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Post-Masters Social WorkFellow

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Boulder, CO

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University Staff



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Job Summary

Join our counseling team at CU Boulder! Social Work Post-Masters Fellowships are open to applicants who have completed a Master’s Degree in Social Work (by August 2020) and who need supervised clinical experience to obtain licensure. The positions provide direct clinical services including walk-in services, intake, individual and group psychotherapy, behavioral health interventions and crisis intervention to students. Positions are a 40-hour/week, two-year commitment. Training for Fellows includes regular seminars on specific mental health topics, weekly multidisciplinary case consultation, and 90 minutes of weekly supervision with an LCSW. All Fellows also attend CAPS staff meetings and trainings.

The ideal candidate is a recent MSW graduate who has an educational background in evidenced-based psychotherapy practices and whose goal is to acquire necessary clinical/supervision hours for licensure. The candidate should also have relevant and significant clinical experience, providing direct psychotherapy services, including crisis intervention and group therapy. CAPS provides psychotherapy services in a brief therapy model, thus the ideal candidate should have interest in utilizing short term interventions. CAPS is a multidisciplinary setting, thus Fellows should have interest in working on a multidisciplinary team, be familiar with electronic medical records, and be comfortable with managing a busy and fast-paced clinical schedule.

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

Provide Psychotherapy and Outreach Services
  • Perform individual and group psychotherapy; initial therapy assessment, case management, and crisis intervention. 
  • Provide behavioral health consultations in the Medical Services clinic. 
  • Provide psycho-educational workshops and community outreach as needed. 
Training and Administration
  • Receive weekly supervision, attend assigned program meetings, write electronic clinical notes. 
  • Participate in CAPS group training program and professional development seminars with other mental health trainees.

What We Can Offer

Salary Starts at $31,000.


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

  • Completion of a Master of Social Work graduate degree (MSW) by August 2020.
  • Licensed or in pursuit of licensure. 

What You Will Need

  • Ability to work in clinical and outreach settings with diverse populations.
  • Ability to work in clinical and outreach settings with college student population.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other CAPS providers and campus partners.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Previous experience diagnosing, treating, and delivering services to a college student population.
  • At least two years’ experience providing clinical services.
  • Strong desire to work in a university counseling center.
  • Experience working with people of diverse identities and language skills and/or experience working with traditionally underserved populations are highly desired.
  • Experience conducting sessions in Spanish, Mandarin or Arabic.

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 December 10, 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.