Clinical Psychologist Position at UCSF
Clinical Psychologist Position at University of California at San Francisco
Psychiatry, Young Adult & Family Center Department
The Intensive Family Therapy Program in the Young Adult and Family Center in the Child and Adolescent Division of the Department of Psychiatry seeks a Psychologist II to provide Family Therapy to children, adolescents, young adults and their families within an intensive structural family therapy model. The individual will provide assessment, intensive treatment, crisis services and consultation for families experiencing severe symptoms in one or more of the family members. Symptomatology includes issues with substance use, behavioral and mood issues, eating disorders, self-harm, aggression, parental and marital discord, school issues and other problems affecting activities of daily living and or threatening placement in school, family and/or community. Outreach to difficult and challenging families is necessary as well as flexibility to meet families at convenient times. The individual of this position will provide assessment, intensive family therapy to children, adolescents, and families both individually and in collaboration with reflecting teams and trainees in the Intensive Family Therapy (IFT) Program. The individual will work intensively with a broad variety of “difficult” cases, formulating and implementing psychosocial treatment based on a sound integration of theory and practice.
This position is necessary for the program to have sufficient clinical bandwidth to treat the large numbers of families in need of treatment, and to meet the demands of community partnerships and grant requirements for clinical training, supervision, and consultation. In addition, staff transition necessitates additional staff coverage.
|• Some experience with reflecting team family therapy
• Experience supervising clinical trainees
• Sensitivity in working with families and patients with complex psychosocial and substance abuse problems
• Experience doing case management, outreach, and home visits
• Experience interfacing with multidisciplinary team such as Forensic Nurses, Social Workers, Law enforcement and legal system, medical personnel and Clinical Case Managers
• Bilingual – Spanish, Mandarin or Cantonese
• Prior related UC experience
|• Current valid Licensure as a Psychologist by the California Board of Psychology and at least two years post licensure|