Interpersonal Violence Specialist Psychologist

Interpersonal Violence Specialist Psychologist


Counseling and Psychological Services

University of California, Santa Barbara


Summary of Job Details:

Interpersonal Violence Psychologist Specialist Psychologist will provide individual therapy to assess the level of pathology and to determine appropriateness of a short-term therapeutic modality for students with serious psychological concerns with a focus on those who are sexual assault, stalking and domestic abuse survivors. Assess for suicidal ideation and provide appropriate crisis intervention services. Conduct culturally appropriate therapeutic interventions. 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 mental health needs of underrepresented populations, particularly working with sexual assault survivors. Psychologist expected to participate in campus organizations which have a demonstrated commitment to provide individual therapy, group therapy, and to represent CAPS. Also partners with CARE in providing outreach programming. Be able to approach clinical service provision from the perspective of working with survivors of dating and domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault. 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. Occasional evening and weekend hours are required.


Required Qualifications:

• 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 ability to provide culturally appropriate therapeutic interventions.

• Experience providing counseling and consultation services related to trauma or violence.

• Demonstrated experience and ability to work successfully with survivors of sexual violence, dating and domestic violence, and stalking.


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.


Pay Rate/Range:  Salary commensurate with experience

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

Benefits Eligibility: Full


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: 7/20/2022

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Job #38556