September 28, 2009

Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology position opening

Position Announcement

The Department of Psychology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology for the academic year beginning in August, 2010. The department encompasses a diversity of theoretical orientations, and matriculated graduate students are selected from a wide and diverse group of applicants from across the nation and around the world.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. from an APA-accredited program, a strong research record, enthusiasm for teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level, potential for extramural research funding, and be license-eligible in Tennessee. Candidates with solid publication records, demonstrated potential for extramural funding, and experience in graduate education are encouraged to apply. Position responsibilities include research, teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and graduate training. While the search is open to all areas, preference will be given to those who can contribute to the Program s emphasis in multicultural psychology, training in social justice advocacy and research, and clinical supervision. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an extramurally funded research program. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is the state s flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. As a land-grant University, it is committed to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement with society. In all its activities, the University aims to advance the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate society. The University welcomes and honors people of all races, creeds, cultures, and sexual orientations, and values intellectual curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, and academic freedom and integrity. The University intends that its graduates will promote the values and institutions of representative democracy, and be prepared to lead lives of personal integrity and civic responsibility.

Review of applications will begin November 16 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit their vita, statement of research interests, summary of teaching experiences and evaluations, 3-5 representative publications, and three letters of recommendation to the Chair, Counseling Search Committee, c/o Ms. Connie Ogle, Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-0900.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498 (V/TTY available) or 974-2440. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

Posted by rutka005 at 9:26 AM

September 23, 2009

Employment Opportunities

Student Work-Study Intern
(Class 201882)

The University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Office for Equity and Diversity
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Ally (GLBTA) Programs Office


JOB DESCRIPTION

ABOUT THE GLBTA PROGRAMS OFFICE
Founded in 1993, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Ally Programs (GLBTA) Office is dedicated to improving campus climate for all University of Minnesota students, staff, faculty, alumni, and visitors by developing and supporting more inclusive understandings of gender and sexuality.
The GLBTA Programs Office recognizes the intersections of gender and sexuality with race, ethnicity, class, ability, age, culture, and all social systems; we are committed to holding ourselves and others accountable for working against all forms of oppression. The GLBTA Programs Office seeks to bridge and build communities that create affirming and welcoming environments in which people can be their whole selves and which honor all identities and experiences.
ABOUT THE STUDENT INTERN POSITION
The position of Student Intern is central to the success of the GLBTA Programs Office. The Student Intern works as part of a team with the Director, Assistant Director, Program Associate, Schochet Endowment Graduate Assistant, Graduate Interns, and other Undergraduate Student Interns to achieve the mission of the Programs Office through clerical, communications and organizational duties that assist the development and delivery of a wide range of programs and services meeting the diverse needs of our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Report directly to and perform duties as assigned by the Program Associate of the GLBTA Programs Office.
2. Perform in the best interest of the GLBTA Programs Office, serving as a representative of the office in presenting a professional and positive perspective of the Programs Office, the Office for Equity and Diversity, and the University GLBTA community.
3. Assist with office communications and outreach: responding to emails, phone calls, and walk-ins; creating flyers, calendar entries, and Facebook events; putting up promotional materials around campus, and more.
4. Assist with office electronic newsletter, website, and increasing awareness of programs and events.
5. Assist with clerical duties: data entry, filing, copying, faxing, and more.
6. Assist with event/program planning and delivery.
7. Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Associate and/or other staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED

1. Current University of Minnesota student with work-study funds.
2. Ability to work 8-12 hours/week within flexible schedule.
3. Interest in working with GLBTA-identified people and communities.
4. Commitment to working on GLBTA issues within a social justice framework focused on intersections of gender and sexuality with race, ethnicity, class, ability, age, religion, and culture, among other social identities.
5. Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in a professional and discreet manner.
6. Strong communication, clerical and organizational skills.
7. Commitment to staying in consistent contact with supervisor, attending staff meetings whenever possible, and staying engaged with the work of the Programs Office.
8. Ability to work closely with supervisor and as well as be self-motivated and work independently.
9. Ability to juggle numerous projects and a fast and variable-paced work environment with consistent accuracy, follow-through, and timely completion.
10. Experience working with basic computer functions, including Microsoft Office applications.

