Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at Duke University invites applications and nominations for a full-time, early-career Staff Social Worker. CAPS is the University student counseling center and emphasizes a social justice, multicultural, multimodal approach to providing services for emerging adults, aiming to address the complex needs of students on individual, as well as community/collective levels. Its multidisciplinary clinical staff is comprised of psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, as well as administrative staff and trainees, including doctoral psychology interns in its APA-accredited training program, social work interns, and psychiatry residents (See https://studentaffairs.duke.edu/caps).
The Staff Social Worker provides services that include the following: mental health triage; limited assessment measures; individual and couples counseling; didactic/experiential group interventions; outreach; consultation; and crisis intervention. It is essential that candidates have a strong diversity-focused clinical identity and commitment to exploring their own intersectionality as it relates to service to students. Training and educational service includes providing culturally-responsive supervision of social work and psychology interns, providing training seminars, and participating in agency training programs.
A private institution established in 1924 and located in Durham, NC, Duke University is known internationally for excellence in education, research, and patient care. The University enrolls a nationally and internationally diverse student body of 6,500 undergraduates and 8,600 graduate and professional students. Approximately 50% of undergraduates receive financial aid and 95% graduate within four years (See https://facts.duke.edu/). Durham, and nearby Raleigh and Chapel Hill constitute the three points of the Research Triangle, one of the nation’s leading centers for research-focused industries, government, and regulatory agencies. Known as the “City of Medicine,” healthcare is a leading industry in Durham. The city is also home to significant historic sites, a vibrant food scene, renowned art centers, a variety of signature annual cultural events, science and nature centers, and great spectator sports events (See https://www.durham-nc.com/)
Nominations and confidential inquiries may be directed to the Search Chair, Dr. Yan Li at email@example.com. To apply, please submit a letter of application, vitae, and the names and contact information for 3 references, of which one must have provided administrative supervision, to Duke Human Resources at https://hr.duke.edu/careers/apply. Apply to requisition 40149694, Staff Social Worker.
A Master’s degree in Social Work from a CSWE accredited program is required. Position also requires two years of post-master’s experience in a clinical setting. Interested individuals should be independently licensed or immediately license-eligible for independent practice in the state of North Carolina. This is an early-career position, so the candidate must have been licensed for five or less years to be considered.
Other desired qualifications include university counseling center experience in a multidisciplinary setting with service to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Demonstrated experience in working with international populations, especially those from Asian, South Asian, and Middle Eastern/North African countries; Latinx populations; and transgender communities is desired, as well as those who have demonstrated experience and skills working with Jewish or Muslim students. Bi-lingual language skills are strongly preferred.
Internal Number: 40149694
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