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Post-doctoral fellow

Georgia State University

Counseling & Testing Center

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Position Description
The Counseling and Testing Center (CTC) at Georgia State University has an additional full-time, 12 month Clinical/Counseling Post-doctoral Fellow position for 2013-2014. These positions are designed for individuals who wish to develop the professional skills that are needed for culturally competent psychological practice. The Fellowship program combines clinical work with consultation, assessment, crisis intervention, and research. This 2000 hour post-doctoral fellowship begins August 1, 2013 and meets all requirements for licensure in the State of Georgia and membership in APPIC, including approximately 2 hours a week of scheduled individual supervision as well as weekly group supervision.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants are expected to have completed a doctoral program in Counseling or Clinical Psychology at an APA accredited program, completed an APA approved doctoral internship and demonstrated commitment and competencies in college mental health issues and working with diverse populations.

Desired Qualifications
Candidates with interest and/or experience in intervention with diverse populations and in consultation/systemic intervention are strongly encouraged to apply.

University Description
The Counseling and Testing Center is the designated mental health facility for Georgia State University students. Our students are very diverse in terms of ethnicity, age, race, sexual orientation, SES and presenting problems. Half of the clients we see at the Center identify with collective cultures and more than 50% of the student body at Georgia State University receives Pell grant funding to support their educational opportunities. The Center provides a comprehensive range of services, including walk in-initial consultation, counseling, psychiatric assessment and medication management, walk-in consultation, workshops for campus groups and classes, instruction in meditation and stress management, a full service testing center, nutritional counseling, interpersonal process groups, support groups as well as alcohol and drug education, assessment, and treatment. The CTC staff is multi-disciplinary and includes psychologists, psychiatrists, licensed clinical social workers, licensed professional counselors, nutritionists, as well as mind/body consultants and health educators. Additionally the CTC staff includes mind/body consultants and nutritionists. Trainees include post-doctoral fellows in psychology, doctoral interns in our APA accredited internship program, as well as psychiatry fellows through Emory University School of Medicine. The CTC staff is diverse in terms of gender, age, professional specialization, sexual orientation, and racial-ethnic background.
Clinical senior staff is invested in their own professional development in the area of multiculturalism. Center staff hosts a biennial cultural competency conference in collaboration with other campus stakeholders. Center staff also present on a variety of topics, including multiculturalism, motivational interviewing, suicide prevention, psychopharmacology, mindfulness, and health psychology at professional conferences nationally and regionally.

Region Description
Georgia State University is located in downtown Atlanta Georgia, near to the state capitol, the King historic district, as well as many businesses and governmental offices. Atlanta is approximately four hours from the Georgia coast and two hours from the Blue Ridge mountains.

Required Application Materials
Applicants are asked to send a letter of interest, a current vita, three letters of recommendation (one from the internship training director, one from the doctoral academic department, and one from a primary supervisor), and a graduate transcript to the Director, Psychological and Health Services. Telephone or Skype interviews will be arranged following a review of applications which will begin May 1.

Application Deadline
Applications received by May 1, 2013 will be given priority. Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity. Please direct all materials and inquiries to Dr. Jill Lee-Barber at the contact address below.

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Dr. Jill Lee-Barber

Mailing Address
GSU Counseling & Testing Center P.O. Box 3961
Atlanta , GA 30302

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