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    This is an External job announcement. Only current permanent RCS employees and VA Nationwide should apply under this announcement. If you do not meet this requirement, please apply under announcement number CBEJ-10477923-19-LRF opening May 16, 2019. Veterans Preference is not used on internal announcements. If you wish to apply using your Veterans Preference, you may apply under the external announcement as well.

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    The Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in RCS serves as a member of a multi-disciplinary Vet Center team and is responsible for coordinating and providing family counseling services in the Vet Center. The LMFT conducts assessment interviews, develops treatment plans and provides treatment to eligible veterans and their families.The following duties as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)include but are not limited to:

    Screening/Assessment- The LMFT interviews Veterans and their significant others to determine specific problems. Independently conducts intake and needs assessment of Veterans and their significant others and establishes helping relationships with their clients. The incumbent will identify symptoms leading to clinical diagnosis of disorders.
    Treatment Planning/Goal Setting-The LMFT is responsible for developing comprehensive and unique goal-directed treatment plans that reflect a course of therapeutic intervention to address the needs identified in the assessment.
    Referral to service providers- Throughout the course of treatment the LMFT is the subject matter expert on VA and/or community resources.
    Resource Usage/Development-The LMFT is responsible for using the current resource file of VA and community social services programs and enhancing the content to the benefit of veterans.
    Clinical Counseling- The LMFT provides individual, conjoint, family, and group therapy for Veterans and significant others.
    Outreach/Education/Prevention- The LMFT will conduct outreach with the specifically to: identify program eligible Veterans and their family members, promote the use of the Vet Center services, and present educational programs about combat Veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs and Readjustment Counseling Service.

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m May be required to work some evenings and weekends.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0101 Social Science

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/533963600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.