Cognitive Performance Counselor
17455 Airlifter Dr
CHENEGA BASE LOGISTICS SERVICES, LLC
JB Elemendorf-Richardson, AK
The Cognitive Performance Specialist shall develop, plan, and initiate resiliency programs for preventing and treating behavioral health issues to support all aspects of GA operator readiness and resilience, to include working with operators and their families regarding family life and readiness issues.
- Conduct, administer, and interpret a full spectrum of psychological assessment tools and consult with command personnel.
- Manage relevant process improvement, program validation, and related research.
- Develop and manage appropriate personnel selection records and filing systems.
- Manage referrals and disposition of referrals for behavioral healthcare.
- Provide professional development and awareness education to leadership and GA operators as requested.
- Function as liaison between GA operators and base/community helping professionals/agencies.
- Support the assessment and selection of incoming personnel and provide feedback to unit leadership on suitability of personnel to serve within certain positions as required.
- Provide technical expertise, consultation, and direct support in the areas of assessment and selection of personnel, operational support, human performance enhancement, and the provision of clinical services to unit members.
- Conduct baseline and post-event neuropsychological screening and collect/analyze data and monitor trends in psychological health as directed.
- Other duties as assigned
- Master’s Degree in Philosophy or Psychology in clinical or counseling psychology from an accredited psychology program (or a program acceptable to the Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Army).
- Minimum two (2) years’ experience within the past five (5) years in the independent practice of psychology
- Minimum three (3) years of experience working with combat arms troops, experience within the military SOF community, NCAA, or professional sports.
- Possess and maintain a BLS certification
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Experience and training in the assessment and treatment of alcohol and substance abuse conditions, domestic violence, child abuse, post-traumatic stress, mood and anxiety conditions, and family/marital issues.
- Possess training in critical incident/stress trauma interventions
- Ability to obtain Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) certification through the Joint Personnel Recovery Agency and will keep current on all mission debriefings.
- Experience working with physicians providing medical psychological services is.
- Experience in a Government setting such as a DoD or Department of Veterans Affairs Military Treatment Facility (MTF) preferred
Physical Demands (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
- While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
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