Director Psychological Health Rapid City SD NC50466647
Serco - South Dakota

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Serco Inc. is a leading provider of professional, technology and management services focused on the federal government. We advise, design, integrate and deliver solutions that transform how clients achieve their missions. Our customer-first approach, robust portfolio of services and global experience enable us to respond with solutions that achieve outcomes with value. Headquartered in Reston, VA, Serco Inc. has approximately 9,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1.5 billion and is part of a $6.6 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. Serco recognizes that our employees are our most valuable asset. Our successes directly relate to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. Our employees personally can make a difference. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce (M/F/D/V).

Functional Area:
Personnel & Social Services

The Defense Personnel Services Business Unit has approximately 2000 employees and operates at hundreds of locations across the United States and overseas in Korea, Japan, Italy, and Germany. We provide personnel services to military personnel, military families, and civilians working for the military. Our capabilities address a wide range of managed services, as well as the complete military lifecycle which includes recruitment, to active duty through retirement.

Job Description:
Serco is recruiting to fill the Director of Psychological Health (DPH) position to support State Air or Army National Guard (NG) Servicemembers and their families. The NG DPH program mission is to increase individual and unit readiness and wellbeing through the promotion of psychological health and resilience. The State DPH will ensure strategic support servicers to leadership, the units and local community, and provide direct services to Servicemembers and their families.

The DPH provides Strategic Services through consultation to State NG leadership on psychological health issues and integration of Military Service and DOD-wide psychological health initiatives and population-health monitoring. Through Community Capacity Building, the DPH will assist in development of a strategic plan for delivery of comprehensive services to support psychological health, promote the availability of and access to a continuum of care to Servicemembers. The DPH will ensure clinical mental health services are provided at the installation and community level and all services are integrated and coordinated. Through direct client services, the DPH will ensure coordination and access for clinical, counseling, and other services which promote Servicemember and family psychological health and resiliency.

Required Skills and Experience:
Demonstrated understanding and skill in primary, secondary, and tertiary psychological health interventions. Demonstrated ability to utilize a broad range of educational and promotional methods to create effective psychological health educational and promotional events and strategies. Prior partnering with Military Service Government personnel and programs highly preferred. Proven public speaking ability and experience which resulted in effective presentations to a variety of groups. Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills. Able to work well with individuals in a wide range of ranks and positions in a military setting. Attention to detail while working in a fast paced environment Ability to travel within a state or territory as well as nationally as highly visible, well-identified representatives of this program. Masters and/or Doctorate degree in a clinical or administrative mental health field from an accredited college or university recognized by the corresponding professional association(s). Current state license or state certification to practice at the independent level as a mental health practitioner (e.g. social worker, clinical psychologist, marriage and family counselor, and professional counselor) in the state where practice takes place. If such licensure/certification is not available in the state, the individual shall hold appropriate certification from a recognized national certification organization or board. Shall have demonstrated capability to complete accurate bio-psycho-social assessments including substance abuse assessments and ability to participate in National Guard sponsored Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder training. Demonstrated skill in performing phone counseling . Minimum of five years of clinical or administration mental health care experience after receiving the qualifying graduate degree for this position.

Employment Type: Full time

Career Level: Mid Career

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