Child Counselor Job in Sasebo Naval Base, Japan – Department of the Navy



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Child Counselor – Sasebo Naval Base, Japan
Commander, Navy Installations, Department of the Navy
Job ID: 284799
Start Date: 07/01/2020
End Date: 07/28/2020

Qualification Summary
The incumbent shall be Tier III qualified as outlined in Navy FFSP Credentials Review and Clinical Privileging requirements. These include:
(1) Current, valid, unrestricted state licensure or certification that provides legal authority to provide clinical services as an independent practitioner. (2) When the state licensing or certification requirements include a written examination, candidates must have achieved a passing score on that examination. (3) Possess at least a master's degree from an accredited program in one of the following clinical fields:
Social Work or an equivalent degree, Marriage and Family Therapy from a program accredited by the
Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) or an equivalent degree; or doctorate in Psychology approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) or equivalent degree from an accredited program. (4) Must have engaged in 2 years (which includes at least 2000 hours) full-time, postmasters supervised clinical experience. (5) Have two years, full-time post-license clinical experience. Knowledge of the military lifestyle that furnishes the employee with an understanding of the specific demands of military lifestyles, such as frequent separations, and high-stress working environments that have an extensive impact on individuals and their families. Ability to present sensitive, and at times controversial, information to groups of people in a clear, concise manner. Ability to modify programs to meet the ever changing needs of the active duty military community. Ability to recognize, identify and assess mental disorders in accordance with the current version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual. Knowledge of intensive psychosocial services. Skill in performing casework, group work, and individual and family therapy. Knowledge of, and ability to apply, various counseling approaches such as behavior modification, client-centered, rational-emotive, family systems, brief solution-focused, and reality therapies. Knowledge of dynamics and diagnostic skills necessary for family violence identification, risk assessment, and safety planning. Knowledge of family violence treatment principles for victims and offenders. Knowledge of group dynamics. Knowledge in the areas of family systems, particularly as it relates to patterns of abusive behavior and abuse response, substance abuse, human behavior, human sexuality, attention deficit disorder, and juvenile delinquency. Ability to recognize and define personal and social problems, to independently reach accurate conclusions, and to provide appropriate solutions. Ability to effectively interview and clinically respond to the needs of clients, including assessing suicidal and homicidal risks and substance abuse issues. Ability to communicate orally to interview alleged offenders and victims; to maintain cooperative and professional relationships with law enforcement, Child Protective Services, medical treatment facilities, and senior personnel from commands of offenders and victims; prepare documentation for presentation at the IDC and participate in case discussions regarding assessment; make presentations; and exercise strong facilitation skills for individual and group counseling. Ability to communicate in writing to develop and prepare case management memos, correspondence, and reports; to document psycho-social assessments, treatment plans, and IDC reports; to develop lesson plans for briefing and classroom presentations. Knowledge and ability to use a personal computer and a variety of software programs to develop multi-media presentations and to facilitate work assignments.

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