Clinical Psychology Trainee

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS


Posted: 16-Mar-24

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open


Other Staff/Administrative

Internal Number: JR24734

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Description:

  • Conducts clinical diagnostic evaluation and assessment of patients, including urgent-care/crisis evaluations.

  • Provides goal-focused, time-limited individual, couples, and group psychotherapy.

  • Maintains timely and complete electronic clinical documentation.

  • Provides consultation, training, and outreach to members of the University of Chicago community both during and after hours.

  • Participates in clinical and administrative staff meetings as appropriate.

  • Provides clinical training and supervision for psychology externs as needed and as appropriate.

  • Exercises discretion and confidentiality while handling sensitive situations required.

  • Reviews, analyzes, and interprets federal and state laws, rules, regulations, Code of Ethics, policies and procedures as related to the field of clinical psychology.  

  • Delivers clinical services with guidance and instruction from others.

  • Combines clinical work with outreach, consultation, and supervision while working towards licensure.

  • Performs other related work as needed.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Doctoral degree in psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) from an APA approved graduate program.  Documentation must be made available within two months post hire date.


  • Completion of a pre-doctoral internship at a college counseling center by August 31, 2023.  Documentation required within 2 months post hire date.

  • Advanced training or experience with college age or young adult populations.

  • Interest in helping students to overcome behavioral and emotional obstacles to peak academic performance.

Preferred Competencies

  • Experience training in a university counseling setting.

  • Experience providing evidence-based, time-limited psychotherapy.

  • Experience providing services to under-represented populations and first generation university students.

  • Ability to provide daytime on-call coverage.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Working Conditions

  • Direct patient contact or clinical care setting.

  • Office environment.

  • On-call responsibilities.

  • High stress environment.

  • Ability to use computers extensively for up to 2 hours at a time.

  • Ability to use standard computer and office equipment.

Application Documents

  • Cover Letter (Required)

  • Resume (Required)

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Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via the Applicant Inquiry Form.

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