This position is open to external applicants as of 3/12/19.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 03/05/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 03/07/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
UCSD Department of Psychiatry is one of the most innovative and productive academic departments in the country, offering challenging career opportunities in the diverse areas of advanced educational programs, cutting-edge research, and state-of-the-art clinical services. The department is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growing opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees.
The Re-Entry Court program is a collaboration between Second Chance, UCSD, Superior Court, Public Defender's office, Attorney's Office, the Probation Department, and Law Enforcement to provide a rehabilitative program for individuals involved in the criminal justice system who are afflicted with substance abuse and mental health conditions. The incumbent will serve as the Clinical Program Manager, Senior Clinical Supervisor, Senior Therapist in the program.
Duties include supervision/training of the clinical team, facilitating treatment team meetings, and acting as a liaison with the Collaborative Court Team. Will also provide individual and group counseling, assessment and diagnosis, and crisis intervention. Clinical Program Manager will also act as administrator and ensure state/county and UCSD compliance, conduct chart audits, and data gathering. Will also work with senior faculty within Dept of Psychiatry to adhere to strategic goals of its community psychiatry and clinical enterprise programs.
Master's Degree in related area; or equivalent experience.
A minimum of three (3+) or more years of relevant experience.
A valid Professional Clinical Counselor License, or other valid mental health clinical license as accredited and issued by California Regulatory Board that uses the National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification (NCE) and the National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Examination (NCMHCE).
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both written and oral form.
Strong demonstrated post-master's experience in delivery of integrated services to clients with co-occurring disorders.
Demonstrated ability to provide clinical supervision to unlicensed staff and mental health trainees.
Demonstrated experiences in conducting in-custody assessments to determine level of care based on ASAM criteria.
Proven experience in facilitating psychotherapy and psychoeducational groups. Knowledge and skill in delivery of dialectical behavior therapy and mindfulness based intervention strategies.
Experience in managing patients with complex interacting addiction and other mental disorders and psychosocial stressors and proven ability to deliver care in an ethical, non-judgmental, and non-discriminatory manner.
Knowledge and skill in use of trauma informed evidence based interventions for individuals with co-occurring disorders including motivational enhancement, DBT, Seeking Safety, mentalization based therapy, relapse prevention and cognitive-behavioral therapeutic approaches.
Demonstrated experience collaborating with professionals from County of San Diego probation and parole on behalf of clients referred through the criminal justice system.
Clinical experience in conducting trauma-informed care training for collaborative court teams, facilitates educational workshops on co-occurring disorders and harm reduction for the community and campus-based trainees, leads educational aspects of quarterly team retreats.
Strong experience in supervising re-entry court clinical team and providing weekly individual and group supervision, leading weekly treatment team, conducting probationary and annual reviews, facilitating performance improvement plans as required.
Ability to conduct out-of-custody post-release initial bio-psychosocial assessments to determine stage of change, focus of treatment, and appropriate treatment modality in consultation with entire treatment team.
Knowledge of San Diego County mental health, AOD, social service and health resources and experience working with County community mental health, addiction, and criminal justice professionals.
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