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Position Title
Post-Doctoral Fellowship

University of Michigan

Counseling and Psychological Services

Salary Range
$32,000 annual salary plus benefits

Position Description
The University of Michigan Counseling and Psychological Services is pleased to offer a full-time, twelve month Post-Doctoral Fellowship; there are two positions available for 2013-2014.

Our curriculum provides advanced training and clinical experience in culturally sensitive services to university students with a wide range of developmental issues and mental health concerns. Within the context of our multicultural, multidisciplinary, and multi-theoretical setting, our aim is to support entry-level professionals as they get ready for licensure, and to prepare them to move with competence, creativity and flexibility into professional positions in a range of settings, with a focus on counseling center practice. Experiential learning is supported by a variety of supervisory, mentoring, and educational experiences.

Post-Doctoral Fellows provide service in: initial clinical evaluation; individual counseling and psychotherapy (both brief and longer when appropriate); crisis intervention and emergency services; third party consultation; outreach; program development; group interventions (structured, semi-structured or process groups); and supervision of practicum students. Opportunities are available to conduct specialized clinical screening assessments of alcohol and other drugs, eating and body image issues, and ADD. Fellows also serve on agency committees.

In addition, Post-Doctoral Fellows will develop an area of specialization. Examples include but are not limited to:
1. Administration (e.g. clinical, training, or outreach)
2. Clinical Practice (e.g. mindfulness-based therapies; eating and body image issues; couples; focused services to students with a particular social identity such as students of color or LGBTQ students)
3. Clinical Scholarship/Writing
4. Outreach (e.g. to specific campus communities, and/or general programming)

Minimum Qualifications
Completed doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program
Completed APA-accredited internship, preferably in a university counseling center
Strong generalist skills, knowledge and experience in brief individual and group counseling/psychotherapy; assessment, multicultural issues, and crisis intervention.
Note: All new employees of the University of Michigan are required to successfully pass the University Police background check as a condition of employment.

Desired Qualifications

University Description
Founded in 1817, the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is the state’s oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan System UM is one of the world’s premier research universities and is home to nineteen schools and colleges offering top-ranked academic programs and diverse cultural and social opportunities in a stimulating intellectual environment.

Region Description
Ann Arbor is a culturally diverse community with all the amenities of a large city in a small town setting. Detroit Metropolitan International Airport is only 30 minutes away; Chicago & Toronto are both 4-5 hours away. Professional and collegiate sports are popular in the area. There is a vibrant live music scene and a variety of world-class performing arts are available. The Great Lakes and numerous inland lakes offer a variety of recreational opportunities in a four-season climate.

Required Application Materials
Applications should include: *A letter of introduction *A current vita *Two letters of recommendation from clinical supervisors, one of these being from the pre-doctoral internship

Application Deadline
January 15, 2013 Interviews will be conducted in February via telephoneand/or Skype.

Starting Date
August 19, 2013

Send Applications To:
Ann Scott, UofM, CAPS

Mailing Address
3100 Michigan Union, 530 S. State
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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