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Postdoctoral Fellowship In Student Athlete Mental Health

Employer
Providence College
Location
Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 25, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling, Health Services
Employment Level
Fellowship
Employment Type
Full Time
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Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Postdoctoral Fellowship In Student Athlete Mental Health Overview
The position is designed to provide experience in a supportive, multidisciplinary college counseling center with the majority of the focus being student-athlete mental health. The successful candidate will provide individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, clinical assessment, and consultation for the student-athlete population in addition to a limited amount of short-term clinical consultation and crisis services to the general undergraduate community. The post-doctoral fellow will also provide psycho-educational outreach programs, consultation to staff and faculty, and will participate in the training of social work interns and psychology practicum trainees. Essential Duties:
Provide culturally appropriate counseling and crisis intervention services to student athletes coping with mental health and developmental challenges from an array of diverse populations. Work with on and off-campus resources to coordinate support to students. Assist in the didactic seminar program development for our trainees. Participate in prevention and outreach programming to the general College community. Participate in emergency crisis coverage. Marginal Duties:
The fellow will receive two hours of supervision weekly by licensed staff psychologists on-site and will participate in weekly case conference/staff meetings. Opportunities will be made available to engage with offices/groups on campus based on the candidate’s interest. Education and Experience Required
Completed doctoral degree (Counseling or Clinical Psychology) from an APA -accredited
program by August 1, 2022. Strong interest in student-athlete mental health/specialization, skills in assessment, psychotherapy, and crisis intervention. Interest in offering clinical and outreach services to students from diverse/multicultural backgrounds.
Experience in a college counseling setting is preferred. Strong understanding of college student development. Interest in working with student-athletes. Experience with electronic record keeping. Interest working with one or more of the following: individuals with substance use/abuse issues, eating disorders, innovative/online intervention approaches, outreach, prevention, and psycho-educational initiatives.

Experience in a college counseling setting is preferred. Strong understanding of college student and student-athlete development. Interest in working with student-athletes. Experience with electronic record keeping. Interest working with one or more of the following: individuals with substance use/abuse issues, eating disorders, innovative/online intervention approaches, outreach, prevention, and psycho-educational initiatives. Physical Demands Employee Status Other Union Status Non-Union Shift: If other, please enter regular schedule. EEO Statement
Providence College does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, gender, except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or genetic information. The College will develop, and from time to time update, an affirmative action program and will insist on a good-faith effort on the part of its employees to comply with the program. The College will request and expect its agents and those with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of this important program.

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number AS588P Closing Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants
Three separate recommendation letters are requested for upload upon initial application. Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * We require all employees to be vaccinated. Are you vaccinated or have a valid medical or religious exemption from receiving a COVID-19 vaccine?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents

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