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Therapy Trainee

Psychiatry & the Behavioral Sciences Los Angeles, California

USC Student Counseling is seeking a Therapy Trainee to join our team.

This full-time position is in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Salary is competitive, and a generous benefits package includes health insurance, sick time and paid vacation.

USC Student Counseling Services provides mental health and educational services to students so that they may achieve their academic and personal goals. We are committed to providing quality mental and educational services in accordance with the ethical and legal standards of our profession.  We appreciate and honor diversity and work with all students with compassion, respect and dignity.  We advocate for and empower our students in pursuing their goals and personal development.

Job Summary:

Implements therapy services for patients/clients under supervision of a Licensed/Registered Therapist.

Performs assessments, treatments and documentation. Reports to Licensed Psychologist, Psychiatrist or Social Worker.

Assists Licensed Therapist in developing treatment plans and techniques to implement plans. Monitors patient's/client's response to treatment and modifies treatment during sessions as indicated in collaboration with a Licensed Therapist.

Reports observations of patient's/client's performance and responses to services to the Licensed Therapist. Recommends termination of patient/client to the Licensed Therapist. Documents and maintains service-related records, as directed by supervisor. Maintains patient confidentiality. Participates in in-service education programs to enhance job knowledge and performance.

We are committed to making the Center a work environment characterized by respect, mutual support and team work and the he sharing of diverse and honest opinions among our staff is encouraged. 

We value and honor the diversity of the students we serve as well as the diversity of our staff and the unique contributions of each member. Staff members are committed to ongoing learning and cultural competency. 

Minimum Education: Doctoral candidate

Minimum Experience: 1 year

Minimum Field of Expertise: Counseling experience. California license eligible. Knowledge of safety precautions appropriate to clinical setting.

REQ20061130 Posted Date: 07/11/2018 - Thru date - 2018-12-31

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