Posting Summary: The University of Virginia's Department of Student Health, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is seeking to hire a part-time mental health professional for the position of Staff Psychotherapist. This position will provide triage assessment, diagnostic and developmental evaluations, brief treatment (individual, couple or group therapy), referral assistance, and crisis intervention. The position may also provide supervision and some outreach programming.
Position remains open until filled. Requested materials include a cover letter, a CV or resume, and a list of three references with names, addresses, telephone, and e-mail addresses. To apply online go to https://jobs.virginia.edu (Jobs@UVA).
For questions about this position or the application process please contact Brandi Shifflett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Student Health and the University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to developing diversity in faculty and staff and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Masters or Doctorate in psychology, social work, counseling or related field
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: Experience working college-age/late adolescent populations
Experience working with ethnically diverse populations
Experience providing brief psychotherapy
Experience in crisis intervention
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Working in a college counseling center
Supervising doctoral interns in an APA accredited training program
Conducting group psychotherapy
Providing outreach and consultation to University stakeholders
Required License or Certification: Must be licensed as a mental health provider or license eligible to practice in the state of Virginia (Must provide proof of credentials as part of the pre-hire process)
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Highly competent at providing clinical diagnostic assessment, individual psychotherapy, crisis intervention and brief psychotherapy to University students as well as consultation to faculty and administrators
Demonstrated team orientation and strong interpersonal skills
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Fluency in a second language
Theoretical versatility that includes applied understanding of humanistic, dynamic, and cognitive-behavioral approaches to counseling
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office
Internal Number: 353_81091
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.