Psychologist

University of Houston-Clear Lake Counseling Services,

Counseling Services
Last Posted:

Tue, Apr 27th, '21

Deadline:

Open until filled, review of applications will begin 5/10/21.

Start Date:

Summer 2021

Last Updated:

Tue, Apr 27th, '21

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

The Psychologist provides mental health services, assessment, crisis intervention, and outreach services to students, and consultation and outreach to faculty and staff in regard to student problems. Provides supervision to psychologists in training. Provides counseling services and outreach to students at the UHCL-Clear Lake and Pearland campuses.

Duties of the Psychologist:

·        Provides counseling services to students.  Duties include; brief individual personal counseling, couples counseling, group counseling, and crisis intervention services for psychological crises on campus.  Conducts assessment of students to determine the nature of their problems and provides treatment recommendations.  Maintains appropriate confidential files of counseling clients.  Covers required evening and weekend hours. On call duties as backup for ProtoCall after-hours crisis service.

·        Supervises psychology and counseling trainees in practicum and internship placements.  Provides structured training seminar for practicum and internship programs.

·        Plans and implements displays, workshops, seminars, and other structured psycho-educational and outreach programs designed to enhance personal development.  Markets counseling services to students through participation in orientation, class visits, and other university events.

·        Participates in peer review, case conference, and professional development continuing education activities to maintain and enhance skills, learn new knowledge and skills, maintain license, and contribute to the counseling profession.  Participates in assessment procedures to maintain and improve services provided to students.

·        Meets with faculty to provide information on services and provides consultation to faculty, as needed.  Works with university staff to develop human relations skills in dealing with students and their problems. Performs other duties as assigned.

ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE COUNSELING SERVICES

Nestled on a 524-acre wildlife and nature preserve, University of Houston-Clear Lake has become a cornerstone of higher education along the upper Gulf Coast of Texas. UHCL has an adult student population of just over 9,000 students with an average age of 26 for undergraduate students and 32 for graduate students. Most students are Texas residents, and 64 percent of the student population is female. UHCL's student population reflects a diverse mix of ethnicities with 64 percent comprising Hispanic, African-American, Asian-American, Native American, and bi-racial students. In 2010, UHCL was designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution by the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities.


The mission of UHCL Counseling Services is to help students fulfill their goals by fostering connections with and among members of the university community, facilitating the discovery and realization of power in their strengths and developing the ability to address emotional and psychological challenges. The staff currently consists of five psychologists and a consulting psychiatrist.  Our doctoral internship is APA accredited and we also have a practicum training program.  We are an IACS accredited center.


 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

·        Doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology. 

·        Experience and knowledge in providing counseling and assessment services to adults. 

·        Experience with college student population or knowledge about issues relevant to college students.

·        Experience working with international students, ethnically diverse students, and LGBT students.  Experience in supervising psychology interns and practicum trainees.

·        Must be licensed within 15 months of start date as a Psychologist in the State of Texas. 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

·        APA Accredited Program and internship.

·        Two years full time employment in a college counseling center.

·        Currently licensed or eligible for immediate licensure as a Psychologist in the state of Texas.

 
COMPENSATION

Commensurate with experience.

APPLICATION MATERIALS
Human Resources application, curriculum vita, cover letter, contact information for three references.  For more information, contact Dr. Cindy Cook, Executive Director for Counseling Services at cookc@uhcl.edu or 281-283-2595.