The Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services, a unit within the Division of Student Life at West Virginia University, is seeking applications for a Psychologist. In collaboration with the leadership of the counseling center and the Health Sciences Center Office of Academic Affairs, this position is responsible for coordinating the activities and day-to-day operations specific to counseling and student mental health initiatives in the embedded office located at the Health Science Center. The incumbent will report directly to the Director of the Carruth Center and will have an indirect report to the Associate Vice President for Health Science Center Academic Affairs.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Provide consultation and outreach to student clients and their families, WVU faculty/staff, and the University community.
Provide counseling and psychotherapy to individuals, groups and couples with diverse concerns.
Conduct intake evaluations, assessments, triages, consultation and crisis intervention services.
Participate in staffing the Carruth Center's after-hours crisis phone.
Completed required documentation on an electronic health record system, as well as quality assurance activities.
Provide clinical supervision to trainees and facilitate seminars on a variety of topics.
Facilitate Health Sciences Center student access and transition to appropriate mental health providers for ongoing pharmacologic and behavioral therapies as appropriate.
Work collaboratively with University officials 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 student health, resilience and wellness.
Assure wellness activities are available to HSC students based at regional campuses, traveling to regional campuses and other venues as necessary.
Work Hours: Varies
Completed doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D., or Psy.D.) from an APA-accredited program
A minimum of 800 hours in s upervised practica in providing psychological services, including:
Adult outpatient individual counseling/therapy
At least one (1) year of a full-time P redoctoral Internship in an APA-accredited Professional Psychology program that includes a primary rotation in adult outpatient counseling/therapy and counseling
Ability to use Microsoft Office suite
Valid driver's license
Licensed Psychologist within the State of West Virginia, or license-eligible within three (3) months
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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: Mar 1, 2018
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 118760
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