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Outpatient Counselor - Red Lake Chemical Health Outpatient Program



Outpatient Counselor

Red Lake Chemical Health

Red Lake Outpatient Program

Red Lake, MN 56671

(218) 679-3392

Open: January 23, 2012

Closes: Friday, February 17th, 2012

Primary Function:

Counsels and assist clients in the development of treatment plans and reaching goals. Full-time position w/ benefits, salary $9/hr w/ .50 increase after successful completion of 90-day probationary period; reports to the Supervisor of Red Lake Outpatient Program.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties:

• Assist clients in the development of treatment plans, goals and make periodic revisions when necessary

• Conduct client intake, assist in the orientation of all new clients

• Maintain an active caseload and update current client files; responsible for recording and reporting all encounters with clients

• Conduct lectures, individual, group and family counseling sessions on scheduled days

• Must be able to report on required forms for funding agencies

• Respond to referrals made by other social services agencies

• Inform court advocate of all court referrals

• Demonstrate the use of visual aides’ equipment when needed.

• Make proper referrals for the best interest of the client; provide information and referrals to clients when necessary

• Attend all training and workshops as scheduled

• Conduct Rule 25 assessments

• Be on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week

• Maintain strict confidentiality of all clients at all times pursuant to 42 US Code Section 290 dd-2

• Refrain from mood-altering chemicals

• Submit to mandatory alcohol & drug testing

• Requests and/or changes in daily job duties will need supervisors approval

• Other duties as assigned.


• Must have at least one (1) years sobriety;

• Must be a High School diploma or have a GED

• Have knowledge of 12 – step AA Program

• Must have valid driver’s license and auto insurance


• At least one (1) year counseling experience;

• Must be a certified Rule 25 assessor

• Must have knowledge of DAANES form

To Apply: Chemical Health Applications are accepted at and returned to Red Lake Human Resources Department - P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 – Phone: (218) 679-1848 Fax: (218) 679-4176


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