The Supervising Psychologist (Psychologist II Supervisor works within clinical, research and program development settings associated with the UC Davis Early Psychosis Programs. The goal of the UCD Early Psychosis clinical and research programs is to intervene as early as possible in order to prevent the development of disease-related deficits and treatment-related side effects for youth and young adults (ages 12-40) with serious mental illness. The Supervising Psychologist provides training and supervision of gold-standard clinical (including SCID and SIPS) and functional assessments, culturally responsive evidence-based individual, family and group interventions (including CBT for Psychosis and Multi-family group), as well as community outreach and education activities. Provides direct clinical service including assessments and treatment based on the clinic model to clients and families. Manages daily clinic activities, including monitoring productivity and case assignment. Services may be provided in a variety of clinical, research and community settings, including program development in nearby counties.
--Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology
--Possession of a California State License by the Board of Psychology, active and unrestricted
--Thorough knowledge and experience with psychodiagnostic interviewing to determine diagnosis according to DSM-IV and DSM-V, and experience with standardized clinical rating measures for assessment of serious mental illness with individuals ages 12-40
--Thorough knowledge of and experience using evidence-based interventions for the treatment of youth with serious mental illness and their families (i.e. individual and group approaches based in CBT, DBT, and/or ACT as well as family-oriented treatments such as Multifamily group or Functional Family Therapy) in populations ages 12-40
--Familiarity with CBT and family based interventions
--Knowledge or ability to learn other evidence based interventions
--Previous experience developing appropriate treatment plans with individuals ages 12-40 with psychotic illness and at risk for psychotic illness and their families
--Previous experience providing in clinical supervision of psychodiagnostic assessments and culturally responsive treatment. Previous experience supervising clerical or other support staff.
--Experience using semi-structured psychodiagnostic interviews (e.g., KSADS, SCID-I, and/or Structured Interview of Prodromal Symptoms (SIPS
--Internal UC experience or previous experience in an early psychosis program
--Previous experiencing with teaching or training others (e.g. students, practitioners, families, community members) in areas related to mental health identification or treatment
--Bilingual language capacity
--Ability to perform appropriate statistical analyses
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