The Behavioral Health Practitioner plans, directs, and administers programs and services relating to clinical psychology, social work, and counseling.
These programs and services promote all aspects of mental health, the social well-being, and resiliency of all personnel and civilian
disaster victims. This officer educates; consults; and, develops policies, and educational/instructional materials on various topics to maximize
the emotional and mental health of MDMILDEP personnel and civilian responders and victims of disaster events. The Behavioral Health Practitioner supports the
overall direction, readiness, and operations of the 10th MEDREG in order to meet the medical and allied health functions of the Maryland Defense Force.
As such, the Behavioral Health Practitioner, in collaboration with their Support Section, and 10th MEDREG leadership, plans, establishes, directs and
supervises health delivery activities within the 10th MEDREG units and, as tasked, in support of the State of Maryland and the Maryland Military Department,
including MDARNG, MDANG, MEMA and appropriate state agencies through mission-related tasking.
The Behavioral Health Practitioner's responsibilities include:
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