Training Director/Assistant Director - Carruth Center, Student Life 15998
The Carruth Center within the Division of Student Life at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Training Director/Assistant Director. As a member of the Center's leadership team, this position is responsible for contributing to the strategic planning of the clinical and administrative functions of the Center's psychological, psychiatric, counseling, outreach, consultation, and training services/programs as well as overseeing the development and implementation of clinical training programs and policies.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Oversee the annual recruitment, selection, training and evaluation of doctoral interns, graduate assistants, practicum students, psychiatry residents and other trainees within the Center and the satellite operations.
Maintain adherence to American Psychological Association (APA) accreditation standards as well the ethical and practice standards of the various training programs represented at the Center (Clinical and Counseling Psychology, Social Work, Counseling and Psychiatry).
Actively promote multicultural competence and awareness in both training and the broader Center operations and culture.
Provide multiculturally-sensitive clinical supervision to interns, trainees and early career staff.
In conjunction with the center leadership team, develop and supervise a postdoctoral fellowship program.
Collaborate with the CCPPS Director and Clinical Director to provide administration, strategic planning, policy development and implementation, quality assurance, grant writing and program evaluation.
Organize and facilitate the Training Committee. Serve on other agency committees.
Develop and approve all agency clinical supervision assignments.
Support CCPPS supervisors in developing and maintaining supervisory competence.
Evaluate agency supervision and training activities.
Maintain appropriate documentation of training-related activities.
Monitor and document trainee performance concerns and take informal or formal actions as appropriate (i.e., remediation plans) in association with Training Committee.
Oversee maintenance of training sections in the website, and the training and agency manual.
Provide clinical supervision to trainees and early career staff and facilitate seminars on a variety of clinical or professional topics.
As a member of the leadership team and in the absence of the Director provide crisis intervention and consultation coverage to staff and the broader WVU campus.
Serve as an administrative supervision to interns and designated senior staff.
Provide multiculturally-sensitive brief counseling and psychotherapy for individuals, groups, and couples 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.
Conduct comprehensive assessments and intake evaluations, triage, and participation in CCPPS's crisis intervention services, drop-in 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 case management for WVU students who require longer term or specialized care.
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.
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.
Provide multiculturally-sensitive clinical supervision in APA-accredited predoctoral training program.
Completed doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology (Ph.D., Ed.D., or Psy.D.) from an APA-accredited program.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience providing clinical services in a university counseling service or other related counseling setting (3 years post licensure).
A minimum of three (3) years of experience providing training and clinical supervision to graduate trainees or staff.
Minimum of 800 hours supervised practica in providing psychological services, including adult outpatient individual counseling/therapy, group psychotherapy, and assessment.
One year, full time predoctoral internship in an APA-accredited Professional Psychology program that includes a primary rotation in adult outpatient counseling/therapy and counseling.
Experience with APA accredited internship programs, supervision experience with doctoral interns, and graduate students.
Demonstrated commitment to the principles and cultural humility-based counseling principles.
Excellent leadership, organizational, management, and communication skills.
Commitment and ability to promote and enhance diversity, including development of multicultural competence in training and the broader center operations and culture.
Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, students, accrediting bodies and/or other various agencies for the effective implementation of the training program.
Ability to work successfully as part of a multidisciplinary clinical team (including social workers, counselors, psychologists and psychiatrists).
Knowledge, skills, and expertise required to proficiently conduct, document and evaluate individual, and group psychotherapy, crisis intervention, and consultation/outreach with a college-aged population.
Knowledge, skills, and expertise required to provide multiculturally-sensitive services.
Knowledge, skills, and expertise required to proficiently conduct and evaluate supervision and training.
Ability to utilize an electronic health record system.
Geographical availability to provide timely on campus emergency responses during on call weeks (2- 4 weeks per year).
Licensed (or license-eligible within six months) Psychologist within the State of West Virginia.
Letter of Interest
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Job Posting: Dec 9, 2020
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 217663
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