Postdoctoral Clinical/Counseling Psychologist

Position Information

Position Information

Job Posting Number S00544
Position Title Postdoctoral Clinical/Counseling Psychologist
Department Counseling Center-1068
Job Category Staff Posting
Position Type Full-Time
Position Details

Wesleyan University has approximately 2,900 undergraduate and 100 graduate students.

The office of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)operates on an 8:30 – 4:30 weekday schedule with 24/7 coverage through an on-call rotation. Outreach is included in the services provided and is essential to the community health model to which CAPS adheres.

CAPS provides education, consultation, and training to students, faculty, administrators, and staff.

Reporting to the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), this is a full-time, 12-month fellowship for postdoctoral clinical or counseling psychologists who seek to advance their training in a university mental health setting. The position begins no sooner than July 1, 2018.

Fellows will meet or exceed Connecticut’s state requirements for license eligibility by the end of the training year.

The position is housed within Wesleyan University’s Counseling and Psychological Services office (CAPS).

Duties will include intake assessment and treatment planning, a weekly psychotherapy caseload of 25-30 individual clients, crisis intervention, consultation, group interventions, and 2-4 hours/week of outreach and education.

The fellow will have the opportunity to provide clinical supervision to pre-doctoral externs as well as oversee student groups dedicated to mental health education.

The fellow will participate in the on-call rotation, and will receive one hour of individual supervision and one hour of group supervision weekly.

Additionally, postdoctoral fellows will develop an area of specialization. Examples include but are not limited to focused clinical practice, outreach and education, clinical training and administration, and clinical scholarship/writing.

Minimum Qualifications

A completed Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology is required.

A year-long pre-doctoral internship completed by September 1st, 2017.

All But Dissertation (ABD) candidates will be considered, but dissertation must be successfully defended by position start date.

Preferred Qualifications

Clinical training experience in university mental health.

Clinical training experience working with late adolescent/emerging adult population.

Management Competencies Not Applicable
Competencies Decision quality/ judgment, Flexible/receptive to change, Interpersonal skills/savvy, Integrity and trust, Oral communications, Respects diversity, Teamwork/collaboration, Commitment to sustainability
Special Instructions to Applicants
Additional Information

Any and all offers to external applicants are contingent on the candidate’s completion of a pre-employment background check screening to the satisfaction of Wesleyan University

Supplemental Questions

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
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