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The Student Health and Well-being (SHW) cluster of the UC San Diego, which reports through UC San Diego Health System, plays a leadership role in creating a strong and active wellness culture 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.
CAPS delivers campus-based mental health services to over 40,000 registered UCSD undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students. CAPS' multicultural, multidisciplinary, and student-centered staff strives to deliver culturally proficient counseling services, outreach programming, consultation, research, and training opportunities. In collaboration with Student Affairs and Academic Affairs, CAPS services support the academic mission of the University aimed at student success and retention and works toward the maintenance of an inclusive and healthy living and learning environment for individuals to flourish as they pursue their academic and career goals. CAPS is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services and the Post-doctoral Resident Training Program is APPIC affiliated. CAPS is fully committed to self-examination, peer review, and quality improvement through the utilization of data, outcome, and client experience measurements.
UC San Diego Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), is seeking a psychologist who specializes in neuropsychological testing for learning disabilities, attention disorders, autism spectrum disorders, and other conditions affecting student academic performance. The incumbent will administer psychological assessments, including cloud and computer-based tests, and write evaluation reports when indicated. Will provide skill building workshops and facilitate forums in the focus area. The incumbent will collaborate with other university departments, such as the Office for Students with Disabilities.
This position also provides direct clinical services, and independently manages a caseload of student clients. Also participates in psychoeducational outreach, after hours, on-call, and urgent care coverage. Incumbent also provides clinical supervision and training of CAPS Post-doctoral Residents and maintains quality assurance and improvement in compliance standards.
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.
Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology and advanced training in Psychological Testing.
Current, valid license in California as a psychologist. Out-of-state licensed psychologists have 180 days to complete licensure requirements in the State of California.
Experience and expertise in psychological testing, learning issues, as well as expertise working with higher education autistic spectrum student population and other disorders/conditions affecting the student academic performance
Proven ability to conduct culturally proficient and focused individual, conjoint, couples, family counseling and trauma-informed services, as well crisis intervention at an individual and community level
Applicable knowledge of ADA/504 laws pertaining to student population with disabilities to best consult and work with campus partners from a student-centric approach
Advanced skills to perform psychological and interest, vocational and aptitudes testing to plan and implement a variety of case dispositions.
Advanced skills associated with conducting complex diagnosis, problem-solving and critical-thinking
Thorough knowledge associated with providing evaluation, diagnosis and psychotherapy services through intake clinical interviews, psychodiagnostic assessment, treatment plan formulation and recommendations.
Demonstrated ability to conduct group counseling and psychothe
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