Staff Psychologist (4 positions available), Counseling and Psychiatric Service (CAPS) - Division of
Staff Psychologist (4 positions available), Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) - Division of Student Affairs
Georgetown University's Division of Student Affairs contributes to the establishment of a student-centered learning community that fosters educational and personal development and is dedicated to the Jesuit tradition of care for self and others - cura personalis.
The Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) serves as the university's primary mental health agency for its students and campus community. Our central mission is to collaborate directly with students in overcoming difficulties that may interfere with the definition and accomplishment of their educational, personal, and career goals. Accordingly, CAPS strives to provide students with opportunities to develop greater self-understanding, identify and solve problems, and improve academic performance through the alleviation of psychological, emotional, and cognitive impediments. Our mission often extends beyond the consultation room and into the campus community. Through outreach, partnerships, and consultation initiatives to faculty, staff, parents, and other campus offices, CAPS seeks to promote psychological health as a value to the Georgetown community.
CAPS anticipates 4 openings to be filled for during summer 2017 for the following areas of expertise:
- The LGBTQ Specialist provides assessment, individual and group therapy, referrals where needed, and outreach and consultation to the campus community. We require a clinician who is skilled in dealing with sexual minority issues, who can help enhance the relationship between our counseling service and the LGBTQ Resource Center, as well as other Student Affairs departments, and who can also function as a generalist.
- The Sport Psychology Specialist, provides services at both the Athletics Department and at the CAPS main office for assessment, individual and group therapy, referrals where needed, outreach, and consultation to the campus community. We require a clinician with demonstrated experience in this area, preferably Certified Consultant status.
- The Eating Disorder Specialist provides assessment, individual and group therapy, referrals where needed, outreach and consultation to the campus community, and participates on the eating disorders team with our partner health offices.
- The Case Manager focuses on intake triage, referrals to the community, and coordination of medical leaves of absence; and provides case management services, assessments, and referrals; and assists staff in arranging care for students following triage, crisis, initial consultations, and at completion of a client's CAPS treatment
Requirements for all positions
- Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology or a related field, or an MSW
- Licensure in the District of Columbia as a social worker or psychologist (If not yet licensed, then licensure must be achieved within 2 years ears of the start date)
- Preference for previous college mental health experience, as well as demonstrated experience working with the issues noted in the position descriptions
Applicants should upload both a CV and a cover letter that indicates your specialty (or specialties) of interest and lists 4 references.
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