Counseling Psychologist (Substance Abuse)


Vacancy ID: 829867   Announcement Number: NCMD12GS11CP829867D   USAJOBS Control Number: 336188300

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 829867


1. Title of Job

Counseling Psychologist (Substance Abuse)


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 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:


011235045 Fort Rucker, AL
020801090 Fort Wainwright, AK
062250053 Monterey, CA
132420319 Gordon, GA
158725003 Schofield Barracks, HI
292855169 Fort Leonard Wood, MO
362085045 Fort Drum, NY
371685051 Fort Bragg, NC
482437027 Fort Hood, TX
511006149 Fort Lee, VA
GM1400000 Baumholder

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 (Substance Abuse) 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. 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. Transcripts are required at the time of application.

A. Satisfactory completion of 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 attach a copy of your transcripts.)
B. My education is not reflective in the above statement.

2. Select the one statement that best describes the education and/or experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of a Counseling Psychologist (Substance Abuse) at the GS-11 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service.

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 clients while in initial treatment, formulating treatment plans, undergoing rehabilitation, and during follow-up care.
B. I have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or at least 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 attach a copy of your transcripts.)
C. I have less than the amount of specialized experience described in "A" and less than the full amount of education described in "B", but I have computed the percentage of the requirements that I meet and the total is at least 100%. (To compute the percentage, take the number of earned doctoral-level semester hours beyond the initial 36 [or equivalent] divided by 18 semester hours [or equivalent], then take the number of months of specialized experience divided by 12 months. Add the two percentages together.) (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)
D. I have the experience described in A AND the education described in B. (Note: You must attach 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 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 applicants to possess a current, valid, unrestricted counseling/psychologist license at the Masters level, or higher, as recognized by the licensing agency of a State, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands. Do you currently possess a counseling/psychologist license at the Masters level, or higher? (NOTE: You must provide a copy of the license with your application package.)

For each task in the following group, choose 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

4. This position requires applicants to possess a current, valid, unrestricted substance abuse certificate OR obtain a substance abuse certificate within twelve (12) months of appointment. Certification must be acquired from a State or nationally accredited certifying body. Failure to acquire the certification may result in termination of Federal employment. Do you possess a substance abuse certificate, acquired from a State or nationally accredited certifying body OR are you willing to obtain the substance abuse certificate within twelve (12) months of appointment from a State or nationally accredited certifying body? (Note: You must attach a copy of your license.)

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

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.

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 Joint Commission 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 (such as 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.

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

12. Prepare written diagnoses.

13. Conduct ongoing review of patient progress.

14. Design individualized treatment plans to meet the changing needs of the patient.

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

16. Provide relapse prevention counseling.

17. Provide crisis intervention counseling.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (such as 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.

18. Implement patient treatment plans.

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

20. Develop substance abuse treatment procedures utilizing rehabilitation practices

21. Document patient diagnoses in case files.

22. Analyze data to evaluate patient progress.

23. Conduct peer review of case records.

24. Produce reports with Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint and Excel).

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (such as 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.

25. 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.