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Clinical Training Coordinator, Online M.S. Behavioral Psychology (MSBP) Program

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Work type: Restricted
Location: Malibu Campus
Categories: Graduate School of Education and Psychology, Academic Support, Administrative/Office Support, Career Services

The Psychology@Pepperdine MSBP online program prepares students to become board certified behavior analysts (BCBAs) and serve individuals and families with developmental disabilities. These aims are consistent with the mission of Pepperdine University to prepare students for lives of service, purpose, and leadership. The Clinical Training Coordinator (CTC) for the Online MSBP Program is responsible for coordinating clinical training needs of students enrolled in the Online MSBP Program and supporting the Associate Program Director (APD) and Program Director for the MSBP Program.


  • Provide clinical support and advisement to MSBP program practicum students (advise, counsel, and correspond with students regarding their clinical placement needs as necessary); monitor processes for documenting student/client contact and supervision hours; collaborate with Student Success Team.
  • Provide administrative support to Associate Program Director (APD) for the MSBP Program; meet weekly with APD to review clinical training issues; collaborate with 2U placement team; review agency and supervisor applications, verify that sites and supervisors meet minimal requirements, and correspond with sites and site supervisors regarding approval (e.g., sending requests for follow-up or approval emails); coordinate practicum placement approvals; participate in the ongoing assessment of the quality of clinical supervision and students' clinical competence; work with placement sites to address training concerns as they arise); ensure that site supervisors maintain active certifications; maintain a relationship with sites and site supervisors that support students throughout their practicum experience.
  • Assist in preparation and maintenance of clinical training documents and reports (maintain and update practicum site directory; review, organize, and analyze practicum and supervisory survey data; establish and maintain clinical training records and documentation for each student; develop and maintain measures of clinical outcomes with clients and clinical competencies of students).
  • Maintain student Google Drive files, including ensuring up-to-date supervision contracts, competency trackers, and documentation of supervision (i.e., monthly and final experience verification forms, and documentation of supervision contacts).
  • Provide administrative support for the MSBP online program pre-practicum and practicum faculty and interface with program partners at 2U, Inc. (stay abreast of current statutes and regulations related to clinical training and practicum; participate in program meetings, program review, and accreditation activities and program improvement initiatives).
  • Provide support to the ADP with developing systems to improve the quality of the MSBP practicum program and assist in streamlining processes for a successful and positive student experience.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • 100% - Uphold the University mission through work performed.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: Degree in Psychology, Counseling, MFT or related field; Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification or Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA); experience working at an ABA-based agency for a minimum of 1 year; experience/familiarity with clinical training and placement/practicum; attention and commitment to diversity and ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds; excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; exceptional attention to detail, strong organization and time management skills, and the ability to perform routine and non-routine work with changing priorities; sound problem-solving and decision-making abilities, both as an independent entity and as part of a team; commitment to excellent customer service and teamwork; proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, Google Suite applications, and video conferencing technology

Preferred: Familiarity with M.S. Behavioral Psychology program at Pepperdine and Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB) guidelines and regulations

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening. Qualified individuals with criminal histories will be considered for employment in compliance with applicable laws.

This is a restricted, nonexempt, 40 hour per week position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

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