The Psychologist II conducts psychological evaluations; treatment and training to doctoral-level and masters-level therapists, as part of the APA Accredited Pre-doctoral Internship Program, and as part of a Masters-level practicum.REQUIRED:-- A Doctorate in psychology.-- Must be licensed as a Psychologist for a minimum of two years and hold a current California Board of Psychology license.-- Knowledge of psychological assessment instruments, ability to evaluate and interpret results, ability to develop and make treatment recommendations, and recommendations for case plans and case dispositions. -- Knowledge of psychiatric diagnoses, as described in the Diagnosis and Statistical Manual ' Version 5 (DSM-5). Summarize test results in written format understandable to laypeople and professionals alike.-- Knowledge and understanding of individual, child, and family development, human behavior and communication, the influence of culture and values in clinical practice, case management, and research.-- Training in evidence-based treatment protocols: Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).-- Knowledge of various types of empirically-supported treatments for child mental health problems (e.g., PCIT, TF-CBT) and skill set to train other Mental Health Professionals in in these interventions.-- 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 and psychological assessment.-- Knowledge and expertise in treatments and evaluations/assessments with children in child welfare systems (i.e., adoption, guardianship, foster care).-- Proven ability to provide clinical supervision to trainees and staff-- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills: verbal, written and listening. --Ability to work diplomatically with a wide variety of people. --Ability to convey instructions, directions and information appropriately and accurately. --Ability to work as a team member.-- Knowledge of child, elder abuse, and domestic violence reporting requirements, and other significant legislation and laws regulating mental health work practice, (e.g., Tarasoff, patient confidentiality). -- Ability to make appropriate interventions based on law and policy.-- Communicate and interact effectively with children and their caregivers.-- Good writing, verbal, and planning skills. Ability to write clear and concise reports.-- Successfully manage conflict.-- Work under direct supervision--Organize a variety of concurrent activities, set realistic goals and objectives, plan ahead and meet deadlines without compromising quality.-- Ability to direct the actions of others effectively in order to accomplish tasks and functions.-- Collaboration on clinical research projects requires the ability to assist in conceptualizing the development and planning the tasks necessary for the implementation of clinical research. --Awareness of clinical research methodology, design, statistical test, computer software, and clinical interpretation of data results.-- Knowledge of community resources.-- Ability to use clinical supervision to enhance professional growth and examine clinical work.-- Knowledge of suicidal behavior, the ability to assess lethality, and to develop appropriate treatment plan. -- Skills, knowledge and ability to support the policies and procedures of the CAARE Center and U.C. Davis Health System.-- Ability to apply cultural competency standards to clinical care. PREFERRED:--Bilingual in Spanish languageSPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:--Training in at least one evidence-based treatment protocols such as Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral --Therapy (TF-CBT) is required for the position.THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT.
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.