LGBTQ Counseling Fellow
Student Counseling Services (SCS) at Connecticut College is pleased to announce an LGBTQ counseling postdoctoral fellowship position. The program spans two academic years (ending May 2018) 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.
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.
Thorough applicant credentialing, including criminal records check will be conducted on the selected applicant. Forward resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to ude.llocnnoc|tnemyolpme#ude.llocnnoc|tnemyolpme (include full name and COUNSELFELLOW in the subject line). Accepting resumes until the position is filled.
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.
As a highly selective residential liberal arts college, Connecticut College is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences. We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups. AA/EOE