Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference.
- Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, or related field, or master’s degree in counseling, Social Work, or related field and eligibility for appropriate licensure in North Carolina.
- Experience providing clinical services and outreach programming to student-athletes.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- 60% direct service Caseload with an emphasis on consultation fully dedicated to athletes and athletics needs (therapy, consultation, care coordination) (24)
- Regularly scheduled observation and enhanced availability for impromptu consultation, rapid assessment, and brief interventions at team practices, team talks, via presence at the training room, weight room, and competitions (3-4)
- Scheduled Mental Performance workshops/team talks, meeting visiting recruits, executive coaching, injury clinic, psychoeducation, and staff in-service trainings as it pertains to athletics & mental health. (3)
- Maintained working relationships with designated teams. Travel when appropriate and requested.
- Bi-weekly consultation with the Assistant Athletics Director for Sport Psychology and Mental Wellness 1 on 1 until licensed and institutional knowledge is deemed proficient