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    This position is for a SOCIAL WORKER, PD# T5012000, part of the Nevada Army National Guard. This position facilitates preventive, remedial, and support services to optimize psychological health and readiness of military members and families. Incumbent exercises technical oversight of behavioral health (BH) programs and supports development of an annual program strategy to determine priorities, gaps, needs, and means to achieve annual goals..

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    1. Supports the psychological health team in developing and executing an annual BH program strategy. Determines program priorities, gaps, and means to meet annual goals. Supports the development and annual review of written standard operating procedures governing the BH system of care. Responsible for psychological health promotion, implementation of BH programs, and evaluation activities.
    2. Develops relationships with military and community groups to enhance prevention efforts and expand available BH resources. Builds networking processes. Builds a community provider directory. Develops an extensive array of BH resources, associations, and community partnerships available to support NG soldiers and families.
    3. Coordinates and implements prevention and education programs. Conducts comprehensive needs assessments and Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunity, and Threat
    (SWOT) analyses that form the basis for program development activities.
    4. Conducts clinical screening, evaluation, and consultation services. Applies professional knowledge of the principles, theories, procedures, and practices of social work to clinical duties in accordance with applicable DoD guidelines. Screens records/personnel and makes administrative recommendations for security clearances and Positions of Significant Trust and Authority (POSTA).
    5. Builds efficient processes to manage BH referrals and case management services. Uses current and future ARNG systems of record such as Behavioral Health Data Portal (BHDP), MEDCHART/eCase, Behavioral Health Reporting Tool, E-profile, and DoDSER, as appropriate.
    6. Conducts population-based behavioral health surveillance to examine trends and further develop targeted prevention and mitigation strategies. Participates with the State Surgeon's team to monitor BH program metrics. Develops and monitors provider utilization metrics, service member experience data, and psychological health outcomes.
    7. Provides consultation, education, and training to military and non¬-military health care professionals concerning behavioral health policy, psychological fitness, and primary and secondary prevention programs. Aims to expand competencies of NG providers. Trains providers on psychological health matters, resources, and interventions to increase wellness and psychological readiness.
    8. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0185 Social Work

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