Psychologist/Training Director (57 views)

The Department of Counseling Services through the University Health & Counseling Services at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater seeks a Psychologist/Training Director (Psychologist, (HS037).

Academic staff positions are provided fixed term appointments with annual renewals unless otherwise noted. Reappointment for subsequent terms is dependent upon performance, university funding and external forces.

JOB DETAILS:

The person in this position is responsible for providing a full range of psychological, educational, training and consultation services to faculty, staff, and students. This clinician will oversee the training program within Counseling Services. The training director must work collaboratively with UHCS staff and the broader campus community and to assist as needed with general clinic functions. This position is .85 – 1.0 FTE appointment with full benefits with possible reduced hours during the summer. The psychologist hired will join a commitment and energetic team who strive every day to provide a safe, supportive, and helpful atmosphere to address the psychological, personal, and academic well-being of our students.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A doctoral level clinician with three years of experience.
  • Current license as a Psychologist is required. Wisconsin licensure as an independent practitioner is required within one year of hire

Preferred Characteristics:

  • Experience with clinical supervision
  • Experience in higher education

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Willingness and ability to be an active participant in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills
  • Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide individual, group and couples counseling/therapy for students
  • Develop and convene one treatment and/or support group during the fall or spring semesters. (e.g., interpersonal process therapy group, Healing Group, skills group)
  • Coordinate the annual search, recruitment, interview and orientation process for doctoral and masters level counseling interns
  • Provide individual clinical supervision to the doctoral interns as needed. Interns receive a minimum of two hours of individual supervision per week
  • Provide leadership for the weekly intern group supervision meeting. Doctoral interns receive two hours per week of group supervision; masters interns receive one hour per week of group supervision
  • Maintain the internship training manuals, website and trainee records
  • Oversee, schedule and coordinate the 2 hour per week didactic training seminars in collaboration with other staff
  • Maintain APA Accreditation, including completing annual reports and self-study reaccreditation process
  • Maintain APPIC membership and participation in the National Matching Services process, when appropriate
  • Provide consultation services to faculty & staff regarding student mental health needs and current mental health issues
  • Participate in weekly case conference
  • Maintain the appropriate license/certification for psychologists. During each biennium, psychologists must complete 40 hours of continuing education
  • Provide on-call emergency coverage during regular business hours for students in acute emotional distress
  • Participate in a minimum of one UHCS outreach initiative each academic semester
  • Participate in committee appointments, program planning and development, evaluation and improvement of service delivery
  • Ethical practice is to be guided by the code of ethics of the clinician’s respective professional organization
  • Assume other responsibilities as assigned by Counseling Director of UHCS
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