The Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services at West Virginia University is seeking applications for multiple Carruth Fellows. These positions will be responsible for providing multiculturally-sensitive brief counseling (virtual and in person) for individuals with diverse presenting concerns. There are two possible tracks available to the Carruth Fellows: the Generalist Track and the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) Track.
In order to be successful as a Generalist , the ideal candidate will:
Provide multiculturally-sensitive brief counseling (virtual and in person) for individuals with diverse presenting concerns.
Provide clinical services including, but not limited to treatment planning, short-term counseling, psychoeducational group therapy, crisis intervention services, and case management.
Conduct comprehensive intake evaluations, triage, and participate in CCPPS's crisis intervention services including crisis clinic, and supervised after-hours crisis coverage (initial responses and crisis stabilization provided by ProtoCall staff).
Administer and document supervised 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.
In addition to the generalist job description above and in coordination with the Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services, the BIPOC Specialist and Multicultural Coordinator will:
Understand and be responsive to the particular stresses facing BIPOC students.
Co-facilitates didactic seminars on a variety of clinical or professional topics.
Develop and help implement group/workshop interventions that are facilitated in locations that attract BIPOC students and encourage the development and enhancement of survival and navigational strategies from their communities and traditions.
Facilitate activities and programs that help maintain focus on the importance of culturally competent and humble clinical services, outreach programming, and training opportunities.
Participate in the CCPPS's diversity committee which is tasked with holding the Center accountable for providing culturally responsive and inclusive services to students.
Collaborate with other staff and trainees on issues pertaining to diversity and cultural competence, especially regarding working with BIPOC students.
Co-Initiate and develop outreach and training programs that promote the development and enhancement of culturally responsive practices.
Provide inclusive outreach programming to center clinical staff, WVU faculty, staff and students with a special focus on serving BIPOC students.
Act as a liaison to other campus offices providing services to BIPOC students.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.