Job Requisition Number: 25157. University Health Services (UHS) is looking for a licensed psychologist to work with a team of talented professionals in the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) unit who shares a passion for the provision of exceptional and comprehensive psychological and counseling services to university students. CAPS is a highly utilized, comprehensive student counseling service that assists students with a wide range of concerns, including academic success, life management, career and life planning, crisis management, and emotional and psychiatric illness. Under the general supervision of the Director of CAPS, CAPS staff provides a variety of services for students including career assessment and counseling, brief psychotherapy, crisis assessment and intervention, couples counseling, group counseling, and case management for complex medical and psychiatric illness. Counseling staff also offer psycho-educational programs to students and provide consultation to faculty and staff regarding student concerns. Counselors are a multicultural group of social workers and clinical and counseling psychologists. CAPS also has an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited doctoral internship training program.
UHS, located at the Tang Center, serves the University of California, Berkeley campus by providing fully accredited primary and urgent medical care, sports medicine, behavioral health, innovative health promotion and health insurance services to students, as well as a variety of health programs and services for faculty and staff. UHS employs over 300 career and contract staff. To learn more, visit http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/.
•Provides assessment, counseling and crisis intervention for students on a broad range of behavioral, psychological and developmental concerns that may impact effective academic and personal functioning. •Provides the highest quality care for students, including treatment recommendations, services and referrals •Consults with senior specialists on complex cases or on problems outside their area of expertise. •Documents and monitors progress of individual cases •Serves as a resource for other professional staff and training staff •May provide clinical supervision or training for lower level professional staff •Presents psychoeducational workshops for students •Provides outreach consultation to faculty and staff regarding student concerns•Experience providing time-limited individual counseling, group counseling, evaluation, and assessment and crisis intervention services to a diverse student population. •Knowledge of counseling psychology, multiculturalism and working with diverse student populations •Knowledge and experience with student development and career counseling/ assessment. •Ability to work with high risk populations including severe and complex mental health concerns •Thorough knowledge of applicable laws, standards and ethics of professional conduct. •Thorough knowledge of diagnostic/psychological testing methodologies. •Prior counseling experience in working with multicultural undergraduate and graduate student populations. •Highly effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, including public speaking and workshop delivery. •Experience and skills in conducting complex diagnosis, problem-solving and critical-thinking. •Ability to work in a highly collaborative manner with diverse clients, members of the medical staff and faculty. •Ability to conduct complex analysis and develop and present recommendations and course of treatment. •Knowledge of electronic/medical records systems. •Expertise and experience with African-American, Chicano-Latino, Muslim, or South Asian student populations is preferred
•Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program •Current, valid license in California as a psychologist, or if licensed in another state, would need to be licensed within 6 months taking up residence in California. Employment is contingent on successful completion of: Background Check, Acceptable Medical Evaluation that includes infectious disease surveillance and proof of current required vaccinations or immunity levels, and successful credentials verification (if applicable).
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.