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This position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program, depending on the type of employment, schedule, amount/type of qualifying debt, and funding availability. The employee will begin to receive the benefit upon acceptance into the program - not backdated to the date employment begins. Please contact Eva.Gennara@Va.gov for more information.
The employee serves as a mental health Residential rehabilitation Treatment Program (MH RRTP) Staff Psychologist at Tomah VA Medical Center. Responsibilities involve mental health (MH) assessment and intervention within Tomah's MH RRTP and professional consolation services throughout the Mental health Service Line (MHSL) and associated specialty MH coverage areas. The Psychologist will provide a full range of proactive, integrated comprehensive outpatient MH care that is recovery oriented and evidence-based including; screening and assessing for psychopathology, cognitive deficits and problematic health behaviors, brief short term and long term psychotherapy in individual, couples, and group formats; and supportive therapy services for Veteran requiring a lower level of care and longer term assistance. Mental Health assessment and treatment services will be provided in both face to face and mental health modalities, and will emphasize evidence-based and best practice approaches. The induvial will also provide education regarding a veteran-center recovery model, and work with Veterans to help set SMART therapy goals and work towards recovery and discharge to a lower level of care. Tis individual will function as a full member of both his/her MH RRTP team and the larger MHSL and prove ongoing consultation service so other teams.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., hours will vary through the week
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/533445800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.