Behavioral Health Therapist/Case Manager, Carruth Center - Student Life 12651
The Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services in the Division of Student Life at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Behavioral Health Therapist/Case Manager. This position will be responsible for providing case management, short term counseling and coordinating and tracking client referrals and assignments. As an integral member of the Center's staff, the Behavioral Health Therapist will provide a range of clinical and outreach services and will participate in the supervision and training of the Center's graduate trainees.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Provide brief counseling for individuals with diverse presenting concerns.
Provide group counseling for individuals with mental health concerns.
Conduct intake evaluations, triage, substance use consultation, crisis intervention services and participates in the staffing of the Center's drop in clinic and after-hours crisis phone.
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/their clinical supervisor.
Link students (particularly those at risk) to community and campus support resources.
In conjunction with the Clinical Director, support agency drop in clinic especially in regard to triaging students, facilitating linkages and disposition of care, tracking outcomes and documenting activities.
Assist with the development of expanded case management, outreach services and related activities to at risk populations.
In conjunction with the director of psychiatry assist with psychiatric case management.
In conjunction with agency staff, assists with the tracking of after hours response, CARE team data, and clinical data.
MA, MS, in social work (MSW), counseling, clinical/counseling psychology, or related field is required.
Completed internship that includes a primary rotation in adult outpatient counseling/ therapy (minimum of 400 hours).
One (1) year case management experience.
At least three (3) years of clinical experience post graduate degree completion.
Experience providing short -term outpatient clinical services in a multidisciplinary setting.
Experience providing services to diverse college population.
Experience with Excel, Microsoft Access or similar software.
Ability to navigate and to collaborate with university and healthcare systems.
Knowledge, skills, and expertise required to proficiently conduct, document and evaluate short term individual and group psychotherapy, crisis intervention, and consultation/outreach with a college-aged population.
Knowledge, skills, and expertise required to provide multi-culturally-sensitive services.
License-eligible; must obtain a Provisional License and/or License (LPC, LICSW, Psychologist) within the State of West Virginia in social work counseling, psychology, or related field within six months 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 https://talentandculture.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: Sep 9, 2019
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 183322
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