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Anticipated August 2022- July 2023
The emphasis for the post-doctoral fellowship will be to prepare the individual for a career in mental health at a university counseling center.
It provides individual, group, initial evaluation, and crisis intervention to a diverse student body in the University’s Counseling Center; utilizing brief and short-term models of psychotherapy, and telebehavioral sessions under supervision by Licensed Psychologists. It provides supervision to graduate student trainees in mental health. It conducts outreach presentations on mental health and diversity topics to undergraduate and graduate classes and a variety of minority groups including gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender persons, the differently abled, ethnically diverse and cultural populations. It provides a model and opportunities for collaborating with other Departments on campus with the goal of enhancing student retention and graduation.
The Post-Doctoral fellow will obtain weekly supervision from a Licensed Psychologist, as well as supervision on group psychotherapy. There will be opportunity for participating in professional development which includes weekly formal clinical case presentations with feedback from professional staff. There will be informal opportunities for consulting with senior staff.
Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver. Our student population consists of over 55% first generation students and over 45% students of color.
Within the Division of Student Affairs, we strive to create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. Rather, it requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a foundation for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.