Job Overview


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:

  • The Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) is a mission critical program making a difference in the lives of returning soldiers and their family members. We need professionals to provide assessment and counseling in the treatment of substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. Together, we can make a difference.
  • Selectees will be required to submit a complete credentialing packet within 10 days of job offer. Instructions will be provided by the local credentialing office.
  • 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:

  • All U.S. Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States.
  • Duties

    As a Counseling Psychologist (Substance Abuse), you will:

    • Hold primary case management responsibility for patients.
    • Develop methods, approaches, or procedures to meet program requirements and patient needs.
    • Implement treatment plans to treat clients with substance abuse issues by conducting patient assessment and evaluation using psychosocial instruments.
    • Provide individual, group, and family psychotherapy.
    • Conduct ongoing review of patient progress.
    • Use data management tools to establish and maintain case records.

    Travel Required

    • Not Required