Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Clinical Fellowship - Advanced Traineeship

The Ohio State University

Counseling and Consultation Service

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Position Description
Position Description: Clinical Fellows receive advanced clinical training and supervision in university mental health services and brief therapy in a large, multidisciplinary, multicultural counseling center. Fellows are provided with intensive individual supervision, weekly case conferences, clinical seminars, and opportunities for case consultations with senior staff. Several 12-month positions are available beginning August 1st. Interviews will be conducted by phone.

The Ohio State University Counseling and Consultation Service provides a full range of mental health services to a heterogeneous university community. Counseling and Consultation Service is comprised of senior staff professionals representing the disciplines of psychology, social work, counseling, and psychiatry. We also train interns, fellows, residents, and practicum students in each of these disciplines. Strong emphasis is placed on the interdependence of staff as working professionals with diverse interests and philosophies.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum requirements include:

1. Completion of a Ph.D./Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology, from an APA-accredited program preferred (consideration also given to ABD candidates who have proposed), OR MSW degree, working toward independent licensure, OR master’s degree in counseling/counselor education or related field, working toward independent licensure. Two years of related experience is a plus.

2. A supervised internship or equivalent work in a university counseling center, mental health agency, or related professional setting.

3. General skills, knowledge, and experience in individual, couples, and group counseling and psychotherapy; assessment; multicultural issues; and crisis intervention.

Desired Qualifications

University Description
Counseling and Consultation Service (CCS) is a department within the Office of Student Life with the purpose of providing counseling and mental health services to the Ohio State University campus. The mission of CCS is to promote the personal well-being and academic success of students by providing comprehensive individual and group mental health services, psychoeducational prevention and outreach programming. The staff includes twenty-three senior staff (psychologists, psychiatrists, professional counselors, and social workers), three contract staff (including a part-time dietician), twenty trainees, and ten support staff.

Counseling and Consultation Service is housed on the 4th floor of the state-of-the-art Younkin Success Center. The Success Center was designed to provide a variety of offices to support students’ success at Ohio State. The other offices comprising the Success Center are: 1) Career Connection (a centralized career counseling office and a Career Resource Center); 2) the Student Athlete Support Services office (SASSO); 3) the University Center for the Advancement of Teaching (an educational teaching and learning support office); and 4) the Walter E. Dennis Learning Center, which includes a state of the art academic learning lab.

The Center also operates a satellite clinic on campus in conjunction with the Counselor Education and School Psychology programs. The satellite clinic is open full time during the academic year.

The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University a leading comprehensive teaching and research university that combines a responsibility for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge with a land-grant heritage of public service, offering an extensive range of academic programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions. The main campus in Columbus is home to over 56,000 students.

World-class Education - Ohio State consistently ranks among the top national public universities for undergraduate, graduate and professional programs.

Leading-edge Research and Facilities - At Ohio State, leading scholars and scientists provide students with unparalleled opportunities to develop the creativity, independence and problem-solving skills necessary for success in graduate and professional school and in employment.

Great People Make a Great University - Ohio State staff and faculty are some of the finest in the world. They are internationally known for their academic credentials, real-world experience, and cutting-edge research in areas as diverse as supercomputing, human behavior and transportation.

Outreach and Engagement - Our commitment to Outreach and Engagement at Ohio State means a commitment to a meaningful and mutually beneficial collaboration with partners in education, business, and social service.

In the words of OSU President, E. Gordon Gee, “Ohio State’s founding purpose is to improve lives and enrich communities. In fulfilling that noble ideal, we must be mindful that we do not simply have a job, we have a calling.”

Region Description
The OSU campus is located in central Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. With a metropolitan area of over 1,000,000, Columbus is geographically situated in the heart of Ohio. Social, cultural, and recreational opportunities exist to suit every taste: classical music to country, gourmet dining to "down home cooking," football to marathon racing, ballet to progressive art, and ethnic festivals to a huge state agricultural fair. An additional attractive aspect of the Columbus community is the reasonable cost of living for a city of its size and the ease of travel within the metropolitan area.

Required Application Materials
Application Process: Applications must be submitted online at: https://www.jobsatosu.com/. Application deadline is February 17, 2013. As part of the selection process, candidates will need to separately provide the listed materials below, including: 1. Letter of application, indicating your interest in, goals for, and expectations of clinical fellowship at a university counseling center 2. Vitae or Résumé 3. Three letters of professional reference 4. Copy of graduate school academic transcript

Application Deadline
February 17th, 2013

Starting Date
August 1, 2013

Send Applications To:
Carrie Fleider, LISW-S, Assistant Director for Training

Mailing Address
Counseling and Consultation Service / 4th Floor Younkin Success Center / 1640 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43201-2333

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