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Position Title
Postdoctoral Resident

Saint Maryís College of California

Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS)

Salary Range
$26, 347 + benefits for 9.5 months

Position Description
Saint Maryís College Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS) is pleased to announce our Postdoctoral position for the 2013-2014 academic year, beginning August 14, 2013 and concluding May 30, 2014. The Residency requires a 9.5 month, 5 day per week commitment in order to meet California licensing requirements of 1500 hours supervised postdoctoral experience. Generous leave is offered during holidays, sick time and vacation.

Clinical responsibilities include: individual and group psychotherapy, intake assessment, crisis intervention, triage, on-call and consultation. Other duties include: program development, workshops, classroom presentations, and special projects as assigned. CAPS collaborates with many departments including Academic Advising and Achievement Program, Academic Affairs, Athletic Department, Health and Wellness Center, Intercultural Center, Residence Life, and Womenís Resource Center. The Postdoctoral Resident actively reaches out to underrepresented populations such as: students from a low socioeconomic group, first generation college students, LGBTQIQ community, students with disabilities and students of color.

The training component of the Postdoctoral position consists of a minimum of 6 hours including: clinical seminar, outreach seminar, cross cultural conversations class, individual and group supervision, case conference, group training/supervision and supervised supervision of a practicum student. The Counseling Centerís theoretical orientation is primarily psychodynamic with a strong emphasis on relational theories. Seminar focuses on brief psychodynamic treatment with specific training from Hanna Levensonís (1995) book, Time Limited Dynamic Therapy (TLDP).

Minimum Qualifications
Psy.D, Ph.D. in Clinical/Counseling Psychology from APA accredited graduate program,must be completed by start date of August 14, 2013.

Desired Qualifications
College/University Counseling Center experience at practicum and/or internship level. Fluency in Spanish in a therapy setting is desired but not required.

University Description
Saint Mary’s College is a Catholic, Lasallian, Liberal Arts College whose mission includes: social justice, inclusivity, respect for all.

Region Description
The Saint Maryís campus is picturesque and welcoming, nestled in the Moraga Valley 20 miles east of San Francisco

Required Application Materials
All application materials will be treated as confidential documents. Please attach the following materials to your online application: 1. A cover letter briefly describing your interest in Saint Maryís College Counseling and Psychological Services Centerís postdoctoral training. 2. A current curriculum vita, which includes the date of your graduation. 3. Three letters of recommendation from individuals who have personal knowledge of your clinical skills (at least two should be direct clinical supervisors). 4. Transcripts of graduate work. 5. Apply on line at www.stmarys-ca.edu/jobs/human-resources.html.

Application Deadline
Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

Starting Date
Wednesday August 14, 2013

Send Applications To:
Laura Williams, Psy. D., Director of Training/Associate Director

Mailing Address
PO Box 5217
Moraga, CA 94575-5217

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