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