The Deployed Resiliency Counselor (DRC) will serve as a credentialed clinical counselor, assigned to support a Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carrier (CVN) or Large Deck Amphibious Assault Ship/ Landing Helicopter Assault Ship (LHD/LHA) Command, deploying with the ship that they are assigned to, and providing support services to deployed forces aboard the ship while afloat and at homeport.
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Providing a variety of psycho-education workshops on core issues such as sexual assault, suicide prevention, and various wellness and resiliency topics.
Providing effective, independent clinical assessments, developing and executing short-term solution focused clinical counseling treatment plans for individuals who request such services and who present with commonly occurring life circumstance issues.
Providing safety assessment, safety planning, and triage of allegations of alleged child or domestic abuse, referring allegations requiring Family Advocacy Program (FAP) involvement to the homeport Fleet and Family Support Center once immediate safety concerns have been addressed.
Occasional travel - Deployment can vary from a few days to over 6 months at a time.
Who May ApplyThis job is open toUnited States Citizens
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0101 Social Science
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed)
Must meet Federal Employment suitability requirements and successful completion of background investigation and contain no convictions of sexual assault and domestic violence. Background Investigations are conducted using fingerprint identification and completion of background inquiry forms.
If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so
Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer
Must complete a medical exam and be found fit for shipboard duty
During deployment, there will be limitations on privacy and activities due to the shipboard environment
The following documents are required and must be provided with your application:
Transcript (must contain the university logo, can be a copy)
State Licensure or certification
Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively in English both verbally and in writing
Must meet Federal Employment suitability requirements and successful completion of background investigation. Background Investigations are conducted using fingerprint identification and completion of background inquiry forms.
This position is responsible to provide short term individual therapy and psycho-educational trainings on sailor resiliency topics such as suicide prevention, domestic and child abuse, substance abuse and the prevention of sexual assault. Serves as a liaison to the homeport Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC), providing immediate response and coordination for allegations of sexual assault and as a liaison to the homeport Family Advocacy Program (FAP) executing safety plans, conducting interviews and treatment as recommended by the FAP. The DRC will support the Commanding Officer (CO) and brief the CO on sexual assault and FAP cases as needed, overall training plans and any other high risk concerns that may arise. The DRC reports to the Fleet and Family Support Center Director for administrative support and clinical supervision.
Minimum of a master's degree from an accredited program in one of the following clinical fields: Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or a doctorate in Psychology
Current, valid, unrestricted state licensure or certification that provides legal authority to provide clinical services as an independent practitioner
Minimum of two years (at least 2000 hours) full-time, post masters supervised clinical experience
Minimum of two years, full time post-license clinical experience
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