Advanced Mental Health Resident
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) invites applications for two, one-year, full time, Advanced Mental Health Residents to join the staff of University Counseling Services (UCS) in the Division of Student Affairs. These positions entail working closely with undergraduate, graduate, and professional students on the Monroe Park Campus (MPC) or the Medical Campus (MCV). One position will be housed at the MPC and one position will be housed on the MCV campus. General duties include initial consultation, individual therapy, crisis work including on-call coverage, and consultation with university faculty and staff. Additional duties may include group therapy, provision of supervision, and outreach. Supervision by a licensed senior staff professional will be provided.
Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate in psychology or a master's degree in social work by start date. Completion of a supervised clinical internship or work equivalent experience. Psychology applicants must have graduated from APA-accredited programs and have completed APA-accredited internships. ABD candidates will be considered. Additionally, the position requires evidence of strong clinical skills, excellent interpersonal skills including oral and written communication, the ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary counseling center team, and demonstrated commitment to multicultural competence.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience across the general duties listed for these positions. Experience in a university counseling center.
University Counseling Services has an APA-accredited psychology internship training program. The multidisciplinary staff of UCS includes 11 full-time clinicians (psychologists and social workers), a case manager, and a graduate training staff drawing from the disciplines of psychology and social work. VCU is a growing urban university of over 32,000 students located on two campuses in the capital city of Richmond, VA.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. The salary is $30,600 for twelve months. Benefits are included. The start date is August 10, 2018.
To apply please submit your letter of interest, three references, and current vita to https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/68726
For additional information about Virginia Commonwealth University and UCS, visit our website at http://www.students.vcu.edu/counseling/
Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.