental assessments, brief psychotherapy, group therapy, and day and afterhours on-call crisis services. In addition, the position provides referral support for students wishing to connect with psychological and psychiatric services in the community. This position may also provide supervision and didactic training to trainees in CAPS's APA-accredited doctoral internship program.

Review of applications will begin on November 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. Apply online at ([email protected]).

The Department of Student Health at the University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. 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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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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