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NEW MEXICO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
The primary purpose of this position is to facilitate preventive, remedial, and support services to optimize psychological health and readiness of National Guard (NG) military members and their families.
This National Guard position is for a SOCIAL WORKER, Position Description Number T5012000 and is part of the NM Det 4 Medical Detachment, National Guard.
-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. Formulates strategies to generate interest, acceptance, and participation by organizational partners, community partners, and NG Soldiers and family members. Serves as primary advisor on methods to successfully reduce stigma and market psychological health programs.
- 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.
-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. Creates action plans to: (1) meet the needs of service members and (2) address treading BH concerns.
-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). Conducts annual BH screenings to determine medical readiness. Conducts pre-mobilization and post-mobilization screenings.
-Builds efficient processes to manage BH referrals and case management services.
-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.
-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.
-Performs other duties as assigned.
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