Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an independent professional graduate school with a dynamic student body and a professionally accomplished faculty. Our curriculum and training opportunities prepare graduates to deliver outstanding professional services emphasizing the ability to understand and work with diverse populations.
We are currently searching for a Director of Clinical Training (DCT) to join our Chicago Campus. The DCT oversees the entire practicum and internship experience for the students in the APA-accredited Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program. This position collaborates with the other Directors of Clinical Training across TCSPP campuses. The DCT acts as a liaison between the academic program administration and faculty, the training sites, and the students
• Oversee the entire practicum/internship experience for the students in the clinical psychology doctoral program.
• Oversee the work of department Associate Directors of Training
• Collaborate with the other Directors of Clinical Training across TCSPP campuses.
• Serve as a member of the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program’s leadership team.
• Develop and maintain a network of practicum and internship sites, as well as relationships with site supervisors.
• Demonstrate knowledge of APA and APPIC standards in identifying practicum and internship sites.
• Oversee the education of students who are new to the practicum/internship search processes and practices.
• Teach six credits per academic year.
• Consult regarding students who are encountering issues related to their practicum/internship experience with the students, faculty, ADOT’s, Chicago Campus Director of Training, Dean of Student Success, Office of General Counsel, etc.
• Manage the flow of information regarding students’ progress, as well as problems, to the academic department chair, faculty, and/or practicum/internship sites.
• Oversee the review of practicum/internship student evaluations and related paperwork.
• Coordinate with the National Manager, Applied Professional Practice and Student Records & Data and the Office of the Registrar regarding grading and degree conferral.
• Manage the proper storage and/or dissemination of training data.
• Manage a schedule of visits to practicum sites, or more frequent visits as indicated.
• Serve as the primary department contact for students on their full-year internship.
• Consult on the development of new training and placement initiatives and projects.
• Assist with the APA Accreditation process.
• Participate on a Faculty Council committee.
• Participate in department faculty meetings, and serve on department committees.
• Participate in department-level strategic planning and budget process.
• Consult on the development and maintenance of coursework pertinent to applied professional practice.
• 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.
• Assume other faculty duties as assigned by the department chair.
• A doctoral degree in clinical psychology or counseling psychology
• Licensed as a psychologist
• Minimum 1-3 years of professional training experience.
• Evidence of strong teaching and academic administration at the graduate level.
• Ability to maintain a professional appearance and conduct oneself in a respectful and ethical manner
• Ability to successfully manage multiple projects with multiple deadlines.
• Ability to develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
• Ability to communicate ideas and information effectively in both verbal and written form.
• Ability to adapt to changing circumstances, needs and demands.
• Ability to manage one’s own time and the time of others effectively.
• Knowledge of local and national training and licensing requirements.
• Computer proficiency: MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point) video conference, web-based teaching platforms
• Ability to travel to site locations.
• Reports to the Department Chair, Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program
• Maintains a dotted-line relationship with the Chicago Campus Director of Training.
Interested individuals should attach to their application (a) a letter of application; (b) a statement about their administrative experience and areas of specific teaching and/or research expertise; (c) a curriculum vita; and (d) a list of three references with contact information.
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