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(2) COUNSELORS – PREGNANT WOMEN AND FAMILIES PROGRAM - CHEMICAL HEALTH PROGRAMS

 

October 29, 2020

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

(2) COUNSELORS – PREGNANT WOMEN AND FAMILIES PROGRAM

CHEMICAL HEALTH PROGRAMS

Open: October 29, 2020-Until filled

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Work directly with clients, assisting them to plan and carry out personal change in the use of alcohol and other drugs, and assisting clients to deal with related issues, reports to the Supervisor of Red Lake Pregnant Women and Families Program. Full time positions with benefits, starting $12.00 - $15.00 hrly.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND 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 245G US Code Section 290 dd-2.

• Refrain from mood-altering chemicals.

• Submit to mandatory alcohol & drug testing.

• Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

• High school diploma or G.E.D.

• At least one (1) year continuously chemically free immediately before hiring.

• Possess and show proof of a valid driver's license and auto insurance.

• UMICAD Certification Level I

• At least one year of counseling experience.

• Willing to become a Certified Rule 25 Assessor.

• Familiar with federal alcohol and drug confidentiality rules.

• Knowledge of how to apply the 12 Core Functions

• Knowledge of word processing, tables, and data programs using computers.

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

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 Phone (218) 679-1847.

 

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