Pre-Doctoral Practicum:

CAPS fills up to 3 pre-doctoral trainee positions annually and does not participate in the PENDELDOT uniform timeline.  Applications open annually around December 15th and decisions about candidacy are made prior to the commencement of the PENDELDOT timeline (mid to late January).  Practicum students receive an hour of weekly supervision from full-time licensed psychologist staff and an additional hour of supervision from a post-doctoral fellow in a group consultation or individual format.  Practicum students commit to a minimum of two full days at CAPS and are in the primary role of providing individual psychotherapy (manage a caseload of 7-10 clients) to undergraduate and graduate students. Practicum students also cover an hour of our drop-in/urgent concerns triage appointments.  Practicum students also participate in weekly professional development with full-time staff and post-doctoral fellows and are responsible for presenting a case and/or a didactic seminar once a semester.   Please address any inquiries or email materials required for application (cover letter and resume or CV) to Dr. Ernie Hermosisima, Assistant Director (

Post-Doctoral Fellowship:

CAPS will be filling two Post-Doctoral Fellowship positions for the 2019-2020 academic year. Applications are currently being reviewed on a rolling basis and must be submitted online at

The post-doctoral fellowship is a full-time position that begins August 19th, 2019 and ends August 18th 2020. Historically our fellows have accrued the necessary hours and training to be eligible for PA state licensure (and the surrounding tri-state area).

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The post-doctoral fellow primarily provides time-effective individual counseling, crisis intervention, risk assessment and consultation services to undergraduate and graduate students. CAPS consultation service is also routinely provided to parents, faculty, and staff. Opportunities to provide group therapy and outreach programming to students are also available to the fellows.  The fellows provides supervision to the pre-doctoral practicum trainees in an individual or group consultation format, depending upon the training cohorts' needs and in conjunction with senior staff who provide individual supervision of practicum students.  Post-doctoral fellows receive two hours of individual supervision weekly , provided by two different licensed staff psychologists.

For more a more detailed description of duties and responsibilities and minimum and preferred qualifications please see the job posting on the St.Joseph's University Human Resources job site Position is listed under Full-Time Administrative and Staff, Post-Doctoral Fellowship.