Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS) embraces a holistic and collaborative approach to healthcare by offering urgent care, primary care, preventative services, wellness education, violence support services, mental health, and counseling services to the Sacramento State campus community. Student Health and Counseling Services is a fully integrated health care/wellness facility. The psychologist/counselor in this position will work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes Primary Care, Pharmacy, Optometry, Nutrition Services, and Health and Wellness Services.
Under the supervision of the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), the psychologist/counselor will provide a full range of culturally sensitive clinical and non-clinical services for the students at California State University, Sacramento. Clinical services will include assessment/evaluation, individual, group, and couples counseling, crisis intervention, and case management. In addition to direct clinical services, the psychologist/counselor will provide campus outreach, training, and consultation to students, faculty, and staff.
Direct Counseling/Clinical Services -
Provide direct clinical services including: assessment/diagnosis, short-term individual, group and couples' psychotherapy; crisis intervention and follow-up; case management; collaboration with psychiatrists and other medical providers; referral and treatment consultation with health center professionals and off-campus service providers.
Outreach and Program Development Services
Develop and implement programs including: presentations, workshops, prevention projects, residence hall training, seminars, mental health screening days and other outreach services as requested. Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required.
Provide consultative expertise to the university community regarding issues that affect the mental health and psychological well-being of students; provide consultation services and occasional in-service training to faculty, administrators, and student leaders on mental health and developmental issues.
Supervision and Training
Provide clinical supervision and training to practicum trainees, interns, and post-doctoral interns; co-facilitate outreach activities, workshops, and groups with supervisees; and provide training and educational seminars for supervisees.
Ph.D. or Psy.D in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited program, or master's degree in social work or marriage and family therapy.
Licensed or license-eligible in the state of California. If not licensed, must obtain licensure within one year of hire.
Demonstrated ability to conduct culturally sensitive brief individual and couples psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, crisis intervention.
Experience working with issues pertinent to a diverse student population with a broad spectrum of psychological issues; experience and knowledge working with high-risk clients.
Demonstrated ability to conduct intake evaluations, clinical-diagnostic assessments, case conceptualization, and treatment plan formulation. Knowledge DSM-5 criteria.
Demonstrated ability to provide crisis intervention.
Demonstrated effectiveness in providing clinical services and support to underrepresented and/or marginalized populations, including students from diverse backgrounds and with diverse identities based on race, gender identity, sexual preference, disability, religion, and socio-economic status.
Demonstrated commitment to the development of ongoing multicultural competency in professional and clinical contexts.
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement outreach programs, and provide consultation.
Experience providing clinical supervision.
Up to date knowledge of applicable laws and ethics pertaining to mental health
Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills and strong planning and organizational skills.
Ability to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of mental health and primary care providers within an integrated Student Health and Counseling Services.
Experience working in university counseling center.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in understanding the unique mental health issues/needs of Black/African American university students.
Interest in, and expertise in working with, non-traditional and first generation students.
Experience working with electronic health records systems.
This appointment is a full-time, temporary 12-month in the Student Services Professional-Academic Related classification. This is not a probationary position and does not establish consideration for subsequent appointments or any further appointment rights. However, this appointment may be renewed annually dependent upon satisfactory performance and program needs.
The position will accrue vacation credit at the rate of 16 hours per month.
Initial Application Review: 07/17/2019
Posting Number: F0120P
Internal Number: 4167
About California State University, Sacramento
Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region's students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.Sacramento State is in the heart of Northern California and just five miles from the State Capitol. With more than 30,000 students and 1,600 full- and part-time faculty, Sacramento State is California's capital university. Quality teaching is a top priority at Sacramento State, which offers a wide range of degrees, programs, and career opportunities - and its lush, 300-acre campus is situation along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas.