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.
Fort Riley is located 120 miles west of Kansas City between Junction City (town of approximately 17,000) and Manhattan (college town of 45,000 residents). The local area has two large freshwater lakes for fishing, swimming, boating or camping. There are many other opportunities, Big XII Kansas State Wildcats football; Milford Lake Wetlands; hiking on the Konza Prairies; or golf at a nationally ranked course. Go hunting or ride your off-road vehicle at one of the largest ORV areas in Kansas.
Who May Apply:
As a Clinical Psychologist at Fort Riley, Kansas, 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.