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Adjunct Faculty, Clinical Supervisor - Center for Child and Family Therapy

University of Denver
Colorado, Denver, USA
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Jul 27, 2021

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The Department of Psychology is a research-oriented department which values a collaborative and integrative approach to psychological science that fosters intellectual curiosity and innovation and invests in people in a supportive and inclusive environment (see for more information). Our mission is to advance psychological science by generating and sharing new knowledge through collaborative scholarship, educating and mentoring student scholars, and contributing to the public good. Our vision is to be an inclusive intellectual community that fosters discovery and innovation. The clinical child program ascribes to a clinical science model and belongs to the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science. The University of Denvers vision is to be a great private university dedicated to the public good. The University values Inclusive Excellence, recognizing that its success is dependent on how well it values, engages, and includes the rich diversity of constituents (to learn more about Inclusive Excellence at the University of Denver, please visit Students and faculty in the Psychology Department actively contribute to Inclusive Excellence goals through scholarship, teaching, and service. The University of Denver is situated in the Denver metro area, a vibrant and diverse urban center in the Rocky Mountain region that is home to 2.8 million people. Our urban location supports faculty collaboration across a number of local universities. The University, ranked in the top 100 universities in the country, is comprised of approximately 5800 undergraduates (include nearly 500 psychology majors), 5700 graduate students, and over 700 full-time faculty.

Position Summary

This position is a part-time adjunct clinical supervisor in the Center for Child and Family Therapy (CCFP): in the University of Denvers Department of Psychology. The CCFP provides assessment and therapy services for children, adolescents, adults, couples, and parents, and is the training center for our American Psychological Association accredited doctoral program in clinical psychology. Most services are provided by students in our clinical psychology PhD program and supervised by licensed clinical psychologists.

The purpose of this position is to serve as an adjunct clinical supervisor for clinical PhD students providing therapy services through the CCFP. The adjunct clinical supervisor must be licensed, or license-eligible with paperwork for licensure submitted to the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) for licensure. Tasks include: weekly supervision (30 min per therapy case) with students, review of supervision video and provision feedback during weekly meetings, review and co-sign of clinical documentation, and being available by phone for safety/reporting check-ins (depending on case acuity and issues that may arise).

Essential Functions

  • Weekly supervision
  • Review of video
  • APA ethics code and state guidelines for reporting of child/elder abuse and confidentiality

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Fluency in English.
  • Supervisory skills and knowledge of evidence-based interventions.
  • Excellent understanding of APA ethics code and Colorado law regarding reporting of child/elder abuse.
  • Excellent reasoning ability, both in the abstract (e.g., managing multiple cases) and the concrete (e.g., teaching students interventions that may be new, guidance and supervision of students working with clients).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. degree in clinical psychology, completion of internship and post-doc involving accrual of clinical hours
  • License-eligible psychologist with paperwork submitted to Colorado DORA

Preferred Qualifications

  • Licensed psychologist in Colorado

Course Rate

$4,233 for a 9-month academic year position (Sept thru May, $470.33 per month). May fill various adjunct clinical supervisor positions during a quarter when an opening arises. Salary for a 3-month, quarterly position is $1,411 ($470.33 per month).

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.


The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.


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