Psychologist (PTSD/Substance Abuse)


Vacancy ID: 787092   Announcement Number: WC-13-AIC-787092   USAJOBS Control Number: 331371200

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1. Title of Job

Psychologist (PTSD/Substance Abuse)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

11
12
13

11. Miscellaneous Information

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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

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Psychologist

21. Geographic Availability

122010086 Miami, FL

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Citizenship

A- Yes
B- No

1. Are you a Citizen of the United States?

English Proficiency

2. Are you proficient in spoken and written English as required by VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Chapter 3, Section A, Paragraph 3?

Verification Statement

3. Your rating is subject to verification based on the resume, narratives and other relevant documents you submit, and through verification of references as appropriate. Deliberate attempts to falsify information are grounds for non-selection and for termination. In addition, falsifying information on your application can result in your being barred from federal employment.
Are your answers accurate and complete?

Education GS-11

4. Do you have a doctoral degree in psychology from a graduate program in psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA)? (MUST SUBMIT COPY OF UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS WITH APPLICATION).

Internship GS-11

5. Have you successfully completed a professional psychology internship training program that has been accredited by APA?

Licensure GS-11

6. Do you hold a full, current, and unrestricted license to practice psychology at the doctoral level in a State, Territory, Commonwealth of the United States (e.g., Puerto Rico), or the District of Columbia? (MUST SUBMIT COPY OF LICENSE WITH APPLICATION).

Education GS-12

7. Do you have a doctoral degree in psychology from a graduate program in psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA)? (MUST SUBMIT COPY OF UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS WITH APPLICATION).

Internship GS-12

8. Have you successfully completed a professional psychology internship training program that has been accredited by APA?

Licensure GS-12

9. Do you hold a full, current, and unrestricted license to practice psychology at the doctoral level in a State, Territory, Commonwealth of the United States (e.g., Puerto Rico), or the District of Columbia? (MUST SUBMIT COPY OF LICENSE WITH APPLICATION).

Experience GS-12

10. Do you have one (1) year of experience as a professional psychologist equivalent to at least the GS-11 in Federal Service?

Education GS-13

11. Do you have a doctoral degree in psychology from a graduate program in psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA)? (MUST SUBMIT COPY OF UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS WITH APPLICATION).

Internship GS-13

12. Have you successfully completed a professional psychology internship training program that has been accredited by APA?

Licensure GS-13

13. Do you hold a full, current, and unrestricted license to practice psychology at the doctoral level in a State, Territory, Commonwealth of the United States (e.g., Puerto Rico), or the District of Columbia? (MUST SUBMIT COPY OF LICENSE WITH APPLICATION).

Experience GS-13

14. Do you have two (2) years of experience as a professional psychologist, one of them equivalent to at least the GS-12 in Federal Service?

The following statements pertain to your ability to develop coherent treatment strategies, particularly for individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance abuse.

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 is normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise

15. Diagnoses mental disorders, particularly PTSD and substance abuse.

16. Conducts psychological and/or cognitive function assessments and neuropsychological screenings.

17. Performs evaluation for psychodiagnosis, treatment planning, and functional evaluations.

The following statements pertain to your ability to provide professional advice and consultation in areas related to professional psychology and behavioral health patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance abuse.

18. Works effectively with treatment team to develop coherent treatment plans for patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance abuse problems, including development of treatment plans.

19. Works effectively with treatment team to develop coherent treatment services for patients with PTSD and substance abuse problems, including case management.

20. Provides professional advice and consultation in areas related to patients with PTSD and substance abuse.

The following statements pertain to your ability to incorporate new clinical procedures including rehabilitation, recovery and relapse prevention.

21. Incorporates new evidence-based and recovery clinical theories and procedures into clinical services for patients with PTSD and substance abuse problems.

22. Provides a full range of evidence-based psychotherapeutic services including individual and group psychotherapy.

23. Provides a full range of evidence-based psychotherapeutic services including psychoeducation.

The following statements pertain to your Ability to diagnose mental disorders, particularly post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse, and conduct psychological and/or cognitive function assessments and neuropsychological screenings

24. Administers, scores, and interprets neuropsychological and cognitive function screenings and assessments.

25. Writes up timely, clear and informative reports on cognitive and neuropsychological functioning.

26. Provides assessment feedback to referral sources, patient, and caregivers.

The following statements pertain to your knowledge of, and ability to apply, advanced professional psychological theories and techniques to the full range of patient populations, particularly those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance abuse problems.

27. Provides a full range of evidence-based psychotherapeutic services including individual and group psychotherapy.

28. Provides a full range of evidence-based psychotherapeutic services including psychoeducation.

29. Provides professional advice and consultation in areas related to patients with PTSD and substance abuse.