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MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL - ABINOOJIIYAG NOOJIMOO WIGAMIG (CHILDREN'S HEALING CENTER)

 

October 31, 2018

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL

ABINOOJIIYAG NOOJIMOO WIGAMIG (CHILDREN'S HEALING CENTER)

OPEN: October 30, 2018

CLOSING: Open Until Filled

Primary Function:

Responsible to accept referrals and provide scheduled counseling sessions for individuals, groups and families of the Red Lake Band community matching modalities with clients' needs and administer Client Diagnostic and Functional Assessments. Reports to the Juvenile Facility Director, full-time position w/benefits, salary; DOQ.

Responsibilities:

• Provide mental health counseling to clients in the service area

• Accept referrals and refer clients to other providers

• Conduct appropriate outreach activities

• Assist clients with improving independent living skills through therapeutic support and referrals

• Administer Client Diagnostic and Functional Assessments

• Consult with Clinical Supervisor about medication management, diagnosis, and issues in therapeutic sessions

• Provide and schedule group and/or family counseling sessions to clients in the service area

• Keep accurate client charts according to record keeping policy and procedures

• Complete reports promptly

• Use appropriate referral avenues and follow up the referral with a team meeting

• Attend scheduled meetings

• Provide information to program evaluation

• Assess effectiveness of service delivery

• Arrange for psychological testing of clients and referents

• Plan and participate in community information/education/recreational events

• Must attend all mandatory staff meetings

• Ensures confidentiality at all times

• Responsible for demonstrating courtesy, respect, and sensitivity to the needs of all others, including visitors and co-workers

• Represents the Red Lake Nation and the department in a positive and professional manner

• Due to changes and modifications in the job from time to time, employees are required to be flexible and assume other responsibilities assigned by management

Qualifications:

• Master's Degree in Psychology or Social Work with clinical experience is required

• Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) is preferred

• Experience working with Indian community

• Ability to use standard office equipment, computer equipment and software programs

• Possess excellent written and oral communication skills

• Ability to work independently and establish priorities

• Attention to detail and accuracy

• Ability to establish professional and harmonious working relationships on all projects

• Proof of valid Minnesota Driver's License and current active Minnesota automobile insurance

• Employment contingent upon successfully passing Pre-Employment Drug/Alcohol Test and Background

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are being accepted at the Government Center – Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 *Fax (218) 679-4176.

 

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