Payroll Title: UCP X
Class Code: 1006-9090
Job Family: SHS
FLSA Code: E
Under the general direction of responsible health professional, provides direct clinical services, including assessment and psychotherapy, emergency care and consulting services to the University community.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Diagnoses, assesses and treats emotional and functional disorders through psychotherapy, counseling treatment is usually short-term and may be delivered to individuals, groups or couples.
- Provides emergency on-call service and crisis intervention for students who have psychiatric emergencies, as assigned.
- Meets regularly with professional colleagues in the student health services to assess, diagnose and plan treatment and disposition of cases.
- Will participate in supervision and training of clinical trainees in the University of Connecticut and other graduate programs in counseling psychology.
- May seek funding for and conduct studies and research on mental health issues; may publish or present findings in appropriate professional journals or forums.
- Makes referrals to and consults with other mental health agencies offering specialized care beyond the scope of SHS Mental Health Services especially inpatient psychiatric facilities.
- Participates in and/or conducts professional development presentations.
- Prepares appropriate clinical records, case reports and necessary correspondence.
- May design, implement and evaluate new treatment programs to meet student demand for services.
- Conducts workshops and outreach services designed to provide mental health education to students.
- Serves as a resource and consultant in applied psychology to the University community on matters relating to the well-being of students including testing and evaluating students referred for specific learning disabilities, and other psychological disabilities.
- Participates in various Student Health Services and University committees and advisory groups.
- Performs related duties as required.
- Consults with the Dean of Students or University CARE Team regarding students with mental health concerns or who may be engaging in high risk behavior; evaluates such students on referral and reports findings to Dean.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS
- Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.
- Experience providing psychological counseling to adolescents and young adults.
- Licensed in the State of Connecticut as a Psychologist or immediately eligible for licensure with license obtained within one year.
- Ability to supervise doctoral level graduate student in clinical training.
- Must have an understanding of and commitment to diversity issues in the delivery and management of counseling center services.
OTHER DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS
- Previous university or college counseling center experience.
- Experience providing mental health outreach education.
Date Created: 6/28/85