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Counseling and Advocacy Program Sup
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Counseling and Advocacy Program Sup
* Duties
## Duties
### Summary
Fleet and Family Service Center recognizes being in the military presents unique challenges and opportunities for service members and their families. Our programs promote self-reliance and family resilience for active duty, activated reservists, retirees, and family members.
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### Responsibilities
**Supervisory Duties**:
Directs through subordinate federal employees all activities related to CAP and Services and provides government oversight of contract deliverables within the CAP. Plans, assigns, and directs specific work through direct contact with staff members and through regularly scheduled meetings. Assures optimum management of activities through a continuous review of accomplishments against established objectives. Reviews and evaluates the CAP program areas to improve existing programs and to offset negative trends.
Organizes, sets, and monitors workflow of CAP. Establishes performance standards for subordinates; evaluates staff and conducts supervisory counseling sessions when necessary; conducts performance evaluations for staff. Controls attendance and leave ensuring adequate work force is available at all times to accomplish the mission. Approves and authorizes leave and timecards. Identifies employee developmental needs and provides or arranges for training (formal and on-the-job) to maintain and improve job performance. Encourages self-development. Initiates classification, reclassification, and recruitment actions, and tracks all pending personnel actions to ensure timely completion. Interviews and is selecting official for the CAP. Assures equity in recommending and determining selection, assignments, training and promotion, discipline and awards to employees. Identifies employee benefits, services, and work related activities.
Designs, implements, and monitors CAP employees incentive programs, employee development, and mentoring programs to produce effective employee performance and to achieve FFSP mission and objectives.
Maintains necessary program and administrative materials and files; makes available policies, procedures and directives, and instructions from the FFSC Director to subordinates. Identifies and advocates for resources as well as for information and decisions on major work issues. Estimates and reports to supervisor and subordinates on progress in meeting milestones and deadlines. Ensures subordinates are aware of and participate in team planning and play integral roles in developing final team products. Leads subordinates in assessing strengths and weaknesses and leads subordinates in exploring work methods, processes, and procedures.
Supports Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) philosophies through actions taken and attitude evidences regarding the election, assignment, advancement training, discipline and special recognition of employees. Promotes all aspects of the EEO program, Affirmative Employment Plan (AEP), Disabled Veteran, Handicap Program and Affirmative Action Plan as directed by applicable laws and regulations and communicates this support to subordinates, minority groups and women. Ensures all laws and regulations concerning Merit Systems Principles and Prohibited Personnel Practices are adhered to.
**Program Duties**:
Provides oversight of treatment services via individual, marital, family or group modalities. Provides supervision of risk assessment and case management services and other therapeutic interventions as appropriate for clients. Identifies gaps in existing services and provides results and program recommendations to Supervisor and Regional Quality Assurance Program Coordinator, that include assessment and treatment related issues. Identifies problems in administrative procedures thai impact the provision of clinical services and provides results and recommendations to Supervisor, and Regional Quality Assurance Program Coordinator. Provides crisis intervention services for all CAP. Serves on committees and as a point-of-contact (POC) for child and spouse abuse specific programs and initiatives as deemed appropriate by the Site Manager. Promotes activity related to community collaboration and serves on action groups. Liaison with court services units. Performs specific duties as required by DoD, OPNAV, SECNAV, BUMED, and all CAP instructions and standards. Keeps the FFSC Site Manager apprised of any problems within the Department/Program. Employee also advises Supervisor of any CAP cases which are high risk or are of potential media or command interest or require consultation at higher levels within the organizations. Complies with protocols relating to high risk and high visibility cases.
Serves as the CAP representative attending, coordinating or assisting in coordination of various meetings and committees. Coordinates or assists in coordinating installation Incident Determination Committee (IDC) Meetings. Coordinates and Chairs the Installation Clinical Case Staffing Committee (CCSM). Coordinates the Quarterly Installation Family Advocacy Committee (FAC) and ensures membership and training requirements are met Serves as the mental health representative on the Sexual Assault Case Management Group (SACMG). Serves as the Technical Assistant (TA) for CAP services and contract CAP employees.
Performs other duties as assigned.
### Travel Required
Not required
##### Supervisory status
### Who May Apply
#### This job is open to...
Agency Employees Only OPEN to Current Federal Employees to include VEOA, NAF AND GS in CONUS ONLY
Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.
* #### Job family (Series)
0101 Social Science
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* Requirements
## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
You must be a US Citizen.
Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.
A favorable background is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain a favorable background may result in the withdrawal of the position offer or removal.
### Qualifications
Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
Ensures FFSP strategic goals, plans and tasks are communicated through leaders/subordinates.
When work is contracted, provide technical requirements and descriptions of the work to be accomplished; track progress and quality of performance IAW Performance Work Statement (PWS); arrange for subordinates to conduct and require inspections and provide results (acceptability or rejection) of deliverables to FFSC Site Manager.
Plan work to be accomplished by. leaders/subordinates, set and adjust short-term priorities, and prepare schedules for completion of work.
Assign work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees.
Evaluate work performance of subordinates.
Give advice, counsel, or instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters.
