Behavioral Health Specialist


Vacancy ID: 876461   Announcement Number: SWDM1352408876461DR   USAJOBS Control Number: 341776600

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 876461


1. Title of Job

Behavioral Health Specialist


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

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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)

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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

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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 Behavioral Health Specialist

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:


450885079 Fort Jackson, SC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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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 Behavioral Health Specialist position with 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. Please select the response below that best indicate how you meet the basic requirement for this position.

A. I possess a degree in the behavioral or social sciences or a closely related discipline which is appropriate to the position.
B. I possess some education as described in A and additional appropriate experence which provided a knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
C. I possess four years of appropriate experience that demonstrate that I have acquired knowledge or one or more of the behavioral or social sciences at a level that is equivalent to a major in the field.
D. I do not possess the education and/or experience described above.

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 Behavioral Health Specialist at the GS-11 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service which includes work that involves applying the principles and practices of psychological or behavioral health management to assist in the treatment of patients with behavioral/psychological problems; gathering background data on patients through interview, assessments or established psychological test for inclusion in case files and reports; analyzing qualitative data to determine relevance or usefulness in diagnosing or treating behavioral/psychological disorder patients; collaborating with team members to recommend a diagnosis and/or treatment option for a patient; assist in coordinating care between clinicians or medical facilities; and drafting scientific or technical reports.
B. I have a PhD or equivalent graduate degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or completion of all requirements for an LL.M degree from an accredited college or university (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)
C. I have some specialized experience as described in A, but less than one year; and I have less than two 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 by 36. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify) (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)
D. I possess the specialized experience in response A AND the education in response B.
E. I do not possess any of the experience and/or education described above.

3. This position requires that you must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance. Do you posses or able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance?

A. Yes
B. No

4. This position requires the incumbent to comply with Drug Abuse testing Program requirement and take a pre-employment drug test. Are you willing to comply with the Drug Abuse Testing Program requirements and take a pre-employment drug test?

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 behavioral and emotional health interviews to assist in making suitability determinations.

6. Conduct counseling for patients to help resolve substance, behavioral and emotional health problems

7. Interpret the validity and significance of behavioral and psychometric data for inclusion in reports or case files

8. Develop clinical assessment to participate in developing comprehensive treatment plans

9. Perform qualitative and quantitative analysis of data to develop psycho-social instructional design

10. Develop and implement treatment plans of patients referred

11. Conduct review of individual treatment plans and evaluation of treatment effectiveness

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, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

12. Conducts Rehabilitation Team meetings with patient's organization to identify treatment options for the patient

13. Ensure timely accomplishment of assigned caseload

14. Document case records consistent with clinical standards of care

15. Develop relationships with both governmental and non-governmental mental health organizations to create referral networks or share best practices

16. Present orientations or briefings to individuals on health and wellness programs and services available to them

17. Write reports summarizing patient treatment recommendations and progress

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.

18. 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.