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Counselor - Generalist
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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Counselor - Generalist
* Duties
## Duties
### Summary
To provide superior programs and services that enhances Fleet and Family readiness and resiliency in order to meet the unique challenges of military life.
To empower individuals, families and units to strengthen their resiliency by providing optimized Fleet and Family programs and services at the right time and place.
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### Responsibilities
**BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:** This position is that of a fully credentialed clinical counselor/advocate located within the Counseling and Advocacy Program (CAP) at the Fleet and Family Support Center, Navy Region Southwest (NRSW). The primary purpose of the position is to provide direct service in the form of counseling individuals, couples, families, and groups on matters pertaining to family dynamics, parent-child interaction, couples communication, stress reduction, adjustment to military lifestyles, Family Advocacy Program (FAP) case management, treatment services and psycho-educational training. Clinical counseling includes the psychosocial assessment of individuals, development of treatment plans, treatment deliver, and appropriate referral. Case management services include the identification, reporting, risk assessment, safety planning, psychosocial assessment, treatment planning, treatment, referral, and follow-up of child and spouse abuse allegations for active duty military members and their families. The position requires knowledge of intensive psychosocial services and a wide range of skills (casework, group work, individual and family therapy). Cases may involve multiple difficult and complex family problems including dual diagnoses, violence and impulsivity, and a variety of other mental health problems.
Clinical Counseling: Provides short term solution focused psychological counseling for individuals, couples, families, and groups of people in crisis. Assesses individual/family needs; explores basic personality structure in relation to behavior patterns, mechanisms, and symptoms. Receives and assesses referrals made by military and civilian agencies. Coordinates legal, medical and social services including commands, to assist in treatment and referral.
Case Management: Performs Family Advocacy Case Management duties, which includes receiving initial reports of suspected child and spouse abuse from military and civilian representatives and taking all steps required under the FAP.
Community Liaison: Serves as liaison, and maintains a working relationship with necessary and appropriate city, county, state, federal, and non-government agencies as well as military commands to further a comprehensive education/prevention program with regard to clinical counseling/FAP services affecting military personnel.
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - Travel up to 5%
##### Supervisory status
### Who May Apply
#### This job is open to...
United States Citizens
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* #### Job family (Series)
0101 Social Science
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* Requirements
## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
* **Must meet Federal Employment suitability requirements and successful completion of background investigation. Background investigations are conducted using fingerprint identification and completion of background inquiry****forms**Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively in English both verbally and in writing
### Qualifications
1. **Licensure as a Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in any state.No Interns.**
Also, knowledge of the military lifestyle that furnished 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 modify programs to meet the ever changing needs of the active duty military community; ability to present sensitive, at times controversial information to groups of people in a clear, concise manner; ability to recognize, identify and assess mental disorders per the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual; Understanding of, and ability to, apply family systems, brief solution-focused, and motivation-interviewing treatment techniques; 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 and substance abuse; 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; function as a member of interdisciplinary case review committees and participate in case discussions regarding assessment; make presentations; and to 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 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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### Education
A minimum of a master's degree in the social or behavioral science field is required.
### Additional information
Applicants who do not meet the above requirements may not be interviewed. We reserve the right to close this position without further announcement. **PARTICIPATION IN DIRECT DEPOSIT UPON EMPLOYMENT IS MANDATORY**.
All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or any other non-merit factors. Reasonable accommodations are provided to applicants with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the number above. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be on a case-by-case basis.
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
All applications are carefully reviewed and evaluated for qualification requirements which are based on job requirements (knowledge, skills and abilities) in the position description (PD).
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
* Required Documents
## Required Documents
* Resume
* Copy of State License to Practice
* Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree)
* If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a complete copy of sponsor's orders. NF-3 and below.
* If claiming Veteran's Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4).
#### 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.
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.
* Benefits
## Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
Comprehensive benefits package available (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.).
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
* How to Apply
## How to Apply
Submit a NAF Employment Application with resume, if applicable, to the NAF Human Resource Office, Building 308, 4755 Pasture Road, Naval Air Station, Fallon, NV 89496 or fax to (775) 426-2839. Applications can be obtained at Submitted applications and resumes will be kept for 90 days.
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### Agency contact information
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##### Address
Commander, Navy Installations Command
4755 Pasture Road
Building 308
Fallon, NV
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### Next steps
Applicants who do not meet the above requirements or submit all required forms may not be considered. Due to volume of applications received, applicants may not be notified of non-selection.
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* Fair & Transparent
## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 06/04/2018 to 06/22/2018
*Salary:* $60,210 to $64,223 per year
*Pay scale & grade:* NF 04
*Work schedule:* Full-Time - Full Time
*Appointment type:* Permanent

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