Psychology Resident

Purdue University Northwest,

Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Thu, Jan 11th, '18


Open until filled

Start Date:


Last Updated:

Thu, Jan 11th, '18

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  • Full Time

This position has a limited duration of 1 year.  Benefits do apply.


Essential Duties:

Direct Services Duties

  • Provide appropriate clinical care, including intake evaluations and crisis intervention with the scope of practice delineated by the primary clinical supervisor and training coordinator for a caseload of individual and/or group clients in the Counseling Center.
  • Provide individual and group supervision to doctoral-level trainees, including leading didactic seminars in the Counseling Center.
  • Administer assessments to students through the Counseling Center.
  • Provide specialized clinical training (assessment, consultation) and (treatment modes) in developmental disabilities (brief, time-limited individual, supportive group therapy) (process and psycho-education) to university students presenting with a broad range of developmental issues and clinical symptoms through the Disability Access Center.
  • Implement and support students legally mandated accommodations, and intervention techniques required for individual students with disabilities through the Disability Access Center.
  • Create and deliver supportive programming for students with disabilities as needed through the Disability Access Center
  • Conduct outreaches, class presentations, and other psychoeducational programming on behalf of both the Counseling Center and Disability Access Center.

Indirect Services Duties and Supervision

  • Reports to the Disability Access Center Director for disability-related and DAC office related concerns, and to the Counseling Center Director for clinical supervision; Interpret documentation of students with psychological and other disabilities provided by competent authorities including psychiatrist, psychologist, or other appropriate professionals to determine eligibility in the Disability Access Center. 
  • Provide consultation and outreach/educational programming to the university community within the range of activity delineated by the primary supervisor, training coordinator, and outreach coordinator.
  • Monitor academic progress and provide academic support, disability-management counseling, disability advocacy and other supplemental support services to ensure student retention, improve student success, and graduation rates.
  • Participate in activities to build relations between the Counseling Center, Disability Access Center, and the campus at large.
  • Maintain timely electronic clinical records in accordance with legal and ethical standards.
  • Maintain appropriate ethical boundaries between the roles in the Counseling Center and Disability Access Center. 
  • Participate in clinical staff meetings and committee work as needed.
  • Participate in weekly supervision in accordance with licensure laws and regulations of Indiana Psychology Board and Indiana IPLA
  • As a part of the job responsibilities associated with this position, knowledge of rules and regulations set forth by the NCAA and conference should be maintained, reviewed and practiced to ensure compliance relative to those applicable duties. 

Purdue University Northwest is an academically comprehensive regional university and part of the internationally respected Purdue University system. The campus is located in the northwest Indiana city of Hammond, less than 25 miles southeast of downtown Chicago, near the shores of Lake Michigan. Purdue Calumet offers Baccalaureate and Master’s Degrees in such Purdue academic strengths as engineering; technologies; natural, behavioral, and social sciences; the liberal arts; and professional programs of nursing, business, and education, and hospitality & tourism management. More than 9,000 students attend Purdue Northwest. Ethnic minority students comprise one-third of the total student body. International students make up more than 6 percent of Purdue Northwest's enrollment.


Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology from an APA accredited program.  Completion of all formal requirements for Ph.D. or Psy.D. Degree from an APA-accredited program in clinical, counseling, school-clinical, or school psychology.  Acceptance of dissertation proposal by dissertation committee:  Completed dissertation and degree, preferred.  Full completion of doctoral degree preferred by the beginning of the psychology residency.  Successful completion of one year pre-doctoral internship in professional psychology.  Doctoral study program accounts for years of experience. Previous experience with DSM 5 diagnoses and interpretation of psychological documentation. Experience working with adolescents and adults with psychological, physical and learning disabilities: preferably in a university setting.  Intervention, assessment, case management and advocacy, consultation and professional development. 


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Professional references will be verified prior to any offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon completion of successful background check. 

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.