Psychologist/Native American Outreach Specialist

Stanford University,

Counseling and Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Tue, Aug 8th, '17


Open until until position is filled

Start Date:


Last Updated:

Tue, Aug 8th, '17

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  • Full Time

Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description

If you are ready to work for an organization that nurtures diversity, respect, professional development and a comfortable work-life fit, we invite you to explore this opportunity and apply online for the position of Psychologist/Native American Specialist for the Vaden Health Center, a unit of the Division of Student Affairs.


Provide individual, couples, and/or group counseling and psychotherapy, crisis intervention, clinical consultation, outreach programming, and supervision of doctoral interns, post-doctoral fellows, and psychiatry residents, specializing in the Native American student population.


  • Provide a wide range of direct clinical services to students, and work with faculty and administrators in consultation, outreach, and other collaborative initiatives.
  • Provide comprehensive outpatient mental health services and programs to a diverse student population with a specific focus on the clinical and outreach needs of Native American students.
  • Participate as a liaison to the Native American Community Center.
  • Conduct phone triage and schedule students for intake, medical evaluation, or referral to outside provider.
  • Provide intake evaluations, individual brief therapy, couples and group therapy, and psycho-educational groups.
  • Provide crisis assessment, intervention, and management to students of concern or in crisis; assess need for higher level care.
  • Evaluate and respond to emergency situations; provide consultation to campus for urgent/crisis situations.
  • Track students of concern or requiring higher levels of care, participate in discharge planning, and manage referrals.
  • Develop campus outreach through participation in educational programming and additional program development.
  • Participate in center meetings and development activities; complete special projects as assigned
  • Conduct seminar/rotation training.
  • Supervise pre/post-doctoral and/or psychiatry residents.

* - Other duties may also be assigned


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Stanford University, located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, is one of the world’s leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions for the betterment of humanity and for preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

To foster the talents and aspirations of our 10,000 staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers.


Education & Experience:

PhD or PsyD in clinical or counseling psychology field from an APA-accredited institution and one year post-degree experience required. APA internship preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Certifications and Licenses:




A formal letter of interest, current resume/vita, a list of three current professional references with contact information and three letters of recommendation