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Position Title
Counseling Psychologist 3

University of California, Berkeley

Counseling & Psychological Services

Salary Range
Salary is commensurate with experience

Position Description
University Health Services (UHS) is looking for two licensed psychologists to work with a team of talented professionals in Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS). CPS is a highly utilized, comprehensive, student counseling service that assists students with a wide range of concerns. Performing under the general supervision of the Director of CPS, CPS staff provides a variety of services for students including career assessment and counseling, brief psychotherapy, crisis assessment and intervention, couples counseling, group counseling, and case management for complex medical and psychiatric illnesses. Counseling staff also offer psycho-educational programs to students and provide consultation to faculty and staff regarding student concerns. Counselors are a multicultural group of social workers and clinical and counseling psychologists. CPS also has an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited pre-doctoral internship training program. UHS employs over 300 career and contract staff. To learn more, visit http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/.

Minimum Qualifications

Desired Qualifications
•Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA-accredited Counseling or Clinical Psychology program, and California license (or if licenced in another state, eligible for CA license within 6 months).
•Knowledge and experience providing counseling and campus outreach with underrepresented, multicultural undergraduate and graduate student populations.
•Knowledge and experience in creating and delivering mental health prevention activities on a college campus (including but not limited to training students, staff and faculty on assessing and referring students in distress).
•Knowledge and skills in providing time-limited individual counseling and psychotherapy, group counseling, evaluation, diagnosis, and crisis intervention services.
•Knowledge and experience with student development and career counseling/assessment.
•Knowledge of applicable laws, standards, and ethics of professional conduct.
•Effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, including public speaking and ability to design and deliver workshops.
•Ability to work independently, possibly at an off-site location, and work evening hours as needed.
•Knowledge of electronic/medical records systems.

University Description
The University of California, Berkeley, with a student body of just over 36,000 undergraduate and graduate students, is located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area. Long noted for its excellence in academics and research, CAL Berkeley has an intellectual and educational community of outstanding depth and achievement. The University has produced a number of Nobel laureates and includes numerous members of the National Academy of Sciences. Enhancing this excellence is the rich cultural, ethnic, social and socioeconomic diversity of the University community in which every state and over 100 foreign countries are represented. Approximately half of the undergraduates are people of color; 68% receive financial aid; 25% are first generation college student with neither parent having a four-year college degree; and 66% have at least one parent born outside of the U.S.

Region Description
The city of Berkeley is a vibrant, multi-faceted, culturally diverse college town. The campus is close to two beautiful parks offering cycling and hiking trails, picnic areas and scenic reservoirs. Another 5,000 acres of state, regional and national parklands lie within a twenty-mile radius of the campus. The cities of Oakland and San Francisco, with all of their cultural, architectural, sports and culinary delights, are each twenty minutes away by car or commuter train.

Required Application Materials
Please submit your cover letter and CV/resume as a single attachment. Note you MUST APPLY ONLINE at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/job-listings.html - job# "15900". Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check as well as medical clearances and credentialing.

Application Deadline
Open until filled.

Starting Date

Send Applications To:
Claytie Davis III, Ph.D.

Mailing Address
2222 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94720

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