Interdisciplinary Counseling Psychologist/Social Worker


Vacancy ID: 781871   Announcement Number: NCMD12687356781871D   USAJOBS Control Number: 330608300

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 781871


1. Title of Job

Interdisciplinary Counseling Psychologist/Social Worker


2. Biographic Data

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3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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11. Miscellaneous Information

How did you find out about this position?  Your response will help us to focus future recruitment efforts to areas which work well to reach talented applicants. 
802 Army Civilian Service website (www.armycivilianservice.com)
803 USAJOBS website (www.usajobs.gov)
804 Social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook (please identify social media source in the box below)
805 Another internet source (please identify internet source in the box below)
806 Job supervisor
807 An Army employee, not the position supervisor
808 Job Fair (please identify job fair location in the box below)
809 School Placement/Career Office
810 Employment Office
811 Advertisement (please identify advertisement source in the box below)

Please use the box below to provide any additional information, or to identify where or from whom you first heard about the vacancy if your source is not listed above. 
12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

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16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Select the occupational specialty code. The specialty code

for this position is 001. Please note that you must select the specialty code before proceeding to the next question. 

 

Code is defined below:

 

 


001 Counseling Psychologist (Substance Abuse)
002 Social Worker (Substance Abuse)

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


158803003 Tripler Army Medical Center, HI

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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Note: To receive consideration for CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation. Refer to the vacancy announcement for additional information and instructions.


23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Thank you for your interest in an Interdisciplinary Counseling Psychologist/Social Worker position with Department of the Army. We will evaluate your resume and your responses to this Occupational Questionnaire to determine if you are among the best qualified for this position. Your responses are subject to verification. Please review your responses for accuracy before you submit this questionnaire.

1. The Social Worker and Psychologist occupations have specific educational requirements which apply to all positions. From the options below, select the one which describes your educational background. Education must have been completed in a U.S. college, university, or other educational institution that has been accredited by one of the accrediting agencies or associations recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

A. I have at least a Master's Degree in Social Work in a school accredited by the Council on Social Worker Education. (NOTE: You must provide transcripts with your application package.)
B. I have at least 2 full academic years of graduate study directly related to professional work in counseling psychology, or satisfactory completion in an accredited educational institution of all the requirements for a master's degree directly related to counseling psychology. (NOTE: You must provide transcripts with your application package.)
C. My education is not reflected in any of the above statements.

2. Select the one statement below that best describes the education and/or experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of Social Worker/Counseling Psychologist at the GS-11 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service. Please note that your resume must support the response you select.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service which includes providing psychological treatment and consultation services to alcohol and drug dependent patients and family members, formulating treatment plans, and providing follow-up care.
B. I have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or three (3) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree from an accredited college or university that is directly related to the work of the position. (NOTE: You must provide transcripts with your application package.)
C. I have less than one year of specialized experience as described in A, and less than three (3) years of doctoral-level graduate education as described in B. I have computed the percentage of the requirements that I meet, and the total is at least 100%. (To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of doctoral education by 54. Add the two percentages.) (NOTE: You must provide transcripts with your application package.)
D. I have the experience described in A AND the education described in B.
E. My experience and/or education is not reflected in any of the above statements.

3. This position requires an independent clinical licensure as a Social Worker or Psychologist as recognized by a licensing agency of a State, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, or the US Virgin Islands. Please select from the list below that best describes your licensure. Please select only one letter for each item.

A. I possess an independent clinical license as a Social Worker (LCSW, LISW, etc.) (NOTE: You must provide a copy of your license with your application package.)
B. I possess an independent clinical license as a psychologist. Please note: Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs), and Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHCs) are not recognized as independent practitioners by the DoD. (NOTE: You must provide a copy of your licensure with your application.)
C. My licensure is not reflected in any of the above statements.

4. You must have or be able to obtain and maintain an International Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ICADC) and/or Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) credentials/certification within 12 months of employment. Do you possess or are you willing to obtain and maintain the above certificate within 12 months of employment?

A. Yes
B. No

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

5. Conduct comprehensive substance abuse evaluations of patients.

6. Use clinical assessments to aid in patient treatment.

7. Perform patient assessments using psychosocial instruments.

8. Analyze data to track patient progress.

9. Formulate accurate diagnostic impressions consistent with established criteria and standards.

10. Coordinate patient treatment needs with leadership.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

11. Apply alcohol and drug rehabilitation principles to case assignments.

12. Prepare treatment plans to restore patients to their normal work environment.

13. Conduct ongoing review of patient progress.

14. Modify treatment plans to meet changing needs.

15. Develop therapeutic relationship with patients whose substance abuse and emotional problems vary in degrees of resistance to treatment.

16. Provide relapse prevention counseling to substance abuse patients.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

17. Develop diagnostics assessments for families receiving counseling services for substance related use disorder.

18. Provide a full range of individual, group, marriage and family counseling.

19. Work directly with counseling staff in the development of their clinical skills while working with family issues.

20. Provide supervision and education concerning the effects of substance use on the family to a wide range of professionals.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

21. Implement patient treatment plans.

22. Arrange for required services with other providers and/or outside resources as needed.

23. Develop substance abuse treatment procedures utilizing rehabilitation practices.

24. Document patient diagnoses in case files.

25. Conduct peer review of case records.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (include title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

26. Your responses to the Eligibility Assessment and Occupational Questionnaire, along with your resume and all supporting documentation are subject to evaluation and verification to ensure accuracy. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.
Failing to select a response will result in your application packet being removed from consideration.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
B. No, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.