Counseling, Advocacy, and Prevention Program Analyst (New Parent Support)

Washington Navy Yard, D.C
Nov 24, 2020
Nov 25, 2020
Full Time


This position is established to analyze, evaluate, and advise management on the effectiveness of line programs and/or the efficiency of the management of assigned programs. In addition, to maintain accountability for the full range of assigned responsibilities associated with the Navy's Clinical Counseling Program.
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In order to qualify for this position, resumes must provide sufficient experience and/or education,
knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of the position. Applicant resumes are the key
means for evaluating skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position therefore,
applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing experience.

• Provides oversight of development to procedural guidance to command/installation
intervention in family violence cases falling under Navy Family Advocacy Program (FAP) and New
Parent Support (NPS) cognizance.

• Directly responsible for program policy guidance, program development, quality assurance,
training and education as they relate to New Parent Support Home Visitation Program (NPSHVP).

• Conducts technical site visits to assess implementation and compliance of NPSHVP.

• Applies analytical and evaluative methods and techniques in the development of new
procedures and approaches for the NPS Program

• Conducts presentations, trainings, and management briefings on subject matter related to
area of responsibility.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel of up to 20% may be required.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment
  • Must have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer


Resumes must include information which demonstrates experience and knowledge, skills, and ability (KSAs) as they relate to this position. Applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing their experience level and KSAs.

Must possess a current, valid, unrestricted license or certification that provides legal authority to
provide clinical services as an independent practitioner in the fields of Social Work, Psychology or
Marriage and Family Therapy.

Must have engaged in two years or 2,000 hours post licensure full-time clinical experience in a clinical

Knowledge of a wide range of current professional techniques, theories, practices and procedures of
clinical psychology or social work to identify problems, select and recommend appropriate practice
models to use across client populations.

Knowledge of dynamics and diagnostic skills necessary for family violence identification, risk
assessment and safety/lethality planning.

Knowledge of family dysfunction and family violence including child physical, neglect, and sexual
abuse as well as domestic abuse/violence and current techniques for intervening with family
dysfunction and family violence.

Knowledge of and skill in applying child and domestic abuse prevention strategies and practices.

Knowledge of and experience working with military families and military community support programs.

Knowledge and understanding of the requirements and operations of the DoD and DON programs to
provide military and family members assistance, training, and education on parenting, childhood
practices, and other FAP prevention initiatives.

Knowledge of intensive home visitation services and parenting programs.

Knowledge of laws, DoD instructions, directives, policies and procedures pertaining to counseling and
advocacy programs, preferably in the military milieu.

Ability to identify needs, trends, and performance measures to evaluate program effectiveness.

Ability to develop and effectively deliver presentations, trainings, management briefings, and
recommendations to field installations.


Must possess a masters or doctoral degree in one of the following disciplines:
  • Marriage and Family Therapy from a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) or an equivalent degree.
  • Social Work from a school accredited by Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) or an equivalent degree.
  • Psychology from a doctoral program approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) or an equivalent degree.

Additional information

Some positions have special requirements. Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee's eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 60 days of issuance of selection certificate. 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.

DON is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to 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. The DON provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodation(s) should email their request to to ensure proper consideration is given.

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, skills and abilities (KSAs) related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of KSAs 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 .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

  • If you are a veteran claiming Veterans' Preference, please attach your DD-214 "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," showing all dates of service, receipt of medals and campaign badges, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). The member 4 copy of your DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," is preferable.
  • For a disabled veteran, you must submit a Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) letter on DVA letterhead that states your overall combined service-connected disability rating.
  • A resume should be provided. It should include relevant work experience (start/end dates stated in month/year, description of duties and salary), applicable education at a minimum, and your contact information. For current or previous Federal employees, it should also include the Pay Plan, Series and Grade for each work experience entry.
  • For current or previous Federal employees, please attach a copy of your most recent SF-50 or agency notification of personnel action form that provides current position, grade level, and duty location.
  • If you are a veteran claiming Sole Survivor Preference, please attach your SSP documentation.
  • Please provide a copy of your College transcript(s) which support those qualifications for which you wish to have considered.
  • If you are a service member who expects to be discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions, you may submit a certification letter to receive veterans' preference under the VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.

- Resume
-Valid, unrestricted license or certification that provides legal authority to provide clinical services as an independent practitioner in the fields of Social Work, Psychology or Marriage and Family Therapy
- Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree)
- If claiming Veteran's Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4).

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.

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