Psychology Technican


Vacancy ID: 826549   Announcement Number: NCMD13DM1817826549   USAJOBS Control Number: 335791800

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 826549


1. Title of Job

Psychology Technican


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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07

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 Psychology Technician

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:


211167093 Fort Knox, KY

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 Psychology Technician position with the Department of the Army.
Your resume and the responses you provide to this assessment questionnaire will be used 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 your application.

1. 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 Psychology Technician at the GS-07 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-06 grade level in the Federal service which involves fact finding using analysis techniques and principles; interviewing patients in order to obtain historical information supportive to counseling; experience with a wide variety of psychological tests; experience serving as a member of a psychology team.
B. I have at least one (1) full year 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 include a copy of your transcripts.)
C. I have less than one year of specialized experience as described in A, and I have less than one year 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 by 18. Add the two percentages.) (Note: You must include a copy of your transcripts.)
D. I have the experience described in A AND the education described in B. (Note: You must include a copy of your transcripts.)
E. My experience and/or education is not reflected in any of the above statements.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list 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- I have no education or training in, or experience with performing these duties.
B- I have training/education but limited or no experience in performing these duties and will require additional guidance and/or supervision to perform at a proficient level.
C- I have experience performing these duties with minimal supervision or guidance.
D- I have performed this work behavior independently across a wide range of situations. I have assisted others in carrying out this work behavior. I seek guidance in carrying out this work behavior only in unusual or complex situations.
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.

2. Obtain pertinent diagnostic information (demographic, historical and clinical) from new patients.

3. Analyze information obtained from patient interview

4. Assess patients' mental status to determine type (routine, complex or emergency) of case.

5. Organize assessment information for licensed behavioral health provider.

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 of the following items, choose the statement from the list below that describes your education and/or experience.

6. Refer patients to appropriate community resources.

7. Coordinate individual and group counseling for patients with licensed behavioral health providers.

8. Perform short-term supportive counseling for patients.

9. Administer and score a variety of psychological tests for patients under the guidance of a licensed psychologist

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 of the following items, choose the statement from the list below that describes your education and/or experience.

10. Present progress reports on patient treatment to behavioral health team.

11. Document contacts with behavioral health providers in patient case file.

12. Process patient intake forms for assistance in treatment.

13. Assist with reports to assess quality management in the behavioral health department.

14. Assist in writing technical papers for performance improvement of the behavioral health department.

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.

15. 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.