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Staff Psychologist, Eating Disorder and/or Trauma Specialist
Sonoma State University
Counseling and Psychological Services
$51,000 (Academic Year), plus excellent health and retirement benefits
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at Sonoma State University (SSU) is accepting applications for one academic year staff psychologist position with a specialization in either eating disorders and/or sexual trauma. This is classified as a temporary faculty benefitted position with the possibly of reappointment after one year. This position provides a broad range of clinical and outreach services to SSU students including: diagnostic assessment and evaluation; brief, evidence-based individual, couples, and group psychotherapy; crisis and emergency intervention; referrals; and outreach development, programming and training. The staff psychologist also provides consultative psychological services to members of the Sonoma State community, including faculty, staff, deans, administrators, and parents.
• Doctorate degree from an APA accredited program in clinical or counseling psychology.
• Licensed as a psychologist in the State of California
• Expertise or specialization in eating disorder and/or trauma treatment
• Minimum of three years professional experience in a mental health setting with at least one year in a student counseling or student mental health setting.
• Demonstrated ability to evaluate and intervene with severely disturbed students
• Skill and ability to identify and articulate a treatment plan within a short-term therapy model
• Demonstrated commitment to social justice
• Strong generalist clinical skills
• Demonstrated competence in providing short-term counseling, crisis intervention, and clinical supervision to adolescent and young adult populations
• Demonstrated effectiveness in counseling with a variety of racial/ethnic/cultural groups and diversities including multi-racial identity, gender, LGBTQI, disabilities, and religion.
• Ability to make prognostic indications for short-term therapeutic work with students and understand when and how to refer to other treatment facilities.
• Desire and experience in providing campus outreach, programs, workshops, and trainings.
• Occasional availability evenings and/or weekends for outreach presentations and/or after-hours coverage.
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication
• Knowledge of applicable laws and ethics pertaining to the practice of psychology.
• Competent use of DSM
• Demonstrated ability to work as a team member in a stressful environment
• Strong planning and organizational skills
• APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship in clinical or counseling psychology
• Knowledge and experience with Titanium (electronic scheduling and record-keeping system)
• Experience in assessment and intervention of individuals with serious mental health issues.
• Experience in the development and implementation of college mental health educational programs.
• Experience developing and conducting workshops and groups on a variety of mental health topics and prevention programs within a college setting
• More than 2 years clinical experience in a college counseling center
• Experience in supervision and training of graduate level students, interns, and/or post-docs.
Sonoma State University is one of the 23 campuses of the California State University. Located in the Sonoma County wine country, 48 miles north of San Francisco, the University has an enrollment of approximately 8,700 students with 500 faculty members. The University is organized into six schools: Arts and Humanities, Business and Economics, Education, Extended Education, Science and Technology, and Social Sciences. Within the traditional structure is an interdisciplinary program of liberal studies. The University offers bachelor’s degrees in 42 fields and master’s degrees in 15.
Required Application Materials
Submit 1) Current vitae; 2) names, addresses and telephone contact numbers of four professional references (none will be contacted without your permission); and 3) a letter of interest, including a brief statement explaining your approach in providing services to a diverse student population. Please refer to 103589 on all correspondence and inquiries regarding this position. All application materials must be sent electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org Note: Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
July 17, 2013. First review of applications will begin on July 18, 2013.
August 19, 2013
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