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Position Title
Postdoctoral Fellowship

Boston College

University Counseling Services

Salary Range
$32,412 for 11 months

Position Description
University Counseling Services (UCS) at Boston College is a highly utilized university mental health center with primary responsibility for addressing the mental health needs of the Boston College student community, which numbers over 14,000.UCS emphasizes psychodynamic, developmental, and culturally-sensitive approaches to formulating client difficulties, and it prioritizes brief focused approaches to treatment while maintaining the flexibility to provide open-ended treatment as needed.

The Fellowship at UCS provides postdoctoral fellows with a concentrated training experience in which they (1) attain advanced clinical skills with a young adult population and (2) develop expertise in the challenges prevalent in university mental health practice today. Fellows conduct evaluations, individual and group psychotherapy, crisis intervention, emergency services, and community consultation and outreach. Regular weekly didactic and training experiences include individual supervision and group supervision (3+ hours), and a clinical case conference. Other offerings include professional development events, multicultural topics seminar, administrative meetings, and professional practice workshop series for fellows.

Minimum Qualifications
Completion of doctoral program in psychology prior to start of Fellowship. Completion of clinical internship.

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Required Application Materials
Cover letter detailing interest in the fellowship and university mental health. Completed applicant questionaire from the website. Curriculum vitae Current official transcripts of graduate work. Two letters of recommendation from clinical supervisors.

Application Deadline
January 3, 2013

Starting Date
August 19, 2013

Send Applications To:
Craig Burns

Mailing Address
Boston College - Gasson 001, 140 Commonwealth Ave
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

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