This position has recently been accreted by UPTE HX and will be a part of that union moving forward.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 02/10/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/21/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Recent Postdoctoral Residents must provide a cover letter demonstrating the ability to be licensed prior to the start date. All other applicants must provide a cover letter in order for your application to be considered complete.
The Student Health and Well-being (SHW) cluster of the UC San Diego Health System plays a leadership role in creating a strong and active wellness culture at UC San Diego that enables all students to flourish in body, mind and spirit. This includes promotion and the expansion/development of a student health and well-being center, and the transformation of existing departments, under the oversight of the executive director, into a cohesive, trans-disciplinary source of integrated wellness services. The SHW cluster includes the departments of Student Health Services (SHS), Health Promotion Services (HPS), Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and SHW Administration.
SHW provides health promotion, counseling and psychological services and primary medical care, including urgent care and support services, to over 42,375 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. Staff consists of physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, pharmacists, optometrists, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, x-ray technologists, clinical laboratory scientists, medical assistants, health educators, administrative and other healthcare professionals.
UCSD CAPS is seeking a skilled mental health professional, experienced in reducing barriers to mental health care in a multicultural university environment, to provide counseling and clinical services to a diverse student population. Primary liaison responsibilities for this position will be addressing the mental health needs of Asian, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern, or Desi American student populations to foster their academic success and wellness at UCSD. This position requires proven training, expertise, commitment, and sustained engagement in working with APIMEDA students and underrepresented students towards their personal development, well-being, and academic success, through culturally proficient individual, group and community interventions.
This licensed professional performs psychological assessments towards diagnosis and the formulation of a treatment plan, the provision of focused psychotherapy and referral of students to appropriate level of care. Also participates in after hours, on-call, and urgent care coverage. The incumbent provides consultation to faculty, staff and administration, engages in mental health promotion and education to a diverse college population, and delivers preventive outreach including psycho-educational programming and evaluation. Incumbent also provides secondary supervision and training of CAPS Post-doctoral Residents and maintains quality assurance and improvement in compliance standards.
Master's degree in a related mental health area.
A valid California license as a mental health provider (Psychologist, LMFT, LCSW or LPCC) in good standing.
Advanced knowledge and understanding of clinical counseling principles, methods, procedures, and standards. Advanced knowledge of a specific counseling domain. Knowledge and experience providing time-limited counseling or brief psychotherapy, evaluation, diagnosis, and crisis intervention.
Demonstrated expertise working with Asian, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern, or Desi American student populations and students of color, including proven success addressing their social/ecological and psychological experiences and dynamics on campus to foster their matriculation and academic achievements
Demonstrated skill in assessing and effectively managing mental health emergencies, risk and disposition through case management and efficient follow up
Advanced ability to develop and present educational programs and / or workshops. Proven ability to develop and implement culturally proficient, responsive, and effective outreach programs and provide consultation, mental health promotion, and preventative psycho-educational outreach services. Group facilitation skills to lead meetings and groups.
Commitment and ability to acknowledge, advocate and support the efforts to dis
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