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7 Oct 2015

Full-Time Licensed Psychotherapist, Case Manager

University of California – Santa Cruz – Posted by SACJobs Santa Cruz, California, United States

Job Description

Starting Salary Range: $6,083 – $7,333 per month for 11 months annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience include education, licensure and experience.
A partial-year career appointment is established to accommodate foreseeable seasonal fluctuations in staffing, budgetary, operational, or other needs and contains regularly scheduled furlough periods during which the incumbent remains an employee and retains health benefits, but is not at work. Please note that the Licensed Psychotherapist furlough period is for one month in summer (dates to be determined) and is unpaid time off.

UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.

Under the direction of the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Director, the Case Manager provides mental health care and case management coordination and support, in collaboration with CAPS staff psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, and UCSC Student Health Center providers. The Case Manager provides services to other Campus Life offices as necessary, coordinating CAPS services with the Student Health Center providers, Residential Life, the Colleges, and other Campus Life units.

The Case Manager provides services designed to assist students in optimizing their educational experience and minimizing the impact of illness, injury and emotional distress on their academic careers by coordinating mental health care through a network of campus and community resources. This person will work with a variety of Campus Life units that serve students, as well as provide consultation services for faculty and staff in dealing with distressed students.

In discharging these duties the Case Manager is expected to be keenly sensitive to issues of gender, culture, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, etc. and to be skilled with techniques for counseling students with diverse backgrounds.

All the Licensed Psychotherapist’s activities are performed within the limits of the standards and ethical principles of their professional organization, as well as applicable legal mandates for mental health professionals in the State of California.

Qualifications include:

Valid California licensure, in good standing, in Psychology, Social Work, or Marriage and Family Therapy
Valid California licensure, in good standing, in Psychology, Social Work, or Marriage and Family Therapy
Valid out-of state licensure, in good standing, in Psychology *
*Out of State licensed psychologists are required to acquire California licensure within 180 days from either submitting the application or beginning California residency, whichever occurs first
•Expertise in clinical case management

•Demonstrated multicultural competence in mental health service provision. Knowledge of how race, ethnic identity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, privilege and multiculturalism relate to psychological service delivery in a university setting

•Experience providing service to a young adult population

•Demonstrated experience and skills in crisis assessment, crisis intervention, and crisis management

Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 10-26-2015

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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site ( ) on or before the initial review date. Computers are available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources office located at 1201 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz. For further information or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Education: Varied (See Description)
Work Experience: 0-2 Years

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Job Categories: Health Services Administration. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Case Manager and Psychotherapist. Salaries: TBD - Based on Experience.


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