Priority consideration will be given to applications received by March 15,2019.As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years. The Counseling Center has an outstanding opportunity for a Counseling Center Therapist - International Student Specialist This position provides counseling, crisis and outreach services to a diverse population of enrolled UW Seattle students, to enhance their personal and academic success and ameliorate barriers to that success. This position also provides professional consultation to UW faculty, staff, and students regarding student behavior, mental health, and academic challenges in order to enhance an inclusive campus climate for student success. This position will include focus on providing counseling and outreach services for international students. This position involves daily intense contact with diverse UW students in psychological or academic distress. Assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and appropriate referrals - on and off campus - will be required. Ability to effectively work with underserved students is necessary. This position serves as counselor-on-duty for some portion of the week, requiring excellent crisis intervention skills. This position will provide clinical supervision for doctoral psychology interns in clinical or counseling psychology, requiring expertise in supervision models and a good understanding of risk management issues. This person will provide consultation to a variety of departments and constituents on campus, including International Student Services,Center for International Relations and Cultural Leadership Exchange (CIRCLE), FIUTS, International Student Engagement Specialist, Health & Wellness, Career Center, Residential Life, Disability Resources for Students, Hall Health, Academic Advisors, Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity and UWPD. The person will be part of an interdisciplinary team designed to enhance the mental health of UW students and create a healthier campus climate and to respond to mental health crises. Responsibilities and Duties:PsychotherapyProvide clinical counseling for individual and group therapy to currently-enrolled UW students, including initial intake assessments and referralOutreach and Prevention ServicesProvide educational outreach presentations to student groups, faculty and staff as requested.Teaching and SupervisionProvide individual clinical supervision of doctoral psychology interns and teach training seminars on topics of expertise and interest, including on working with international studentsCrisis InterventionAssess and intervene when students present in crisis, with problems of a complex or threatening nature.ConsultationProvide professional consultation to UW faculty, staff, and students regarding student behavior, mental health, and academic challenges in order to enhance an inclusive campus climate for student success.Professional DevelopmentServe on departmental and campus committees and engage in continuing education opportunities to keep current in the field, including maintaining clinical license to practice in WashingtonAs a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.Minimum Qualifications:*Doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology*Completion of an APPIC-registered internship, preferably APA-accredited.*Licensed as a Psychologist in WA within one year of start date*Completion of a graduate program accredited by APA*Evidence of outstanding skills in clinical assessment, psychotherapy and counseling, crisis management, and psychoeducation *Experience and interest in conducting outreach and programming for international students*Bilingual or multilingual*Demonstrated sensitivity to multicultural issues and proven ability to interact with diverse individuals and groups *Experience in a university or college counseling center or with college-aged clinical populations*Strong communication and interpersonal skills*Interest in engaging in the typical tasks of a university counseling center, including short-term counseling, group counseling, crisis work, outreach, consultation with campus and supervision of trainees.*Able to work independently and on a team*Able to problem-solve, handle sensitive information and difficult situations tactfully and confidentially Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.Preferred Qualifications:*Experience in clinical supervision of trainees*Licensure as a Psychologist in the State of Washington*Experience and interest in providing group counselingApplication 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 Workforce Authorization, 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.
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