Associate Director of Clinical Training, Clinical Psychology – Washington, D.C. (Hybrid)

Job Description:
Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an independent professional graduate school with a dynamic student body and a professionally accomplished faculty. Our curriculum and training opportunities prepare graduates to deliver outstanding professional services emphasizing the ability to understand and work with diverse populations.

We are currently searching for an Associate Director of Clinical Training to join our Washington, DC Campus.
The Associate Director of Clinical Training serves as an integral member of the Clinical Psy.D. program and assist the Direct of Clinical Training in overseeing students' practicum and internship experiences. The Associate Director of Clinical Training acts as a secondary adviser to students related to their professional goals and development. This person works collaboratively with training site supervisors, as well as academic program faculty advisors on training related manners. This position reports to the Clinical Psy.D. Director of Clinical Training.

This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule that reflects three days on campus and two days remote.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist students in site selection and review of application materials for practicum and doctoral internship.
  • Assist students who are encountering issues related to their practicum and internship experience.
  • Monitor progress of practicum performance, including evaluations, hour logs, and related paperwork.
  • Track data related to practicum and internship placements.
  • Advise on and engage in remediation planning for students.
  • Communicate with academic department around issues of professional development, training concerns, rules and regulations, and the search and placement process.
  • Participate in department-level strategic planning.
  • Consult on the development and maintenance of coursework pertinent clinical training.
  • Teach 6 credits, as assigned by the Clinical Psy.D. Department Chair.
  • Participate in re-accreditation efforts.
  • Interact and communicate successfully with a diverse population.
  • Act in a way that embodies the mission, vision and values of The Chicago School.
  • Maintain ethical behavior and the ability to demonstrate ethical decision making related to training concerns.
  • Develop and maintain a network of practicum sites, including visiting sites and building relationships with site supervisors.
  • Engage in site visits with existing sites for site maintenance, sites with student issues, and new sites for development (at least two sites per month).
  • Adhere to all confidentiality requirements.
  • Attend Faculty Council meetings and serve on a Faculty Council Committee.
  • Attend Clinical PsyD. Department meetings.
  • Attend DC Directors of Clinical Training meetings.
  • Engage with the Admissions process through presentations and interviews of and to candidates.
  • Assist the Director of Clinical Training and Department Chair with the collection and storage of licensure data.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Clinical Training.

About The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) is a not-for-profit, accredited institution with more than 6,000 students at campuses across the country (Chicago, New Orleans, Dallas, Southern California, and Washington, D.C.) and online. TCSPP has been an innovator in the field of psychology and related behavioral science since 1979. TCSPP offers more than 20 degree programs and a wealth of opportunities for international experiences.

Central to our transformational impact on students, their communities, and the practice of psychology is The Engaged Professional Model of Education. This groundbreaking approach to training leverages the talents and experience of faculty practitioners, who work with our Community Partnership and Applied Professional Practice teams to provide students a rich spectrum of clinical training in a wide range of community settings. In fact, the school was the first of its kind to be named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its leadership in service and civic engagement.

Our graduates emerge with unrivaled skills, and ready to make much-needed changes in the communities they serve. They work around the world in hospitals, schools, community centers, agencies, NGOs, private practice, and elsewhere. Our graduates blend a sophisticated understanding of the human experience with high-quality practice in fields such as Child & Adolescent Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis, Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology, International Psychology, and more.

The Chicago School is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and is an active member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology—which has recognized The Chicago School for its distinguished service and outstanding contributions to cultural diversity and advocacy.