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Multicultural Coordinator/Behavioral Health Therapist-Carruth Center for Counseling and Psychological Services

Company:
West Virginia University
Job Location:
Morgantown, West Virginia
Category:
Diversity and Multicultural Affairs


Description

The Carruth Center for Counseling and Psychological Services at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Multicultural Coordinator/Behavior Health Therapist.

About the Opportunity.

Coordinates activities and programs that help maintain focus on the importance of culturally competent clinical services, outreach programming, and training opportunities.

We strongly believe in work-life balance and keeping time for things we love outside our work. WVU offers generous benefits, including:

  • 37.5-hour work week
  • 13 paid holidays (staffholiday calendar)
  • 24 annual leave (vacation) days per year
  • 18 sick days per year(for when you're ill, for when you need time to care for sick family, for your own, or your family's, regularly scheduled medical appointments. Who is family for the purpose of this leave? A lot of people in your life including immediate relatives and in-laws as well as others considered to be members of your household living under the same roof)
  • WVU offers a range ofhealth insurance and other benefits(this position is a benefits-eligible non-classified staff position)
  • 401(a) retirement savings with 6% employee contribution match, eligibility to continue health insurance, and other retiree perks. Looking formore retirement benefits information? Check out retirement health insurance benefits, retirement income, and FAQ's.
  • Wellness programs

What you'll do:

  • Chairs or Co-chairs the Center's diversity committee which is tasked with holding the Center accountable for providing multiculturally competent and inclusive services to students.
  • Serves as consultant to staff in issues pertaining to diversity and cultural competence, especially regarding international students and culturally marginalized, at-risk, and underrepresented groups.
  • Initiates and develops outreach and training programs that promote cultural humility, awareness, knowledge, and skills.
  • Tracks data of usage of services and improves the Center's ability to meet the needs of marginalized groups and reduce stigma of mental health services.
  • Contributes to the training of doctoral interns and graduate level trainees by conducting weekly multicultural seminars and other training activities.
  • Provides inclusive outreach programming, to both students and staff, with a special focus on campus engagement around issues of multicultural identities to increase visibility and access for underserved student populations.
  • Builds and nurtures liaison relationships with campus partners representing historically underserved student groups.

General Responsibilities

  • Provide multiculturally-sensitive brief counseling (virtual and in person) for individuals with diverse presenting concerns.
  • Provide clinical services including, but not limited to, assessment, treatment planning, short-term counseling, group therapy, crisis intervention services, psychoeducation, and case management.
  • Provide clinical services both in-person and through telehealth platforms.
  • Conduct comprehensive intake evaluations, triage, and participate in CCPPS's crisis intervention services, crisis clinic, and after-hours crisis coverage (initial responses and crisis stabilization provided by ProtoCall staff).
  • Administer and document risk assessments and risk reduction interventions.
  • Provide consultation and outreach to clients and their families, WVU faculty/staff, and the university community.
  • Conduct comprehensive intake evaluations, triage, and participate in CCPPS's crisis intervention services, crisis clinic, and after-hours crisis coverage (initial responses and crisis stabilization provided by ProtoCall staff).
  • Administer and document risk assessments and risk reduction interventions.
  • Provide consultation and outreach to clients and their families, WVU faculty/staff, and the university community.
  • Complete required documentation in 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 case conference, committees, task forces, and other meetings related to the mission of the Center and the university.
  • Provide clinical supervision to trainees and facilitate seminars on a variety of clinical or professional topics.
  • Serve as a liaison to various campus stakeholders and ensure that students, faculty and staff are provided with timely information regarding CCPPS and student mental health concerns and resources.


Qualifications
  • MA/MSW/PhD/PsyD in Social Work, Counseling, Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology.
  • Two (2) years of professional counseling experience in individual and/or group counseling with culturally marginalized, at-risk, and underrepresented groups and related clinical supervision, outreach, and consultation.
  • Demonstrated interest and expertise in the delivery of culturally competent clinical services
  • Knowledge, skills, and expertise required to provide multiculturally-sensitive clinical services.
  • Knowledge, skills, and expertise required to analyze clinical data to assess service utilization of diverse student groups and to make culturally appropriate internal and external referrals.
  • Knowledge of cultural influences on identity development, acculturation, worldview, culture, oppression, and privilege.
  • Knowledge and expertise required to examine guidelines and ethical considerations relating to multicultural competence in counseling, training and outreach and to identify areas of improvement for the Center.
  • Communication, critical thinking, and organizational skills required to develop, implement, develop related partnerships, and evaluate the centers multicultural and diversity initiatives.


Requirements

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae.
  • Letter of Interest.

Licenses/Certifications

  • License-eligible; must obtain a provisional license and/or license (LICSW/LPC), licensed Psychologist within the State of West Virginia in counseling, psychology, social work or related field within two years of being hired for the position(preference for applicants who are licensed or within six months of licensure).


About WVU

At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.

From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley - the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position.

Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.

Creating an inclusive, engaged, and dynamic learning environment is core to WVU's academic mission. We welcome candidates who can contribute a range of ideas, approaches and experiences.

To learn more about West Virginia University, visit go.wvu.edu. View current career opportunities at careers.wvu.edu.

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.



Job Posting: Jun 17, 2022

Posting Classification: Non-Classified

Exemption Status: Exempt

Benefits Eligible: Yes
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