Employment Opportunities at DRES

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I am Dr. Christopher C.Babbitt and I work as a clinical counselor for the department of Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES). I provide individual and group therapy, coaching, assessment and academic screenings to support students with disabilities (physical, chronic, psychiatric, and invisible)registered with DRES. A large percentage of the students served by the mental health unit have psychiatric disabilities or co-morbid psychiatric disabilities and need mental health support to be successful at the university. In addition, many University of students with academic difficulties and no prior diagnosis are seen and assessed through the academic screening and assessment process. I also am the director of supervision, training and coordination of counseling psychology and clinical psychology graduate students of the United States who have practicums at DRES and APA-accredited school psychology pre-doctoral interns.

You have received this email because you have an offer from the University Office for Students with Disabilities to work with me while we help Students with disabilities frustrated with ignorance and lack of services but as my temporary personal assistant. I care about Animal Welfare, Arts and Culture, Children, Civil Rights and Social Action, Education, Environment, Disaster and Humanitarian Relief, Social Services and lots more.

This is a very simple employment. You will only help me Mail letters, Make payments at Walmart and purchase some Items when needed. This employment only takes an hour a day and 3 times a week for $620 weekly.

I am unable to meetup for an interview because I am currently away and helping the disabled students in Australia. You will be paid in advance for all tasks and purchased to be done on my behalf and some of my personal letters and mails will be forwarded to your residence or nearby post office for you to pick up at your convenience. Upon my arrival we will discuss the possibility of making this a long-term employment if I am impressed with your services while I am away. My arrival is scheduled for the last week of Feb 2018


Current Full Time Positions Available at DRES:

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

College of Applied Health Sciences

Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES)

Assistant Director of Mental Health Services

The Assistant Director of Mental Health Services coordinates the mental health unit at DRES and provides individual therapy, support groups, assessment, and academic screenings in conjunction with other mental health staff to support students with disabilities who are registered with DRES. A large percentage of the students served by the mental health unit have psychiatric disabilities or comorbid psychiatric disabilities and need mental health support to be successful at the university. In addition, many University of Illinois students with academic difficulties and no prior diagnosis are evaluated through the academic screening and assessment process. Supervision, training, and coordination of counseling psychology and clinical psychology graduate students who have practicums at DRES and APA school psychology pre-doctoral interns is also part of the position. The successful candidate will be able to assist in the Division's ongoing effort to train and supervise these students to maintain a high level of care in order to serve the needs of a large, diverse student body with disabilities.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

1. Provide individual counseling/psychotherapy services for a diverse population of students with disabilities in a multi-culturally competent manner.

2. Provide group counseling and psychotherapy through therapy groups or groups that address a specific clinical issue or the needs of a particular group of students.

3. Coordinate the Academic Screening process to include triage, referrals, scheduling of appointments, tracking, and data/record keeping.

4. Supervise assessments, provide feedback, and report writing.

5. Participate in psychological emergency and trauma response.

6. Participate in other outreach, training, and treatment team activities.

7. Coordinate the training and supervision of post docs, pre-doctoral interns, practicum students, and graduate hourly workers.

8. Participate in various DRES service, education and research activities as well as division, college, and campus committees.

9. Other duties as assigned.

Salary and Appointment Information

This is a full-time, regular (not visiting) academic professional non-tenured position appointed on a 12-month service basis.  The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date.  Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.  Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Position Requirements and Qualifications

This position requires a minimum of a doctorate degree in clinical, counseling or school psychology.  Must have experience functioning as a counselor in a diverse setting, along with clinical supervision and assessment experience.  Must be licensed as a psychologist in Illinois or license-eligible.  Strong clinical skills in therapy, assessment and report writing are required.  Also must possess demonstrated interest in diversity (including disability) issues.

Application Procedures and Deadline Information

To ensure full consideration, create a candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your letter of application and resume by July 7.  Online application will also require names and contact information (including email addresses) for three professional references.  The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.  This position requires successful completion of a criminal background check investigation.

For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Mindy Rick at mindy@illinois.edu or 217/333-4600.

 

Current Graduate Hourly Positions Available at DRES:

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