Fellow Activities

Postdoctoral Fellows are expected to provide:

  • individual and group counseling services
  • intake assessment
  • telephone triage
  • crisis intervention
  • afterhours emergency on-call services
  • training and supervision activities
  • outreach and preventive psychoeducational workshops
  • consultation with systems
  • other administrative activities including local clinical research in which the staff participate

As members of the CAPS Training Committee, Fellows are an integral part  of the Intern Selection Committee that reviews, interviews, and ranks internship candidates for the APPIC national match.  Fellows gain experience coordinating one of three CAPS staffing teams that are responsible for the disposition of all CAPS clients.  Fellows work at the Chicago CAPS office one day per week, providing services to graduate and professional students at the law school and medical school.  Fellows receive two hours of individual clinical supervision per week, and an additional hour of group supervision in the areas of supervision and psychiatric consultation on a bi-weekly basis.  Some evening and weekend hours are required.