Post-Doctoral Counselor Intern (Full-time Temporary, 12 months) Student Health and Counseling Services
The department of Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) at California State University San Marcos is offering a one year full-time post-doctoral fellowship designed for a doctoral graduate of a clinical or counseling psychology program. This fellowship begins August 1, 2018. Post-doctoral fellows devote their time to providing short-term individual, couple/family, group counseling to students presenting with developmental, personal and academic concerns. Fellows also provide consultation to staff and faculty, participate in the development and presentation of psycho-educational workshops, guest lectures, special events and other educational and outreach activities for the campus community, SHCS staff and pre-doctoral interns. The administrative duties include record keeping and scheduling continuing appointments with clients. Duties will also include providing emergency coverage and crisis intervention.
The post-doctoral fellow will participate in supervision activities weekly. Supervision activities include individual supervision (at least 10% of their worked hours or 4 hours per 40 hour week), weekly group supervision meetings, attendance in weekly seminars and attendance at all clinical staff meetings and weekly psychiatric case consultation meetings. The Post-doctoral fellow may also have the opportunity to provide supervision to the SHCS psychology interns and sit on the Internship Training Committee, including taking part in the search and match of the following academic year intern cohort. This fellowship is designed to provide comprehensive training experiences targeted at assisting fellows in strengthening their diagnostic and clinical skills and integrating these skills into their professional identity.
A terminal degree from an accredited PhD or PsyD program.
Experience conducting time-limited psychology, long term therapy, crisis intervention and psychological assessment.
Demonstrated experience in providing cross cultural counseling.
University/college counseling experience, with an understanding of outreach and consultation programs.
Expertise in women’s issues, men’s issues, diversity, cross-cultural counseling, health psychology, substance abuse, eating disorders and/or sexual orientation.
Familiarity with electronic counseling scheduling and documentation program/system.
Fluency in Spanish and knowledge of Latino culture.
Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated commitment to diversity and/or intercultural competence with diverse groups.
Timeline: A review of applications will begin on January 2, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.
The University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.
CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit https://www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities for more information.
California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.
This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. A background check (including the criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. An offer of employment is contingent upon execution of an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status and Legal Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect form. Signing the form is a prerequisite to employment and failure to sign will result in any offer of employment being withdrawn.
This position requires the incumbent to participate in the Exposure Control protocols for Student Health and Counseling Services under the CSUSM Medical Monitoring Program. Incumbents shall be required to receive an annual influenza vaccination or wear a mask while working in “patient care areas” as outlined on the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency website www.sdiz.org/HealthcarePros/Hot_Topics/Mandatory-Vaccination-or-Masking1516.html.
California State University San Marcos combines the ambiance of a mid-sized, personal, modern campus with the unequaled value of the California State University. Since its founding in 1989, the campus has distinguished itself. Students benefit from the latest facilities and equipment, a superb faculty that enjoys teaching, and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for a successful lif...e in and out of the workplace. A recent survey reported that our annual spending in the region was $161 million, generating a total impact of $307 million on the regional economy. Eighty-five percent of CSUSM's alumni stay in the region. CSU San Marcos is located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos. It is 15 miles east of the ocean; just 30 miles north of downtown San Diego.