Assistant Training Director/Senior Staff Psychologist

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Job Summary Requisition Number: 29459 Job Title: COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGIST III Working Title: Assistant Training Director/Senior Staff Psychologist Salary: $6,667 - $13,166 monthly Job Type: Career Department Name: 5200-STUDENT SERVICES Department Website URL: www.caps.ucla.edu Job Summary Statement: Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) serves as the campus community mental health center for students. The mission of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is to support student development, empowerment and success through connection with dedicated clinicians who provide treatment that encourages Health, Healing and Hope. Short-term, high- quality mental health treatment including assessment, consultation and case management; group and individual therapy; and psychiatry services. Campus mental health training and wellness education Training and professional development for mental health providers. Connection to community resources and referrals Clinical services are confidential and available to regularly enrolled students.

Under the general supervision of the Executive Director, the Assistant Training Director Senior Staff Psychologist (Counseling Psychologist III) accepts direction for Department-wide work from the Executive Director and acts in a manner: a) consistent with the APA code of ethics; b) in compliance with HIPAA and FERPA requirements; c) consistent with CAPS policies and State of California laws governing mental health practices. The CPIII Psychologist supports the mission of CAPS and the University and performs a wide range of complex tasks with a high level of autonomy. General responsibilities include:

- counseling and psychotherapy with students
- consultation, prevention, outreach, and mental health education on campus
- emergency and crisis intervention services
- administrative supervision
- involvement in Training Program-related activities

Along with the Director of Training, the CPIII Psychologist assumes delegated responsibility for Training Program quality, development and outcome measurement. Responsibilities include:

- accepting direction for Training Program-related work from the Director of Training
- performing clinical supervision of mental health services provided by unlicensed trainees in the CAPS Training Program, including associated charting requirements
- participating in meetings and committees
- assuming delegated primary responsibility for the Practicum Training Program and performing delegated aspects of Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program administration
-Provide oversight and support to CAPS Continuing education program as part of CAPS mission to provide training and professional development to the mental health provider
- acting on behalf of the Director of Training and serving as Director of Training when delegated Percentage of Time: 100 Shift Start: 8:00 am Shift End: 5:00 pm function checkForSelectedStatus(){ return true;} Qualifications for Position 14 Records Qualifications Required/Preferred 1. Doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology from an APA approved program and completion of an APA accredited internship. Required 2.Licensed or license eligible for the practice of psychology in California. (Note: if supervision is an assigned duty, state law requires a minimum of 1 year post licensure). Required 3.Minimum of three years professional experience in a mental health setting with at least one year in a student counseling or student mental health setting. Preferred 4.Demonstrated ability to conduct brief psychotherapy and crisis intervention. Required 5.Demonstrated skills in consultation work with professional and non-professional colleagues. Required 6.Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication. Required 7.Demonstrated ability to evaluate and intervene with severely disturbed students. Required 8.Demonstrated ability to supervise interns and junior staff. Preferred 9.Knowledge of applicable laws and ethics pertaining to mental health. Required 10.Demonstrated skills in providing outreach and prevention services. Required 11.Demonstrated multicultural competence. Required 12.Knowledge of developmental issues in University populations. Required 13.Demonstrated ability to work as a team member in an interdisciplinary environment. Required 14.Knowledge of basic computer skills, e.g. Windows, Word. Required Additional Posting Information Bargaining Unit: 99-Policy Covered Application Deadline: 02-28-2019 External Posting Date: Quicklink To Posting: hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=75144 Special Instructions: Contact information: Number of Positions: function checkForSelectedStatus(){ return true;} Special EmploymentDesignations/Requirements Per UC Policy Conflict of Interest: N/A Critical: Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation. Driving Record: N/A E-Verify Check:

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Is this position designated as a mandatory reporter under CANRA? Yes - Please have the employee sign the "Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse". Other Special Employment Requirements: Position is subject to performance standards and other requirements of the University wide Police Policies and Administrative Procedures. function checkForSelectedStatus(){ return true;}

 

 

 

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Posted: 1/22/2019
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