Posting Description: Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) invites applications for three one-year full-time Post-Doctoral Psychology Residents.
This is a position for a psychologist who has completed all of his/her doctoral graduate work who needs supervised psychotherapy experience to obtain licensure. The position provides individual and group psychotherapy, and outreach services to university students. Case consultation is provided to faculty, staff, and other students regarding students in emotional distress. Presentations and workshops are given on mental health, diversity, and psychological wellness topics to campus groups. The position is in a counseling center which fully embraces a community psychology and multicultural model. Staff split their time between direct clinical work and outreach or campus community work. CAPS is located within the Health and Wellness team of the Student Affairs Division.
55% Direct psychotherapy services: perform individual and group psychotherapy; initial therapy assessment, case management, psychological evaluation, crisis intervention, career or psychological testing and interpretation. Approximately 8 hours per week, with some evening hours will be as counselor-in-residence off-site at a university residence hall and/or other campus location.
10% Administrative duties: write electronic clinical notes on evaluations, crisis intervention, student of concern consultations, therapy sessions, therapy session terminations, and other psychological paperwork, complete reports and other accountability measures. Special projects and committee work may be assigned.
10% Supervision & training: receive clinical supervision and training on consultation, diversity, psychotherapy, supervision, administrative work, and outreach services.
25% Outreach services: provide mental health case consultation, outreach services, and psycho-educational workshops for students, faculty and staff individuals and groups. Some evening work and occasional weekend work is required.
At CAPS we are not only committed to providing students with high quality traditional psychotherapy but also to implementing campus based community outreach interventions. These outreach programs are designed to enhance the mental and physical health of our students through proactive and preventive community based interventions. These interventions are designed to engage students' mental health needs within an array of environments (outside of the CAPS office) and target a wide range of common challenges faced by the CU-Boulder student population.
Supervision and training received:
Supervised on clinical casework and outreach by licensed psychologist(s). One hour per week of individual supervision and 1-3 hours/week of training and/or group supervision.
Required Education/Experience/Skills (Minimum Qualifications): Required Qualifications:
Completed doctorate in clinical, counseling, or educational psychology by start date OR an official letter from the applicant's university doctoral program indicating all requirements for doctorate are completed including coursework, internship, and dissertation or required research; AND
One year, full-time (or two year half-time) supervised internship experience delivering individual psychotherapy including initial evaluation, crisis intervention, and clinical case management.
- Ability to work clinically with diverse populations
- Ability to work clinically with college student population
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Ability to work collaboratively with other CAPS and campus members
Desired Qualifications: Desired Qualifications
- APA approved doctoral program and internship
- One year experience providing clinical and/or outreach services to a racially diverse population or demonstrated knowledge and skill with racially diverse populations
- One year experience diagnosing, treating, and delivering services to a college student population
- One year experience in one or more of the following areas: delivering programming to students in residence halls; providing individual case consultation to non-therapists; presenting mental health topics to non-therapists; teaching academic skills to individuals or groups
- One year experience providing clinical and/or outreach services to international students or demonstrated knowledge and skill with international students
- Strong desire to work in a community psychology focused university counseling center
Deadline to Apply: 02-01-2013