Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.
Serves as the Clinical Specialist for Family Advocacy Program, Behavioral Health Branch, Marine and Family Programs Division (MF), Headquarters Marine Corps. Provides policy guidance and other functional support to ensure the quality execution of counseling services on installations addressing a range of behavioral health issues including anxiety, depression, stress, violence, coping and other factors which detract from an individual's behavioral health.
Conducts reviews, analysis of installation clinical services and provides recommendations concerning the Family Advocacy Program processes for client screening, treatment and/or referrals ensuring alignment with best practices, efficient implementation to effectively return Marines and their families to optimal functioning. Provides oversight for comprehensive services as supported by Marine and Family Programs Division to active duty and retired military members, the Reserve components of the military services, their families, and others as authorized by DoD policy.
As a Family Advocacy Program clinical services specialist, the incumbent uses ingenuity in extending and adapting existing guidelines and in providing for the development of new methods and techniques in the absence of appropriate guidelines. The incumbent provides a framework of guidelines used by behavioral health clinical staff and others directly involved with the Family Advocacy Program through professional leadership, guidance, and authoritative consultant services on behavioral health treatment areas. Assists in developing program objectives, new performance standards, program evaluation tools, monitoring procedures, and program review criteria. Exercises analytical ability, judgment, discretion, and applies a thorough knowledge of management principles, practices, methods, and techniques to analyze accuracy of planning processes and procedures to recommend improvements. Responds to audit requests for information to brief executive level personnel for their use during programmatic decision making Marine Corps wide.
Responsible for assisting in writing and maintaining all Family Advocacy Program treatment requirements currently seen in the Marine Corps Order on Family Advocacy. Develops partnerships with DoD and other federal agencies impacting behavioral health treatment programs.
Provides technical assistance to Major Command staff members and other stakeholders to improve and sustain counseling capabilities. Ensures general counseling support capabilities are timely, relevant to commanders' needs, flexible, sustainable in execution, and thoroughly coordinated within the Marine Corps and external departments and agencies.
Summarizes and identifies significant program trends and issues, and ensures sufficient funding resources are available to achieve program objectives. Forecasts and estimates program requirements and prepare reports with statistical and narrative data for top-level management.
Represents the Marine Corps in coordination of DoD and Secretary of the Navy (SecNav) policy development to ensures the needs and priorities of the Marine Corps are adequately represented. Makes recommendations for official Marine Corps comments on draft DoD and SecNav policies. Plans and conducts program analysis of Family Advocacy Program for the Marine Corps, and provides policy analysis, plan of action and management plans to the Branch Head.
Reviews and interprets new and established DoD and DON directives, instructions, and regulations for potential policy or operational impact on the Marine Corps prevention and family support programs. Develops and prepares Marine Corps instructions, operating policies, inspection procedures, and guidelines, and recommends changes and adjustments to assure accomplishments of prevention and family support program goals and objectives in conjunction with the MF mission, strategic plan and vision.
Serves as liaison between the Office of the Secretary of Defense, other military services, and HQMC management officials as requested. Conducts special projects related to treatment and family support such as program study assignments involving organizations, operations, and functions integrated with: education, training, substance abuse prevention, suicide prevention, family violence prevention, and personal financial management throughout the Marine Corps for complex multi-mission installations.
As required, represents the Marine Corps at different forums concerning Behavioral Health. Maintains professional contacts with officials in appropriate Marine Corps commands, adjacent military Services, the DoD, and Congressional staffs, to monitor current policies, determine Marine Corps compliance with current programs, and to identify trends which affect Marine Corps programs. Collects data from diverse sources and uses them to produce meaningful management analysis. Develops correspondence, point papers, briefs, and other items for HQMC Flag Officers.
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Master's Degree in one of the behavioral sciences and must be able to meet DoD Credentialing and Privileging standards. Must have a current state license to practice independently as a Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or Clinical Psychologist and must provide a photocopy with their application. Two years of post-graduate experience in various modalities and skill to provide individual, group, couples and family treatment/counseling. Children and adolescent clinical expertise is highly preferred. Experience that demonstrates knowledge of the principles and practices in the field of behavioral health treatment and skill and experienced judgment in extending advanced concepts and methods for improving the quality and accessibility of behavioral health treatment. Experience that demonstrates that subject matter expertise in behavioral health treatment, clinical program development, professional training, clinical supervision theory and practice, licensing and certification requirements, and other aspects of treatment. Experience that demonstrates the ability to provide expert technical assistance to professionals in the field and the ability to introduce innovative approaches and extension of established methods and practices.
Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: ****As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.
Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.
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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 Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.
Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with TA stamped in red on front of card.
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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. .
The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS include but are not limited to:
* Stability of Federal Civilian Service
* People with passion for doing work that matters
* Quality of Work Life Balance
* Competitive Pay
* Comprehensive Benefit Packages
* Marine Corps Exchange and Base Facility Privileges
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