PREFERRED
1. Demonstrated knowledge of and/or experience working with GLBTA communities and issues through a social justice framework.
2. Previous experience working with Dreamweaver, Lyris, Adobe In-Design, Adobe Photoshop, and/or other MacIntosh-based design and communication programs.

REMUNERATION
The student intern position requires work-study funds and wages begin at $8.50/hour.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Review of applications will begin on September 21, 2009 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please send the following to neely010@umn.edu:

1) Cover letter expressing your interest in the position and the GLBTA Programs Office
2) Current resume
3) Your semester availability

Or route to:
Ross Neely
GLBTA Programs Office
46 Appleby Hall
128 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Campus delivery code: 3503

Questions about the position should be directed to Ross Neely at 612-626-3064 or neely010@umn.edu.


More info on the University of Minnesota, Office for Equity and Diversity, or the GLBTA Programs Office can be found at www.glbta.umn.edu

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer.
This material is available in alternate formats upon request.

Posted by rutka005 at 8:08 AM

September 18, 2009

1 Credit classes offered in fall 2009 and spring 2010

This is a list Chanta Fagin put together of 1 credit classes that CSPP students may be interested in.

Fall 2009
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - CAPY

CAPY 5660 ADHD Throughout the Life Span: Perspectives on Diagnosis, Assessment, and Developmental Course
(Credit will not be granted if credit has been received for: CAPY 5620, CAPY 5669; prereq Upper div)
Class # 23307 -001 LEC , 08:30 A.M. - 03:30 P.M. , Sa,Su (11/07/2009 - 11/08/2009) ,
MoosT 2-620 , TCEASTBANK , August,Gerald , 1 credit , Instructor provides class materials to students on first day of class
CAPY 5666 Aggression and Conduct Problems in Children and Adolescent
Class # 28567 -001 LEC , 08:30 A.M. - 03:30 P.M. , Sa,Su (10/24/2009 - 10/25/2009) ,
MoosT 2-620 , TCEASTBANK , Bloomquist PhD,Michael Leonard , 1 credit , instructor will provide material for class
CAPY 5671 Suicide Prevention: Examining What Interventions May Alter Suicide Risk
Class # 35873 -001 LEC , 08:30 A.M. - 04:30 P.M. , Su (09/27/2009 - 09/27/2009) ,
MoosT 2-620 , TCEASTBANK , Klimes-Dougan,Bonnie , 08:30 A.M. - 04:30 P.M. , Su (10/04/2009 - 10/04/2009) ,
MoosT 2-620 , TCEASTBANK , Klimes-Dougan,Bonnie , 1 credit , materials are given to students on first day of class - videotape

Spring 2010
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - CAPY

CAPY 5623 Assessment and Treatment Interventions: Anxiety and Depression in Children and Adolescents
Class # 67593 -001 LEC , 08:30 A.M. - 03:30 P.M. , Su (01/19/2010 - 05/07/2010) , TCEASTBANK , Klimes-Dougan,Bonnie, Layne,Ann Elizabeth , 1 credit , Class materials will be distributed on the day of class. ,
5 seat(s) reserved for non-PSEO, non-admitted student
CAPY 5630 Workshop: Psychotherapy in Children and Adolescents
Class # 81779 -001 LEC , 08:30 A.M. - 03:30 P.M. , Sa,Su (01/19/2010 - 05/07/2010) ,
MoosT 2-620 , TCEASTBANK , Bloomquist PhD,Michael Leonard , 1 credit , Class materials will be given on the first day of class ,
5 seat(s) reserved for non-PSEO, non-admitted student

Posted by rutka005 at 11:03 PM

September 14, 2009

Workshops

An Intro to APA workshop offered by Student Writing Support

Student Writing Support in the Center for Writing will be conducting two APA workshops for students.
Here are the details:
An introduction to APA documentation & editorial style
This workshop will be offered
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
10:30 to 12:00 pm
Wilson Library, room S30A (West Bank)

Friday, October 9, 2009
10:00 to 11:30 am
Magrath Library, room 2 (St. Paul)

Learn the basics of American Psychological Association (APA) documentation and editorial style through discussion, handouts, and exercises. The workshop will also include a brief introduction to RefWorks, a web-based citation manager.
Presenters:
• Candance Doerr-Stevens, PhD student in Literacy Education, and writing consultant, Center for Writing
• Debra Hartley, PhD, Assistant Director, Center for Writing
to register, click here (http://writing.umn.edu/sws/workshops/register-sws.htm) or go to our workshop web page at http://writing.umn.edu/sws/workshops/index.htm

Posted by rutka005 at 2:29 PM

Employment Opportunities

PsTL is seeking to hire a Research Associate to design and manage a large-scale, longitudinal assessment project. Requirements include an earned Ph.D. in higher education or related field by the employment start date and evidence of broad knowledge of current research on retention, persistence, and learning outcomes in undergraduate education, including research specifically related to diverse populations (first-generation, immigrant, non-traditional students). The more detailed description, along with the application form and process, can be found online at https://employment.umn.edu, job requisition number 162900.


