Job Title: Counseling & Advocacy Services Supervisor - Fleet & Family Support CenterJob Announcement Number: NAF 13-222
Department: Department of the Navy
Agency: U.S. Navy - Agency Wide
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/ Per Year
Friday, October 25, 2013 to
Friday, November 08, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Bremerton, WA View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens
Come join the Navy Fleet & Family Readiness Program - Fleet & Family Support Center!
Incumbent provides leadership, direction, supervision, guidance, consultation, assistance, and coordination for all aspects of Counseling and Advocacy Services (CAS) at the Fleet & Family Support Center (FFSC).
- You must be a U.S. Citizen.
- See "Key Requirements" under the Requirements section.
DUTIES:Back to top
Performs the full range of duties, responsibilities and taskings associated with maintaining a high quality, proactive, supportive program of clinical services to Navy families and the Navy including the following programs: Clinical Counseling, Family Advocacy Program (FAP), Sexual Assault Victim Intervention (SAVI), Victim Advocacy, Critical Incident Intervention, and New Parent Support (NPS). Clinical counseling includes assessment and diagnosis; treatment planning; short-term solution focused counseling (individual, marital, group, and family); critical incident response; and coordination of civilian and military social services. The Family Advocacy Program includes prevention, reporting, assessment, intervention, case management, treatment, command consultation, and community partnerships for child abuse/neglect and spouse abuse. SAVI includes prevention, data collection/reporting, and victim advocate training or coordination for incidents of sexual assault. Victim advocacy includes safety assessment and planning, information, referrals, and support for spouse abuse victims. Critical Incident Intervention includes responses to isolated incidents, Critical Incident Stress Management, command consultation, and suicide intervention. New Parent Support includes screening, assessment, and home visitation services for new and expectant parents. Supervises clinical counselors and program specialists who may be psychologists, social workers or marriage and family therapists. Coordinates the preparation of all required clinical reports and instructions in a timely manner. Represents the Center at professional conferences and committee meetings in and outside of the region.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
A Masters Degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education; OR a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education; OR a Doctoral degree in Psychology from a program accredited by the American Psychological Association. A current state license or state certification that provides legal authority to provide clinical services as an independent practitioner. A minimum of two years full-time, post-masters supervised clinical experience. A minimum of two years full-time, post-licensure clinical experience in a clinical setting. A minimum of one-year post-masters clinical experience in the assessment and treatment of child abuse/neglect and/or spouse abuse. Comprehensive, current professional knowledge and practice skills in clinical counseling services, child/spouse abuse services, and management functions. In depth knowledge of state, local, federal, family, and human resource service agencies. Extensive knowledge of aspects of Navy life and related situations which create family crisis problems, such as might be gained from working in a Navy service agency. Extensive knowledge of the Navys Family Advocacy Program (FAP). Ability to supervise and direct staff in a clinical service agency. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
A Masters Degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education; OR a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education; OR a Doctoral degree in Psychology from a program accredited by the American Psychological Association.
Candidate must successfully complete a formal background check and maintain security suitability requirements. Regular and recurring work performed sitting at a desk and sitting in conferences and meetings. Work involves dealing with sensitive, controversial and emotional issues. Occasional travel outside the local commuting area may be required. Incumbent may be required to participate in delivering services on-board Naval vessels as part of the Return and Reunion (R&R) program. Must be able to ascend/descend ladders on ships and submarines.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
BENEFITS:Back to top
Eligible to join benefits such as NAF Retirement Plan, Life Insurance, Disability Plan, 401K Savings and Investment Plan, Medical/Dental Insurance Plan, Flexible Spending Account Plan.