Job ID: 2020-12061 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Health Services
Princeton University offers three post-doctoral fellowships in clinical/counseling psychology at Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS), which is part of University Health Services. This is a supervised 12 month, term position starting August 16, 2021.
CPS places a high value on creatively serving a dynamic, multicultural student population in a challenging academic environment. The fellowship provides intensive supervised clinical experience, weekly training seminar, and weekly clinical case conferences. Post-doctoral fellows provide time-sensitive individual, group, and couples psychotherapy; psychological evaluations and crisis intervention, including infirmary admissions and follow up care. Additionally, fellows complete triage assessments and other clinical responsibilities.
Fellows receive specialization training in college counseling and engage areas of concentration as a member of one of the following treatment teams: alcohol and other drug, eating concerns, or Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) - informed treatment. One Fellow will be assigned to each of these three teams. Additional opportunities involve participation on Tigerspaw (sports psychology), Mind Body Health Services and Crisis Intervention Teams. Fellows will also be involved in psycho-educational outreach and liaison activities.
Successful candidates must be able to work comfortably - both individually and as team members - within a multicultural and inter-disciplinary staff, to provide effective services. They must demonstrate excellent communication skills (including the ability to write timely and complete clinical notes); develop and maintain collaborative relationships in a multicultural environment; work independently and possess a high degree of personal integrity, diligence, and discretion.
Required: Completion of pre-doctoral internship (APA-Accredited preferred), experience with a broad range of clients (multiculturally and diagnostically) and completion of all doctoral program requirements (APA-accredited preferred) in clinical or counseling psychology.
Preferred: Prior experience working in a university mental health service; experience treating patients with substance abuse problems, eating disorders, and/or trauma history; experience leading groups; experience working effectively with people on a broad spectrum of social
identities; experience working with multiply diagnosed patients; DBT experience; mindfulness and meditation experience.
This is a full-time position from August 16, 2021 to August 12, 2022 with a salary of $48,000 plus generous health benefits.
University Health Services (UHS) at Princeton University is a fully accredited (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care) health care facility providing comprehensive health services to 7,500+ Princeton undergraduate and graduate students, and specialized services to Princeton University faculty, staff, and employees.
Fellows graduating from our program have gone on to work at various college counseling centers including but not limited to Princeton, UC Berkeley, Columbia, Drexel, Wake Forest University, Georgetown, Cornell, UCLA, Lehigh and Stevens Institute of Technology.
For full consideration, applications must be received by January 4, 2021. Please upload a brief (500 words or fewer) letter of interest (which includes your statement about the area of Training Concentration in which you are interested) with your curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation including one letter from your internship site training director/coordinator. Letters of recommendation must be uploaded directly to the Princeton University on-line application portal.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW.
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