Counseling Psychologist


Vacancy ID: 816688   Announcement Number: NCMD12339208816688D   USAJOBS Control Number: 334681700

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 816688


1. Title of Job

Counseling Psychologist


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:

 

 


002 Counseling Psychologist

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:


421105041 Carlisle Barracks, PA

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 a Counseling Psychologist position with the Department of the Army.
We will evaluate your resume and your response 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 Counseling Psychologist occupation has 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 successfully completed at least two (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 is required.
B. My education is not reflected in the above statement.

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 a 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-9 grade level in the Federal service which includes developing, implementing, and evaluating treatment programming that enhances psychological health; providing diagnostic and treatment services for individuals, children or family groups; maintaining patient case files.
B. I have a Ph.D degree or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D degree directly related to the work of the position. (NOTE: You must submit a copy of your unofficial transcripts at time of application.)
C. I have less than one year of specialized experience as described in A, and I have less than 3 years of graduate-level 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 graduate education beyond the first 36 hours by 18. Add the two percentages.) (NOTE: You must submit a copy of your unofficial transcripts at time of application.)
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.

For each task in the following group, choose the response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- Yes.
B- No.

3. This position requires licensure as a Psychologist or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist by the recognized licensing agency of a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands. Do you self-certify that you possess this license? (NOTE: You must submit a copy of your license with your application package.)

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.

4. Assess complex, social, economic, and emotional problems that may impact daily functioning.

5. Conduct interview sessions to develop a profile, assesses mental status, motivation, concerns, goals, and impact of diagnosis on the individual, family, career or professional status.

6. Evaluate results of psychological evaluations to diagnose patient symptoms.

7. Observe patients' behavior during intake to identify symptoms or potential diagnosis.

8. Assess couple and/or family strengths and dynamics for stressors, behavioral patterns, and psychosocial and environmental factors that contribute to psychological problems.

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.

9. Provide direct professional casework services to include individual and group counseling such as post hospitalization group or group for those being separated from service.

10. Provide appropriate prevention and education services including behavioral skill training to couples, families, groups and individuals.

11. Make determinations on appropriate courses of treatment.

12. Identify patient treatment goals and milestones to ensure care is progressive.

13. Revise treatment plans for patients' changing condition.

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.

14. Maintain close working relationships with other members of the Behavioral Health staff.

15. Provide in-service training to allied and community staff.

16. Advise medical staff on appropriate interventions in reported cases.

17. Document all education, training, and prevention assistance provided to patients.

18. Participate in the performance improvement process to include peer reviews and other quality assurance activities.

19. Your responses to the 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.

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.