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Four Winds Lodge Clinical Supervisor

Four Winds Lodge Clinical Supervisor

Any individual who receives an offer of employment or will receive a payroll check are required to submit to a drug and alcohol test as a condition of obtaining employment.
Mille Lacs Band Member/American Indian preference applies

SUMMARY:
The Alcohol and Drug Program’s Clinical Supervisor is responsible for providing clinical supervision for Four Winds Lodge alcohol and drug counselors to ensure individual and program quality assurance.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in counseling, chemical dependency, social work, psychology or similar field is required.
• Two years experience in clinical supervision with alcohol and drug treatment program staff.
• Current Minnesota’s Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy LADC licensure is required.
• Current approval as a clinical supervisor with Minnesota’s Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy.
• Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in alcohol and drug treatment, counseling, and/or assessment.
• Considerable knowledge of Native American alcohol and drug treatment models, the disease concept and best practices approaches for addiction counseling services.
• Familiarity with the philosophy of Alcoholics Anonymous.
• Knowledge of applicable Mille Lacs Band statutes, Federal and State laws, rules, regulations, and policies relating to services offered by alcohol and drug use treatment programs and providers.
• Knowledge of the resources available inside and outside the Mille Lacs Band that can be used to enhance the treatment of alcoholics and other drug users.
• Understanding of non-traditional and traditional treatment modalities.
• Familiarity with and sensitivity to culture and tradition of the Mille Lacs Band.
• Commitment to multi-cultural programming.
• Ability to teach the highest level of ethics and confidentiality, with respect to maintain quality assurance and integrity of the programs.
• Ability to communicate effectively with program staff and others.
• Ability to write effectively.
• Advanced computer skills including Excel, Windows and Word.
• Many chemically dependent people relate better to a counselor that is in recovery and can act as a role model in successful recovery of an addiction. Therefore, while not mandatory that the incumbent be in recovery; consideration will be given to incumbent’s personal history. If in recovery, a minimum of 2 years of sobriety is required at time of hire and must be able to pass a Federal background check.
• Must have current driver’s license, reliable personal transportation and have proof of current insurance coverage. Must also be insurable under the Mille Lacs Band’s Auto Insurance Policy.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provide Alcohol and Drug Counselors with clinical supervision as to provide individual and family alcohol and drug use counseling, Rule 25 assessments, treatment services and aftercare planning utilizing a variety of modalities for individuals, families and groups.
• Coordinate educational training for the Alcohol and Drug Counselor program staff.
• Network with other Tribal, State and County human services organizations.
• Educate and assist staff members to maintain appropriate records of referrals, service coordination and treatment services for clients.
• Conduct new Alcohol and Drug Counselor program orientation sessions.
• Meet with staff, both individually and in groups to review client cases as necessary with suggestions for better treatment and recovery outcomes.
• Provide liaison between Alcohol and Drug Counselor staff and other Mille Lacs Band program professionals.
• Assist Alcohol and Drug Counselors to confer with family and others close to client while he/she is in treatment to keep them informed of treatment planning and progress towards recovery.
• Assist Alcohol and Drug Counselors to recruit Mille Lacs Band Elders to serve in mentor role for those is outpatient treatment programs.
• Maintain confidentiality of all program participants and records in compliance with Mille Lacs Band, Federal, State, statutes, laws, rules, regulations, and policies.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
• Nature of work is such that incumbent experiences infrequent periods of moderate to high stress levels while dealing with Alcohol and Drug Counselor clients, family members, and others.
• Work is almost exclusively in doors in a controlled climate area.
• Little threat of personal danger or risk, although working with client case supervision may subject incumbent to periods of moderate to high stress levels.
• Hours are typically 8-5, but may also require occasional "on call' availability to cover emergency situations.
• Will involve working with many different people who are often distressed in some way.
• Local travel is required; travel outside the state is very limited.

Submit resume, cover letter, and employment application to:

43408 Oodena Drive
Onamia, MN 56359

Fax: 320-532-7492
Email: hr@millelacsband.com
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