Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Part-Time 50% FTE
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This is a part-time position at 50% FTE
The University of Washington, Tacoma is a growing metropolitan university that is deeply invested in its local communities. As one of three campuses of a world-class university, UW Tacoma is dedicated to interdisciplinary and innovative teaching and scholarship and to engaging the community in mutually beneficial partnerships. UW Tacoma's commitment to diversity is central to an environment where students, staff, faculty and South Sound residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.
Our STUDENT COUNSELING CENTER has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time 50% STAFF PSYCHOLOGIST. This individual will provide mental health counseling services for UW Tacoma students by conducting mental health consultations and outreach workshops, and providing community mental resources for the UW Tacoma campus. This position will also assist in the supervision of doctoral interns and provision of expanded coverage of services.
As part of those responsibilities, the person in this role will provide individual, couple, and group assessment and therapy, as well as crisis intervention to UWT students. This includes:
Performing diagnostic assessment of mental health outpatients using clinical interviews, and/or psychological tests (e.g., personality tests, intelligence tests, career assessment inventories, symptom checklists);
Formulating diagnostic assessment using DSM and/or PDM when appropriate;
Formulating treatment goals for mental health outpatients and effectively making referrals to appropriate healthcare resources after assessment;
Conducting individual, group, and couple psychotherapy;
Conceptualizing and utilizing psychological theory and research findings in psychotherapy case formulation and treatment planning;
Planning and conducting psycho-educational programs on mental health issues;
Communicating with other professionals about case conceptualization and management when collaborating in the care of a client;
Providing crisis intervention to mental health outpatients;
Providing consultation to faculty and staff regarding mental health issues involving students;
Providing crisis intervention to mental health outpatients;
Providing consultation to faculty and staff regarding mental health issues with students;
Participating in the development of counseling policies, forms, and procedures;
Maintaining accurate records in a timely fashion; and
Participating in data collection and analysis related to counseling center usage.
Assist in provision of clinical supervision and didactic training to doctoral psychology interns and doctoral practicum trainees, and provide feedback to primary supervisor about trainee performance.
Develop community resources, including referral sites.
Other duties as assigned.
Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from a regionally or nationally-accredited college or university AND a minimum of one year experience in a clinical setting (can include internship year).
Licensure or license-eligible in WA State or another U.S. jurisdiction. If licensed in another U.S. jurisdiction, or license-eligible, must obtain WA State licensure within one year of hire.
Experience in clinical supervision; experience with, and strong commitment to, serving an ethnically and culturally diverse population. Some scheduling flexibility is required, including some evening hours, to accommodate schedules of students, and to attend meetings and trainings, on and off campus (e.g. student who works all day and attends night classes and requires early morning or late evening appointment time; professional trainings and conferences of student counseling center directors, both local and regional groups.)
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Desired qualifications include: Licensure for at least two years as a psychologist in WA State or another jurisdiction; a minimum one year experience in a university counseling center (can include internship year); Experience and interest in any of the following areas related to students seen, issues typically addressed, and methods/orientations utilized by SCC staff: LGBTQ, international, first-generation, low-SES, or students of color; domestic violence, PTSD, suicide prevention, group work, substance/alcohol abuse, eating disorders, ADHD; group work, couples therapy. Especially desirable: competence in short-term therapies, and a broadly-based relational/developmental approach; interest and experience in work with non-traditional students; and experience and interest/expertise in psychological assessment and/or development and facilitation of psycho-educational and therapeutic groups.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.