Job Overview

Summary

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:

  • This position is for the Embedded Behavioral Health (EBH) initiative. This work involves treating soldiers with a broad range of behavioral health concerns in specific combat divisions at various locations around the world.
  • Weed Army Community Hospital’s Community Mental Health Service is located at Fort Irwin, CA, near the city of Barstow. Located in the Inland Empire midway between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, Barstow offers the conveniences of small town living with the resources of major metropolitan areas only a short drive away. The extensive city park system features play areas, pools, bowling alleys, golf courses, tennis and volleyball courts, ball and soccer fields, batting cages and in-line roller hockey.
  • Who May Apply:

  • U.S. Citizens
  • Duties

    As a Clinical Psychologist, you will:

    • Make mental health diagnoses as appropriate in accordance with DSM-IV-TR criteria, or other, more current, accepted standards.
    • Provide individual and group therapy, using various modalities as clinically indicated to include brief problem-focused psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and client-centered therapy.
    • Assess acute mental health conditions in beneficiaries who present with such issues.
    • Screen and interview patients, perform bio-psychological social evaluations using expert knowledge of general and specific concepts, principles, procedures, and practices relating to psychological counseling.
    • Evaluate overall effectiveness of therapeutic effort and institute changes to increase effectiveness of therapeutic efforts.