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PREVENTION MANAGER

VACANCY ANNC. #: STOI-21-133
TITLE: PREVENTION MANAGER
DEPARTMENT: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
LOCATION: WELLPINIT, WA
SUPERVISOR: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAM MANAGER
STATUS: REGULAR, FULL-TIME
RATE OF PAY: $23.00/HR – $28.00/HR DOE/DOQ
OPENING DATE: APRIL 8, 2021
CLOSING DATE: APRIL 22, 2021

INTRODUCTION:
The Spokane Tribe of Indians Behavioral Health Program is a community based, reservation wide program providing a variety of services related to alcohol and substance abuse prevention, intervention, treatment, aftercare, rehabilitation, and follow up. The primary emphasis of the Prevention Program is to serve the Spokane Tribe Reservation, its members, other Native Americans, and community members through a variety of services and activities that promote health, wellness, and a lifestyle free of drugs and alcohol. The goal of the position is to be successful in the purpose of grant funding and to fulfill all grant requirements.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide supervision of the prevention staff.
• Maintain multiple funding sources under prevention i.e. Smoking Cessation, Problem Gambling, Dedicated Marijuana, and DASA
• Maintain grants, reporting requirements, and documentation for all prevention programs.
• Submit budgets, budget revisions, payment of invoices, and status changes.
• Work with local schools to put into place prevention education in the class rooms.
• Work with other tribal organizations and departments to increase prevention education in the community.
• Provide one on one education and assistance to children, pre-teens, teens, young adults, adults, elders, and families as needed, requested, or referred.
• Ensure the proper release of information is received to produce required reports and documents for clients, and referred organizations.
• Complete assessments with all clients.
• Follows federal regulations of Confidentiality and the Counselor Code of Ethics at all times.
• Coordinates project services; Project activities that may include training, communication, and information dissemination.
• Completes all necessary documents and submit them to SAMHSA in a timely fashion (e.g. quarterly and annual reports).
• Coordinate SAMHSA Coalition Meetings.
• Manage all SAMHSA Project grant requirements, including conducting community readiness assessment, community resource mapping, and tribal action planning for suicide and substance abuse prevention.
• Collaborate with the SAMHSA team and SAMHSA coalition to develop community driven prevention strategies.
• Network with existing treatment and prevention resources within and external to the community to successfully achieve program objectives.
• Assist with recruitment and support for students and youth in the SAMHSA Project local evaluations.
• Coordinate SAMHSA Project Team meetings and conference calls and maintain meeting minutes; lead/facilitate SAMHSA Coalition meetings.
• Attend major SAMHSA Project meetings and webinars as assigned and provide and disseminate minutes.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:
• Knowledge of current treatment, prevention, and aftercare therapy regarding alcoholism and other Substance Use Disorders, including current research on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
• Knowledge of SAMHSA grant protocols and procedures.
• Ability to gather and analyze data, composes letters, reports, and speaks effectively in public/professional settings.
• Ability to strategize and understand the logistics of creating, planning, advertising, and supervising small and large events within a rural community.
• Excellent computer skills and ability to generate, edit, and manage documents with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Must have knowledge and experience of rural prevention programs.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• Degree in social service/helping profession, OR 5-years of experience in Substance Abuse and/or Prevention Field.
• Must have demonstrated knowledge and experience of rural prevention programs.
• The applicant has ability to speak and understand Salish Greetings, Numbers, and Colors at baseline and the ability to read/recognize Greetings, Numbers, and Colors in written form as well.
• Must actively improve and learn the Salish language while employed in the Prevention Program.
• Must not have a history of alcohol, or other drug abuse for a period of two years before applying for this position, or while employed with the Spokane Tribe of Indians Prevention Program.
• Must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s License (Verifiable) and must be eligible for the Tribe’s vehicle insurance.

CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
• Must apply for the Certified Prevention Professional or Associate Prevention Professional Credential through the Prevention Specialist Certification Board of Washington within six months of hire.
• First Aid/CPR or obtain within six months.
• Suicide prevention certification or obtain within six months.
• Food Handler’s card or obtain within six months.
• Mental Health First Aid or obtain within six months.
• Certified in Tobacco Intervention for Native Communities or obtain in six months
• Must apply for the Certified Prevention Professional or Associate Prevention Professional Credential through the Prevention Specialist Certification Board of Washington within six months of hire.
• First Aid/CPR or obtain within six months.
• Suicide prevention certification or obtain within six months.
• Food Handler’s card or obtain within six months.
• Mental Health First Aid or obtain within six months.
• Certified in Tobacco Intervention for Native Communities or obtain in six months

PREFERRED REQUISITES:
• Licensed/Certified Substance Use Disorder Professional, or Trainee in the State of Washington.
• 3-5 years professional experience in a Helping Profession.
• Previous experience working with Native American Clientele

OTHER:
• Must be able to work flexible, non/traditional hours i.e. weekends/overnights/evenings.
• Must be able to travel for events/conferences for extended periods.
• Must be a non-smoker.
• This position is essential to the daily operations of HHS and the Behavioral Health Program.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide sufficient evidence to show they fully meet the qualifications and requirements as stated in the job announcement. 

Submit completed Resume’, STOI Job Application, and References for consideration

Applications Are Available At the Spokane Tribal Human Resources Department
or can be downloaded at www.spokanetribe.com
P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040
Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett
(509) 458-6583 (509) 458-6527 Fax: (509) 458-6556
E-mail: hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.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 Will Be Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test
All Positions With The Tribe Are Subject to a 90-Day Probationary Period