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Clinical Mental Health Professional
Virginia Commonwealth University
University Counseling Services
Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) seeks a senior staff Clinical Mental Health Professional to join the staff of University Counseling Services (UCS) in the Division of Student Affairs. This position entails a strong emphasis on substance abuse treatment and outreach/education. General duties also include intake assessment, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, crisis work, trainee supervision, and consultation with university faculty and staff.
Required Qualifications: Doctorate degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology; ABD in psychology also permitted with expectation of completed degree within one year of hire date. Or Masterís degree with 3 years related experience. Completion of a supervised APA accredited internship or work equivalent experience in a university counseling center or related professional setting. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, strong interpersonal skills, experience with brief psychotherapy, evidence of multicultural competence, and licensed or license eligible in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The candidate must have experience in substance abuse treatment and outreach/education. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
University Counseling Services has an APA-accredited pre-doctoral intern training program. The multidisciplinary staff of UCS includes nine full-time clinicians and a graduate training staff drawing from the disciplines of psychology, social work, and psychiatry. VCU is a growing urban university of 30,000 students located on two campuses in the capital city of Richmond, VA.
For additional information about Virginia Commonwealth University and UCS, visit our web site at http://www.students.vcu.edu/counseling/. Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Application Materials
To apply, send a letter of interest, three letters of reference and current vita.
Application review will begin November 15, 2012.
January 10, 2013
Send Applications To:
Joy Bressler, Ph.D
907 Floyd Avenue, Room 238, Box 842525
Richmond, VA 23284-2525
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