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Dual Credentialed Mental Health Therapist/CDP
Snoqualmie Indian Tribe
 
Job Location: Snoqualmie, WA
Description:

Provide outpatient and in-home mental health and outpatient Substance Abuse Disorder services to clients with complex trauma histories, substance abuse histories, as well as clients affected by historical trauma and unresolved grief. Work closely with program staff and social service agencies to assist patients with locating and accessing resources. Must maintain required licensure, continuing education requirements, and working knowledge of Washington Administrative Codes and agency policies and procedures. Position must ensure strict adherence to Federal Confidentiality Regulations, 42 CFR, Part 2 and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) at all times. Provide clinical supervision of the mental health and SUD services program and staff. This is an exempt professional position that reports to the SBHS Clinical Supervisor.


Essential Functions

  • Provide diagnostic evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and case management services in an outpatient and in-home settings
  • Establish therapeutic rapport with clients and assist them in developing skills and strategies for coping with and lessening the impact of emotional difficulties, adjusting to life changes/transitions, overcoming the impact of traumatic experiences and PTSD, addiction issues, and making positive changes in their lives.
  • Collect information about clients through interviews, observation, and assessments.
  • Evaluate and periodically review clients' psychological functioning and recovery progress update the treatment plan accordingly.
  • Interact and consult with families, probation officers, police, and other internal and external parties to exchange necessary information during the treatment process.
  • Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports in accordance with all applicable laws and SBH policies and procedures; including but not limited to encounter logs, progress notes, intake/assessment reports, and related documentation. Ensure all files meet Tribal Codes and state WACs.
  • Act as client advocate to coordinate appropriate treatment and services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
  • Refer patients, clients, or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary. Establish and maintain working relationships with community resources and act as liaison between clients and resources as needed.
  • Attend various clinical, program, and department meetings as designated by Supervisor.
  • Conduct clinical supervision meetings with assigned staff and their cases; conduct educational meetings including review of treatment plans.
  • Review client files on a daily basis, ensures current and accurate progress notations in assigned client files; make necessary corrections and note any deficiencies to upper management.
  • Establish therapeutic rapport with clients and assist them in developing skills and strategies for coping with and lessening the impact of emotional difficulties, adjusting to life changes/transitions, overcoming the impact of traumatic experiences and PTSD, and making positive changes in their lives.
  • Collect information about clients through interviews, observation, and assessments.
  • Develop group sessions on topics such as parenting, PTSD, grief therapy, etc.
  • Counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting clients or patients.
  • Maintain confidentiality of records/information relating to clients' treatment.
  • Assist Supervisor in program planning and policy and procedure development.
  • Serve as coordinator for mental health services programs as required by supervisor; attend various clinical, program, and department meetings to assist in staff development, client care, and coordination of services.
  • Maintain LMCH and CDP status and continuing education requirements per WAC.
  • Other duties as assigned.
.Requirements:
  • Master's degree in psychology, counseling, or related field from a regionally accredited college or university required. Combination of Bachelor's degree and significant related work experience may substitute for Master's. Current CDP certificate.
  • 2 or more years' mental health services work experience required. Clinical supervision experience required.
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Washington State required. Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) preferred.
  • Must have current CPR, First Aid, and TB immunization documentation.
  • Knowledge of trauma informed care and experience counseling multicultural clients required. Experience working with Native populations strongly desired.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to prioritize and work independently; ability to help maintain an environment that encourages teamwork, interdependence, and ethical behavior.
  • Ability to take directions and follow through with recommendations of program manager.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs.

Conditions of Employment

  • Must agree to be subject to the Tribe's Controlled Substance and Alcohol Testing Policy to include pre-employment screening. If a former participant in SUD treatment, must have completed treatment and maintained recovery for a minimum of two years before employment.
  • Must pass background check.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Washington State Driver's License without restrictions.
  • Must maintain LMCH and CDP status and continuing education requirements per WAC.

Additional Information

  • Salary will be determined based on experience, starting at $77,292.53 per year.
  • Competitive medical, dental, life and disability insurance benefits effective first of the following month from hire date.
  • 401k retirement plan with employer matching contributions after 90 days employment.
  • Generous paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.
  • This is a salary position and employment is at-will.


Work Environment

Work generally takes place in an office environment within a controlled atmosphere building. Noise levels are typically low to moderate.

Tribal Preference

The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe follows the Tribal Hiring Preference as outlined in tribal policies, which allows hiring preference to qualified individuals that are enrolled in a federally recognized Indian tribe.

The Tribe has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Tribe reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Tribe may deem appropriate.






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