Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Post-Doctoral Fellowship

University
University of Michigan

Department
Counseling and Psychological Services

Salary Range
$32,000 annual salary plus benefits

Position Description
The University of Michigan Counseling and Psychological Services is pleased to offer a full-time, twelve month Post-Doctoral Fellowship; there are two positions available for 2014-2015.

Our curriculum provides advanced training and clinical experience in culturally sensitive services to university students with a wide range of developmental issues and mental health concerns. Within the context of our multicultural, multidisciplinary, and multi-theoretical setting, our aim is to support entry-level professionals as they get ready for licensure, and to prepare them to move with competence, creativity and flexibility into professional positions in a range of settings, with a focus on counseling center practice. Experiential learning is supported by a variety of supervisory, mentoring, and educational experiences.

Post-Doctoral Fellows provide service in: initial clinical evaluation; individual counseling and psychotherapy (both brief and longer when appropriate); crisis intervention and emergency services; third party consultation; outreach; program development; group interventions (structured, semi-structured or process groups); and supervision of practicum students. Opportunities are available to conduct specialized clinical screening assessments of alcohol and other drugs, eating and body image issues, and ADD. Fellows also serve on agency committees.

In addition, Post-Doctoral Fellows will develop an area of specialization. Examples include but are not limited to:
1. Administration (e.g. clinical, training, or outreach)
2. Clinical Practice (e.g. mindfulness-based therapies; eating and body image issues; couples; focused services to students with a particular social identity such as students of color or LGBTQ students)
3. Clinical Scholarship/Writing
4. Outreach (e.g. to specific campus communities, and/or general programming)

Minimum Qualifications
A completed doctorate is required before orientation begins on August 18, 2014.

* Completed doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program

* Completed APA-accredited internship, preferably in a university counseling center

* Strong generalist skills, knowledge and experience in brief individual and group counseling/psychotherapy; assessment, multicultural issues, and crisis intervention

* Note: All new employees of the University of Michigan are required to successfully pass the University Police background check as a condition of employment

Desired Qualifications

University Description
Founded in 1817, the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is the state’s oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan System UM is one of the world’s premier research universities and is home to nineteen schools and colleges offering top-ranked academic programs and diverse cultural and social opportunities in a stimulating intellectual environment.

Region Description

Required Application Materials
Applications should include: • A letter of introduction • A current vita • Two letters of recommendation from clinical supervisors, one of these being from the pre-doctoral internship

Application Deadline
Applications are due are due January 17, 2014. Interviews will be conducted in February via telephone and/or Skype.

Starting Date
August 18, 2014

Send Applications To:
Ann Scott, UofM, CAPS

Mailing Address
530 S. State St, Rm 3100
Ann Arbor, Mi 48109

Phone Number
(734)764-8312

Email Address
amscott@umich.edu

Web Address
http://www.umich.edu/~caps/post.html

This listing expires on:
3/18/2014


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