STOI GOV: CO-OCCURRING COUNSELOR (SUD)
|Vacancy Ann. #||STOI-18-205|
|Title||STOI GOV: CO-OCCURRING COUNSELOR (SUD)|
|Supervisor||BEHAVIORAL HEALTH MANAGER|
|Department||HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, BEHAVIORAL HEALTH|
|Location||SPOKANE INDIAN RESERVATION|
|Rate of Pay||$25.00 - $28.00/HOUR (DOE/DOQ)|
|Opening Date||DECEMBER 11, 2018|
|Closing Date||OPEN UNTIL FILLED|
Functions as a Co-Occurring Disorders counselor while demonstrating the clinical skill and experience to assess, plan, develop, coordinate, and provide treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to program clients with severe and persistent mental illness, substance use disorders, or both. To provide education, consultation to families, and crisis intervention services to clients. Works cooperatively and effectively with the public and other programs within the community.
- Ride Sharing Van – Leaves and returns to downtown Spokane 5-days/week.
- Fees Apply and vary based on ridership. (The more people participating the cheaper it is.)
- Subject to availability
- Competitive Benefits Package
- 14 paid Holidays/year
- Eligible during probation period.
- PTO can be accrued during probation.
- HRSA designated site
- You may be eligible to receive a grant to pay off student loan debt.
- See HRSA website for details - https://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loan-repayment/benefits.html#nhsc-lrp
- We’re a smaller agency which can allow for more comprehensive and individualized client care.
- We offer special paid trainings and travel.
- Will be responsible for accepting referrals for both substance use disorders (SUD) and mental health (MH) disorders. Referrals can come from multiple agencies and programs within the tribe and outlying communities.
- Complete assessments for SUD, MH, or both.
- With the cooperation of the client complete service plans that meet the needs of the client's SUD and MH issues. Service plans will be completed according to WAC requirements in both disciplines.
- Provide groups, individual counseling, and treatment as identified with the client.
- Support and assist other team members to understand the concept of CD and MH co-occurring services and disorders.
- Will participate in all clinical staffing’s within Behavioral Health.
- Provide monthly progress reports to referring agencies and courts.
- The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment.
- Knowledge of mental health and substance use disorder signs and symptoms as defined in the DSM 5, treatment plans, medication management and effects of the medication, monthly reviews, individual, and group counseling practices.
- Ability to compose letters, write reports, gather and analyze data for presentation to various stakeholders
- Will make contact with other providers, inpatient facilities, family members, organizations, individuals who are providing a varied group of services to the tribal member. Personal contacts will be made to individuals who are not in the best place at the time of contact.
- Assess clients, work with families and get referrals from different agencies for MH services.
- Make arrangements for bed dates, coordinate care across multiple agencies, advocate on behalf of clients who may have disabilities and/or other barriers to accessing care.
- Report the results of assessments/treatment plans/ compliance to courts, CPS, employers and other necessary entities.
- Applicants must have a Master’s or Doctoral degree in mental health counseling or a Behavioral Science Master’s or Doctoral degree in a field relating to mental health counseling.
- Active Unrestricted WA State Mental Health Professional License, or Advanced/Clinical Social Worker.
- Active Unrestricted WA State Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP), or CDPT with at least 6-months of field experience.
- Minimum of 2 years’ experience in direct services within a Mental Health Program.
- Must possess a valid Washington State Driver's License with good driving record and be insurable by the Spokane Tribe of Indians (verifiable).
- Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Applications Are Available At the Tribal Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040
Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett
(509) 458-6583, (509) 458-6527, Fax # (509) 658-6556
Or down load: www.spokanetribe.com
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Applications Must Be Received In The Human Resources Department
No Later Than 4:30 P.M. On The Closing Date
The Spokane Tribe Reserves The Right To Hire According
To Its Indian Preference Policy
All Applicants Are Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test
All Positions With The Spokane Tribe Are Subject To A-90 Day Orientation Period