Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Counselor/Coordinator of Training for Psychology Internship

University
North Carolina State University

Department
Counseling Center

Salary Range
Commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience

Position Description
The Counseling Center assists NC State students experiencing personal, academic or vocational problems. The goal of the Counseling Center is to provide students with professional counseling services and outreach to help them cope with issues that may impede successful academic performance. The Counseling Center also offers crisis intervention and psychological/psychiatric assessment as well as consultation with others who have concerns about the mental/emotional state of NC State students. Our services are primarily short-term in nature and we make referrals to other helping professionals and community agencies as appropriate.

Provide professional individual and group counseling services and outreach to NC State students as well as consultation to University administrators, staff and others who have concerns about the mental/emotional status of NC State students. This position will have an emphasis on providing leadership and oversight of our emerging Pre-Doctoral Psychology Internship program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Generalist Counselor:
One full-time, 12 month position with responsibility to assist in all areas of Counseling Center functioning including:
a) Individual and group counseling of NC State students/clients (personal, academic, and vocational assessment and counseling); psychological assessment; developmental and crisis counseling; couples counseling; evaluation of students for withdrawal from the University
b) Development and participation in Outreach programming
c) Consultation with faculty staff, parents, and others
d) Providing evaluations and recommendations regarding students with academic and conduct problems
e) Some participation in after hours “on call” and possible evening office hours
f) General administrative responsibilities
g) Coordination of the center’s Pre-Doctoral Psychology Internship program




Training Responsibilities:
• Develop, organize and maintain a comprehensive clinical training program designed to meet the needs of Pre-doctoral Psychology Interns as well as the overall clinical needs of NC State Counseling Center.
• Develop, implement and evaluate activities in a manner that is consistent with accreditation standards and other professional guidelines as set forth by the International Association of Counseling Services, the American Psychological Association and the Association of Counseling Center Training Agencies.
• Keep current with policies, practices, legal and ethical standards in regard to the provision of clinical training.
• Conduct evaluative reviews of the training curricula and implement appropriate changes and enhancements that satisfy accreditation requirements and the service needs of NC State Counseling Center.
• Monitor expenditures incurred by the training and development programs and provide reports, as requested by the Training Director or Director.
• Coordinate annual Pre-doctoral Intern selection process in compliance with Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) and the American Psychology Association (APA).
• Organize and monitor the administrative aspects of supervision to interns and communicate relevant issues to the Training Director, as needed.
• Communicate with Training Director regarding trainee progress and development.
• Collaborate with the Training Director and other staff to insure the provision of high quality clinical supervision and evaluation of trainees.
• Collaborate with Training Director in order to integrate the Pre-Doctoral Internship into the overall Training program which includes trainees from different disciplines at both the Master’s and Doctoral levels.
• Coordinate remediation and due process procedures for externs and pre-doctoral interns and provide reports, as requested by the Training Director.
• Coordinate staff participation in training activities (e.g., group consult, training seminars and case conferences).
• Participate in the coordination of needs assessment, strategic planning and outcome assessment for NC State Counseling Center’s Training Program.
• Provide clinical supervision to trainees and unlicensed staff members (assume oversight and responsibility for each of the trainees’ clients).
• Work with Training Director to coordinate the training schedule for all doctoral-level interns.
• Consult with administrative officials of various doctoral programs with regard to any trainees exhibiting difficulties in fulfilling their clinical or professional duties.
• Conduct quarterly supervisory meetings with all trainees to assess progress and outcomes of their learning contract.
• Maintain strong metrics and assessment procedures and processes to assess the satisfaction and efficacy of the training program and make adjustments as necessary.


Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications
• Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology.
• State of North Carolina Licensed Clinical Psychologist or eligible to attain such licensure within six months of hire.
• Three years post-doctoral experience in clinical or counseling psychology.
• 2 years of progressive administrative project experience preferably in the training and supervision of practicum students and interns in support of University counseling services within a higher education environment.
• Commitment to multicultural competencies, strong clinical skills, experience handling crisis situations, strong interpersonal skills, experience in a college counseling setting.
• Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a cohesive team-oriented environment.
• Knowledge of legal and ethical issues in supervision and training.


Desired Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications
• Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology.
• State of North Carolina Licensed Clinical Psychologist or eligible to attain such licensure within six months of hire.
• Three years post-doctoral experience in clinical or counseling psychology.
• 2 years of progressive administrative project experience preferably in the training and supervision of practicum students and interns in support of University counseling services within a higher education environment.
• Commitment to multicultural competencies, strong clinical skills, experience handling crisis situations, strong interpersonal skills, experience in a college counseling setting.
• Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a cohesive team-oriented environment.
• Knowledge of legal and ethical issues in supervision and training.


University Description
With more than 34,000 students and nearly 8,000 faculty and staff, North Carolina State University is a comprehensive university known for its leadership in education and research, and globally recognized for its science, technology, engineering and mathematics leadership.

NC State students, faculty and staff are focused. As one of the leading land-grant institutions in the nation, NC State is committed to playing an active and vital role in improving the quality of life for the citizens of North Carolina, the nation and the world.





Region Description
Home of NC State University, Raleigh blends the fun and excitement of a big city with the hospitality and charm of a small Southern town. North Carolina’s capital city is located in the heart of the state’s Triangle region and minutes from world-renowned Research Triangle Park, the largest research park in the world and home to industry giants like IBM Cisco, GlaxoSmithKline, Lenovo, Nortel Networks, Sony Ericsson and others.




Required Application Materials
To Apply or View a full position description at: jobs.ncsu.edu Click on Search Vacancies and enter Position #00103757 ( http://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/32340) Must apply online with application, CV and cover letter.

Application Deadline
Application review process is underway but new applications will be considered for review if received by 2/21/14

Starting Date
May 2014

Send Applications To:
Must apply online

Mailing Address

Raleigh, NC 

Phone Number
919-513-1842

Web Address
http://jobs.ncsu.edu

This listing expires on:
4/14/2014


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