This one-year, full-time, benefits-eligible position is known in other university settings as a clinical psychology post-doc. This Clinical Psychology Trainee position is designed to provide a postdoctoral training position for a graduate from a fully accredited doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology who is seeking licensure and is interested in combining clinical work with outreach, consultation, and supervision. Approximately 70% time will be spent delivering clinical mental health services, with the remaining time spent in a combination of outreach, consultation, receiving and providing supervision, and engaging in professional development and/or other Student Counseling Service activities.
Conduct clinical diagnostic evaluation and assessment of patients, including urgent-care/crisis evaluations.
Provide goal-focused, time-limited individual, couples, and group psychotherapy.
Maintain timely and complete electronic clinical documentation.
Provide consultation, training, and outreach to members of the University of Chicago community both during and after hours.
Participate in clinical and administrative staff meetings as appropriate.
Participate fully in receiving clinical supervision from a licensed SCS psychologist.
Provide clinical training and supervision for psychology externs as needed and as appropriate.
Experience training in a university counseling setting preferred.
Expertise providing services to under-represented populations and first generation university students preferred.
Ability to provide daytime on-call coverage required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
Strong interpersonal skills required.
Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality while handling sensitive situations required.
Ability to review, analyze, interpret federal and state laws, rules, regulations, Code of Ethics, policies and procedures as related to the field of clinical psychology.
Education, Experience or Certifications:
Doctoral degree in psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) from an APA approved graduate program required. Documentation must be made available within two months post hire date.
Completion of a pre-doctoral internship at a college counseling center by August 31, 2019 required. Documentation required within 2 months post hire date.
Advanced training or experience with college age or young adult populations preferred.
Interest in helping students to overcome behavioral and emotional obstacles to peak academic performance.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
Direct patient contact or clinical care setting
High stress environment
Ability to use computers extensively for up to 2 hours at a time
Ability to use standard computer and office equipment
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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