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Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Position Title Post-Doctoral Fellow

The Personal Counseling Center at Providence College is pleased to announce a full time, 10 month, Post-Doctoral Fellowship to begin August 15, 2018. The position is designed to provide experience in a supportive, multidisciplinary college counseling center. The successful candidate will provide individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, clinical assessment and consultation for the undergraduate student population. The post-doctoral fellow will also provide psycho-educational outreach programs, consultation to staff and faculty, and will participate in the training of two doctoral level trainees in the Center’s pre-doctoral internship program. The training program is affiliated with the William James College’s APA Approved Internship Consortium.

Essential Duties:

Provide culturally appropriate counseling and crisis intervention services to students coping with mental health and developmental challenges from an array of diverse populations. Work with on and off campus resources to coordinate support to students. Assist in the didactic seminar program development for our pre-doctoral interns. Participate in prevention and outreach programming to the College community.

Marginal Duties:

The fellow will receive two hours of supervision weekly by licensed staff psychologists on site and will participate in weekly case conference/staff meetings. Opportunity will be made available to engage with offices/groups on campus based on the candidate’s interest.

Education and Experience Required

Completed doctoral degree (Counseling or Clinical Psychology) from an APA-accredited program by August 1, 2018. Strong skills in assessment, psychotherapy, and crisis intervention. Interest in offering clinical and outreach services to students from diverse/multicultural backgrounds.

Experience in a college counseling setting preferred. Strong understanding of college student development. Interest in working with student athletes. Experience with electronic record keeping. Interest working with one or more of the following: individuals with substance use/abuse issues, eating disorders, innovative/online intervention approaches, outreach, prevention, and psycho-educational initiatives.

Physical Demands

• Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time
• Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction
• Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard
• Communication skills using the spoken word
• Ability to see within normal parameters
• Ability to hear within normal range
• Ability to move about

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Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number AS90P
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents