Title: Licensed Clinical Psychologist (Ph.D. or Psy.D.)


PSYCHOLOGIST/Psychology Services
Office of the Command Psychologist
US Army Recruiting Command (USAREC)
Fort Knox, KY

This is a contract to provide internal clinical behavioral health and leader support and training to commanders and Soldiers within USAREC.


  • All psychologists shall hold a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology (Ph.D. OR PsyD) from a graduate program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).
  • Possess (at minimum) one year of supervised clinical experience at an APA accredited internship program that provides psychological services under the direct supervision of a licensed psychologist as required by the Association of Psychology and Postdoctoral Internship Center (APPIC).
  • Shall be in good standing and hold an unrestricted license issued from a state or territory licensing board of the United States of America.


Basic Tasks

  • Provide internal clinical behavioral health and leader support and training to commanders and Soldiers within USAREC.
  • Provide services with the ultimate goal of performance enhancement and improved resiliency within USAREC while meeting the organizational and behavioral healthcare needs of the Command and the Integrated Leader Development Program.
  • Personnel shall, in conjunction with the Office of the Command Psychologist (OCP), identify factors that negatively affect desired organizational culture.
  • Advise and train leaders to identify signs of stress and subsequent appropriate leader actions; implement and recommend unit behavioral health initiatives that culminate in proactive measures creating a positive and safe environment for Soldiers and their Families; and implement the Integrated Leader Development Program.
  • Provide internal non-clinical behavioral health, leader support, and training to Commanders and Soldiers within USAREC to enhance performance and improve resiliency.
  • Conduct a variety of activities to include but not limited to training, coaching, creating surveys, conducting and analyzing research, and reviewing of Serious Incident Reports; identifying trends that may impede organization or individual effectiveness; and development/implement of strategies to improve unit success.

Consultation Tasks

  • Shall advise personnel on policies, techniques, and procedures that pertain to organization culture, individual and unit performance; perform trend analysis, analytical input and develop courses of action for the command.
  • Shall implement and recommend unit behavioral health initiatives that culminate in proactive measures creating a positive and safe environment for Soldiers and their Families.
  • Report all findings and recommendations to the Command Psychologist regarding best intervention strategies to assist the command.

Intervention Tasks

  • Provide assistance or input into risk assessment and risk mitigation actions for supported unit and individual Soldiers as indicated.
  • Assist in the determination of when and how to properly refer Soldiers for further assessment and evaluation. Act as liaison or coordinator between the command and the healthcare providers when necessary. Assist or provide professional consultation in the dispositional determination based on health care providers’ report.
  • Provide intervention support determining the psychological risk assessment and Soldier referral process, involving behavioral health care needs of recruiters according to the severity of the Soldier(s) needs or incident. Conduct military specific evaluations (CDBHE, administrative separations, etc.) and appropriately write temporary profiles in the Soldier’s military electronic medical record. Guide/assist Commanders in submitting command directed behavioral health evaluations (CDBHE) and Serious Incident Reports (SIRs). SharePoint shall be utilized in documenting the results of SIRs and CDBHE events.
  • Serve as coordinator or liaison between leader and mental health care facilities in case of emergency. When necessary, conduct CDBHE or ASAP evaluations via VTC.
  • Ensure coordination with all Military Treatment Facilities (MTF) and Medical Activities in their Areas of Operation that have inpatient and outpatient behavioral health facilities when the Command Psychologist recommends such treatment for individual Soldiers.
  • Conduct screening of students at the RRC and make recommendations to Chief, OCPRRC; Deputy Command Psychologist; or Command Psychologist for those who are not suitable to perform effectively as a recruiter in USAREC, or determination of psychological risk due to multiple stressors. Screening and referral process in the RRC will take approximately one to four hours.
  • Assist the command with the disposition of Soldiers in need of assistance by making recommendations for command referral for further evaluation or disenrollment to the Chief, OCP-RRC; Deputy Command Psychologist or; Command Psychologist. Assess the Soldiers ability to function in the role of a recruiter. Every Soldier that programmed in to recruiting receives assessment. The assessment shall be performed in accordance with the internal SOP, located at the RRC. Intervention in the field with the psychologist(s) in a different location from the Soldier will involve mostly telephonic coordination and require one to eight hours per day with prior discussion and approval (electronically) by the Command Psychologist.
  • Use OCP guidance and SOPs in conjunction with AR 601-1, MEDCOM policies, and other source documents. The contractor shall consult with USAREC Leaders to determine appropriateness of Soldier for Warrior Transition Unit (WTU) application; coordinate and assist in the preparation of packets to the Commander, Warrior Transition Command, in order to refer Soldiers to a WTU for complex medical/behavioral health care.
  • Actively participate in various taskings assigned to the brigades. For example, this may include participation on Suicide I Fatality Review Boards, which involves the contractor assisting USAREC Command teams with presenting a timeline for non-accidental deaths; support unit assistance visits, participate in the Wellness Committee or Health Promotion/Risk Reduction/Suicide Prevention (HP/RR/SP) meetings; presents trends, provides COA to deal with troubling trends.
  • Perform Training Tasks in accordance with OCP Policy and the Recruiting Operations Plan (ROP).
  • Provide training either on-site or through virtual means, as applicable.
  • Provide on a collaborative basis with OCP and RRC Program Managers to deliver programs to the field based on trends and Soldier needs.
  • Provide sustainment training to the field based on trends and Soldier needs. Training will be provided to RRC, stations, companies, BNs, or BDEs to include, but not limited to: Mental Toughness, Mission Essential Communication, Transitioning Leader, Resilience Training, Tactical Awareness, USAREC Risk Assessment and Counseling (URAC), and other workshops, such as Resilience or Suicide Prevention.

Assessment, Selection, and Leadership Development Programs Tasks

  • Support all USAREC assessment, selection, and leadership development [e.g., Assessment and Selection Program (A&S), Adaptive Leader Program, and Leader’s Edge]. Assist the A&S Program Manager; Chief, OCPRRC; Deputy Command Psychologist; or Command Psychologist with conducting assessment and selection functions in the field, which may include, but are not limited to; face-to-face interviews of individuals administering psychological instruments, or data collection.
  • Provide individual coaching sessions to assist recruiters and leaders in developing an Individual Development Plan (IDP) at the RRC or field locations.
  • Provide Leaders’ Edge feedback sessions to USAREC Command Teams. Written reports are required within five days of completion of the executive coaching session.
  • Administer the Attentional and Interpersonal Style (TAIS) inventory, or any other executive coaching tool adopted by OCP, to leaders and commanders. Contractors shall explain test findings during individual coaching sessions. The initial coaching experience is face-to-face with telephonic follow-ups at three (3) month intervals.
  • Follow-up with the counseled individual at three-month intervals and document in SharePoint, to include any changes identified. Follow-ups conducted telephonically shall be limited to one hour in duration.

Administration Tasks

  • Participate in BHC Consultation conference phone calls.
  • Attend and participate in group consultations, trainings, and conferences as part of the peer review process; attend and may be required to present a topic.

Contact Info/How to Apply:

Anjolee Gordon - Director of Recruiting - [email protected] - 1-580-380-8397

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