Behavioral Health Clinician Health Sciences

Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services,

Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services
Last Posted:

Thu, Jan 14th, '21


Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.

Start Date:

To be determined.

Last Updated:

Thu, Jan 14th, '21

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  • Full Time

The West Virginia University Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services (CCPPS and Health Sciences Center (HSC) are seeking applications for a?full-time, twelve-month Behavioral Health (BH) Clinician. This embedded role will be?responsible for providing brief assessment, triage, linkage, and short-term intervention and support as appropriate for Health Science students presenting with diverse behavioral health concerns. As an integral member of the Carruth Center and BeWell teams, the BH Clinician will provide a range of outreach services to students, faculty, and staff. The BH clinician will provide strategic leadership at BeWell and deliver clinical services at the Health Sciences Center and other Carruth Center locations as needed.  


Established in 1867, West Virginia University (WVU) is West Virginia’s flagship institution of higher education and the state’s only research, doctoral degree-granting, land-grant university. Throughout its 14 colleges and schools, the University offers 360 majors spanning agriculture; natural resources and design; arts and sciences; business and economics; creative arts; dentistry; education and human services; engineering and mineral resources; law; media; medicine; nursing; pharmacy; physical activity and sport sciences; and public health. Approximately 26,839 students are enrolled on the main campus—21,086 undergraduate, 4,263 graduate, and 1,490 professional students—who come from 118 nations, all 50 U.S. States (plus Washington, DC), and all West Virginia counties. Located in Morgantown, West Virginia—cited as the #1 small city in America—WVU offers a small-school atmosphere with all the resources of a major research university in easy proximity to other metropolitan areas including Washington, DC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio.



·         MA/MS/MSW, in social work, counseling, clinical/counseling psychology, or a related field. 

·         Completed a Master’s or Doctoral level degree from an accredited program in Counseling, Social Work, or Clinical/Counseling Psychology. 


·         1-2 years of BH assessment and counseling for traditional and nontraditionally aged university students and/or transitional aged youth. 


·         Required: WV Provisional License and/or License (LPC, LICSW, Psychologist) within 18 months 

·         Preferred:  WV Provisional License and/or License (LPC, LICSW, Psychologist) within 12 months 


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities  

·       Proficiently conduct, document, and evaluate multiculturally-sensitive, BH assessments, risk assessments, individual and group counseling, case management, crisis intervention, and consultation/outreach with the HSC student population. 

·         Demonstrated clinical competence and skills working with substance use and other co-occurring disorders. 

·         Strong interpersonal skills and ability to develop and sustain partnerships with HSC and CCPPS faculty and staff.  

·         Ability to effectively utilize an electronic health record system. 

·         Excellent communication skills.  

·         Proficiency in conducting and documenting risk assessments for suicide and violence.  



Salary is commensurate with background and experience.


Letter of Interest in the Position

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