Post-Graduate Counseling Fellow
Eastern Connecticut State University, the state's public liberal arts university serving approximately 5300 students, offers a wide range of undergraduate majors in the arts and sciences and professional studies, as well as selected graduate programs. Located in historic Windham County in the heart of eastern Connecticut, the University is midway between New York City and Boston and only a short drive from Hartford, the state capital.
We invite applications from recent graduates in the mental health field who have a strong commitment to providing mental health services to college students.
Department: Student Affairs, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Position: Post-Graduate Counseling Fellow, 10-month position, renewable after 1st year for 2 years or until licensed.
Position Description: Full-time staff 10-month position at Eastern Connecticut State University in the Counseling and Psychological Services. The Center provides services that include individual and group counseling; crisis intervention; consultation to staff and faculty members; outreach services; and training of Master's and Doctoral-level practicum students.
Counselor will provide individual and group counseling / psychotherapy; complete intake evaluations; crisis intervention; assist with supervision/training of graduate level counseling trainees; provide training and community outreach services. Participate in university committees and activities. Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of CAPS.
Qualifications: Minimum - Requires a master's degree in clinical mental health counseling, counseling psychology, social work or related degree. Knowledge of developmental issues of college students and demonstrated knowledge of and sensitivity to multicultural and disability issues. Candidate must not have a mental health license and will be supervised by a licensed CAPS staff member.
Desired – Doctoral degree in counseling psychology, clinical psychology, social work, or related field. Experience working (practicum or internship experience) in a college counseling service. Effective therapist with generalist clinical skills and demonstrated experience assessing and intervening with a range of clinical and mental health issues. Well-developed administrative and clinical supervision skills. Strong assessment and diagnostic experience. Strong interpersonal skills, including strong oral, written and listening communication capabilities.
Respond to: For consideration, please send curriculum vitae, letter of interest, copies of all graduate transcripts, and three current letters of reference via email to interim director of CAPS, Dr. Bryce Crapser at [email protected]
Eastern Connecticut State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Stacey Close, Associate Vice President for Equity and Diversity, 860-465-5791, [email protected]