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* 1.Basic Entry Requirement - GS-13: Choose the one answer that BEST describes your education as related to the basic qualification requirement for this position. Before answering this question see the experience requirements described under the Qualifications section of the vacancy announcement.
  1. I have a bachelor`s or graduate degree from an accredited college or university in psychology AND completed all of the requirements for a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) directly related to full professional work in clinical psychology.
  2. My education does not match the choice above.


* 2.Do you currently possess an independent / unrestricted license to practice as a Clinical Psychologist in a State within the USA or one of its territories?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.If yes, please provide the State of issuance and date of expiration.
Maximum length of 100 characters.


Note: You WILL BE required to submit transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you WILL lose consideration for this position.

* 4.GS-13: Choose the one answer that BEST describes your experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position. Before answering this question see the experience requirements described under the Qualifications section of the vacancy announcement.
  1. In addition to meeting the basic entry qualification requirement listed above, I have at least 1 year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position as described in the vacancy announcement. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service.
  2. I do not meet the requirements described above.


* 5.Which of the following BEST describes your experience performing psychological evaluations and determining mental health medical clearances for overseas assignments?
  1. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior coworker to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without assistance from a supervisor or senior coworker.
  5. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.


* 6.Which of the following statements BEST describes your experience in performing forensic evaluations to assess personnel for their capacity to obtain and maintain a security clearance?
  1. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
  2. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  5. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 7.Which of the following statements BEST describes your experience providing authoritative advice regarding the impact of an individual's psycho-pathology on his or her potential to become a security risk?
  1. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
  2. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 8.Which of the following statements BEST describes your experience performing psychological evaluations to determine mental health medical clearances for overseas assignments?
  1. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
  2. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 9.Which of the following statements BEST describes your experience in performing evaluations of potential (pre-employment) officer / agent candidates?
  1. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
  2. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 10.Which of the following BEST describes your experience providing authoritative advice regarding the impact of an individual`s psycho-pathology on his or her potential to become a security risk?
  1. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior coworker to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without assistance from a supervisor or senior coworker.
  5. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.


* 11.Choose the one answer that BEST describes your years of experience working in forensic psychology:
  1. I have more than 15 years of experience working in forensic psychology.
  2. I have at least 10 years of experience working in forensic psychology.
  3. I have more than five years of experience working in forensic psychology.
  4. I have at least five years of experience working in forensic psychology.
  5. I have less than three years of experience working in forensic psychology.
  6. I have no experience working in forensic psychology.


* 12.Choose the one answer that BEST describes your years of experience working in forensic psychology, specifically involving law enforcement organizations and issues:
  1. I have more than 15 years of experience working in forensic psychology, specifically involving law enforcement organizations and issues.
  2. I have at least 10 years of experience working in forensic psychology, specifically involving law enforcement organizations and issues.
  3. I have more than five years of experience working in forensic psychology, specifically involving law enforcement organizations and issues.
  4. I have at least five years of experience working in forensic psychology, specifically involving law enforcement organizations and issues.
  5. I have less than three years of experience working in forensic psychology.
  6. I have no experience working in forensic psychology, specifically involving law enforcement organizations and issues.


* 13.Which of the following statements BEST describes your experience in serving as an expert witness on various matters, including appeal panels, and district court?
  1. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
  2. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 14.Which of the following statements BEST describes your experience in conducting lectures on such topics as clinical, forensic and neuro-psychological care?
  1. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
  2. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 15.Which of the following BEST describes your experience monitoring care and determining when an employee is fit to return to duty?
  1. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior coworker to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without assistance from a supervisor or senior coworker.
  5. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.


* 16.Which of the following BEST describes your experience monitoring the course of treatment of individuals with psychiatric problems?
  1. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior coworker to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without assistance from a supervisor or senior coworker.
  5. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.


* 17.Which of the following BEST describes your experience recommending outside resources, such as medical support for pharmacologic treatment / hospitalization and special programs?
  1. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior coworker to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without assistance from a supervisor or senior coworker.
  5. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.


* 18.Which of the following statements BEST describes your experience in conducting fitness for duty examinations?
  1. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
  2. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 19.Which of the following BEST describes your experience evaluating and triaging patients who require assessment and treatment as a result of referral?
  1. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior coworker to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without assistance from a supervisor or senior coworker.
  5. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.


* 20.Which of the following BEST describes your experience evaluating medical evacuees for psychiatric illnesses and determining the best course of treatment?
  1. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior coworker to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without assistance from a supervisor or senior coworker.
  5. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.


* 21.Which of the following BEST describes your experience providing clinical psychological services to patients with acute, chronic or severe physical illnesses?
  1. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior coworker to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without assistance from a supervisor or senior coworker.
  5. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.


* 22.Which of the following BEST describes your experience providing consultation and advice on evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and referral involving all types of mental disorders?
  1. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior coworker to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without assistance from a supervisor or senior coworker.
  5. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.


* 23.Which of the following statements BEST describes your experience in providing consultation and advice on evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and referral involving all types of mental disorders?
  1. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
  2. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 24.Which of the following BEST describes your experience in preparing clinical reports?
  1. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior coworker to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without assistance from a supervisor or senior coworker.
  5. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.


* 25.Which of the following statements BEST describes your experience in developing professional papers on such topics as clinical, forensic and neuro-psychological care?
  1. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
  2. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 26.Which of the following statements BEST describes your experience in establishing practice related policies and protocols for the oversight of forensic evaluations?
  1. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
  2. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 27.Which of the following statements BEST describes your experience teaching courses on topics of forensic mental health and the behavioral sciences?
  1. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
  2. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 28.Which of the following statements BEST describes your experience in providing oral briefings to senior management and supervisors of agencies on clinical programs?
  1. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
  2. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 29.Which of the following statements BEST describes your experience in representing an agency at national, international or local meetings and conferences?
  1. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
  2. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.


* 30.Which of the following BEST describes your experience in the area of clinical psychology?
  1. I have no education, training or experience in the area of clinical psychology.
  2. I have education or training in the area of clinical psychology, but have not yet applied this method on the job.
  3. I have work experience in the area of clinical psychology. My work in this area was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior coworker to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have been involved in the area of clinical psychology as a regular part of a job. I have applied this method independently and normally without assistance from a supervisor or senior coworker.
  5. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the area of clinical psychology due to my expertise in this area.


* 31.Which of the following BEST describes your experience in the area of physiological psychology?
  1. I have no education, training or experience in the area of physiological psychology.
  2. I have education or training in the area of physiological psychology, but have not yet applied this method on the job.
  3. I have work experience in the area of physiological psychology. My work in this area was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior coworker to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have been involved in the area of physiological psychology as a regular part of a job. I have applied this method independently and normally without assistance from a supervisor or senior coworker.
  5. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the area of physiological psychology due to my expertise in this area.


* 32.Which of the following BEST describes your experience in the area of counseling psychology?
  1. I have no education, training or experience in the area of counseling psychology.
  2. I have education or training in the area of counseling psychology, but have not yet applied this method on the job.
  3. I have work experience in the area of counseling psychology. My work in this area was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior coworker to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have been involved in the area of counseling psychology as a regular part of a job. I have applied this method independently and normally without assistance from a supervisor or senior coworker.
  5. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the area of counseling psychology due to my expertise in this area.


* 33.Which of the following statements BEST describes your experience in managing and directing a law enforcement Special Agent Fitness for Duty Program or a program for Special Agents with regard to their weapons bearing capacity?
  1. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
  2. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  5. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.