Indiana University's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers a 12-month, post-doctoral fellow in college counseling for a doctoral level clinical or counseling psychologist. This fellowship provides an opportunity to gain experience working with a diverse student population at IU, a Research One university located in Bloomington, IN.
The focus of this post-doctoral psychologist is 1. to intentionally recruit individuals with lived experiences as a member of an underserved, minoritized and/or marginalized communities 2. to enhance clinical offerings to the IU graduate and undergraduate students who are members of underserved, minoritized or marginalized communities and 3. to provide quality clinical experiences and supervision for the post-doctoral fellow or masters mental health extern to enhance their training and prepare them for a career in mental health in a university counseling center.
Clinical Experience 50% The students served by CAPS are enrolled at IUB, are adolescents and adults from all over the world who bring with them a range of psychological challenges that span the diagnostic spectrum and an amazingly rich array of identities, including race, ethnicity, age, religion, gender, sex, culture, sexual orientation, physical ability and socioeconomic status that makes for exceptionally fulfilling and interesting psychotherapeutic work. Furthermore, we have a dedicated and diverse staff, representing a range of theoretical orientations, who pride themselves on understanding the human experience and providing multiculturally-competent and informed care, which serves as a cornerstone of our training program.
The fellow will build knowledge, sensitivity, and ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds and will gain supervised experience in each of the following areas: Clinical services includes brief individual psychotherapy, group therapy, intake assessment, case management, emergency services, consultation, and outreach programming. The fellow will be expected to co-facilitate 1-2 therapy groups for students of color and/or students who are members of underserved or marginalized populations. Some evening and weekend hours should be expected, especially involving outreach activities.
Supervision 15% Both individual and group supervision will be provided by licensed psychologists, social workers or master level clinicians who are staff in CAPS. The post-doc fellow will have opportunities for supervision of trainees.
Specialty Concentration 15% A unique aspect of this position offers an opportunity to focus on a specific clinical or research area of post-doc choosing within the offering of the university. Examples may include but not limited to the Kinsey Institute, Sports Psychology, School of Medicine etc. Ability to develop the concentration is dependent on the availability of supervision and proposal provided in consultation with CAPS and area of concentration.
Outreach/Liaison 10% The post-doc fellow will provide outreach designed for students, both graduate and undergraduate who are members of underserved and/or marginalized communities.
Administrative 10% Fellow is expected to attend weekly staff meetings, complete paperwork/clinical notes in a timely manner, return phone calls and plan programs during this time.
This is a full-time position for 12 months, available August 16, 2021 through, August 12, 2022. Applications are invited from persons who expect to complete their doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology prior to the fellowship start date. The successful applicant should demonstrate a professional commitment and interest in multiculturalism and social justice, college counseling center work, and student development.
By the start date of the postdoctoral fellowship, the candidate must have completed a doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program in Counseling or Clinical Psychology. Demonstrated clinical experience working with individuals who are members of ethnic minority communities and/or members of underserved or marginalized communities.
Previous experience in a college or university counseling center desired.
Department Contact for Questions:
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Denise Hayes, Ph.D., HSPP, Director and Search Committee Chair, [email protected]
OAA #: 22101-14
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 10408
About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.