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Staff Psychologist (Part-Time), Counseling and Psychiatric Service (CAPS) - Georgetown University La

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Staff Psychologist (Part-time) at Georgetown Law, Counseling and Psychiatric Service (CAPS) - Georgetown University Division of Student Affairs

This position is a 20 hour per week position (50% FTE), 9 months of the year (August - May) based at Georgetown University Law Center in downtown DC with the remaining 3 months based on the Main Campus.

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.

Georgetown's Counseling and Psychiatric Service (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.

The Staff Psychologist position exists in order to provide clinical mental health and outreach services to students at the Georgetown University Law Center. This position entails the delivery of psychotherapy, counseling, outreach, and consultation services to Georgetown students, and consultations to deans, faculty, staff, and parents. Duties include but are not limited to:

Direct Clinical Service

+ Conduct mental health/psychological evaluations and assessments at Georgetown University Law Center.

+ Make arrangements for referrals of Law students to private practitioners, as needed.

+ Provide individual and couples psychotherapy if appropriate.

+ Provide crisis intervention services.

+ Conduct therapy groups if assigned.

+ Share on call, intake and emergency responsibilities with other staff members.

+ Provide back up coverage for the Intake Coordinator, as needed.

+ 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.

Community Consultation/Outreach

+ Provide consultation to students, 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 activities to the University community, (trainings, presentations, crisis response).

Supervision and Collateral Duties

+ Receives and/or provides clinical supervision as assigned.

+ Attends scheduled staff meetings.

+ Participates on CAPS and university committees as assigned

+ Assist with coordinating a departmental initiative such as CAPS groups, training, LGBTQ, sport psychology, sexual assault, stress management initiatives, diversity initiatives, etc., 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 - If not yet licensed, then licensure must be achieved within 2 years of the start date

+ Preference for previous college mental health experience, as well as demonstrated experience working with the issues noted in the position description

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 include a list of 3 references and actual letters of reference should be forwarded as they become available.

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

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Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

Georgetown University is one of the world's leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. We are a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of our research, scholarship, faith and service.

Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation's oldest Catholic and Jesuit University. Drawing upon the 450-year-old legacy of Jesuit education, we provide students with a world-class learning experience focused on educating the whole person through exposure to different faiths, cultures and beliefs. Students are challenged to engage in the world and become men and women in the service of others, especially the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of the community.

These values are at the core of Georgetown's identity, binding members of the community across diverse backgrounds.

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