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Embedded Therapist at Veterans Services

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Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

University Staff



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Job Summary

The Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) at CU Boulder welcomes applications for an Embedded Therapist at Veterans Services. The position provides direct clinical services to university students with the focus on veteran students. Services provided include individual and group psychotherapy, triage and walk-in services, crisis management, workshops, and community outreach. This embedded therapist position will work within the Veterans Services office.

The position ensures accurate EHR documentation of treatment and referral processes as they occur. This position provides consultations, presentations and trainings for faculty and staff who work with veterans students.

The position collaborates with other campus departments as appropriate for the treatment of CAPS patients and ensures that issues of Diversity and Social Justice are considered in all assessment, treatment, referral, and training services provided.

Who We Are

CAPS fosters the well-being of students and helps them succeed by providing a full range of clinical services, consultation, and outreach to the campus community. We also offer outstanding training to the next generation of mental health professionals. CAPS is a multicultural, multidisciplinary, and multi-theoretical staff. We are committed to affirming diversity and seek to provide a safe and welcoming environment for everyone we serve.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Clinical Services
  • Provide individual and group psychotherapy, crisis intervention, triage/walk-in, workshops, and consultation to veteran students. 
  • Provide presentations, training and consultations to faculty and staff who work with veteran students. 
  • Services are primarily offered within a brief therapy framework. These services will be provided at the Veterans Services office. 
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation via the EHR. 
  • Provide trainings/presentations and clinical consultation to CAPS trainees, when requested by the Director of Training. 
  • Complete clinical documentation, case management and case disposition; coordination of special projects or areas of responsibility. 
  • Attend staff meeting and other CAPS meetings. 
  • Participate in campus committees or meetings as assigned.
  • Represent CAPS in workshops and on-campus presentations. 
  • Function as the CAPS liaison at Veterans Services.

What We Can Offer

Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Ph.D. or clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program, or master’s degree in counseling or social work. For psychologists, completion of an APA-accredited internship. 
  • Licensed in Colorado prior to hiring. If not licensed in Colorado, then licensed in another state with the ability to be licensed in Colorado within 6 months. 
  • Experience working with patients with combat trauma or PTSD.
  • Experience working with veterans students or veterans population, and have a strong understanding of the veterans' culture and unique needs.
  • Experience with range of clinical issues, ranging from developmental issues to more serious psychopathology.
  • Experience providing brief therapy.
  • Able to work independently off-site.

What You Will Need

  • Demonstrated multicultural competence and commitment to a multicultural organizational development.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Previous experience in a university counseling center, especially in an embedded model on college campuses.
  • Candidates who have experience working with individuals of diverse cultural backgrounds and language skills are highly desired.
  • Experience conducting sessions in Spanish, Mandarin or Arabic.
  • Demonstrated commitment to multicultural competence and social justice issues.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
  1. A current resume.
  2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position. 
You will not be asked to upload references at this time. 

Please apply by November 4, 2019 for consideration. 

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.