Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) provides primary care, mental health, acute care, laboratory, pharmacy, optometry, health education and counseling services to registered UC Davis students. SHCS serves approximately 300 patients per day during the school year. The mission is to provide campus health and wellness resources that enable students to successfully achieve their academic goals and life-long wellness. SHCS has approximately 170 staff including managers, senior professionals, professional and support staff, student employees, interns and post doc residents. SHCS is accredited by AAAHC (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care), IACS (International Association for Counseling Services), and APA (American Psychological Association). For more information on the department, see https://shcs.ucdavis.edu
SHCS mental health staff are an educationally diverse group of licensed psychologists, psychiatrists, masters-level therapists, and predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees, dedicated to providing student-centered mental health services, advocacy, outreach, and consultation to promote psychological well-being and academic success. Counseling services are offered at no cost to registered students.
Community Counselors are members of the CS' CAN Program staff, who assist students, including those from underserved populations, in coping with multiple and intersecting areas of wellness. This includes a holistic approach to areas of concern related to personal, social, academic and career choices, family issues, and other stress factors, i.e., financial and work-school balance. Each Community Counselor works closely with the CS Director of Multicultural Services and the other Community Counselors.
Partner units within the Community Advising Network include:
Asian American Studies
Center for African Diaspora Student Success
Center for Chicanx and Latinx Student Success
Cross Cultural Center
Educational Opportunity Program
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual Resource Center
Director of Middle Eastern and South Asian Student Resources
Native American Academic Student Success Center
Services for International Students and Scholars
Student Recruitment and Retention Center
Transfer Reentry Center/Veterans Success Center
Women's Resources and Research Center
The partner unit directors or designee will participate with the CS Director of Multicultural Services in the recruitment and performance evaluation process for the Community Counselor assigned to their unit.
Under the direction of the Counseling Services (CS) Director of Multicultural Services, this position coordinates and develops partnerships with 2 student service units to provide regular consultation and effective case management of student situations. This Community Counselor position works with Services for International Students and Scholars and the Middle Eastern North African and South Asian Student Resources and provides the following services to these units; Conduct assessments, respond to student needs, and make referrals to campus resources. Conduct outreach to students, faculty and staff about distressed and distressing students and other mental health issues. Provide consultation to students, faculty, and staff. Provide intake evaluation, treatment planning, crisis intervention, case management, and individual and group counseling and psychotherapy, with referrals to others as needed. Provide supervision and training to Counseling Services trainees in an APA accredited internship and APPIC-member postdoctoral program. Works as part of a multidisciplinary team. This position works closely with the CS Director of Multicultural Services, staff of partner units, and other Community Advising Network (CAN) Community Counselors.
$8,276.05 - $12,054.09/Mo.
PLEASE NOTE: STUDENT HEALTH & COUNSELING SERVICES IS RECRUITING FOR ONE COMMUNITY COUNSELOR POSITION AT THE BEH HEALTH COUNSELOR 3 OR CNSLNG PSYCHOLOGIST 3 HX LEVEL BASED ON EXPERIENCE. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION FOR EACH POSITION. IF YOU ARE ALSO INTERESTED IN THE BEH HEALTH COUNSELOR 3 LEVEL - APPLY TO JO# 15126 BY 10/12/2021.
- Work in multiple locations and move from building to building.
- Work evenings and some weekends.
- Position subject to credentialing process at Student Health and Counseling Services.
- Position is subject to pre-placement screening provided by Occupational Health Services. Pre-placement screening will consist of infection control testing that includes blood tests for TB screening and other infectious diseases and may include a physical exam, provided by Occupational Health Services, given at no charge to the applicant. This is done to meet Federal, State and University requirements.
- Position requires signing a statement acknowledging requirement to report child abuse (CANRA) and requirement to report suspected abuse of dependent adults and elders.
- UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco produces and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
- Masters clinical/counseling degree and licensure (e.g., LMFT, LCSW, LPCC). Masters therapist applicants are governed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and are required to
possess a valid California license.
- Psychologists (e.g., Psy.D., Ph.D.) governed by California Board of Psychology are required to possess valid license. Psychologist applicants possessing a valid license in another state must obtain California licensure within 180 days after submitting an application to become licensed in California or from date of commencement of residency in California, whichever comes first.
- Applicants who are not licensed, but who are license eligible as psychologists in California, must have passed the EPPP by time of application. Must possess California Board of Psychology valid license within 30 days of job offer.
- Experience working with individuals from diverse social, cultural or socio-cultural backgrounds.
- Knowledge of the dynamics of socialization, displacement, transition, oppression, internalized oppression and accommodation, and activism as it relates to the emotional well-being of an individual, while attending to the intersections of identity.
- Experience establishing professional work relationships.
- Experience treating diverse clients using short-term models of individual and group psychotherapy/counseling.
- Experience assessing and intervening when individuals present in crisis.
- Experience providing culturally competent services to International clients.
- Experience providing culturally competent services to Middle Eastern, North African, and South Asian clients.
- Experience providing consultation.
- Experience developing, implementing programs of a psychological nature.
- Current CPR certification or obtain within 90 days.
- Able to supervise predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees.
- Knowledge of ethical, legal and university standards and regulations.
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
The University of California has implemented a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy (ucop.edu) covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a University-approved exception or deferral.
Until you are compliant with the Vaccination Program, you must follow the enhanced testing and face covering requirements for unvaccinated Employees.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.