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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: November 20, 2019
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Under general supervision, performs assessment, diagnosis, psychotherapy, and case management of cases with a broad range of presenting issues and complexity including crisis counseling and high risk concerns. Provides brief counseling, crisis assessment and intervention, and group counseling for students with personal, career and academic concerns. Provides consultation to faculty and staff.
Presents psychoeducational workshops for students and provides outreach and consultation to faculty and staff regarding student concerns.
Participates in the training and supervision of Post-MSW Fellows, Doctoral Psychology Interns, and Post-Doctoral Fellows.
Other duties as assigned.
Masters in Social Work, Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy and current CA state license (LCSW or MFT). If licensed in another state, would need to be licensed within 6 months of residence in California.
Ability to work with high risk populations including severe and complex mental health concerns.
Advanced individual and group intervention skills including assessment, psychotherapy, and case management; working knowledge of college developmental and mental health issues.
Highly effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, including public speaking and workshop delivery.
Working knowledge of applicable laws and standards of professional conduct.
Experience with diverse multicultural populations.
Expertise working in a collaborative manner with diverse client groups, medical and mental health staff, and campus and community partners.
Effective skills in communication, coordination and consultation.
Experience working with college student populations and in university counseling.
Working knowledge of electronic health records.
Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Employment is contingent on successful completion of: Background Check, Acceptable Medical Evaluation that includes infectious disease surveillance and proof of current required vaccinations or immunity levels, and successful credentials verification (if applicable).
Employment is contingent upon passing a physical exam.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.