Behavioral Health Therapist - Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry 15628
The West Virginia University Department of Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry is seeking applications for a Behavioral Health Therapist. This position is responsible for counseling and assisting employees with issues related to personal well-being and job-related performance. Evaluates and recommends outside treatment and counseling.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Assess behavioral health urgency crisis
Provide brief intake assessment
Brief counseling or therapy
Referral and linking to community providers.
Complete and maintain records.
Master's degree in Social Work or counseling, and at least a provisional license in WV.
One (1) year experience in GAD, mental health, counseling, case management
Excellent phone and communications skills
Knowledge of HIPAA and ability to maintain confidential information
Basic computer skills
Complex problem solving may be required.
Ability to carry out instructions in written, spoken or diagram form.
LGSW or provisional LPC considered
LICSW, LPC preferred
About WVU 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 http://hr.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: Oct 14, 2020
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 213183
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.