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Emory University open position: Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Emory University Student Health and Counseling Services

Emory University invites applications and nominations for an innovative, energetic, collaborative and visionary leader to serve as Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). CAPS is a part of Emory Student Health and Counseling Services and the Division of Campus Life. The new Director will succeed Mark McLeod, PhD, who will be retiring in August 2015 after over 35 years of exemplary service to Emory University. This is an outstanding opportunity to provide clinical and administrative leadership to a nationally-recognized university student counseling center that has a strong interest in continuing to grow and improve.

Position Summary

The Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) reports to the Assistant Vice President and Executive Director of Student Health and Counseling Services (EUSHCS) and is a member of the EUSHCS Executive Committee. The Director supervises 12 CAPS professional counseling staff, 3 administrative staff, and interns/post-graduate trainees; oversees the delivery of individual, group and couples counseling services to over 14,500 diverse students (7,800 undergraduate, 6,700 graduate and professional), including 2,469 international students; oversees CAPS financial resources and budget, including the $1.4 million Emory Student Mental Health Fee; works cooperatively with Student Health Services, Student Health Psychiatry, the Office of Health Promotion, other Campus Life offices, and academic departments and dean’s offices to deliver high quality clinical and support services to students; collaborates with Oxford College Student Health and Counseling Services to facilitate a seamless transition of continuing students to the Atlanta campus; works with colleagues in the Faculty/Staff Assistance Program, the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Human Resources and Emory Healthcare to further the mental health of the entire Emory community; oversees community outreach and efforts to reduce the stigma of seeking mental health services; encourages student engagement, including Active Minds and Helpline; and participates in the University response to crises and in threat assessments.

Emory University

Emory University is known for its demanding academics, nationally recognized research and scholarship, exceptional undergraduate and graduate education, highly-ranked professional schools, and state-of-the-art facilities. Emory has been a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU, an association of 62 leading research institutions in the US and Canada) since 1995.

Division of Campus Life Vision Statement

Emory University’s Division of Campus Life, a community recognized internationally for advancing education into action and delivering world-class programs and services, promotes a healthy and sustainable environment where students live what they learn and learn what they live for self and society. The Division of Campus Life catalyzes a distinctive, caring, inquiry-driven, ethically engaged, polycultural, and socially just community of students, faculty, staff, alumni, families, and visitors that imagine and lead positive transformation in the world.

Division of Campus Life Mission Statement

Emory University’s Division of Campus Life cultivates a welcoming and dynamic community that is committed to modeling and teaching holistic wellbeing, ethical leadership, civic engagement, cultural humility, and global citizenship by providing a supportive and responsive foundation for an evolving campus community to develop skills necessary for lifelong success and positive transformation in the world.

To learn more about Emory University, visit http://www.emory.edu/home/about/index.html.

Qualifications and Preferred Competencies Set

Qualified applicants must possess a doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology; Georgia licensure or eligibility for Georgia licensure; and leadership and clinical services experience in a university/college counseling setting, including supervising professional staff.

Preferred candidates will have: vision and energy; an ability to innovate and lead change; an understanding of best practices in college mental health and the changing needs of students and college communities; a collaborative leadership style; an ability to build consensus among diverse stakeholders and inspire others; an ability to effectively manage a counseling organization and its personnel; effective communication skills, including public speaking; program development skills; a strong clinical background and an interest in providing evidence-based individual and group care as well as community-based outreach and prevention efforts; a passion about the importance of diversity, cultural humility and social justice; a commitment to the personal growth and development of staff; and high professional and ethical standards.

Application Procedure and Timeline

Applications should consist of a letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae, and a list of 3 professional references with full contact information (none of the references will be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate). All application materials must be submitted electronically to:

Mekeshua North

Emory University Human Resources, Division of Campus Life

mekeshua.l.north@emory.edu

 

Questions about this position should be addressed to:

Michael Huey, MD

Assistant Vice President and Executive Director

Emory University Student Health and Counseling Services

mhuey@emory.edu

or

Nadine J Kaslow, PhD, ABPP

Professor and Vice Chair

Emory University Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Search Committee Co-Chair

nkaslow@emory.edu

Preference will be given to applications received on or before January 15, 2015. Anticipated starting date for this position is August 2015.

Emory University is an EEO/AA/Individuals with Disabilities/Veteran Employer.

Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA, seeks Assistant Professor Neuropsychologist / Health Psychologist

POSITION OPENING:

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Eastern Virginia Medical School seeks a Clinical Neuropsychologist, able to work with children and adults, to join its Neuropsychology Program and contribute to teaching and research responsibilities within our Psychology Division. The successful candidate will have completed post-doctoral training in neuropsychology, be immediately license-eligible in Virginia, be eligible for ABPP/ABPN board certification in clinical neuropsychology, and be prepared to supervise, teach, and mentor student research in areas of neuropsychology and health psychology. Duties will include patient care provision within the Program’s outpatient clinic, research/scholarship in areas of interest, and teaching/supervision responsibilities within two APA-accredited training programs – (1) our Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology, a collaborative Ph.D. program with Norfolk State University and Old Dominion University; and (2) our EVMS Clinical Psychology Internship. There may be additional teaching opportunities with medical students, psychiatry residents, and post-doctoral fellows. Our Department supports comprehensive inpatient psychiatric services for adult and geriatric patients, inpatient rehabilitation services, and a wide array of outpatient programs in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Behavioral Medicine, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology, Obesity, Pain Management, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), and Sleep Medicine. There are multiple intra and inter-departmental opportunities for collegial collaboration with fellow faculty committed to a tripartite mission of excellence in clinical care, teaching, and research. EVMS offers a competitive salary and benefit package and is an equal opportunity employer. Norfolk is Virginia’s second most populous city, and the seven cities of the Hampton Roads region comprise the country’s 37th largest metropolitan area, boasting diverse cultural outlets, historical sites, a large military presence, and ready access to water recreation.

Applicants should send a letter of interest, CV, and three letters of reference to: J. D. Ball, Ph.D., ABPP – Board Certified in Clinical Psychology, Vice-Chair, Co-Director, Neuropsychology Program, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Eastern Virginia Medical School, P.O. Box 1980, Norfolk, VA 23501-1980. Email: balljd@evms.edu

J.D. BALL, PH.D., ABPP

CELL: 757-641-1683

 

Division of Psychoanalysis (Division 39) Scholars Program for the 2015-16 year

It is with great pleasure that we announce that applications are now being accepted for the Division of Psychoanalysis (Division 39) Scholars Program for the 2015-16 year.  There are a total of 66 openings for the program which runs from the Division 39 Spring Meeting in San Francisco April 22-26, 2015 until the Atlanta Spring Meeting April, 2016.

All Division 39 Scholars will receive the following benefits:

A travel award of $500 for expenses to the San Francisco conference

  • A mentor with whom the Scholar will meet at least once per month
  • Subscriptions to all Division 39 publications, including the journal Psychoanalytic Psychology, the Division/Review which comes out three times per year, and the monthly online newsletter, Insight
  • Free access to Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing (Pep-web) if such access is not otherwise available.

All graduate students and Early Career Professionals (10 years or less post-doctoral experience), in clinical psychology and cognate disciplines are eligible to apply.  Applications must be received by January 19, 2015.   Announcements of the winners will be made by February 22, 2015.

Applicants need not be members of Division 39 at the time of the application.  All Division 39 Scholars will become members of the Division for the Scholarship year.

The program is divided into several components as follows:

  1. Graduate Students Committee. Chair, Jeremy D. Safran, Ph. D.
  2. Multicultural Concerns Committee. (ethnic minorities) Chairs: Leilani Crane, Ph.D. Kris Yi, Ph.D.
  3. Sexual and Gender Identity Committee.  (sexual and gender minorities) Chairs: Scott Pytluk,Psy.D., Shara Sand, Ph.D
  4. Early Career Professionals Committee.  Chair: Colin Ennis, Ph.D.
  5. Couples and Family Therapy.  Section VIII. Representatives: Phyllis Cohen, Ph.D., Deborah Wolozin, Ph.D.
  6. International Relations Committee. Chairs:  Marilyn Jacobs, Ph.D., Kenneth Reich, Ph.D.

Any one individual may fit into more than one category, but applications may be submitted to only one of the above programs.

Applications for all of the above program components can be accessed on the Division 39 website.  Go to www.Division39.org, and on the rotating wheel click “Scholars Program” and then simply click program details.

Section IV, Local Chapters also has a Scholars Program, and all those interested please read the following:

Local Chapters: Section IV grants the Scholars Award to graduate students and early career professionals who are active members of their local chapters. Award eligibility, however, is based on which local chapters are eligible in any given year to nominate someone. For more information contact your local chapter representative to Section IV or Bill MacGillivray.

Any questions about the Division 39 Scholars Program as a whole may be addressed to us, but applications are to be retrieved only from the website location listed above.  Each set of application materials will list the appropriate people to whom questions about the individual component may be addressed.

Frank Summers, Ph.D., ABPP, President, Division 39

Franksumphd@gmail.com,

Kris Yi, Ph.D., Psy.D., krisyiphd@gmail.com

Co-chairs, Division 39 Scholars Program

Clinic coordinator and clinician at the University of Houston (UH)

Clinical Coordinator/ Post-Doctoral Fellow – Child and Adolescent Clinic, University of Houston.