Posted by rutka005 at 1:43 PM

September 7, 2009

Employment Opportunities

OHE INTERN REQUEST

Staff member making request: Nancy B. Walters, Ph.D.
Date when intern would be needed: September 28, 2009
Length of time intern would be needed: Eight-to-twelve months

Description of program:
The Office of Higher Education (OHE) administers the federal College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program, a program that aims to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education. Of the seven allowable activities under this federal program, OHE is focusing on three of those activities: conducting professional development for guidance counselors at middle and secondary schools; providing information to students and families regarding postsecondary education and career planning; and assisting students in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Through an inter-agency agreement with the Minnesota Department of Education and contracts with Naviance, the Minnesota Association for College Admissions Counseling, and the Minnesota School Counselors Association, the three areas of focus will be addressed by:
• Providing professional development for school counselors on the ASCA national model for a school's comprehensive guidance program.
• Funding licensing, installment and training for Naviance, a web-based counseling tool.
• Delivering follow-up training and resources needed for school sites to effectively implement Naviance.
• Providing workshops on the effective use of assessment data in counseling students, specifically the use of ACT's EPAS assessments.
• Providing workshops (lead by community members) on college preparedness, financial aid and FAFSA completion.
Responsibilities of intern for the Minnesota College Access Challenge Grant Program, the intern would be expected to:
• Assist in researching and compiling technical assistance material for OHE staff. This could include information on effective school counseling for low-income students, effective implementation of school counselor professional development, effective community outreach regarding completion of FAFSA, and effective community outreach on college preparation for low-income families.
• Assist in developing, coordinating and monitoring the design for final Minnesota CACG program activities.
• Maintain up-to-date schedule of CACG program administration and implementation activities using Excel spreadsheets or other data tracking software.
• Work with vendors, OHE staff and CACG program evaluator to gather project impact information for performance and evaluation reporting.
• Collect, track and handle data and reports from CACG vendors, program participants and other program contacts to assure that project information is collected and made available in a timely manner.
• Assist in program public relations and participant recruitment efforts to include developing updates for the OHE website regarding CACG program activities; preparing news releases, articles, and other publications for newsletters and news releases at the state and national level.
• Assist in compiling and coordinating program research data, program outcome data, and program implementation issues at the state and vendor level.
• Participate in weekly meetings of the OHE CACG team, as work schedule allows.
• Participate in CACG program implementation meetings, as work schedule allows.
• Present program information at state and national, as necessary.

The intern will receive assignments and be supervised by the manager of OHE's competitive program grants. The intern would be expected to work at the Office of Higher Education for 9-12 hours per week. The intern would have the opportunity to interact with personnel from Naviance, a Hobsons Company, the Minnesota Department of Education, the American School Counseling Association, the Minnesota School Counseling Association, the Minnesota Association of College Admissions Counselors, Minnesota's K-12 public school districts, CACG vendors and community leaders. The intern would have the opportunity to participate in site visits to program service and activity sites and in program meetings statewide.

Requirements:
• Current enrollment in a graduate school counseling licensure program
• Knowledge of contemporary models of school counselors as advocates for all students
• Knowledge of developmental issues and needs of middle/high school students
• Excellent communication skills; written, verbal and electronic
• Proven ability to handle multiple priorities/tasks
• Proficiency with Microsoft Desktop programs
• Strong organizational skills outside of the classroom
• Proven ability to work independently and as a part of a team

Benefits:
Hourly salary of up to $17.00/hr, depending on qualifications. No other benefits provided.

For further information contact:

Dr. Nancy B. Walters, Program Manager
Minnesota Office of Higher Education
1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108-5227
651-259-3907
nancy.walters@state.mn.us

Posted by rutka005 at 1:07 PM