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Licensed Psychotherapist, Chicano/Latino & Chicana/Latina Focus
University of California, Santa Cruz
Counseling & Psychological Services
$5,667 - $6,000 monthly for 11 months
The Licensed Psychotherapist reports to the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and is assigned duties by the Director as specified herein. The Licensed Psychotherapist will provide high quality clinical services; community psychology/outreach and consultation services; and may provide supervision/training of Pre-Doctoral interns. In discharging these duties the Licensed Psychotherapist is expected to be keenly sensitive to issues of gender, culture, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, socio economic status etc., and to be skilled with techniques for counseling students with diverse backgrounds.
All the Licensed Psychotherapist’s activities are performed within the limits of standards and ethical principles of their professional organization, as well as, applicable legal mandates for mental health professionals in the State of California.
This position requires demonstrated expertise and understanding of Chicano/Latino students, specifically Chicana/Latinas and first generation students from immigrant backgrounds.
Demonstrated clinical experience with individuals and couples using a brief therapy model
Experience in facilitating psychotherapy and psychoeducational groups
Demonstrated strong clinical and crisis management skills
Experience designing and implementing outreach programs and psychoeducational workshops
Knowledge of how race, ethnic identity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, privilege and multiculturalism relate to psychological service delivery in a university setting
Demonstrated comprehensive understanding of Chicano/Latino culture and experience in counseling Chicano/Latino and Chicana/Latina students and students of immigrant and low socio economic status
The ability to demonstrate effectiveness and sensitivity in clinical services as well as outreach and consultation services with multicultural and diverse populations
The ability to effectively collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds
Demonstrated expertise with developmental issues of late adolescence
Strong planning and organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal communication and conflict resolution skills
The ability to follow, implement and encourage others to follow the UCSC Principles of Community
The ability to encourage others toward common and individual goals and to motivate others to follow
Counseling experience in a college/university setting
Demonstrated expertise and experience working with Chicano/Latino population
Psychology licensure in California preferred over out of state licensure or license-eligible psychologist
Interest and experience in supervision and training of pre-doctoral interns and postdoctoral fellows
Interest and experience in health psychology/behavioral health and mind-body approach
Doctorate and internship from APA accredited program
Bilingual/Bicultural in Spanish/English
The University of California, Santa Cruz is located 75 miles south of San Francisco and 35 miles west of San Jose. The campus is situated on 2,000 acres of redwood-forested foothills overlooking Monterey Bay. One of the ten campuses with the University of California system, UCSC is a growing campus. Since opening in 1965, UCSC has become noted for its progressive and intellectual atmosphere, its distinguished faculty, its innovative academic programs, and its excellent library and research facilities.
The city of Santa Cruz is a seaside community of approximately 60,000 individuals. The community offers a wide range of cultural attractions complementing those of the campus and rivaling those of much larger cities. The mild climate and the recreational opportunities of the area are further attractions.
Required Application Materials
APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE UCSC ON-LINE PROCESS View full job description and access on-line application: https://jobs.ucsc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65811 To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date. Computers are available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources office located at 1201 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz. For further information or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 08/20/2012
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