This Position Is No Longer Available
  1. Overview
  2. Duties
  3. Qualifications & Evaluations
  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Deployed Resiliency Counselor Generalist Counselor

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:Navy Field Offices

Job Announcement Number:13-82

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$84,834.00 to $98,000.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, May 22, 2014 to Friday, May 22, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-0101-04

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

5 vacancies in the following location:
Naval Station Complex, San Diego, CA View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Come join the Navy Region Southwest Naval Base San Diego!

Please note that for the salary ($84,834-$98,000) there is an additional 20% deployed differential during the underway periods.

The Deployed Resiliency Counselor (DRC) will serve as a credentialed clinical counselor, assigned to support a Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carrier (CVN) or Large Deck Amphibious Assault Ship/ Landing Helicopter Assault Ship (LHD/LHA) Command, deploying with the ship that they are assigned to, and providing support services to deployed forces aboard the ship while afloat and at homeport. This position is responsible to provide short term individual therapy and psycho-educational trainings on sailor resiliency topics such as suicide prevention, domestic and child abuse, substance abuse and the prevention of sexual assault. Serves as a liaison to the homeport Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC), providing immediate response and coordination for allegations of sexual assault and as a liaison to the homeport Family Advocacy Program (FAP) executing safety plans, conducting interviews and treatment as recommended by the FAP. The DRC will support the Commanding Officer (CO) and brief the CO on sexual assault and FAP cases as needed, overall training plans and any other high risk concerns that may arise. The DRC reports to the Fleet and Family Support Center Director for administrative support and clinical supervision. Performs other duties as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned. 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • 50% or Greater
  • .

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • Yes
  • .

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Residents.
  • See "Key Requirements" under the Requirements section.

DUTIES:

Back to top

COUNSELING AND ADVOCACY:

The incumbent will provide a variety of psycho-educational workshops on core issues such as sexual assault, suicide prevention, and various wellness and resiliency topics. Workshop offerings may include stress management, anger management, effective communication, parenting education, operational stress control, successful adaptation to military life, and child abuse or domestic abuse identification/prevention and interpersonal violence.

The incumbent provides effective, independent clinical assessments, develops and executes short-term solutions focused clinical counseling treatment plans for individuals who request such services and who present with commonly occurring life circumstances issues. These counseling services may be provided to individuals and groups while deployed, and to individuals, couples, families or groups while at the homeport. The incumbent refers clients to military or civilian behavioral health providers who present with issues falling outside the authorized scope of care within Fleet and Family Support Programs; specifically individuals presenting with any psychiatric diagnosis other than a ‘V-code’ or Adjustment Disorder. The incumbent will provide critical incident intervention both ashore and afloat when requested, and be responsible for the assessment, triage and referral of clients presenting with a risk of harm to themselves or others and refer to the nearest behavioral health provider. The incumbent receives and assesses referrals made by military and civilian agencies and maintains case records in the Fleet and Family Support Management Information System (FFSMIS), and statistics in accordance with Navy policies and regulations, complying with FFSC clinical quality standards, Counseling and Advocacy Program Desk Guides.

This incumbent will provide safety assessment, safety planning and triage of allegations of alleged child or domestic abuse, referring allegations requiring Family Advocacy Program (FAP) involvement to the homeport Fleet and Family Support Center once immediate safety concerns have been addressed. The incumbent may also provide individual or group treatment addressing sexual assault and for open FAP cases as recommended by the homeport FAP Clinical Case Staff Meeting (CCSM).

SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE COORDINATION:

The incumbent will serve as a liaison to the homeport Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) while deployed and will receive all the training as a SARC, however, the homeport SARC shall have the responsibility for overall case management and case entry into the Defense Sexual Assault Incident Database (DSAID). The incumbent will ensure that cases are transferred to the homeport SARC expeditiously and that victim confidentiality is maintained.
The incumbent’s primary responsibilities for sexual assault cases will be to provide an immediate response and coordination to allegations of sexual assault which includes receiving the restricted or unrestricted report, assuring the victim is assigned a Sexual Assault Victim Advocate and receives medical care, and completing required notifications which includes notifying the homeport SARC and the victim’s Command within 24 hours. In addition, the incumbent may provide sexual assault awareness and prevention training when deployed. Toward this end, the incumbent will be required to be trained in all positions within the SAPR program and be credentialed by the DoD Sexual Assault Advocate Credentialing Program. The incumbent communicates directly with the ship’s Commanding Officer to provide regular updates regarding SAPT implementation and assist with meeting annual SAPR training requirements. While deployed this position is also responsible for providing SAPR Training as requested by Commands and training volunteer SAPR Victim Advocates as needed to further support the homeport SARC.
 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Back to top

(You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of the announcement)

• Minimum of a master’s degree from an accredited program in one of the following clinical fields: Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or a doctorate in Psychology
• Current, valid, unrestricted state licensure or certification that provides legal authority to provide clinical services as an independent practitioner
• Minimum of two years (at least 2000 hours) full-time, post masters supervised clinical experience
• Minimum of two years, full time post-license clinical experience

 

If selected for this position, you will be required to:
• Complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed)
• Must meet Federal Employment suitability requirements and successful completion of background investigation and contain no convictions of sexual assault and domestic violence. Background Investigations are conducted using fingerprint identification and completion of background inquiry forms.
• If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so
• Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer
• Must complete a medical exam and be found fit for shipboard duty
• During deployment, there will be limitations on privacy and activities due to the shipboard environment


 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

You must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
• Minimum of a master’s degree from an accredited program in one of the following clinical fields: Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or a doctorate in Psychology
• Current, valid, unrestricted state licensure or certification that provides legal authority to provide clinical services as an independent practitioner
• Minimum of two years (at least 2000 hours) full-time, post masters supervised clinical experience
• Minimum of two years, full time post-license clinical experience

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

If selected for this position, you will be required to:
• Complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed)
• Must meet Federal Employment suitability requirements and successful completion of background investigation and contain no convictions of sexual assault and domestic violence. Background Investigations are conducted using fingerprint identification and completion of background inquiry forms.
• If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so
• Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer
• Must complete a medical exam and be found fit for shipboard duty
• During deployment, there will be limitations on privacy and activities due to the shipboard environment
 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

This is a NAF Position. 


BENEFITS:

Back to top
Medical, Dental, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), 401K, Retirement, Life  Insurance, Long Term Disability, Annual/Sick Leave

OTHER INFORMATION:

Dept. of the Navy NAF is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or any other non-merit factors. Reasonable accommodations are provided to applicants with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resource Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be on a case-by-case basis.
Navy Region Southwest is a drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace. Sailors and their family members have a right to reliable and productive Federal workforce.


HOW TO APPLY:

Back to top

Submit a NAF employment application form or resume to the NAF Human Resources Office, Building 3210, or fax to (619) 556-9537. Resumes and applications may also be submitted via email to mwr.hr.dept@mwrsw.com. Submitted applications and resumes will be retained for 90 days. For more information, visit our website at http://navylifesw.com/sandiego/about/jobs/. Applicants who do not meet the above requirements may not be interviewed. 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Michelle Tamez
Phone: (619)556-9611
Email: MICHELLE.TAMEZ@NAVY.MIL
Agency Information:
Navy Region Southwest Regional NAF
2375 Recreation Way
Building 3210 Yama Street
San Diego, CA
92136

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

 


Back to top
Dock
Print Preview

Job Announcement Number:

13-82

Control Number:

369619900