Serves as Marine Family Services Clinical Counselor providing expert advice, comprehensive counseling, and case management services to active duty personnel, retired military members, . Provides Family Advocacy 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. The incumbent conducts individual, marital, group and family counseling using various complex techniques. Screens, evaluates and provides counseling for individuals as indicated by interviews and assessment methods based upon expert research in associated fields. Includes but not limits individuals with emotional problems, behavioral problems, domestic violence and child abuse. Exercise independent judgment to apply expertise in conducting initial assessments to match an individual’s needs to the most appropriate resources. Assesses individuals, couples and families as well as determining diagnosis and treatment plans. Conduct complete psychological evaluations, risk assessments for violence and assessment of multi-problem, dysfunctional families. As a credential Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP), performs diagnosis of mental health disorders and determine level of patient treatment that focuses on treatment intensity and individual patient needs.
Facilitates training programs and seminars focused on both prevention and intervention. Plans, develops and implements programs designed to foster positive healthy relationships within the family structure. Develops and maintains professional standards of service, community referral resources and a close network with the clinical staff of other service providers.
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.
May work a fluctuating work schedule to complete work assignments outside of the typical work week and work hours (to include weekends as necessary).
This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting up to 20 lbs may be required.
Performs other related duties as assigned.