Counseling Psychologist Latino/Latina/Latinx Focused

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Counseling Psychologist Latino/Latina/Latinx Focused

 

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) 

University of California, Santa Barbara

 

Summary of Job Details:

Under the direction of the Director or designee and with an in-depth understanding of the professional field, the Psychologist independently performs diagnosis and psychotherapy on a full range of cases with a focus on Latina/o/x mental health. Provides individual therapy to assess the level of pathology and to determine appropriateness of a short-term therapeutic modality for students with serious psychological concerns. Assesses for suicidal ideation and provides appropriate crisis intervention services. Conducts culturally appropriate therapeutic interventions. May consult with senior specialist/manager on highly complex issues. Coordinate care with Student Health and provide on and off campus referrals as needed. Provide consultation to staff, faculty, and students as requested. Develop and deliver psychoeducational programs to address the cultural and mental health needs of underrepresented populations. Psychologist is expected to participate in Latina/o/x campus organizations which have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and cultural issues. Be able to approach clinical service provision from a cultural perspective. Provides clinical guidance and oversight to other professional staff related to Latina/o/x mental health. Train and supervise staff, interns, practicum students, or peers as appropriate. Maintain current license to practice psychology in the state of California and must continue to meet state requirements for license renewal. Flexible hours within a 40-hour workweek will be considered.

 

Required Qualifications:

• Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited doctoral program

• 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

• Demonstrated experience working with Latina/o/x communities

• Demonstrated knowledge of Latina/o/x psychology and culture

• Demonstrated ability to provide culturally appropriate therapeutic interventions

• Ability and experience in conducting Psychotherapy in Spanish

 

Special Conditions of Employment:

• CANRA (U13): Mandated Child Abuse Reporter

• Credentials Verification (U06): For clinical practitioner

• Works in patient care environment

• Credentials verification for clinical practitioner- license to practice psychology in the state of CA or eligible within 6 months. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required (remote and/or onsite). Employment is contingent on successful completion of our credentialing, privileging, and background check processes.

• Satisfactory criminal history background check

• UCSB is a Tobacco-Free environment

• Satisfactory criminal history background check.

• UCSB is a Tobacco-Free environment.

 

Pay Rate/Range:  Salary commensurate with experience

Days/Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00am-5:00pm

Benefits Eligibility: Full Benefits 

 

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Application review begins: 7/5/2022

Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu

Job #36906