This position is located in the Mental Health Clinic. The incumbent independently completes complete social histories and psychosocial assessments, deliver crisis intervention services, provide individual and group psychotherapies, and specialized clinical interventions. In addition, the incumbent will provide didactic and psycho educational instruction for Veterans served by the program and may include provision to their families and the community
Current VA and/or Federal employees should apply under CBCI-10411756-19-BF
IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/ . If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html .
Working at the VA was most definitely a great experience. Every job has it's pro's and con's, but being able to work with Veterans such as myself was something I wanted to do. It was very beneficial in my advancement to move to other places within the government and really made me and the skills provided a competitive candidate. A typical day is hard to describe considering there is so many moving pieces so sometimes it's the element of surprise. I learned a great deal especially within my professional development skills. I learned how to provide great care to those wounded and their families ... -