Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow/Non-Physician Clinical Trainee - Academic & Staff Assistance Program

University of California Santa Barbara,

Human Resources - Employee Assistance Program
Last Posted:

Tue, Aug 8th, '17


Open date: August 4th, 2017 Next review date: August 18th, 2017

Start Date:

Flexible - Fall 2017 Open until filled

Last Updated:

Tue, Aug 8th, '17

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  • Full Time

The UCSB Academic & Staff Assistance Program (ASAP) promotes the emotional health and well-being of faculty, staff, academic personnel, and eligible family members in a confidential, cost free setting. We assist individuals and departments in managing and minimizing organizational and individual impacts on the workforce by providing high quality consultation, counseling, training, and violence mitigation services. We offer a safe, supportive, culturally sensitive environment staffed by skilled clinicians.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

This position is a year-long appointment for a post-doctoral Non-Physician Clinical Trainee in ASAP to provide consultation, short-term counseling, threat assessment and management, and psychological wellness training to faculty, staff, academic personnel, and eligible family members. An emphasis is placed on developing skills and enhancing professional identity as a psychologist, organizational and management consultant, in addition to other clinically-relevant scientist-practitioner roles.

The post-doctoral Non-Physician Clinical Trainee provides consultation that is primarily delivered to managers and supervisors regarding employees of concern and problematic departmental dynamics; counseling that is delivered in a short-term model with referrals to campus and community resources being an important component of therapeutic interventions; threat assessment and management services that include conducting training for faculty and staff regarding how to recognize and refer individuals of concern to appropriate services; and, develop and deliver psychological wellness training in conjunction with supervisor.

Time commitment is 40 hours per week with approximately 60-65% of the time as direct service. Start and end dates are flexible. Schedule is flexible within M-F 8-5 office hours. Occasional evening/weekend hours required to provide crisis intervention/debriefing services. A minimum of one hour of individual supervision and one hour of group supervision/case consultation per week is provided by the Manager of ASAP, a licensed psychologist.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


The University of California, Santa Barbara is a leading research institution that also provides a comprehensive liberal arts learning experience. Because teaching and research go hand in hand at UC Santa Barbara, our students are full participants in an educational journey of discovery that stimulates independent thought, critical reasoning, and creativity. Our academic community of faculty, students and staff is characterized by a culture of interdisciplinary collaboration that is responsive to the needs of our multicultural and global society. All of this takes place within a living and learning environment like no other, as we draw inspiration from the beauty and resources of UC Santa Barbara's extraordinary location at the edge of the Pacific Ocean.


Basic qualifications:

-Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology

Additional qualifications

-Experience in conducting evidence-based assessment, crisis intervention, and short-term counseling with adults

-Experience developing and delivering psychoeducational workshops

-Experience providing clinical services to diverse populations


Preferred qualifications

-Experience working in higher education setting

-Experience working in Employee Assistance Programs or related agencies

-Experience supervising clinical trainees

-Doctoral degree from an APA accredited program

-Predoctoral internship in an APA accredited program

-Bilingual - Spanish

-Prior service in US Military


Please submit the following materials: 1) Current CV; 2) Cover letter describing interest, special skills, and statement of professional goals for this position; 3) Contact information for three references. Please submit your application materials here: