The Associate Director of Clinical Training in the Counseling Psychology Department assists in coordinating field placement experience for the students in the Counseling Psychology program. This position collaborates with the Director of Clinical Training as well as the campus wide OPT team. The Associate Director of Clinical Training in the Counseling Psychology Department acts as a liaison between the academic program faculty, the training sites, and the students. This position reports to the Director of Clinical Training in the Counseling Psychology Department.
Consult on the development and maintenance of a network of training sites, as well as relationships with site supervisors.
Oversee the education of students who are new to the field placement search processes and practices.
Consult with students who are encountering issues related to their field placement experience.
Manage the flow of information regarding students’ progress, as well as problems, to faculty, and/or practicum/internship sites.
Oversee the review of field placement evaluations and related training documentation in Tevera, the OPT database system.
Consult on the development of new Office of Placement & Training initiatives and projects.
Ability to work with specific concentrations within the Counseling Psychology department (Latinx Mental Health, Child & Adolescent Treatment, Health Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Treatment of Addiction Disorders, Trauma and Crisis Intervention), providing support and participating in planning and development of sites offering field placement experiences for students in that concentration.
Participate on a Faculty Council committee as assigned.
Participate in the Counseling Psychology faculty department meetings.
Consult on the development and maintenance of coursework pertinent to Office of Placement & Training.
Interact and communicate successfully with a diverse population.
Act in a way that embodies the mission, vision, and values of The Chicago School.
Adhere to all confidentiality requirements.
Other duties as assigned by Director of Clinical Training in the Counseling Psychology Department.
Maintain updated knowledge of ACA licensure and code of ethics.
Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Maintain a professional appearance and conduct oneself in respectful and ethical manner.
Ability to remain calm and make decisions under pressure.
Ability to manage multiple projects with multiple deadlines while meeting or exceeding expectations.
Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time.
Learns actively to understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Listens actively, giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Think critically to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Communicates ideas and information effectively in both verbal and written form.
Ability to adapt to changing circumstances, needs, and demands.
Managing one's own time and the time of others effectively.
Ability to motivate, develop, and direct people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Knowledge of local and national training and licensing requirements.
Understanding and ability to navigate multiple levels of program hierarchies.
2-3 years of professional training experience.
Licensed as a clinical psychologist or LCPC.
Doctoral degree and/or Master’s degree in counseling, counseling psychology or relevant area of study.
Ability to travel to site locations.
Compensation & BenefitsThis opportunity is budgeted at $$70,000 - 85,000 base compensation. Additional compensation factors may impact total compensation. To learn more about our competitive benefits and additional rewards, including generous paid time-off, medical and dental insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, click the link below.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please note: For the protection of faculty, staff, students and all who enter our facilities, The Chicago School requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, with limited exemptions, as a condition of employment.
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