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).
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.