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University of Washington Mental Health Provider 1 (Hourly/Temporary) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 199738

Department: UW Tacoma: Psychological & Wellness Services

Appointing Department Web Address: https://www.tacoma.uw.edu/paws

Posting Date: 11/24/2021

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: Pay Rate is Competitive. Pay Rate is Commensurate Upon Qualifications and Experience.

Shift: First Shift

The University of Washington Tacoma is a growing metropolitan 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. At the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity and justice for all. Psychological & Wellness Services (PAWS) has an outstanding opportunity for a Temporary Mental Health Provider. This individual will provide mental health counseling services for UW Tacoma students; mental health consultations, outreach workshops, and developmental programming; and possibly provide supervision to pre-doctoral interns. 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. Responsibilities: • Providing routine and crisis mental health assessment to University of Washington student outpatients • Formulating treatment goals for mental health outpatients and making effective referrals to appropriate healthcare resources after assessment • Conducting individual, group, and couple psychotherapy, conceptualizing and utilizing psychological theory and research findings in case formulation and treatment planning • Planning and conducting psycho-educational programs on mental health issues • Communicating with other professionals about case conceptualization and management when collaborating in the care of a client • Providing crisis intervention for students • 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 timely fashion • Participating in data collection and analysis related to counseling center usage • Possibly 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 referral sites • 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. Minimum Qualifications: • MSW/MA/MS in Social Work, Counseling Psychology, or Clinical Psychology or similar. • License eligible in WA State. • Experience with, and strong commitment to, serving an ethnically and culturally diverse population. • Some scheduling flexibility is required. • Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration. Desired Qualifications: • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from APA accredited program • Licensed to practice independently as a mental health provider in WA State. • Experience and interest in any of the following areas related to students seen, issues typically addressed, and methods/orientations utilized by PAWS staff: LGBTQ, international, first-generation, low-SES, or students of color; domestic violence, PTSD, suicide prevention, group work, substance/alcohol abuse, eating disorders, ADHD; group work, couples therapy. • Competence in short-term therapies, a broadly-based relational/developmental approach; interest and experience in work with non-traditional students; and experience and interest/expertise in psychological assessment and/or development and facilitation of psycho-educational and therapeutic groups. Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter, and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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