Behavioral Therapist/Counselor, Carruth Center - Student Life 10254
The Student Mental Health Services Program, a unit within the Division of Student Life at West Virginia University, is seeking applications for a Behavioral Therapist/Counselor. This position will be responsible for providing brief assessment, triage, linkage, and short-term intervention and support as appropriate for students with diverse presenting behavioral health concerns. As an integral member of the Carruth Center the Behavioral Therapist/Counselor will provide a range of clinical and outreach services, and will participate as needed in the supervision and training of professional trainees. Applicants will be reviewed upon receipt of your letter of interest, current vitae and 3 names with emails for reference check.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Provide multiculturally-sensitive behavioral health assessments, triages, linkage, and brief counseling services for WVU students.
Provide clinical services including but not limited to assessment, treatment planning, brief counseling, group therapy, crisis intervention services, psychoeducation, and case management.
Provide and document risk assessments and risk reduction interventions.
Provide case management for WVU students who require care that is more specialized or longer term.
Provide consultation and outreach to clients and their families, WVU faculty/staff, and the university community.
Complete required Center documentation on an electronic health record system and quality assurance activities including routine monitoring and management of student treatment compliance (i.e., missed appointments, cancellations, etc.) in accordance with agency policies and state and federal regulations.
Attend meetings, case conference and other trainings that are held by the Center.
Participate in regular clinical supervision with her/his clinical supervisor.
Link students (particularly those at risk) to community and campus support resources.
Provide clinical supervision to trainees and facilitate seminars on a variety of clinical or professional topics.
Work outside of typical business hours as required.
Completed Master's or doctoral degree from an accredited program in Counseling, Social Work, or Clinical/Counseling Psychology.
3-5 years of clinical (adults) or related graduate education experience post master's degree.
Experience providing clinical services in a multidisciplinary setting (e.g., assessment, treatment planning, brief counseling, group therapy, crisis intervention services, psycho-education, and case management)
Experience providing services to diverse college-age students (e.g., LGBTQ students, international students, military veterans, students of color).
Experience working with college-age student.
Experience with Excel, Microsoft Access or similar software.
Ability to navigate and to collaborate with university and healthcare systems.
Ability to navigate an EMR.
Ability to effectively utilize data base software. Excellent communication skills and ability to work with a team.
3 Letters of reference
License-eligible; must obtain a Provisional License and/or License within the State of West Virginia in counseling, psychology, or related field within one year of being hired for the position.
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/ .
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Dec 7, 2018
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 156060
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.