Job Requisition Number: 25636. University Health Services (UHS) is looking for a licensed psychologist to provide direct counseling and outreach on a full-time basis (FTE: 1.0) to undocumented students in partnership with the Undocumented Student Program. UC Berkeley’s Undocumented Student Program supports the advancement of undocumented students within higher education and promotes pathways for engaged scholarship. Learn more at https://undocu.berkeley.edu/
Counseling and Psychological Services (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. 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/.
•Performs assessment, diagnosis, psychotherapy, and case management of cases with a broad range of presenting issues that are complex including crisis counseling and high risk concerns on a full range of cases that are not pre-screened. Provides brief counseling, crisis assessment and intervention, and group counseling for students with personal, career and academic concerns. •Professionally responsible for the soundness and validity of recommendations and services, but is expected to seek advice from senior specialists on unusual or uniquely complex client responses or on problems outside their area of expertise. •Support in the development and implementation of specialized outreach programs for undocumented students that include psychoeducation and prevention work. •Implements related business processes. • •Other duties as assigned •Functions as a consultant to CAPS and other UHS staff with expertise in campus and community resources for undocumented students•Thorough knowledge associated with providing evaluation, diagnosis and psychotherapy services. •Thorough knowledge of applicable laws and standards of professional conduct. •Thorough knowledge of diagnostic/psychological testing methodologies. •Highly effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. •Thorough skills associated with conducting complex diagnosis, problem-solving and critical-thinking. •Ability to work in a highly collaborative manner with diverse client group, 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. •Must be computer literate.
Education/Training: •Doctorate in clinical psychology or counseling and current, valid license in California as a psychologist. 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).
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