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POST DOCTORAL – Student Counseling Services at Connecticut College LGBTQ Counseling Postdoctoral Fellow

6 Feb 2017 2:30 AM | Anonymous

Position Description: Student Counseling Services (SCS) at Connecticut College is pleased to announce an LGBTQ counseling postdoctoral fellowship position. The program spans two academic years and is geared toward training early career professionals in working within a campus community providing a range of individual, group, and campus community based services. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to engage in the full range of activities typical of professional staff members at SCS while receiving supervision from licensed psychologists. The fellow may have the opportunity to provide supervision to doctoral level practicum students at SCS.  The postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to accrue requisite hours (practice and supervision) for licensure and support in preparing for the Examination for the Professional Practice of Psychology.

The LGBTQ counseling focused postdoctoral fellow will be expected to provide evidence based culturally responsive individual and group psychotherapy.  In addition to having a general expert knowledge of mental health and psychological functioning, the ideal candidate for the LGBTQ psychology focused postdoctoral fellow will have specialized training in working with LGBTQ populations and experience with and proficiency in addressing issues of sexual orientation, gender identity, culture, physical functioning, and other aspects of identity within the context of psychotherapy with emerging adults. The fellow will provide targeted outreach efforts and psychoeducational programming to underrepresented populations at the College. The fellow will report directly to the Director of Student Counseling Services and receive additional supervision from the SCS Multicultural Counseling Specialist.

Connecticut College: Connecticut College educates students to put the liberal arts into action as citizens in a global society. A leader in the liberal arts since in 1911, the College is home to nationally ranked programs for internships, community action, arts and technology, environmental studies and international studies. Our beautiful 750-acre arboretum campus is located in the historic New England seaport community of New London, Conn[1].

Qualifications: SCS postdoctoral fellows must have completed doctoral degrees in clinical or counseling psychology as of September 1, 2016. Experience working in a college counseling setting or with emerging adults is strongly preferred. Excellent professional, interpersonal, communication (both oral and written), and counseling skills are required. Successful candidates will demonstrate experience in one of the abovementioned focus areas and an investment in developing further expertise.

Compensation: Fellows will receive an annual stipend of $40,000 along with a benefits package including medical insurance during the course of the fellowship.

Dates:

  • Start: August 17-September 1, 2016
  • End: May 23, 2018

Required Application Materials:

  • Cover letter, 3 letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcript
  • Submit to: employment@conncoll.edu

Please contact Dr. Janet Spoltore, Director of Student Counseling Services at janet.spoltore@conncoll.edu with any questions regarding the available fellowship program positions.

[1] http://www.conncoll.edu/at-a-glance/

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