The Department of Counseling Psychology is primarily a graduate department with an instructional program offering the master's degree (M.S.) in counseling and the doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in counseling psychology. The Department of Counseling Psychology is also a contributor to a new collaborative Health Promotion and Health Equity undergraduate major. The master's and doctoral programs are intended to provide a closely- integrated didactic experiential curriculum for the preparation of counseling professionals.
The doctoral degree, consistent with the APA's scientist-practitioner model of training, emphasizes the integration of counseling and psychological theory and practice with substantive development of research skills in the domains encompassed by counseling psychology. The department emphasizes the integration of multiculturalism, diversity, and social justice issues into counseling psychology and is committed to multiculturalism broadly-defined in teaching, research, and practice. Current department faculty have scholarly expertise in the following areas: psychotherapy process and outcome, educational and vocational development, community-based interventions, child development, and research methods with particular attention to multicultural issues (e.g., ethnic identity development and experiences, LGBTQ issues, social class, homelessness, immigrant and refugee families).
The Department of Counseling Psychology?s Counseling Psychology Training Clinic (CPTC) offers sliding scale psychological services to UW-Madison students and Dane County residents. The CPTC is administered and staffed by the faculty, staff, and students in the Department and serves as one of the primary training sites for our master?s and doctoral students. The clinic serves a diverse clientele for individual, couple, and group therapy services and provides direct mental health support and outreach to underrepresented students through an innovative community support effort funded by the Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity and Climate.
In achievement and prestige, the University of Wisconsin-Madison has long been recognized as one of America?s great universities. A public, land-grant institution, UW-Madison offers a complete spectrum of liberal arts studies, professional programs, and student activities. UW-Madison ranks #3 in doctorates granted among U.S. universities (2015) and #10 Best public U.S. The department is located in the Education Building on Bascom Hill overlooking Lake Mendota, and is part of the top-rated public School of Education in the U.S.
Founded in 1849, the campus spreads out along the south shore of Lake Mendota, encompassing wooded hills, friendly shores, and lively city streets that offer a plethora of educational, social, and entertainment options. Madison is the state?s capital city with a population of 252,000, and offers an ideal combination of natural beauty, stimulating cultural offerings, and outdoor recreation. The city and campus are on an isthmus, one of only four in the United States, offering a unique living experience. College (Forbes, 2016). Madison?s location in south central Wisconsin makes for convenient access to Milwaukee (80 miles), Chicago (150 miles), and Minneapolis (270 miles).
|Instructions to Applicants:
To apply for this position, submit the following items: 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) a statement describing research, teaching, and clinical interests and qualifications, 4) two-three (2-3) writing samples as one document, and 5) the names and contact information for 3 professional references within the application.
For full consideration, please submit your application by September 16, 11:55pm. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.