Mental Health Therapist I: SOM: MED: Pediatrics-Sacramento Campus
Department Description The Department of Pediatrics within the School of Medicine consists of 14 Divisions and Sections. The overall mission of the Department of Pediatrics is to provide compassionate, state of the art health care for children, to advocate for their benefit and to discover new knowledge in the areas of teaching, research and clinical activities. Job SummaryFinal Filing Date : 11/21/19Salary Range : $26.84 to $35.41Salary Frequency : HourlyAppointment Type : CareerPercentage of Time : 100Shift Hour : 8 hoursLocation : MED: Pediatrics, TICON IICity : SacramentoUnion Representation : YesBenefits Eligible : Yes We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY ResponsibilitiesAs part of this mission, the purpose of the CAARE Diagnostic and Treatment Center, is to provide patient care (mental health services), teaching and research on behalf of abused/neglected and at-risk children. The role of this position is to provide mental health services for abused/neglected and at-risk children and their caregivers Required Qualifications
Master's degree in psychology, social work, sociology, or other related field.
Minimum of one year field placement internship experience in a mental health setting.
Registered with the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences or with the Board of Psychology.
Knowledge and understanding of individual, child, and family development, human behavior and communication, the influence of culture and values in clinical practice.
Knowledge of and skills to provide case management, individual, group, conjoint, family, and evidence-based treatments.
Knowledge of suicidal behavior and skills to assess lethality and develop appropriate treatment plan.
Knowledge of and ability to effectively use DSM-5.
Knowledge of child, elder abuse, and domestic violence reporting requirements, and other significant legislation and laws regulating mental health practice, (e.g., Tarasoff, patient confidentiality, etc.) with the ability to make appropriate interventions based on law and policy.
Good writing, verbal, and planning skills to write clear and concise reports using applicable computer software.
Organizational skill to organize a variety of concurrent activities, set realistic goals and objectives, plan ahead and meet deadlines without compromising quality.
Skills to conceptualize clinical situations and demonstrate application of theory in case management and psychotherapeutic responsibilities.
Knowledge of current treatment literature and its applicability to mental health therapy.
Knowledge of community resources.
Interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to clearly, effectively and diplomatically interact with a diverse group of individuals at all levels within the organization to convey instructions, directions and information appropriately and accurately while and promoting the goals of the organization.
Interpersonal skills to use clinical supervision to enhance professional growth and examine clinical work.
Ability to apply cultural competency standards to clinical care.
Training in evidence-based treatment protocols such as Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).
Bilingual in Spanish.
Special RequirementsMust be register with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, or with the Board of Psychology prior to being hired and must maintain registration as a condition of employment. Unlicensed incumbents must qualify for and maintain a waiver by the State Department of Mental Health (to qualify as a Licensed Professional of the Healing Arts consistent with the requirements of the University's contract with Sacramento County) and will practice under the license of Kim Lundquist, L.C.S.W., as mandated by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and the Board of Psychology. Licensed individuals must maintain their licenses. EEOThe University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.For Schools of Health (SOM and SON) on the UC Davis Health job search, please apply through the Davis Campus Job Listings To apply: 1. Visit https://hr.ucdavis.edu/careers2. Enter the Job ID or Job Title in the Keywords search field3. Confirm UC Davis is checked under Locations and UC Davis Health is unchecked4. Select Search5. Continue to apply for the job If you have questions or if you need assistance submitting an application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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