Applications are being accepted for a full-time clinic coordinator and clinician at the University of Houston (UH) to work closely with Drs. Candice Alfano and Carla Sharp. The coordinator will be responsible for coordinating joint child and adolescent clinics within the department of Psychology at UH and for providing clinic services. We are looking for a strong clinician who also has excellent administration and leadership skills. Previous training and clinical experience in providing cognitive and behavioral interventions for youth with a range of emotional and behavioral problems, including anxiety, depression, and interpersonal/family difficulties is required. We are particularly interested in clinicians with previous training in behavioral sleep interventions and/or interventions for problems of adolescents. Duties will include all aspects of clinic coordination, carrying a range of child and adolescent cases, supervision of doctoral students, and collaboration with senior staff. Opportunities to teach/supervise graduate and undergraduate students, participate in several ongoing research projects, author manuscripts, and present at national conferences are available. Supervision from a Texas-licensed psychologist will be provided. Eligible candidates should have exceptional clinical, organizational, and communication skills. A master’s or doctoral degree in clinical psychology is preferred but applications from candidates with a degree in a related field are welcome. Master’s level applicants should have at least 3 years of full-time experience providing evidence-based interventions for youth. The salary and benefits package is competitive. Inquiries and application materials, including a letter of interest, CV, writing samples, and three letters of reference, should be sent to Candice Alfano, Ph.D. at caalfano@uh.edu or Carla Sharp, Ph.D. at csharp2@uh.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Houston (UH) is the leading public research university in Houston and the second most racially/ethnically diverse university in the U.S. It is designated as a Tier One research university by the Carnegie Foundation. UH is located in close proximity to the Texas Medical Center (TMC) offering extensive opportunity for research collaboration. The University of Houston is an equal opportunity employer.

University of Kansas will hire a tenure-track assistant professor in Latino and Migration Studies

The University of Kansas will hire a tenure-track assistant professor in Latino and Migration Studies next August 2015.

https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=49805

For a complete announcement and to apply on-line, go to:

https://employment.ku.edu/academic/1917BR, or go to https://employment.ku.edu, click on “Faculty, Lecturers, Academic Staff”, click on “Search openings”, and search by key word “MIGRATION”. A complete on-line application includes the following materials: cover letter that includes research interests and teaching approach; curriculum vitae; writing sample of no more than 50 pages; course syllabi; and the names, e-mail, and contact information for three references. Initial review of applications begins November 26, 2014 and will continue as long as required to identify a qualified pool. For further information please contact Dr. Ruben Flores, American Studies Department, University of Kansas, 1440 Jayhawk Blvd., 213 Bailey Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045, (785) 864-2303, flores@ku.edu.

Pearson collecting adult clinical cases in support of MCMI-III revision

Pearson and the MCMI author group are pleased to let you know that we have started to collect standardization data in support of the MCMI revision project.  We are hoping that you may be willing to help us network a bit — or even better — collect some standardization cases!

If you or any of the colleagues in your network would be willing to consider participating in data collection, please feel free to pass along this email message and/or get in contact with us.  Key contacts at Pearson are listed below for additional information and to sign up.

It is worth noting that there are some attractive incentives tied to this project and only a small amount of extra work involved – especially if a clinician is already administering the MCMI-III or other assessments on Q-global from Pearson as part of their practice.

While we are hoping to collect the majority of data online via Pearson Q-global scoring and reporting platform, we will have a paper option available by the end of the month for those who would be more comfortable using paper forms.

Any assistance you could lend within your networks in support of this project would be very much appreciated by the Millon/Pearson development team!  My colleagues in Pearson’s Field Research department are listed below should you have specific questions.

The entire MCMI team is eager and excited to help carry on Dr. Millon’s important work and legacy through this important project.  Thank you for helping us to achieve this!

Take care, and my very best to you.  CJ

Opportunity for colleagues currently counseling clinical adult patients: Pearson is currently collecting adult clinical cases in support of the revision of the MCMI-III.  There are cash or Pearson report credits available as incentives for participating.  For more information about this project and opportunity, please feel free to contact Darrell Stiffey or Jason Purcell at Pearson:

Darrell.Stiffey@Pearson.com or Jason.Purcell@Pearson.com

1-800-233-5686, ext. 24-8205 or ext. 24-5204

CJ Thompson

Product Manager

Clinical Assessment

Pearson

5601 Green Valley Drive

Bloomington, MN 55437 T: (952) 681-3401

F: (952) 681-3259

E: Christine.Thompson@pearson.com

 

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Caring Connections volunteer opportunities

1/25/12 – There are more than 400,000 hospice and palliative care volunteers working to bring families support and compassion when they’re needed most. 

Hospice and palliative care volunteers are friends who lend an ear, a hand, and their hearts.  It must be love.

For more information about volunteering, call your local hospice or contact Caring Connections at 800-658-8898 or http://www.caringinfo.org.

Unity Hospice seeking volunteers

1/25/12 – Unity Hospice is looking for volunteers.  If you are interested, please contact:

Deanna Perrone, LSW

Volunteer Coordinator, Bereavement Coordinator and Social Worker

Unity Hospice of Chicagoland, LLC

700 S. Clinton Suite 210

Chicago, IL  60607

Phone: (312) 427-6000

Cell: (312) 882-0638

Fax: (312) 427-6004

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