LCSW Therapist- Child and Adolescent Program - 115837
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#115837 LCSW Therapist- Child and Adolescent ProgramExtended Deadline: Wed 7/6/2022
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UCSD Department of Psychiatry is one of the most innovative and productive academic departments in the country, offering challenging career opportunities in the diverse areas of advanced educational programs, cutting-edge research, and state-of-the-art clinical services. The department is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growing opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees.
Under general supervision, the licensed clinical social worker provides all aspects of psychosocial services including diagnostic evaluations, assessments, treatment planning, care coordination, case management, and brief individual and group therapy in the Outpatient Psychiatry Services- La Jolla. Interviews patients and facilitates discussion around diagnosis and treatment planning. Provides case coordination, client advocacy, and brokerage to obtain services as needed.
Provide brief problem-focused individual therapy, facilitate therapy groups to be delivered to patients with ongoing mental health needs and those who require bridge-care services while waiting for access to specialty services. Serve as liaison with other Division providers and referring providers. Participates in multi-disciplinary treatment team.
A Master's Degree in related area.
LCSW issued by the State of California.
A minimum of three (3) years post MSW experience.
Knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
Experience/training in evidence-based therapy modalities.
Demonstrated experience in providing mental health services to diverse children and families.
Demonstrated experience to intervene in crisis management situations.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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