Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS), part of Vaden Health Center at Stanford University, invites applicants for the position of Staff Psychologist. CAPS is a college mental health clinic with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals who are dedicated to the pursuit of clinical excellence, organizational diversity, and social justice. Vaden Health Center is within the Division of Student Affairs, which advances student development and learning, fosters community engagement, and empowers students and staff to thrive.
Qualified applicants should submit a CV and a cover letter that specifically addresses their contributions to the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as their commitment to cultural humility, life-long learning, and excellence in clinical care.
To provide clinical consultation, crisis intervention and on-call services, individual counseling, group therapy, and outreach programming for Stanford’s diverse student community; and to provide supervision and training for psychology pre-doctoral interns and post-doctoral fellows.
- Providing a wide range of direct clinical services to Stanford students, including:
- Initial clinical assessments and individual brief therapy
- Therapy groups and clinical workshops
- Crisis response, evaluations, and interventions for students with urgent needs
- Care management consultations, including assessment of need for higher levels of care and management of referrals to community providers when indicated
- Working with campus staff, administrators, and faculty for consultation and outreach needs including:
- Consultation and direct support for urgent campus mental health needs or crises
- Clinical outreach services through participation in community programming
- Liaison relationships with community centers and other campus entities
- Providing primary clinical supervision of psychology pre-doctoral interns and post-doctoral fellows, and supporting training needs for psychiatry residents.
- Conducting seminars and clinical rotations for trainees and staff
- Participating in CAPS and Vaden Health Center meetings and development activities
- Completing special projects as assigned.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Education & Experience:
- PhD or PsyD in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited training program
- Completion of an APA-accredited internship
- Minimum of one year of postdoctoral training
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Clinical expertise in evaluation, crisis intervention, therapy, and care management
- Proven ability to support diverse constituencies.
- Strong communication skills (oral and written)
Certifications and Licenses: Licensed Psychologist in the state of California
Strong preference will be given to candidates with 3 or more years of post-licensure work history and previous experience working in college counseling centers, and one or more of the following qualifications:
- Expertise in the treatment of Eating Disorders, and/or
- Work or lived experience relevant to serving one or more of the following student communities:
- Indigenous/Native American
- Students with disabilities
- Frequently sit and perform desk-based computer tasks.
- Occasionally stand/walk, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, use a telephone, and write by hand.
- Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), twist/bend/stoop/squat, reach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully, sort/file paperwork or parts, scrub/sweep/mop/chop/mix, operate foot and/or hand controls, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues, clients, and external organizations.
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.