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University of Mary Washington
Counseling and Psychological Services
CAPS is seeking an experienced counselor with strong clinical skills, including experience working in a university or mental health setting. Responsibilities include providing brief, time-limited individual therapy; group therapy; crisis intervention services and assessment for full time undergraduate students. The counselor will provide direct consultation services to UMW students, parents, faculty, staff and community members. Other responsibilities include developing and providing outreach programs and educational trainings to the community. The counselor may be responsible for providing direct supervision to masters and doctoral level trainees.
Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) supports the University of Mary Washington mission by providing clinical, consultative and preventive services to enhance student development, facilitate student learning and personal and academic functioning. Please visit our website at: http://students.umw.edu/caps/
-Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology.
-Successful completion of pre-doctoral clinical internship. APA accredited doctoral program required.
-Broad generalist clinical skills, including experience assessing and intervening with a range of disorders, concerns, and degrees of pathology.
-Licensed or license-eligible status in Virginia is strongly preferred.
-Brief therapy and group facilitation experience in a college/university counseling center is preferred.
-Expertise in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable and preferred: wellness programming, cognitive-behavioral therapy, substance abuse, eating disorders.
The University of Mary Washington is a public arts and sciences institution in Fredericksburg, Va., that attracts intellectually curious undergraduate and graduate students in search of rigorous academics. With a total enrollment of nearly 5,000 students, UMW offers a supportive campus community that values and instills honor and integrity. Moreover, the university located midway between Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C. provides a rich array of research, internship, leadership, and recreational opportunities that not only train students for the real world but allow them to interact closely with faculty members.
In addition to its primary location in the heart of historic Fredericksburg, UMW has two other campuses, one in Stafford, which caters to working professionals, and another in Dahlgren, which offers graduate science and engineering programs. There are three colleges: arts and sciences, business, and education all of which produce graduates who are critical thinkers prepared to succeed. UMW also recently developed a Center for Economic Development, which connects faculty and students with regional initiatives and businesses seeking their assistance.
In recent years, the University of Mary Washington has seen its academic reputation garner national recognition in numerous selective guidebooks, including Forbes, the Fiske Guide to Colleges and the Princeton Reviewís edition of The Best 376 Colleges. The university also has been recognized in Kiplingerís Personal Finance magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Petersonís Competitive Colleges and Barronís Profiles of American Colleges.
For more information, go to www.umw.edu/about/.
The university is within an hourís drive of both Washington, D.C., and Richmond, Va., providing students with unique internships, research excursions, or recreational opportunities. Students also can head west to see Virginiaís Blue Ridge Mountains, or east to visit the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean. In addition, the City of Fredericksburg offers an exciting mix of history, culture, and recreational activities.
Required Application Materials
Please complete the required online application (careers.umw.edu) and submit a cover letter and resume/curriculum vita with a list of 3 references. The University of Mary Washington accepts only completed online applications. Faxed, mailed, or emailed applications will not be considered. Employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of criminal background checks. If accommodations are requested either before or at the time of the interview, contact the AA/EEO Officer in Human Resources at 540/654-1211.
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