The University of Central Florida Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) department is hiring Licensed Psychologists. These positions report to the Director, Associate Director, Assistant Director, or equivalent higher level administration. The Licensed Psychologist position/classification is considered a critical/essential position under the university's designation of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) as an essential responder/s to an emergency (unplanned event) or threat thereof which disrupt operations within the university.
- Provide individual therapy, group therapy, assessment and referral services, crisis intervention, and psychological consultations, evaluation and support services to currently enrolled UCF students and in extenuating circumstances, non-enrolled/or non-students along with other University community members.
- Provide outreach programming and workshops on a variety of developmental, preventative, and/or psychological topics.
- Provide consultative services to university administrators, faculty, staff, campus organizations and partners.
- Provide training and clinical supervision for center graduate trainees, pre-doctoral inters and/or non-licensed staff in accordance with ethical guidelines, state laws, and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) policies and procedures.
- Engage in continuing education and professional development activities.
- May serve as coordinator of a specific CAPS programming area (consistent with interest and level of training) or as designated liaison with specific units on campus as determined by the Director, Associate Director, or Assistant Director. Serve on CAPS, SDES, and university committees and be active in regional, state, and national professional organizations.
- May initiate and authorize involuntary examination (Baker Act) procedures in accordance with statute 394.463, Florida mental Health Act.
- May conduct psychological assessment, administer and interpret a variety of psychological assessment inventories, and prepare reports.
- May conduct research and program evaluations to inform clinical practice and CAPS outcome effectiveness.
- May be the senior professional in charge in the absence of the Director, Associate Director/s, or Assistant Director/s or equivalent higher-level administrator.
- May perform other clinical or administrative duties under the direction of the Director, Associate Director/s, or Assistant Director/s.
ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA
The University of Central Florida is a metropolitan research
university with an enrollment of over 63,000 students. UCF is the second largest university in the
United States, experiencing unprecedented growth in recent years. Established in 1963, undergraduate and
graduate academic programs are delivered through eleven colleges, including the
recently established College of Medicine.
The main campus is located 13 miles east of downtown Orlando, with
additional campuses all across the region.
The University and surrounding communities enjoy a rich mix of cultural,
educational, business and recreational activities. The successful candidate will join a vibrant,
multidisciplinary team of professionals, including clinical staff who have
backgrounds in psychology, social work, and mental health counseling. CAPS has an active multidisciplinary training
program involving masters and doctoral students from psychology, mental health
counseling and social work. Also
including three psychology doctoral interns and two post-doctoral interns. CAPS is housed in a very attractive and welcoming
facility equipped with very ample technology supported by a full-time technology
support team. CAPS has an active program
of prevention and outreach. CAPS
connects with other departments and professionals on campus who are concerned
about health, wellness, and alcohol and other drug prevention, among
others. CAPS has an active program of
in-house continuing education credit offerings.
The University of Central Florida is an Equal Opportunity; Equal Access,
and Affirmative Action Employer. Your assistance
with the University of Central Florida’s Affirmative Action Plan implementation
is appreciated. The University collects
voluntary declarations of ethnicity and gender and uses the information to
compile statistics on recruitment success.
If you choose to assist, your demographic information will be used only
for affirmative action. The survey form
is included as a part of the online application process.
Central Florida is a vital region with a diverse population
in a city, small town, and rural environments.
Recreation and entertainment opportunities are abundant, with cultural
attractions, sports venues, nature areas, historic towns, beaches, lakes, theme
parks and other areas of interest nearby.
Atlantic beaches to the east are easily accessible in less than an hour,
and the Tampa Bay area and Florida Gulf Coast to the west are within a few
hours dives as well.