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Position Title
Assistant Director for Practicum Training

Rutgers University

Counseling, ADAP & Psychiatric Services

Salary Range
78,000 - 118,000

Position Description
The CAPS Assistant Director for Practicum Training supports the Associate Director for Clinical Training to establish and maintain the "culture of training" in a broad based University mental healthcare setting. The Assistant Director for Practicum Training offers resources, information, and mentors staff in their clinical training functions. Coordinates the practicum training programs for all of CAPS. Responsible for recruitment, interview, orientation, supervision and evaluation of all CAPS practicum students --this may include and is not limited to pre-doctoral applied psychology candidates, social work trainees and candidates in the master’s degree program in student affairs. Compiles and maintains all practicum seminar curricula, policies/procedures and clinical practice guidelines for trainees at the practicum level. Offers clinical supervision and leads supervision group(s) for CAPS trainees. Functions as a staff psychologist to offer direct clinical care for University students including triage, emergent, urgent and routine clinical functions. Offers community based consultation and intervention for University students.

Minimum Qualifications
Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology or related field. Licensed Psychologist. Demonstrated experience and skill in work with diverse clinical population. Minimum of 3 years’ experience in outpatient clinical setting with a range of psychopathology. Significant experience in offering clinical supervision and conceptualizing learning needs and goals of trainees. Demonstrated knowledge, skill and awareness about mental health work in a multicultural context. Significant experience and comfort level with teaching, public speaking, and experience in working with University students in an outpatient mental health setting. Demonstrated interest and skill in work with evidence based clinical intervention strategies.

Desired Qualifications
Prefer skill/experience with electronic health record(s).

University Description
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities.

As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey’s land-grant institution and one of the nation’s foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people’s lives.

Region Description
Rutgers is located in central NJ in the cities of New Brunswick and Piscataway. We are about 40 miles from NYC and about 65 miles from Philadelphia.

Required Application Materials
Cover Letter, resume/CV, 3 letters of recommendation. Apply through Rutgers HR website: http://uhrapps.rutgers.edu/jobs/

Application Deadline
Until position is filled

Starting Date
Jan 2, 2013 - possibly sooner.

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, NJ 08901

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