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Assistant Director of Mental and Behavioral Health and Coordinator of Training

Company: University of San Diego
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Update your details, view your application and progress. Keep informed about job opportunities at USD. Assistant Director of Mental and Behavioral Health and Coordinator of Training Apply now Posting #: 4054
Position Status: Full-time regular
Location: San Diego
Position Type: Administrator, Student Affairs
Position Title & Department: -Assistant Director of Mental and Behavioral Health and Coordinator of Training; Counseling Center Posting # 4054 Department Description: The Counseling Center strives to facilitate students' personal growth and enhance their academic success through accessible, culturally congruent clinical and outreach services. We work in collaboration with other Wellness and university departments and community partners. University Description: The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution , was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity's urgent challenges . Detailed Description: The University seeks to welcome people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity's urgent challenges. The Division of Student Affairs seeks an individual with a strong commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism and a strong interest in working at a mission driven, faith-based institution. The role of the Assistant Director of Mental and Behavioral Health includes supporting students and the USD Community responsibilities of the position are significantly tethered in the university's contemporary Roman Catholic mission and commitment to creating an equitable, welcoming community for all.

Oversee the university's American Psychological Association (APA) approved pre-doctoral health service psychology internship and support other training programs by providing administrative oversight, supervision and training to interns and other trainees. Provide broad-spectrum, brief counseling and psychotherapy, psychological assessment, and crisis intervention to students. Engage in health promotion, training, and education programs to students, faculty, and staff. Conduct academic skills assessments and medical leave processes for students, as needed and engage in regular consultations with academic deans. Serve as a member of the Mental and Behavioral Health Collaborative Leadership team during crisis situations and in the absence of the Clinical Director. Serve as campus liaison for professional organizations. Participate in Wellness integrated care processes, including cross training in all clinical areas. Participate in the Wellness after-hours coverage rotation. Provide clinical supervision to unlicensed staff, as assigned by the Clinical Director. Adhere to professional ethics standards as delineated by the American Psychological Association, and to professional regulations as mandated by state licensing board and FERPA. Fulfill other Wellness responsibilities as indicated and assigned. Adhere to applicable professional ethics standards, and to professional regulations as mandated by state licensing board and FERPA. Periodically, this position may be asked to lead or contribute to either ad hoc or ongoing division/campus projects outside the scope of their day-to-day activities. Duties and Responsibilities: Clinical Care & Counseling

  • Psychological assessment, short-term counseling and psychotherapy for students Conduct comprehensive psychological assessments
  • Develop treatment plans based on diagnostic information
  • Conduct individual and group counseling and psychotherapy following legal, clinical, ethical and professional standards
  • Engage in care coordination to support students and families
  • Provide referrals to agencies and practitioners, internal and external to USD, including but not limited to various Student Affairs units, Career Services, Financial Aid, University Ministry, community resources (i.e. psychologists, psychiatrists, community mental and behavioral health agencies), administrators, faculty, etc., as appropriate within legal and ethical guidelines for coordination of services Crisis Intervention
    • Assessment of potential for suicide, homicide and Mental Status
    • Assessment for possible hospitalization
    • Initiate legally mandated reporting of suspected child abuse or elder abuse
    • Initiate legally mandated reporting of risk or danger to others
    • Provide care coordination, referrals, and follow-up, as needed
    • Provide individual support and psychological first aid in response to distressing events
    • Serve as a member of the Student Wellness Leadership Team in emergency situations and in the clinical director's absence
    • On a rotating basis, carry emergency cell phone and be available for after-hours, emergency consultation with university officials
    • In consultation with clinical director and other colleagues, coordinate response to after-hours psychological emergencies Coordination of university's APA-accredited internship -
      • Oversee all administrative and accrediting processes for the pre-doctoral internship
      • Maintain records and produce reports related to pre-doctoral internship program
      • Oversee selection, supervision assignments, informal assessment and formal evaluation of pre-doctoral interns
      • In coordination with the Mental and Behavioral Health Leadership Team, ensure management of the training budget
      • Secure training and participate in professional activities relating to internship, as needed Training and clinical supervision of interns and other trainees -
        • Coordinate the development and facilitation of training seminars for interns and other trainees in collaboration with other mental and behavioral health staff
        • Oversee the coordination of clinical supervision to interns and provide direct supervision to interns and other trainees
        • Manage continuing education process for programs sponsored by USD Student Wellness Health Promotion, Community Outreach, and Consultation -
          • Involvement in the presentation of health promotion outreach and educational programs
          • Participation in campus committees and task forces, as needed or assigned
          • Consultation with various campus partners regarding individual student and community well-being concerns Administration -
            • Maintain documentation following appropriate university, state, and federal guidelines
            • Attend and participate in staff meetings, integrated care meetings, case consultation meetings, and trainings
            • Follow all university processes (i.e. workday, leave requests, pretty cash, etc.)
            • Participate in university committees, as needed
            • Coordinate services and supports to students within the USD integrated care model and with other practitioners and agencies in the larger community
            • Fulfill other responsibilities, as needed Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check. Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. - Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
              • Doctorate in Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology (preferably APA-accredited) Internship in Professional Psychology (preferably APA-accredited)
              • Licensure as psychologist for at least 4 years (preferably in California or required in California within one year of hire)
              • Licensed or eligible to apply for licensure as a psychologist in California Five or more years of post-doctoral professional experience, preferably in a university counseling center or in a training capacity Preferred Qualifications
                • Experience in university counseling center
                • Experience in clinical supervision Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
                  • Current knowledge of and adherence to ethical, legal, and professional guidelines
                  • Special interest coursework, supervised experience and programming background as agency needs dictate
                  • Supervisory skills
                  • Demonstrated counseling and communication skills
                  • Demonstrated crisis intervention skills
                  • Commitment to the mission and vision of USD
                  • Ability to work within a flexible integrated care model Tools and Equipment Used Computer, telephone, fax, and other office equipment. Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits

                    The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package including; medical, dental, vision, a retirement contribution given to you by the University, and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits Special Application Instructions: Resume and Cover Letter Required Click Apply Now to complete our online application. In addition, please upload a cover letter and resume to your application profile for the hiring managers' review. If you have any questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at Hours: 40 Note: External job postings will be up for at least five days. After that time, applications will be reviewed by the hiring manager/committee throughout the posting period. A candidate may be selected at any time which could then close this posting on a date earlier than listed.

                    The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

                    The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit Advertised: February 08, 2022 Pacific Standard Time
                    Applications close: Open until filled In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Clery Act, the University of San Diego publishes a combined Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for review. This report includes institutional policies concerning: campus security; procedures for reporting crime, fire, and other emergencies; emergency response and evacuation procedures; sexual misconduct and relationship violence reporting and response standards and protocols; alcohol and drug policies; and statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred within the institutions Clery reportable geography. Individuals may request a print copy of the report at the University of San Diego Department of Public Safety, located in the Hughes Administration Center, Room 150.

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