Psychologist and Psychological Counselor (Broadband)

University of Houston,

Counseling and Psychological Services
 
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Last Posted:

Tue, Dec 5th, '23

Deadline:

Type in "Psychologist/Psychological Counselor" in the Keyword section of the HR Careers website. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

Start Date:

ASAP but no later than August 1, 2024

Last Updated:

Tue, Dec 5th, '23

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

Provide multi-culturally competent individual, couples, and group services within a short-term therapy framework; facilitate workshops on coping skills for anxiety and depression; utilize stepped care principles to assess appropriate treatment options for students; perform crisis intervention and assessment, engage in consultation and outreach; engage with trainees via co-therapy and training seminars or direct supervision of doctoral interns and practicum students; and perform additional duties as assigned by the Director. 

ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON

About CAPS:

The University of Houston’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is a vital department among the Health and Well-Being (HWB) portfolio within the Division of Student Affairs. We work closely with our HWB partners, which include the Student Health Center; Campus Recreation; UH Wellness; Justin Dart, Jr. Student Accessibility Center; and Cougars in Recovery. Together, we are committed to fostering a culture of care  that promotes the success of our students, faculty, and staff. We are proud to be a designated Jed Campus, and aspire to be a Health Promotion University. 

 CAPS is accredited by the International Accreditation of Counseling Services and also offers an APA accredited internship in Health Service Psychology.  We have a multidisciplinary team consisting of licensed psychologists, doctoral and masters level mental health professionals, and advanced graduate trainees in counseling, clinical, and school psychology.  Within our Stepped Care model, our services include triage, essential skills workshops, single session therapy, group counseling, short-term couples and individual counseling. We also offer a large number of resources and outreach to include “Let’s Talk”, QPR, and on demand trainings on a variety of mental health topics.

CAPS is committed to the promotion and affirmation of diversity through a safe and welcoming environment. Our declared mission in providing mental health services emphasizes that people representing the rich diversity of our campus who use our services receive respectful treatment. As one of the most diverse campuses in the country, we have a particular responsibility and opportunity to promote and live up to these convictions.


About the University of Houston

The University of Houston is a Division I university with over 47,000 undergraduate and post graduate students enrolled. It is only one of three Tier One public research institutions in the nation designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U. S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education. It is also designated as an Asian-American Serving Institution (U. S. Department of Education, 2012). UH has strong athletic programs and is joining the Big 12 Athletic Conference next year.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Discover the Space City

The City of Houston is a global city that is rich with arts and entertainment including vibrant Theater and Museum Districts, the World Series winning Houston Astros, Houston Texans and Houston Rockets, Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash, cultural events, and over 1400 acres of green space for outdoor enthusiasts.  Visit NASA or take a short drive to Galveston.  H-town is also filled with endless dining options for foodies.   

 



 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology. Must have completed an APA-Accredited doctoral psychology internship or a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or Social Work. Licensure is required at time of interview. We welcome applicants who do not have prior counseling center experience provided candidates clearly articulate how their experience in other settings can be translated to a counseling center/higher education setting. The successful candidate will have strong attention and motivation to multicultural competence, demonstrated by awareness of their areas for multicultural growth, an openness to working with a wide range of diverse clients, and the pursuit of continued education.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates who are three plus years post-licensure and have experience and expertise in one or more of the following areas: brief therapy experience,  crisis intervention, and strong outreach presentation/programming skills.

 
COMPENSATION

Commensurate with experience

APPLICATION MATERIALS

1) Cover Letter describing how your interest and qualifications are suited for this clinical position.

2) Resume/CV.

3) List of three professional references, one of which must include a former supervisor.