PsyD Clinical Training Coordinator

PsyD Clinical Training Coordinator (immediate opening)

The Michigan School of Psychology, an independent not-for-profit graduate school, provides an educational climate which inspires students to live up to their potential, professionally and personally. Offering an APA accredited Doctor of Clinical Psychology degree, a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology degree and a certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis, our mission is to educate psychologists today who will transform our world tomorrow.

We are seeking talented applicants who are interested in joining our institution as the PsyD Clinical Training Coordinator. As an integral member of the clinical training department, the PsyD Clinical Training Coordinator will report to the Director of Clinical Training (DCT) in the management of clinical training requirements. The Coordinator serves as the point person for the Doctor of Clinical Psychology program, both faculty and students, in the successful completion of the clinical training experience. This position provides assistance to the DCT in managing a variety of tasks including securing and reviewing sites, routine site visits, facilitating practicum fairs and communication sessions, and technical support and reporting associated with tracking hours, evaluations, and surveys. In conjunction with the DCT, the Coordinator provides oversight, guidance and consultation to insure compliance with the clinical training requirements determined for the academic program. The PsyD Clinical Training Coordinator is a full-time (40 hour per week) staff position.

Essential Functions

  • Facilitates the PsyD clinical training placement process; maintains lists of site availability and student placement;
  • Participates in Admissions Open Houses for prospective students.
  • Oversees the completion of all clinical training approval and agreement forms; ensures that students have submitted all forms to the Clinical Training department prior to beginning practicum and internship.
  • Assists students with set up of Time2Track accounts. Communicates expectations and provides training/troubleshooting if needed.
  • Corresponds with site and faculty supervisors about Time2Track system for hours and evaluation. Provides directions and explains process/expectations. Sends reminders as needed during the academic year to facilitate timely completion of forms and approvals. Provides support and troubleshooting as needed.
  • Monitors incoming evaluations and hours approval requests to insure timely completion. Reminds faculty supervisors, as needed, of evaluation and approval requests pending.
  • Monitors the Time 2 Track administrative account for completion of evaluations. Identifies scores that require further review and downloads those student evaluations for further review.
  • Maintains records of evaluation outcomes and hours in clinical training.
  • Assists in annual data gathering and reporting on clinical training outcomes to include placements, student performance, satisfaction, etc.
  • Reviews approved hours logs each semester. Sends reminders to students to ensure timely completion or remind of overdue logs. Review documents each semester for accuracy and fulfillment of requirements; facilitates resolution of issues with hours on a timely basis, consults, as needed with faculty supervisor and/or DCT.
  • Maintain all records of students and clinical training site information and Clinical Training reference materials, to include the Faculty Clinical Training Binder. Prepares site visit packets.
  • Monitors site compliance with program requirements; evaluates efficacy of training experiences.
  • Maintains ongoing communication with students in clinical placement.
  • Annually reviews and updates all forms and manuals for final review and approval by the DCT; reviews website content and provides updates to the Communications Department; facilitates mid-year updates/changes as needed.
  • Provides ongoing consultation to PsyD students in regards to clinical training processes, requirements and problem solving.
  • Provides faculty supervisors with site supervisor contact information, reviews feedback from faculty, and provides consultation on concerns; consults and/or refers to DCT if necessary.
  • In collaboration with the DCT, plans for and addresses projected deficits in approved and potential practicum sites to ensure a sufficient number of site placements for all practicum students in the MA and PsyD programs.
  • Annually confirms all ongoing sites to include updating information about the site and any changes to the planned training experience. Maintains approved site lists for both programs; ensures updated lists are available on the web site. Provides lists to students in the practicum search process.
  • Coordinates the annual PsyD Practicum Fair; confirms participating training sites, and facilitates the logistics of the event for PsyD Practicum I students.
  • Assists DCT with clinical training placement for PsyD students to include presenting information to first year PsyD students about the practicum search, assisting with mock interviews, etc.
  • Manages annual Clinical Training surveys. Communicates with sites and students to promote participation. Monitors response rates for reminders and follow up. Compiles and reviews data with DCT, Academic Dean and Program Director to assess outcomes.
  • Provide support to DCT and PsyD faculty in the implementation of the Clinical Competency Exam; schedules Standardized Patients, manages the process flow and tasks related to the video recording of mock sessions; serves as a test proctor as needed.
  • Maintains policies and procedures documentation in the Clinical Training Handbook.

Travel

Approximately 15% in Metro Detroit Area

Qualifications 

•Master’s degree in a mental health discipline, with licensing appropriate to that discipline/level
• Minimum of 3 years of previous work experience in a professional or administrative setting
• Demonstrated commitment to fostering an educational climate of inclusion and diversity
• Strong administrative/organizational skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Effective oral and written communication skills

Benefits

The full-time position is provided with a competitive salary and benefits. Starting salary is $60,000.

Benefits include:
• Medical, dental and vision insurance
• Paid time off
• Retirement benefits (after one year of service)
• Flexible Spending Account
• Life, short and long-term disability insurance

COVID-19 vaccinations are required for all MSP employees and students.

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The Michigan School of Psychology (MSP) is fully committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce and strongly welcomes applications from candidates who would enhance our inclusive educational community. MSP is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer.

A review of complete applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts
(unofficial accepted with application), and complete contact information for three references to:

Michigan School of Psychology
Human Resource Department
[email protected]

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.

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The MSP campus is located in Farmington Hills, Michigan, a suburb of metropolitan Detroit, the largest urban area in Michigan. A culturally and ethnically diverse area, known as the world’s automotive capital, it also contains many major corporations. Metro Detroit is rich in arts, culture and business opportunity with world class hotels, restaurants, entertainment, museums and theaters. In 2018, Time Magazine named Farmington Hills as the best place to live in Michigan.

Please visit our website (www.msp.edu) for more information about our commitment to diversity, inclusion and educational equity as well as to learn more about our history, our faculty and our community.

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