Job Overview

Summary

Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team!  MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community.    We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.  As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.  

This position is located at Henderson Hall, Marine & Family Programs, Behavioral Health Branch. Candidates selected for this position will serve as a Clinical Specialist for MCCS.

Duties

Serves as a Clinical Specialist within the Behavioral Health program, Community Counseling Center.  Conducts screenings and provides clinical counseling services and case management services for Behavioral Health Branch programs.  Serves as the first point of contact for behavioral health services for active duty Marines, retired military members,  their families, and others as authorized by DoD policy.  Comprehensive counseling services include:  screening, clinical case management, individual, marital, group, and family treatment. Reviews, develops, coordinates and provides case management services concerning Behavioral Health participants to include but not limited to anxiety, depression, stress, coping and other factors which detract from an individual’s behavioral health.  Serves as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on  Behavioral Health counseling treatment services as required, to include conducting screenings, determination of client's level of functioning, prognosis, treatment or need for appropriate referral. Conducts psychosocial assessments with emphasis on diagnosis and recommendation for treatment.  As a credentialed Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP), performs diagnosis of mental health disorders as required and determines level of patient treatment that focuses on treatment intensity and individual patient needs. Applies established therapeutic techniques, principles, theories and methods. Screens, evaluates and provides counseling for clients as indicated by interviews and assessment.  Assessments include complete psychosocial evaluations, and risk assessments for behavioral health related issues.  Develops. documents and presents identified problems and proposed treatment plans to individuals, groups and families.  Identifies or develops sources for needed therapy and other support services. Uses a variety of modalities and techniques as appropriate for situations and clients.    Prepares required reports and records.  Informs appropriate points of contact of status, progress, duty limitations and ways to facilitate the treatment process.  Works with associated staff from work, school, and treatment facilities to ensure accurate and proper handling of cases. Administers a multi-modality comprehensive rehabilitation and treatment services to deal with Behavioral Health related issues.  Provides evaluations for rehabilitation/treatment efforts, evaluates progress, adequacy of treatment and follow up. Fosters positive, healthy relationships within the family structure.  Conducts ongoing review of treatment plans and treatment effectiveness to improve services.  Promotes and maintains communication and harmonious working relationships with federal, state, and local government agencies to develop and maintain good working relationships as required ICW Behavioral Health Manager. May attend conferences and meetings.  Prepares supporting documentation for presentations.  May prepare correspondence, briefs, routing sheets, point papers and slide presentations for use by program manager. Represents the Marine Corps, as required, at different forums concerning Behavioral Health. Maintains contacts with officials in appropriate Marine Corps commands, as well as other Services. May work a fluctuating work schedule to complete work assignments outside of the typical work week and work hours (to include weekends as necessary). Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy.  Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner.  Takes action to solve problems quickly.  Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise.  Adheres to safety regulations and standards.  Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor.  Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment. Performs other related duties as assigned.