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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 working as a psychologist dealing with issues that arise from living in a domestic and overseas environment?
  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 BEST describes your experience handling psychiatric evaluations in family advocacy cases?
  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.


* 7.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.


* 8.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.


* 9.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.


* 10.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.


* 11.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.


* 12.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.


* 13.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.


* 14.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.


* 15.Which of the following BEST describes your experience providing consultation regarding diagnostic and patient management questions for clinical social workers?
  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 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.


* 17.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.


* 18.Which of the following BEST describes your experience as a member of a multidisciplinary team in developing educational programs for children with academic difficulties?
  1. I have trained or assisted others in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
  2. I have performed this task independently and usually without assistance from 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 co-worker, to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have education and training, but no work experience performing this task.
  5. I have no education, training or experience performing this task.


* 19.Which of the following BEST describes your experience in recommending treatment plans for children with psychiatric illnesses?
  1. I have trained or assisted others in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
  2. I have performed this task independently and usually without assistance from 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 co-worker, to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have education and training, but no work experience performing this task.
  5. I have no education, training or experience performing this task.


* 20.Which of the following BEST describes your experience reviewing cases of suspected child abuse and neglect in order to provide clinical recommendations?
  1. I have trained or assisted others in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
  2. I have performed this task independently and usually without assistance from 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 co-worker, to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have education and training, but no work experience performing this task.
  5. I have no education, training or experience performing this task.


* 21.Which of the following BEST describes your experience in the development of child psychology educational programs for clinical staff?
  1. I have trained or assisted others in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.
  2. I have performed this task independently and usually without assistance from 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 co-worker, to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have education and training, but no work experience performing this task.
  5. I have no education, training or experience performing this task.


* 22.Indicate which of the following statement(s) characterize your experience managing a psychological program to include child and adolescent mental health evaluations:
  1. I have designed, implemented, and managed a psychological program that includes child and adolescent mental health evaluations.
  2. I have redesigned, implemented and managed a psychological program that includes child and adolescent mental health evaluations.
  3. I have established protocols and policies related to child and adolescent mental health evaluations.
  4. I have provided oversight and made recommendations regarding results of clinical evaluations related to child and adolescent mental health evaluations.
  5. I have provided child and adolescent mental health and behavioral sciences training as a faculty member.
  6. I have education and training, but limited experience performing these tasks.
  7. I have no education, training or experience performing these tasks.
  8. I have education and training, but no work experience performing these task.


* 23.Please indicate which of the following statement(s) characterize your experience performing Psychoeducational testing and developing Individualized Educational Programs:
  1. I have analyzed and managed the results of Psychoeducational testing and developing Individualized Educational Programs.
  2. I have reviewed and analyzed the results of Psychoeducational testing and developing Individualized Educational Programs.
  3. I have managed staffing, work methods and operational procedures related to Psychoeducational testing and developing Individualized Educational Programs.
  4. I have conducted evaluations of organizational structures to obtain maximum benefit from available resources associated with Psychoeducational testing and developing Individualized Educational Programs.
  5. I have integrated clinical, administrative, and managerial Psychoeducational testing and Individualized Educational Programs.
  6. I have education and training, but limited experience performing these tasks.
  7. I have no education, training or experience performing these tasks.
  8. I have education and training, but no work experience performing these task.


* 24.Which of the following BEST describes your ability to write clinical reports, memoranda and correspondence?
  1. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have education and/or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task routinely as a regular part of my job, usually under the guidance or review of a supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have routinely performed this task as a regular part of my job and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area. I am highly skilled in writing clear, concise and comprehensive clinical reports, memoranda and correspondence.


* 25.Which of the following BEST describes your experience working with physicians and nurses in a medical examination clinic and/or health unit providing guidance on 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.


* 26.Which of the following statements BEST characterizes your writing experience?
  1. I have been the primary author on research papers for peer reviewed journals and other papers for trade journals or the popular press and write policies or position papers for a healthcare organization.
  2. I have published scientific papers in peer reviewed journals and regularly write policies or procedures for a healthcare organization.
  3. I have written articles for trade journals and occasionally write policies for a healthcare organization.
  4. I have written policies or other internal communications, but not for a healthcare organization.
  5. I have no experience writing policies, procedures or position papers for an organization.