Social Work Post-Masters Fellowship

Location:

Boulder, CO

Apply On Or Before:

December 5, 2016

FELLOWSHIP POSITION:

Counseling and Psychiatric Services and Behavioral Health programs are now accepting applications for its Social Work Post-Masters Fellowship.  The position will begin (depending on fellow’s availability) August 7, 2017 (preferably beginning 8/7/17) and September 7, 2017.

Positions are a 40 hour, one-year commitment.  Fellows may work Saturdays for up to 6 hours.  Fellows are expected to carry 24 clinical hours per week.  Annual salary is $31,000.

Benefits based on the FTE (100%) include vacation/sick leave and health insurance options.

ABOUT COUNSELING AND PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES (CAPS) PRIMARY FELLOWSHIP:

CAPS is located in two locations on campus, at Wardenburg Health Center and the Center for Community (C4C). These are the primary mental health care facilities for CU students located conveniently on campus.  Our services include individual therapy, group therapy, wellness workshops, CU community outreach, couple’s therapy, psychological assessment, psycho-education, urgent care, and medication management.

We treat a broad spectrum of psychological health issues from situational concerns to major mental illness.

The purpose of CAPS is to provide psychological healthcare to University of Colorado Boulder students that is both culturally relevant and sensitive so students may become academically proficient, physically healthy, and emotionally/relationally intelligent. CAPS secondary purpose is to provide training to the next generation of psychologists and social workers.

CAPS also provides consultation to faculty, staff, students, and any other individual or group of individuals seeking professional expertise as it pertains to the University of Colorado Boulder community.

ABOUT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH (BH) FELLOWSHIP POSITION:

Behavioral Health (BH) is a department within the University’s Wardenburg Health Clinic (WHC), that works collaboratively w/ CAPS and the medical clinics at CU; providing brief intervention, assessment and consults for the medical clinic, women’s health clinic and physical therapy and integrative sports medicine.  BH Providers are considered part of the student’s medical team.

Behavioral Health providers work to connect students with appropriate services within CU as well as in the community.

The BH Post-Masters Fellow will operate out of the Medical Clinic multidisciplinary pods alongside doctors, nurse practitioners and medical assistants.  The Fellow will provide assessment, brief interventions and referrals for students presenting in the primary care setting.  BH clinicians also provide screening for depression, anxiety and alcohol and other drugs, as well as crisis care.  The Fellow will actively collaborate with medical clinic providers and administrative staff, as well as relevant offices, on and off campus, for referral and outreach purposes.

Part of the Fellow’s schedule will also be dedicated to CAPS, providing services for triage, crisis care, intake, case management, individual, couples, group therapy, and/or psycho-educational services for the alcohol and other drugs (AOD) program.

TRAINING:

Training for fellows includes a weekly group experiential and didactic seminar, weekly multidisciplinary peer consultation, one-hour weekly supervision with an LCSW, secondary supervision as needed by other senior staff and specialists in the clinic.

Behavioral Health focused-fellows will receive program specific supervision by an LCSW for BH in the primary care setting (this is the one-hour weekly supervision as stated above).

All Fellows may also attend in-house staff trainings and continuing education.

IDEAL CANDIDATE FOR CAPS:

The ideal candidate is a recent MSW graduate who has an educational background in evidenced based psychotherapy practices and whose goal is to acquire necessary clinical/supervision hours for licensure.  The candidate should also have relevant and significant clinical experience, providing direct psychotherapy services, including crisis assessment and disposition.

The candidate is interested in working on a multidisciplinary team, is familiar with electronic medical records, and is comfortable with managing a busy and demanding clinical schedule.

 

TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter expressing your experience and interest in clinical social work in a college setting.  Also, send a copy of your resume with a list of at least three references with their contact information.

Correspondence should be addressed to:

Ainsley Cone, MSW, LCSW
University of Colorado at Boulder|
Wardenburg Health Center
119 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0119

Applications can also be sent by email to Ainsley.Cone@Colorado.edu

Fax: 303-735-1900

Questions? Call Ainsley at 303-492-3608

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 5, 2016

The University of Colorado is a non-discriminatory, equal opportunity employer.