a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses,
in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy,
creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth
opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity,
intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.
PYSCHOLOGICAL & WELLNESS SERVICES (PAWS) has an outstanding opportunity for
a STAFF PSYCHOLOGIST. This individual will provide on-campus mental health
counseling services for UW Tacoma students both in-person and remotely; mental
health consultations, outreach workshops, and developmental programming; and
provide clinical supervision and training to pre-doctoral interns and advanced
doctoral students in clinical and counseling psychology. As part of those
responsibilities, the person in this role will provide individual assessment
and therapy, couples therapy, and group therapy, as well as crisis intervention
to UWT students. This includes:
- Conducting individual, group, and
couple psychotherapy, conceptualizing and utilizing psychological theory and
research findings in case formulation and treatment planning.
- Providing outpatient, routine and
crisis mental health assessment for University of Washington Tacoma students.
- Formulating treatment goals for
mental health outpatients and making effective referrals to appropriate healthcare
resources after assessment.
- Planning and conducting
evidence-based, collaborative, psycho-educational programs on mental health
- Communicating with other
professionals about case conceptualization and management when collaborating in
the care of a client.
- Providing consultation to faculty
and staff regarding mental health issues with students.
Participating in the development of counseling policies, forms, and procedures.
- Maintaining accurate records in a
- Participating in data collection and
analysis related to counseling center usage.
- Providing clinical supervision and
didactic training to doctoral psychology interns and practicum trainees,
completion of supervision evaluations, write letters of recommendation and
other professional development for trainees (as appropriate) and provide
feedback to training director about trainee performance.
- Developing community resources, including
- Performing all duties in a manner
consistent with the Revised Code of Washington, Washington Administrative Code,
and the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Ethical Principles of
Psychologists and Code of Conduct.
ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON TACOMA
University of Washington Tacoma is
an anchor institution that is deeply invested in its local communities and in
student success. As one of three campuses of a world-class university, UW
Tacoma is dedicated to interdisciplinary and innovative teaching and
scholarship and to engaging the community in mutually beneficial partnerships.
UW Tacoma’s commitment to access and diversity is central to an environment
where students, staff, faculty and South Sound residents find abundant opportunities
for intellectual, personal and professional growth. More information about UW
Tacoma and its strategic plan can be found here.
The University of Washington Tacoma is a growing, urban-serving university that
is deeply invested in its local communities. As one of three campuses of a
world-class university, UW Tacoma is dedicated to interdisciplinary and
innovative teaching and scholarship and to engaging the community in mutually
beneficial partnerships. UW Tacoma's commitment to diversity is central to an
environment where students, staff, faculty and South Sound residents find
abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.