Candidates should have: 1. Interest and experience providing clinical services and outreach programming to student athletes. 2. Interest and experience providing consultation in a university setting and building collaborative relationships with coaches, trainers, and Athletic Department staff. 3. APA approved training for both academic and internship preparation. 4. Experience in a University Counseling Center.
Candidates should also be committed to a proactive student development perspective involving an active relationship with the campus community; have demonstrated skills and interest in working with diverse populations; be team-oriented and collaborative with students, colleagues, and university staff; and have broad generalist clinical skills in assessing and intervening with a wide range of disorders, concerns, and degrees of pathology.
Duties of the position include short-term individual, group, and couples therapy; psychological assessment; crisis intervention; consultation; outreach and psychoeducational workshops (sometimes after hours); clinical supervision and training; case management as needed; liaison/consultant relationships with university partners; and rotating after hours emergency/crisis on call responsibilities as back-up to ProtoCall.
This position has a focus on student athletes and professionals within the Athletic Department, including:
• Provide clinical services to student athletes, while also coordinating their connection with the comprehensive services of the Counseling Center (e.g. Individual or Group Therapy, Eating Concerns Treatment Team, Referral Coordination, and Daytime/After-Hours Emergency Services), as well as other resources on and off campus.
• Build collaborative relationships and provide consultation and mental-health related education for coaches, athletic trainers, and Athletic Department staff.
• Provide or arrange workshops for student athletes related to mental health topics as requested.
• Serve as an active member of the Athletics Health Care Providers Team.
• May be opportunities to provide performance enhancement services to students and teams.
Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, or related field, or Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field, and eligibility for appropriate licensure in North Carolina. The successful candidate will be expected to obtain licensure in North Carolina within one year of start date and maintain licensure for the continuation of the appointment.
Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, or related field, or Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field, and eligibility for appropriate licensure in North Carolina.
Internal Number: 092981
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