The Pennsylvania State University, Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), University Park, PA has four Psychologist 2 (post-doc) positions that are available beginning August 6, 2018. Three of the positions will be devoted to general clinical services. In the fourth position, approximately one half of time will be devoted to activities focused on student athletes with remaining time devoted to general clinical services. Duties in all positions include individual and group psychotherapy, initial consultations and triage, assessment, outreach and consultation, and crisis intervention. For the position devoted to work with athletes, in addition to providing clinical services to student athletes, consultation with coaches, trainers and team physicians on athletes' personal concerns, as well as providing outreach to student athletes and athletic staff is expected. Additionally, collaboration with an interdisciplinary staff at CAPS and within Athletics to provide coordination of care for athletes is expected. Prior experience providing counseling/therapy to student athletes is preferred in this position. A one-year, full-time doctoral internship in professional psychology is required. APA accredited training/internship, and counseling center experience preferred. Supervision towards licensure is provided. Penn State CAPS values a focus on self-examination and embraces a philosophy respectful of diversity and inclusion. CAPS strives to build a diverse, multicultural staff capable of meeting the needs of all of our students. Preference is given to candidates who have experience providing services to diverse populations, such as, but not limited to, underrepresented students, international students, and LGBT students. Please see [ http://allin.psu.edu/faq.html | http://allin.psu.edu/faq.html ] for information on Penn State University’s diversity “All In” effort and see [ http://equity.psu.edu/diversity-resources/diversity-resources#faculty-staff |
http://equity.psu.edu/diversity-resources/diversity-resources#faculty-staff ] for Diversity Resources at Penn State. State College, PA, a university town, with a population of 105,000 (which includes the State College borough and surrounding townships) was recently cited as one of the top university towns in the United States. Pittsburgh and Philadelphia are 3 to 4 hours from State College and Baltimore is about 3 hours. State College and the university provide the major intellectual, cultural and recreational resources for central Pennsylvania. Application review will begin on Monday, January 29, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled. In addition to the online application process, candidates should also upload 3 letters of reference and transcripts of graduate work. Applicants should specify in their cover letter if they are interested in one of the three positions devoted to general clinical services, in the position focused on activities with student athletes, or in all four positions.
Typical Education and Experience Requirements:
Typically requires a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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These are fixed-term appointments funded for one year from date of hire.