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Sports Psychologist (Temporary) - Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
Georgetown University’s Division of Student Affairs contributes to the establishment of a student-centered learning community that fosters educational and personal development and is dedicated to the Jesuit tradition of care for self and others - cura personalis.
The Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) serves as the university's primary mental health agency for its students and campus community. Our central mission is to collaborate directly with students in overcoming difficulties that may interfere with the definition and accomplishment of their educational, personal, and career goals. Accordingly, CAPS strives to provide students with opportunities to develop greater self-understanding, identify and solve problems, and improve academic performance through the alleviation of psychological, emotional, and cognitive impediments. Our mission often extends beyond the consultation room and into the campus community. Through outreach, partnerships, and consultation initiatives to faculty, staff, parents, and other campus offices, CAPS seeks to promote psychological health as a value to the Georgetown community.
The Sports Psychologist is a CAPS employee fully embedded in the Athletics department, and provides assessment, consultation individual and group therapy, referrals where needed, outreach, and consultation to coaches and other Athletics staff members. This is a temporary position with the potential for a full-time appointment. Duties include but are not limited to:
Direct Clinical Service
- Conduct mental health/psychological evaluations and assessments.
- Provide individual and group psychotherapy.
- Provide crisis intervention services.
- Share on call, intake and emergency responsibilities with other staff members.
- Maintain case management to ensure that patient dispositions are successfully completed.
- Document and maintain timely and accurate client records.
- Provide campus based clinical services
- Maintain current knowledge regarding professional practices, ethics, and laws.
- Provide consultation to student athletes, coaches, faculty, and staff regarding mental health and behavioral and student life issues.
- Communicate with university personnel and other concerned individuals, such as family members and concerned students.
- Provide outreach and workshops for the Athletics Department (trainings, presentations,etc).
Supervision and Other Duties
- Receive and/or provide clinical supervision as assigned.
- Attend scheduled staff meetings.
- Participate on CAPS and University Committees as assigned.
- Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology or a related field, or an MSW
- Licensure in the District of Columbia as a social worker or psychologist or eligibility for licensure
- Preference for previous college mental health experience
Applicants must submit both a CV and a cover letter – recommend combining CV and cover letter into a single document for upload. The cover letter must indicate your specialty (or specialties) of interest and a list of 4 references.
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