In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Provide multiculturally-sensitive BH assessment, triage, linkage, and brief counseling services for Health Science students and trainees
Provide clinical services including but not limited to assessment, treatment planning, brief counseling, group therapy, crisis intervention services, psychoeducation, and case management.
Provide and documents risk assessments and risk reduction interventions.
Facilitate HSC student and trainee access and transition to appropriate mental health providers for ongoing pharmacologic and behavioral therapies.
Provide case management for HSC students and trainees who require care that is more specialized or longer term.
Work collaboratively with CCPPS and HSC faculty and staff to establish suicide prevention and risk reduction strategies.
Provide strategic consultation to HSC leadership and other campus collaborators to develop and support various HSC-wide initiatives promoting suicide prevention, student health, resilience and wellness.
Participate in the staffing of the CCPPS after-hours crisis phone.
Provide consultation and outreach to clients and their families, WVU faculty/staff, and the university community.
Complete required documentation on an electronic health record system and quality assurance activities including routine monitoring and management of student treatment compliance in accordance with agency policies and state and federal regulations.
Attend case conference, committees, task forces, related to the mission of HSC, CCPPS, Student Life, and the broader WVU community.
Provide clinical supervision to trainees and facilitates seminars on a variety of clinical or professional topics.
Track clinical data related to HSC student use of clinical services at the imbedded office and CCPPS.
Work outside of typical business hours as required.
Participate in wellness activities at regional campuses as needed, traveling to regional campuses and other venues as necessary.
Completed a Master's degree from an accredited program in Counseling, Social Work, or Clinical/Counseling Psychology. A Doctoral degree is preferred.
Two years of experience in Behavioral Health assessment and counseling for traditional and non-traditionally aged university students and/or transitional aged youth.
Proficiency in conducting and documenting risk assessments for suicide and violence.
Licensed (or license-eligible within six months) Counselor (LPC) or Social Worker (LICSW) or Psychologist within the State of WV.
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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: Oct 1, 2018
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 153160
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.