The role of this position is to provide mental health services to abused/neglected and at-risk children and their caregivers.
Must be California Board of Psychology license eligible.
Hold a Doctorate degree in psychology (e.g., PhD or PsyD)
Experience with psychological assessment.
Experience with at least one evidence-based treatment.
Experience working with children, adolescents, or families.
Applicants are encouraged to upload license and certification if required of the position.
Experience navigating the child welfare and/or juvenile justice systems.
Experience completing child welfare evaluations, such as ability to benefit from reunification services, bonding assessments, and ability to parent safely and adequately.
Experience with forensic assessments such as juvenile competency to stand trial, disposition evaluations, risk assessments for juvenile sex offenders, mental health diversion evaluations, or other forensic assessments.
Experience providing trauma-informed care, including but not limited to evidence-based treatment models for trauma.
Experience working with high-risk adolescents.
Training and experience in TF-CBT, PCIT, DBT, and/or CBT.
Advanced communication skills (oral and written).
Communicate and interact effectively with people of different intersectional identities and from multiple disciplines and backgrounds.
Ability to approach clinical care with cultural humility (Cultural humility is a practice of self-reflection on how one’s own background and the background of others, impacts teaching, learning, research, creative activity, engagement, leadership, etc.).
Skills in conducting psychologist services (i.e., assessment, therapy, supervision) in other languages (Spanish; reflecting a commonly spoken language among clients.
Demonstrated ability to provide clinical training and supervision to trainees and staff.
A demonstrated commitment to, or lived experience with, underserved and/or minoritized populations with exposure to trauma, including but not limited to child maltreatment, community violence, racial trauma, and trauma related to immigration or separation.
Commitment to values of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) issues
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
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.
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