Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Georgia State University

Counseling and Testing Center

Salary Range
$27,000 plus benefits

Position Description
The Counseling and Testing Center (CTC) at Georgia State University is offering a full-time, 12 month Clinical/Counseling Post-doctoral Fellow positions for 2013-2014. These positions are designed for individuals who wish to develop the professional skills that are needed for psychological practice as a counseling center clinician, clinical faculty, or private practitioner. The Fellowship program combines clinical work with supervision, outreach, consultation and teaching. 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 their doctoral program in Counseling or Clinical Psychology at an APA accredited program, completed an APA approved pre-doctoral internship and demonstrated commitment and competencies in college mental health issues and working with diverse populations

Desired Qualifications
Candidates with an 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.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity

Region Description

Georgia State University, an enterprising urban public research university, is a national leader in graduating students from widely diverse backgrounds.
Centered in the historic financial hub of downtown Atlanta, the university provides more than 32,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the city’s business, government, nonprofit and cultural organizations.

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 of Postdoctoral Training. Telephone or Skype interviews will be arranged following a review of applications which will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application Deadline
A review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Starting Date
August 12, 2013

Send Applications To:
Jill Lee-Barber, Ph.D

Mailing Address
75 PIedmont Ave, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 303033961

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