This position is located within the Counseling and Advocacy Program at the Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.Learn more about this agency
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 programs. Clinical counseling includes the psychosocial assessment of individuals, development of treatment plans, treatment delivery, 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.
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Conditions Of Employment
- Candidate must successfully complete a formal childcare background check and be able to obtain and maintain Secret security clearance. Regular and recurring work performed sitting at a desk and sitting in conferences and meetings. Work involves dea
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: A Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, or Doctorate in Psychology from an accredited college is required. Successful candidate will have engaged in 2 years (2000 hours) full-time, post-masters supervised clinical experience and must possess one of the following licenses: LMFT, LCSW, LICSW or Psychologist. Knowledge of the military lifestyle and the specific demands, such as frequent separations, and high stress working environments. Ability to present sensitive, at times controversial information to groups of people in a clear, concise manner. Skills necessary for family violence identification, risk assessment, and safety planning. Knowledge of family systems 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 and to effectively interview and clinically respond to the needs of clients. Ability to communicate in writing to develop and prepare case management memos, correspondence, and reports. Ability to use a personal computer and a variety of software programs to develop multi-media presentations and to facilitate work assignments.
Some positions have special requirements. Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.
DON is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. The DON provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.
How You Will Be Evaluated
All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of KSAs related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of KSAs will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager.
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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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Fleet & Family Readiness
AddressNavy Region Northwest
1103 Hunley Road, Bldg 35
Silverdale, WA 98315
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