Director of Clinical Training, CMHC Program
Core Faculty Position – Director of Clinical Training – CMHC Program
Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Antioch University New England
Status: Full-time, to start Spring 2019 or July 1, 2019
Antioch University New England invites applications for a full-time Clinical Mental Health Counseling faculty member to join our progressive team. This position will require teaching two master’s level clinical mental health counseling courses in an online platform each semester, in addition to responsibilities listed within the Director of Clinical Training position description. The Director of Clinical Training will receive course release for Fall and Spring semesters with a Summer stipend to provide clinical oversight to the CMHC program. Additional Summer teaching is available.
The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is part of the Department of Applied Psychology in Keene, NH. This department also offers master’s degree programs in Dance Movement Therapy and Counseling (DMT), Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT), and Applied Behavior Analysis.
The position has responsibilities that include teaching two clinical courses per semester and oversight of the clinical experiences for the students. Other responsibilities include revising clinical courses to better meet student /program and professional needs, coordination of the clinical placement process for students as they prepare for and confirm their clinical placements, and training full time and adjunct faculty who will teach practicum and internship courses. The person in this position will also coordinate with the CMHC Program Director to ensure accreditation standards are met within the program and serve as the primary liaison between the Director of Field Experience and program faculty. Please note that all faculty members are expected to participate fully in the department and program faculty team.
The CMHC program is offered in two platforms – one that is predominantly on campus, and one that is a low residency program with online course work and a minimum of two required intensive residency experiences. The Director of Clinical Training will be expected to attend both residencies and will predominantly focus work with the CMHC online program. A Residency stipend will be provided.
- Teach an annual course load of 12 credits online (e.g., clinical courses)
- Assist CMHC team to develop and implement sequential processes within the Practicum and Internship courses to introduce and acclimate students to clinical training experiences and expectations.
- Provide consultation to Faculty Group Supervisors to better support faculty teaching clinical courses.
- Serve as the primary liaison between the Director of Field Experience (DFE) and the Program faculty.
- Conduct workshops for all first year students regarding the initial fieldwork search, including both logistical (e.g., potential sites, Supervision Assist software) and process (e.g., maintaining wellness) priorities.
- Guide and support students on completion of required forms (submitted to the Director of Field Experience) and support students in making connections with potential sites as needed.
- Provide all necessary information to the Field Experience Administrative Assistant to track student placements, following up with students who have not submitted necessary paperwork to begin practicum as needed.
- Attend CMHC program meetings, AP department meetings, & Clinical Team meetings.
- Participate in process to secure new sites for clinical training and coordinate with DFE approval process.
- Design and offer online supervision training workshops to faculty and site supervisors annually.
Educational and Experiential Requirements and Qualifications
An earned doctorate in counselor education and supervision (CACREP-accredited program preferred), mental health counselor/professional counselor credentials, at least two years of professional clinical experience, and graduate teaching experience.
Preferred Qualifications/Areas of Interest
Preferred qualifications include expertise in one or more of the following areas: online pedagogy regarding effective models for online clinical training, counselor development, counseling supervision models, and program evaluation. As social justice is infused within all aspects of the Antioch programs, a knowledge and commitment to social justice is preferred.
The University, Campus, and Department
Antioch University is a multi-campus, coast –to-coast institution of higher learning that provides learner-centered education to empower students with the knowledge and skills to lead meaningful lives and to advance social, economic, and environmental justice.
Antioch University New England (AUNE), one of Antioch University’s (AU’s) five campuses, uses a distinctive graduate education pedagogy that mixes rigor with experiential learning and social engagement.
The Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at AUNE is committed to experiential learning and teaching, social justice, extensive clinical training, scholarship, and the use of creative, progressive and applied approaches. AUNE has been educating counselors for over 40 years and has a network of alumni throughout New England, and the country, who serve as many of our field supervisors and employers.
To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of your teaching philosophy, and a list of three current references and contact information electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org with “CMHC Clinical Faculty Search” in the subject heading. For further specifics about the program or position, please contact Dr. Jill Krahwinkel, CMHC Program Director at email@example.com.
Review of applicants will begin immediately. Position is open until filled with the flexibility of start date for the desired candidate.
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