The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of the Navy. The opening is for a CLINICAL COUNSELOR in Nimitz Hill, Guam Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
CLINICAL COUNSELOR – Nimitz Hill, Guam
Commander, Navy Installations, Department of the Navy
Job ID: 460422Start Date: 05/27/2021End Date: 06/10/2021
In order to qualify for this position, resumes must include information which demonstrates experience and knowledge, skills, and ability (KSAs) as they relate to this position. Applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing their experience level and KSAs. If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html). Applicants qualifying based on education, time in grade, credentials, certification, training and/or module completion MUST provide proof of education, personnel action or SF50, credentials, statement of service, certification, training and/or module completion at the time of resume submission. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating. Successful candidates for this position shall meet all qualifications asoutlined below:
State licensure or state certification that provides legal authorityto independently provide clinical services as licensed ClinicalSocial Worker or Licensed Psychologist; AND When the state licensing or certification requirements include awritten examination, candidates must have achieved a passing scoreon that examination;AND Possess at least a master’s degree in Social Work from a schoolaccredited by the Council on Social Work Education or a Doctoraldegree in Psychology from a program accredited by the AmericanPsychological Association;AND Have engaged in 2 years (which includes at least 2000 hours) fulltime,post-masters supervised clinical experience. Knowledge of the military lifestyle that furnished the employee withan understanding of the specific demands of military lifestyles,such as frequent separations, and high stress working environmentsthat have an extensive impact on individuals and their families.Ability to present sensitive, at times controversial information togroups of people in a clear, concise manner.Ability to modify programs to meet the ever changing needs of theactive duty military community.Ability to recognize, identify and assess mental disorders per theDiagnostic and Statistical Manual.Understanding of, and ability to, apply family systems, briefsolution-focused, and motivation-interviewing treatment techniques.Knowledge of dynamics and diagnostic skills necessary for familyviolence identification, risk assessment, and safety planning.Knowledge of family violence treatment principles for victims andoffenders.Knowledge of group dynamics.Knowledge in the areas of family systems particularly as it relatesto patterns of abusive behavior and abuse response, substance abuse,human behavior, human sexuality, Attention Deficit HyperactivityDisorder, and juvenile delinquency.Ability to recognize and define personal and social problems, toindependently reach accurate conclusions, and to provide appropriatesolutions.Ability to effectively interview, and clinically respond to theneeds of clients including assessing suicidal and homicidal andsubstance abuse.Ability to communicate orally to interview alleged offenders andvictims; to maintain cooperative and professional relationships withlaw enforcement, Child Protective Services, medical treatmentfacilities, and senior personnel from commands of offenders andvictims; makes CRC/IDC presentation notes; and to exercise strongfacilitation skills for individual and group counseling.Ability to communicate in writing to develop and prepare casemanagement memos, correspondence, and reports; to document psychosocialassessments, treatment plans, and IDC reports; to developlesson plans for briefing and classroom presentations.Knowledge and ability to use a personal computer and a variety ofsoftware programs to develop multi-media presentations and tofacilitate work assignments. Must possess or be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance andsatisfactorily complete all background checks to include, Installation Records Check (IRC), and Criminal History BackgroundChecks. Position is subject to the Health Practitioner Credential Review andPrivileging requirements. Must possess a valid driver’s license, as travel to other facilitiesmay be required within the normal scope of duties. Occasional travel outside the local commuting area may be requiredfor the purpose of attending and/or conducting training.
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