Interview candidates for positions in the unit; recommend appointment, promotion, or reassignment to such positions.
Hear resolve complaints from employees, referring group grievances and more serious unresolved complaints to a higher level supervisor or manager.
Effect minor disciplinary measures, such as warnings and reprimands, recommending other action in more serious cases.
Identify development and training needs of employees, providing or arranging for needed development and training.
Find ways to improve production or increase the quality of the work directed.
Develop performance standards.
Approve leave**.**
**Program Knowledge**;
Successful candidates for this position shall meet all qualifications as outlined in the current SECNAVINST 1754.7A:
"The Clinical Practitioner must meet the following requirements:
State or U.S. territory or license or certification that provides legal authority to provide clinical services as independent practitioner.
When the state or U.S. territory licensing or certification requirements include a written examination, candidates for privileging must have achieved a passing score on that examination.
Must have engaged in two years post licensure, that includes at least 2,000 hours post licensure or 4,000 hours post graduate degree, full-time clinical experience in a clinical setting."
Two years of experience working in the field of child abuse and domestic abuse.
Knowledge of the military lifestyle that furnishes the employee with an understanding of the specific demands of military lifestyles, such as frequent separations, and high-stress working environments that have an extensive impact on individuals and their families.
Ability to present sensitive, and at times controversial, information to groups of people in a clear, concise manner.
Ability to modify programs to meet the ever changing needs of the active duty military community.
Ability to recognize, identify and assess mental disorders per the current version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual.
Understanding of, and ability to apply, various counseling approaches such as behavior modification, client-centered, rational-emotive, family systems, brief solution-focused, and reality therapies.
Knowledge of dynamics and diagnostic skills necessary for family violence identification, risk assessment, and safety planning.
Knowledge of family violence treatment principles, for victims and offenders.
Knowledge of group dynamics.
Knowledge in the areas of family systems, particularly as it relates to patterns of abusive behavior and abuse response, substance abuse, human behavior, human sexuality, attention deficit disorder, and juvenile delinquency.
Ability to recognize and define personal and social problems, to independently reach accurate conclusions, and to provide appropriate solutions.
Ability to effectively interview and clinically respond to the needs of clients, including assessing suicidal and homicidal risks and substance abuse issues.
Ability to communicate orally to interview alleged offenders and victims; to maintain cooperative and professional relationships with law enforcement, Child Protective Services, medical treatment facilities, and senior personnel from commands of offenders and victims; prepare documentation for presentation at the IDC and participate in case discussions regarding assessment; make presentations; and exercise strong facilitation skills for individual and group counseling.
Ability to communicate in writing to develop and prepare case management memos, correspondence, and reports; to document psycho-social assessments, treatment plans, and IDC reports; to develop lesson plans for briefing and classroom presentations.
Knowledge and ability to use a personal computer and a variety of software programs to develop multi-media presentations and to facilitate work assignments.
The work is primarily sedentary but may involve periods of high stress secondary to its varied and complex demands. The regular work performed involves sitting at a desk, sitting in meetings and conferences. Incumbent must be sufficiently mobile to climb stairs and to make site visits to associate military and civilian facilities in the local geographic area.
Occasional travel within and outside the local commuting area (3 0%) is sometimes required in conjunction with assigned duties.
Must possess and maintain a current state driver's license.
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.
### Education
Possess at least a master's degree in one of the following clinical fields:
Marriage and Family Therapy from a program accredited by Commission or Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE). OR (b) Social Work from an accredited school OR (c) Psychology from a doctoral program approved by APA.
### Additional information
We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee's eligibility to work in the United States.
Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.
For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.
The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodations should email their request to to ensure proper consideration is given. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
This activity is a Drug-Free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Sailors, their family members, and all other customers have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.
Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: **Preview Applicant Questionnaire**.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
Q - Sensitive
* Required Documents
## Required Documents
USAJobs Resume
Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.
If claiming Veteran's Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, proof of service, SF-15, etc). is required.
If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders is required for NF-03 and below or equivalent.
If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation.
If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
* Benefits
## Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working for our TEAM include but are not limited to:
Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.).
Stability of Federal Civilian Service
People with passion for doing work that matters
Quality of Work Life Balance
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
* How to Apply
## How to Apply
To begin the process, click on the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.
Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit. You must submit all required documentation or you will not be considered for the position.
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* If you experience technical difficulties applying online, report it here: The support inbox is monitored Monday through Friday, from 8 AM ET until 6 PM ET.
* Make sure your status in USAJOBS is 'Received' after you submit your application to ensure it was submitted successfully.
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### Agency contact information
### Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic
##### Phone
##### Email
##### Address
Commander, Navy Installations Command
656 Whipple Street
Newport, RI
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### Next steps
All applicants will be notified regarding their status by email. Applicants will either be contacted for an interview or sent an email of non-selection 3-6 weeks after the announcement closing date. Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an inaccurate email address or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.
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* Fair & Transparent
## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 03/09/2018 to 03/15/2018
*Salary:* $38.85 to $38.85 per hour
*Pay scale & grade:* NF 04
*Work schedule:* Full-Time - Full Time 35 to 40 Hours Per Week
*Appointment type:* Permanent

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