Therapist - LatinX

University of California, Santa Barbara,

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Last Posted:

Tue, Oct 24th, '23


11/03/2023, open until filled

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Last Updated:

Tue, Oct 24th, '23

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  • Full Time

The Licensed Masters-Prepared Psychotherapist reports to the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) or designee and is assigned duties as specified herein. The Licensed Masters-Prepared Psychotherapist will provide high quality clinical services; community psychology/outreach and consultation services; and may participate in training of doctoral interns and post-doctoral fellows. All CAPS staff are expected to have awareness, knowledge, and skills to effectively provide professional service to a diverse student body, with a focus on Latina/o/x mental health. Therapist is expected to participate in Latina/o/x campus organizations which have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and cultural issues. May provide clinical guidance to other professional staff related to Latina/o/x mental health. All the Licensed Masters-Prepared Psychotherapist's activities are performed within the limits of standards and ethical principles of their professional organization, as well as applicable legal mandates for mental health professionals in the State of California. #LI-KA1 

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Other Minimum Requirements

  • Thorough knowledge associated with providing evaluation, diagnosis and psychotherapy services.
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable laws and standards of professional conduct.
  • Thorough knowledge of diagnostic /assessment methodologies.
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Thorough skills associated with conducting complex diagnosis, problem-solving and critical-thinking.
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative manner with diverse client group, members of the medical staff and faculty.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Ability to conduct complex analysis and develop and present recommendations and course of treatment.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Latina/o/x communities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Latina/o/x psychology and culture.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide culturally appropriate therapeutic interventions.
  • Ability to understand Spanish.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Ability and experience in conducting psychotherapy in Spanish.
  • Experience working in a university counseling center.
  • Demonstrated knowledge or experience providing counseling to communities with intersectional / interlocking identities.
  • Experience with crisis intervention and/or coordination.
  • Experience using an electronic medical records system.

Hiring/Budgeted Salary or Hourly Range: $83,386.02 to $90,284.53/yr. 

Full Salary Range: Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience; the budget for the position; and the application of fair, equitable, and consistent pay practices at the University. The full salary range for this position is $80,173.19 to $112,236.02/yr.  The budgeted salary that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $83,386.02 to $90,284.53/yr.



Licensure Requirements


Possession of a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) license issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences- required

Education Requirements


Master's degree from an accredited school of social work; or a master's degree in related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience- required