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Position Title
Community Counselor

University of California, Davis

Student Health & Counseling Services

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Position Description
Under the direction of the Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) Community Advising Network (CAN) Manager at Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS), develop partnerships with 2 student service units and Ethnic or Area Studies Departments/Programs, to provide regular consultation and effective case management of student situations.

This Community Counselor position is located in Services for International Students and Scholars, and the Middle East/South Asia Studies Program, and provides the following services to these units. Assist all students, especially those from under-served populations. Respond to student needs and make referrals to campus resources as needed. Conduct outreach to students, faculty and staff about distressed and distressing students and other mental health issues. Provide intake evaluation, treatment planning, crisis intervention, case management and individual and group counseling and psychotherapy, with referral to other CAPS/SHCS staff as needed. Works closely with CAN Manager, staff of partner units and other CAN staff.

Minimum Qualifications
-≠Masterís or Doctoral level Clinical/Counseling Degree (e.g. MSW, MFT, Psy.D., Ph.D.) ≠Licensed in California, or if licensed outside of California, must obtain a California license within 6 months from date of hire.
-Experience and interest in providing culturally competent services to Middle Eastern and South Asian.
-Experience and interest in providing culturally competent services to International clients.
-Cultural sensitivity and experience working with individuals from diverse social, cultural or socio-cultural backgrounds.
-≠Experience treating diverse clients using short-≠term models of individual psychotherapy/counseling.
-Experience assessing and intervening when individuals present in crisis.
-Experience establishing professional work relationships.
-≠Experience outreaching to diverse groups.
-≠Experience developing, implementing programs of a psychological nature.
-Experience or interest in providing culturally competent services to International clients.
-Knowledge of the dynamics of socialization, displacement, transition, oppression, internalized oppression and accommodation, and activism as it relates to the emotional well-being of an individual.
-Experience providing group psychotherapy.

Desired Qualifications
-Experience working in a university counseling service with strong student service orientation.
-Experience working with international, historically underrepresented, or under-served student communities at major research universities.
-Knowledge of ethical, legal and university standards and regulations.
-Ability to conduct research/program evaluation, analyze results and share findings.

University Description
University of California, Davis has earned its stellar reputation through outstanding students and a breadth of academic programs, global leadership in sustainability, and a commitment to addressing societyís needs through innovative research and public service.

Region Description
Davis is located in the northern portion of the Central Valley in Northern California, 72 miles northeast of San Francisco and 11 miles west of Sacrament. According to estimates published by the UC Census Bureau, the city had a total population of 65,622 in 2010 (60,308 in 2000), neither of which includes the on-campus population of UC Davis, which was 5,786 people according to the 2010 United States Census while the "total student enrollment" is listed as 32,290 by the UC Davis website. It is the largest city in Yolo County and the 122nd largest in the state, by population. Davis is known for its liberal politics, for having many bicycles and bike paths and for the campus of the University of California, Davis. In 2006, Davis was ranked as the second most educated city (in terms of the percentage of residents with graduate degrees) in the US by CNN Money Magazine, after Arlington, Virginia. (from Wikipedia)

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Application Deadline
Final filing date: 1/17/14 Link to job posting: www.employment.ucdavis.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=67038

Starting Date
Approximately 3/31/14

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