Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Post-Doctoral Fellow

University
University of Georgia

Department
Counseling and Psychiatric Services/University Health Center

Salary Range
$34,000.

Position Description
Two postdoctoral fellow positions are available for 2013-2014 at Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS) at The University of Georgia’s University Health Center. Admission requirements include completion of all professional degree requirements from an APA/CPA accredited program. The Fellow must have received a diploma before the first day of the fellowship or have a letter from Director of graduate studies verifying that all degree requirements have been met. Previous counseling center experience is preferred.
These positions are designed for individuals who are interested in meeting the requirements for licensure in the State of Georgia and working in a multi-disciplinary university health center with a focus on clinical service to students. Responsibilities include providing individual (short-term) and group psychotherapy, walk-in and brief evaluation, assessment, diagnosis, and referral to appropriate resources, crisis intervention, outreach, consultation, and after-hours on-call service. The one year fellowship will begin on September 1, 2013. The postdoctoral program meets all requirements for licensure in the state of Georgia, is designed to provide 2000 hours of supervised work within 12 months, and includes a minimum of 500 direct contact hours. The stipend for the 2013-2014 postdoctoral fellowships is $34, 000. Fellows are also eligible for staff benefits which include: health and dental insurance, retirement, vacation, sick leave, professional development/licensing preparation time (one week per semester), exercise facilities, and library privileges. Funds ($250) are also available for workshop fees.

Applications should include:
1. Cover letter, which details clinical experience and expresses professional goals related to CAPS postdoctoral program. Names and phone numbers of 3 references that can be contacted by phone should also be included.
2. Current curriculum vitae.
3. Three letters of reference
4. Interested individuals must apply for the Clinical Resident-UHC positions on the UGA employment website http://www.hr.uga.edu/uga-staff-vacancies

The application deadline is February 1, 2013. Please send materials to:
Barbara Mathers
Department Manager
Counseling & Psychological Services
University Health Center
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602-1755

The prospective hire for the position will be subject to a background investigation per University System of Georgia policies. The University of Georgia is an EEO/AA Employer. Please send questions via e-mail to aclarke@uhs.uga.edu.

Minimum Qualifications
Admission requirements include completion of all professional degree requirements from an APA/CPA accredited program. The Fellow must have received a diploma before the first day of the fellowship or have a letter from Director of graduate studies verifying that all degree requirements have been met.

Desired Qualifications
Previous counseling center experience is preferred.

University Description
http://www.uga.edu/profile/pride/

Region Description
http://visit.uga.edu/

Required Application Materials
Applications should include: 1. Cover letter, which details clinical experience and expresses professional goals related to CAPS postdoctoral program. Names and phone numbers of 3 references that can be contacted by phone should also be included. 2. Current curriculum vitae. 3. Three letters of reference 4. Interested individuals must apply for the Clinical Resident-UHC positions on the UGA employment website http://www.hr.uga.edu/uga-staff-vacancies

Application Deadline
February 1, 2013

Starting Date
September 1, 2013

Send Applications To:
Barbara Mathers-CAPS Dept. Manager

Mailing Address
University Health Center, 55 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602

Phone Number
706-542-2273

Email Address
aclarke@uhs.uga.edu

Web Address
http://www.uhs.uga.edu/caps/index.html

This listing expires on:
3/6/2013


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