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Job Title: PSYCHOLOGY RESIDENT
Job Code: 1876
Job Level: 00
Revised Date: 04/01/2008
Job Family: JF 17
The Psychology Resident position is designed for candidates who have finished a PhD in Psychology and now must complete a year of supervised training required for licensure as a Psychologist. Appointments in this position will not exceed one year. The Residents are supervised by the Assistant Director for Clinical Training in CAPS.
Provides individual and group short-term psychotherapy for students. Provides initial assessments, crisis management, walk-in emergency services, and assume on-call responsibilities for daytime and evening emergency services.
Supervises and participates in training experiences for masters and doctoral graduate trainees. Participates in provision of developmental programming activities. In collaboration with Clinical Coordinating Team, participates in data analysis and annual report writing. Assists in the coordination of clinical team meetings.
Consults with parents, physicians, faculty, academic deans, residence life staff, off-campus counseling services, other campus offices and students, when appropriate, and with appropriate authorization in order to provide quality care to students. Acts as consultant to faculty and staff to facilitate referrals to CAPS and to treatment resources outside of CAPS.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Applicants must have completed the doctorate degree in counseling or clinical psychology prior to the program starting date and must have completed a psychology internship at an APA accredited site. Qualified candidates should have strong clinical skills in brief treatment, assessment, and crisis intervention.
Counseling center experience preferred.
Strong organizational and communication skills are necessary. Demonstrated experience and ability to work as part of a highly cohesive and interdisciplinary team in a university counseling center. Experience in the provision of brief therapy services in a university counseling center. Demonstrated experience and expertise in systems consultation and outreach programming. Has experience with and commitment to working with diverse clients, including individuals from ethnically/racially diverse backgrounds and individuals representing varying sexual orientations. Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and use excellent judgment in working with student clients who are in need of CAPS services.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
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