Job Requisition Number: 22837. As a national collegiate leader, UC BerkeleyÃs University Health Services (UHS) provides comprehensive medical, mental health, insurance and health promotion services to all Berkeley students, and a variety of health programs for faculty and staff. Approximately 65,000 visits occur annually including Primary Care, Urgent Care, Occupational Health and Specialty Clinics. Services are designed to minimize the impact of illness, emotional distress and injury on studies and work. Coupled with health promotion and public health programs, UHS reaches all segments of the Berkeley campus community. Learn more at http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu
Social Services is a unit within UHS that works closely with the medical and counseling staff to provide specialty services to students presenting with the following issues: alcohol and other drugs, sexual violence or harassment, relationship violence, complex health issues and pregnancy, and nutrition concerns. Social workers, a dietitian, post-MSW fellows and administrative staff make up the unitÃs personnel.
Ã¯ Learns to perform diagnosis, psychotherapy and evaluation on cases that have been pre-screened, as appropriate. Provides problem solving counseling to student parent populations (e.g. single parent, low-income, first-generation college, underrepresented populations) from pre-admission outreach, through the first year transition to preparation for post-graduation employment and/or graduate school. Ã¯ Offer support groups targeted to the above communities. Ã¯ Provide financial aid peer advising and budget appeal/student contribution appeal assistance to student with dependents Ã¯ Provide assistance in applying for and/or documenting eligibility requirements for subsidized child care (UC campus-based and in community) Ã¯ Provide assistance in obtaining access to needed family social services supports and benefits: Medi-cal, CalFresh (food stamps), CalWORKSKnowledge and Skills: Ã¯ Acquiring knowledge associated with providing evaluation, diagnosis and psychotherapy services to patients. Ã¯ Knowledge of applicable laws and ethical standards associated with profession. Ã¯ Effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ã¯ Ability to work in a collaborative manner with diverse client group, campus personnel and faculty. Ã¯ Ability to identify when to escalate issues and situations to more senior level Counseling Professionals: Ã¯ Basic knowledge of electronic/medical records systems. Ã¯ Must be computer literate. Education/Training: Ã¯ Masters in clinical psychology, social work or counseling - unlicensed at this level; in-training for qualifying hours. 80-90% FTE (up to 36 hours per week) 12-month Contract Appointment
This title code and classification has been designated as a sensitive position.â? A pre-employment background check is required as well as successful completion of medical surveillance and credential verification processes.
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