This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more ***NOTICE: This position will be filled as a Psychologist or Social Worker. For the Psychologist announcement please refer to www.usajobs.gov, announcement CBSV-11163169-21-LH.This Social Worker position services as a Military Sexual Trauma (MST) Coordinator in Mental Health Service at the Roseburg VA Health Care System. The duties of this position include but are not limited to the following: Assists in planning, establishing, and implementing policies and procedures. Developing individual or group goals and objectives as well as monitoring, operating, evaluating, coordinating and overseeing services for MST. Performs a wide range of services and provides technical assistance to State, local, and private agencies, and universities. Technical assistance provided to monitor activities and program reviews, and the development and analysis of information. Uses sound judgment in the interpretation of trends and patterns; the application of guidelines; and the recommendation of program enhancements. Performs program analysis, development, review, research, design and contact work as possible with various agencies (public, DOD, state, etc.). Performs work related to the review, monitoring, analysis, planning and assessment of various programs. Responsible for key project activities related to the planning, development, and implementation of the project component. Workload directed by this position will be carried out at one or more locations that are physically removed from the main unit under conditions that make day-to-day supervision difficult to administer. Involvement with program evaluation. Monitoring overall patient treatment needs. Performance measures in mental health. Participating in systems redesign projects to ensure programming is updated to meet patient needs as well as national guidelines. Provide emergency/crisis intervention services to outpatients experiencing acute psychological crises related to MST. Assisting in the referral arrangements, or assistance into a residential/psychiatric facility for inpatient care if necessary, and providing follow up care as needed. Familiar with PTSD evidenced-based treatments and treatment planning. Attend training, and complete the consultation requirements for any/all of the following: Prolonged Exposure (PE) Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Cognitive Behavioral Conjoint Therapy for PTSD (CBCT-PTSD), and deliver these therapies as part of the standard work for this position. Provides direct patient care in the form of group and individual psychotherapy, resource, referral and case management when appropriate. Spends 50% of their time in clinical care and 50% in administrative tasks. Performs other related duties as assigned. Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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