ACA: American Counseling Association Comprehensive Health Services

Behavioural Health Specialist - Afghanistan

ACA is pleased to provide another job offering in conjunction with our partners at Comprehensive Health Services!

CHS, Inc., a leading occupational health provider has challenging opportunities in operational medicine and disaster response with World Class health services organizations. We are currently accepting resumes for Behavioral Health Specialists for overseas opportunities. The position will consist of providing behavioral health services to deployed civilian support personnel and length of deployment will be for one year. Additional positions are available on a temporary basis, lasting from 4 weeks to 3 months.

THIS IS A PROPOSED POSITION CONTINGENT UPON CONTRACT AWARD.
EOE/M/F/D

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be licensed, accredited or registered to practice counseling as required by country of residence/citizenship
  • Must hold a professional counseling and/or psychology degree at masters level
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience
  • Specialty and experience in trauma (PTSD, Acute Traumatic Stress)
  • Experience with military and/or Law Enforcement
  • Experience with EAP type issues
  • Experience working in the Middle East is a plus; but, not required
  • Ability to work independently

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


Job responsibilities and duties will be to offer on-site counseling and treatment services for the following prominent issues:
  • Work-place conflicts
  • Transitional concerns (being away from family and support systems in a foreign country)
  • Stress management
  • Grief counseling
  • Management consultations and employee coaching
  • CISD/CISM services for critical incidence
  • Conduct mediations as requested or needed
  • On call for emergencies

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current/valid passport from Country of residence/citizenship
  • Ability to successfully pass a background investigation
  • Ability to pass/clear a complete medical (including psych) and dental exam

Please: Apply Here