Faculty Hire #21-20: Staff Counselor/Psychologist – Two (2) positions (37 views)

Qualifications:
Qualified applicants must possess a Master’s degree in a clinical field or doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology with eligibility for licensure in the State of California as a LCSW, LMFT, or psychologist. Preference will be given to applicants who are licensed. If unlicensed, must become licensed within 24 months of employment. If licensed within another state, must obtain licensure in California within one year.

Minimum of one year of experience that demonstrates the ability to work with students in need of services, utilizing professional counseling techniques and strategies to meet the needs of a student body with varied backgrounds, cultures, gender identities, ages, sexual orientations, and other diverse qualities. Minimum of one year of clinical experience in a university or college counseling center is preferred. Demonstrated generalist clinical therapeutic and diagnostic skills including brief psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, and psycho-educational workshops. Demonstrated sensitivity to multicultural issues and proven ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and groups. In addition to looking for generalists, due to the needs of our student population, we are seeking counselors who have interest, experience and/or special training to work as liaisons to students of color and ally communities; one of these positions will specifically serve as a liaison to Latinx students.

Demonstrated experience in providing outreach on a variety of topics. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals. Demonstrated ability to actively contribute to a positive working environment by exhibiting solution-focused, positive, cooperative, and flexible behavior. Effective time management and written and oral communication skills.

Responsibilities:
University Counseling Services seeks two (2) counselors to serve as a Staff Counselor / Psychologist to a diverse population of university students and as liaisons to students of color and ally communities; one of these positions will specifically serve as a liaison to Latinx students. Working under the general supervision of the Director of University Counseling Services (UCS), the Staff Counselor/Psychologist collaborates with faculty, staff, and students to develop and implement appropriate campus/community psycho-educational programs and interventions to increase student academic and personal success. Provides clinical assessment, short-term individual and couples counseling, group psychotherapy, and structured psycho-educational workshops. Provides triage/urgent care services and coordination of hospitalization and clinical case management, as needed. Provides general outreach programs and interventions to the campus community in addition to programming to students of color and ally communities; Provides consultation to faculty, staff, and various campus constituencies regarding students with mental health concerns. Participates in the department’s training programs, including provision of supervision and training, as needed. Serves on university committees as requested, and performs other duties as assigned. Attends UCS staff meetings, case conferences, trainings, and retreats. Maintains ethical and timely documentation of all clinical work in electronic medical record keeping system.

This position may include the provision of telemental health services and/or remote work.

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