Postdoctoral Clinical Trainee Diversity

University of California at Santa Cruz,

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
 
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Last Posted:

Tue, Dec 5th, '23

Deadline:

Review of all Applications will begin on: January 5th, 2024 and ongoing until filled.

Start Date:

POSITIONS AVAILABLE: August 26, 2024

Last Updated:

Tue, Dec 5th, '23

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

Counseling and Psychological Services http://caps@ucsc.edu/ at the UC Santa Cruz Student Health Services invites applications for four Postdoctoral Clinical Trainee positions.  

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at UC Santa Cruz provides a variety of services to diverse UCSC undergraduate and graduate students, including brief individual therapy, psychiatry services, crisis intervention, group psychotherapy, case management, outreach and educational programming, referrals, and consultation. https://caps.ucsc.edu/training/post-doctoral-fellowship.html   

Postdoctoral Clinical Trainees will be expected to conduct brief individual therapy, crisis intervention, case management, group psychotherapy, consultation, and primary prevention and outreach for University students.  UCSC welcomes applications from outstanding candidates interested in providing mental health services in a fast-paced university counseling center. 

There are four (4) positions open for the 2024-2025 academic year with multiple areas of focus available.  

Qualified applicants can apply for ONE or MORE of the focus areas and MUST DECLARE THEIR PREFERENCE in BOTH the COVER LETTER and SUBJECT LINE of email application:

  • General Focus:   Focus on general clinical service delivery. -2 positions
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Focus:   Focus on clinical service delivery and outreach programming with a special focus on working with students with diverse and intersecting identities.- 1 position
  • Trauma Focus:     Focus on general clinical service delivery with a special emphasis on working with students who have experienced interpersonal trauma.- 1 position
ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT SANTA CRUZ

The University of California, Santa Cruz, has earned national distinction as a university with high-impact research and an uncommon commitment to teaching and public service. A campus with world-class facilities and one of the most visually spectacular settings in higher education, UC Santa Cruz provides unparalleled opportunities for students to learn through hands-on experience. A commitment to environmental stewardship and community engagement are also central to UCSC's core values.

Undergraduates pursue course work in 65 majors in the arts, engineering, humanities, physical and biological sciences, and social sciences. Graduate students work toward master's degrees, doctoral degrees, and graduate certificates in 41 academic programs.

UCSC people, including about 93,000 alumni, are leaders in virtually every field; and the campus is highly regarded for the positive impact it has on society.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited program
  • Completion of an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited Doctoral Internship
  • Experience and skills in brief therapy, crisis intervention, and group therapy
  • Experience and skills in mental health outreach and psychoeducation for a college student population
  • Skills and experience working with a diverse population
  • TRAUMA FOCUS (additional):  Experience and interest in providing services to individuals who have experienced interpersonal trauma.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Successful completion of a criminal history background 


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in a university counseling center; Demonstrated strong interest and commitment to social justice

 
COMPENSATION

SALARY and BENEFITS: $57,000 annually; Medical benefits, paid sick leave and holidays in accordance with university policies, two weeks approved paid leave, and one week professional development.


APPLICATION MATERIALS

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

All application materials must be submitted in PDF format and emailed to ucscpostdocapp@ucsc.edu.  

Label the email subject line:  General Focus; DEI Focus; Trauma Focus.

APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST INCLUDE:

  • Cover letter 
  • Vita 
  • 3 letters of recommendation 

Cover Letters and Recommendation Letters should be addressed to:

o MaryJan Murphy PhD, Director, Counseling and Psychological Services, University of California Santa Cruz

Submit all application materials electronically to:  ucscpostdocapp@ucsc.edu