The FAU Counseling Center on the MacArthur Campus Campus is committed to providing high quality mental health care, and is highly invested in the clinical training program of graduate students who provide clinical services at FAU.
Supervision is a highly valued and supported component of the training experience, as are weekly professional development trainings, case conferences, and other learning opportunities. The focus is on helping trainees to develop both professionally and personally in preparation for entering the mental health field.
GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT PROGRAM
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The FAU Counseling Center is an integral component of the Florida Atlantic University community, providing mental health services to undergraduate and graduate students. Dr. Phil Cromer, who operates the Center, is a licensed psychologist (PY7878) and Assistant Director of the Counseling Center. The Center offers individual, couple and group counseling, consultation to faculty, staff, and families, and outreach programming to the larger FAU community .
- Provide individual counseling to students (typically 4-5 client hours/week)
- One hour of individual supervision/week
- Participation in outreach programming
- Participation in professional development training seminars and staff meetings
Applicants must be enrolled in a MA mental health counseling program or MA social work program, carry professional liability insurance, and preferably have some individual counseling experience.
ABOUT THE CAMPUS
Florida Atlantic University had been an integral part of higher education in the northern part of Palm Beach County for several decades when, in Fall 1999, the University opened the John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter as the permanent home for its expanding programs.
Conveniently located off I-95 and Donald Ross Road within Jupiter's Abacoa community, the campus presently enrolls more than 2,500 students and offers a wide range of upper-division and graduate programs.
The campus currently occupies approximately 45 acres with 18 buildings totaling more than 333,000 square feet: eight classroom/office buildings, a library, a 500-seat auditorium, two residence halls, a dining hall, museum building and central utility plant. The FAU/Scripps Science Facility, temporary home of Scripps Florida, is located on the campus. Recreational facilities include a soccer field, swimming pool, tennis, volleyball and basketball courts and a 9-hole disc golf course.
DISTINCT CAMPUS FEATURES
- The Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College - a four year residential liberal arts college for academically superior undergraduates. The College grants a B.A. degree in Liberal Arts & Sciences with a broad range of concentrations, many of which are interdisciplinary. The College fosters independent learning, writing across the disciplines and experiential learning through internships and study abroad.
- The Center for Environmental Studies - focuses on environmental education programs including: teacher-training, the Robert J. Huckshorn Arboretum, an internship/volunteer program and other interdisplinary environmental projects.
- A vibrant Lifelong Learning Society - provides non-credit liberal arts courses for mature adults. The MacArthur Campus LLS boasts a membership of 6,000+ and total class enrollments of twice that number.
- The Hibel Fine Arts Complex - a Fine Arts Building with classrooms and faculty offices for FAU and a Museum for the Edna Hibel Foundation. The Museum enriches the cultural life of the campus, with its rotating exhibitions of work by various artists and other offerings such as a classical concert series.
After consulting with your graduate school field education office, please forward the Counseling Center’s Application for Graduate Staff Appointment, a cover letter, and curriculum vitae to:
Philip Cromer, Ph.D
Florida Atlantic University Counseling Center (Jupiter Campus)
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Qualified applicants will be contacted to arrange an interview.