WVU Counseling Service Positions (Behaviorial Health Therapist and Post Master Fellows)

Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services,

Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services
Last Posted:

Fri, Apr 23rd, '21


Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Start Date:

July 1, 2021 is the anticipated start date.

Last Updated:

Fri, Apr 23rd, '21

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  • Full Time

The Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services (CCPPS) at West Virginia University (WVU) seeks to fill a Behavioral Health Counselor position and multiple Post Master’s Fellows positions (Generalist and BIPOC tracks)Positions report to the leadership at the CCPPS. These positions provide psychological, psychiatric, counseling, consultation, outreach programming and training services/programs to the WVU student population in an integrated, seamless system of care designed to meet the behavioral health needs of WVU students. These positions will embrace a commitment to diversity and inclusion and help build a dedicated team of professionals and trainees.?  

These positions are 12-month appointments. 


Provide multiculturally-sensitive brief counseling and psychotherapy for individuals, groups, and couples with diverse presenting concerns. 

Provide other clinical services including but not limited to assessment, treatment planning, group therapy, crisis intervention services, psychoeducation, afterhours call, and case management.

Provide and document risk assessments and risk reduction interventions. 

Provides consultation and outreach to students and their families, WVU faculty/staff, and the university community (occasional evening and weekend programs). 

Attends case conference, committees, task forces, and other meetings related to the mission of the Center.  

May provide clinical supervision to graduate trainees and facilitates didactic seminars on a variety of clinical or professional topics.


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.

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer,and is 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 applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status. 


We are sensitive to how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting work and personal lives,and will offer the utmost flexibility throughout the interview process. The search committee expects to conduct initial interviews virtually for the safety and well-being of all involved.


Qualifications for Behavioral Health Therapist Position: 

 A master’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or counseling psychology, or a related field is required.  Licensed (or license-eligible within 12 months of hire). LPC/ LICSW/psychologist --within the State of WV in social work counseling, psychology, or related field. Candidates must have experience providing short-term counseling and crisis intervention; commitment to cultural humility-based counseling and leadership principles; leadership, organizational, management, and communication skills; and the knowledge and skills to conduct, evaluate, and mentor staff regarding crisis intervention services. Candidates must have geographical availability to promptly respond to campus emergency responses during on call weeks (2-4 weeks per year). 


Qualifications for Post Master’s Fellows Positions: 

A master’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or counseling psychology or related field is required. LPC license eligible in the state of WV. Skills required include: experience providing clinical services in a multi-disciplinary setting, working with diverse college-age students or other adults; the ability to collaborate with university and healthcare systems, and geographical availability to provide timely on campus emergency responses during on call weeks (2-4 weeks per year).  


Salary will commensurate with experience.


Completed online application through https://careers.wvu.edu/career-opportunities/how-to-apply and attach the following:


Cover Letter of Interest in the Position

3 Names of References with contact informaton