Position Description: The mission of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is to support student development, empowerment and success through connection with dedicated clinicians who provide treatment that encourages Health, Healing and Hope. CAPS provides: Short-term, high- quality mental health treatment including assessment, consultation and case management; group and individual therapy; and psychiatry services. Campus mental health training and wellness education. Training and professional development for mental health providers. Connection to community resources and referrals
Under general supervision of the Director or designee, the Staff Social Worker supports the mission of CAPS and the University in providing the highest quality mental health services for the wide range of students at UCLA. Duties and responsibilities include counseling and psychotherapy to individuals and couples; group counseling, consultation, outreach, prevention and mental health education to the campus; emergency services; supervision; providing information and referral services. Accept overall direction from the Director or designee, and participates in meetings, committees and carries out necessary charting and data requirements. Act in a manner consistent with the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers and adheres to HIPAA requirements.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.