Company: Oneida Indian Nation
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Provides mental health counseling to individuals and families in
an American Indian population.
Therapist will also provide substance abuse counseling,
appropriate higher level of care substance abuse referrals, and
take part in substance abuse education as indicated.
- Conducts interviews and assessments of patients and develops
corresponding treatment plans to address issues relating to both
mental health and addictions.
- Works with other agencies to coordinate joint treatment and
outside consultation and evaluation.
- Provides thorough documentation in case records including the
initial assessment, treatment plan, progress notes, discharge
summary, correspondence and other related information.
- Maintains up-to-date knowledge of financial and community
resources available for mental health/addictions.
- Maintains standards of professional conduct.
- Makes referrals for treatment for addictions and mental health
and corresponds with referral sources and other community
- Coordinates discharge planning activities for patients
regarding addictions treatment or mental health treatment.
- Provides prevention education and activities to American Indian
Youth and Adults.
- Timely and succinct feedback to primary care providers
regarding consultation findings and recommendations.
- Triage and referral of patients to off-site mental health and
addictions services as appropriate.
- Behavioral health interventions appropriate to the primary care
- Work as a primary care team member to develop clinical pathways
or best practice programs for targeted patient groups (patients
with diabetes, chronic pain).
- Share knowledge with other team members and patients, both
formally (in-services, consult reports) and informally (hallway
- Development, teaching and/or oversight of classes promoting
education and skill-building to enhance psychosocial and physical
- Brief follow-up, including relapse-prevention education.
- Master's Degree in Social Work or related field.
- LMSW, LSCW, LMFT, LMHC, or LCAT is required. CASAC is
- Two to five years experience as a mental health counselor.
- Two to five years experience in substance abuse
- Ability to communicate with clients in a non-threatening manner
and to work effectively as a member of an organizational team.
- A valid New York State driver's license.
- Willingness to travel for training.
- Comprehensive knowledge of computer programs, including
- Knowledge of duties and responsibilities as a mandated child
- Must have close visual acuity for the purpose of viewing
computer monitor, extensive reading, preparing documents and/or
- Must have acute speech and hearing for frequent and extensive
inter-personal oral communications with clients.
- Must be able to move freely about the office in the performance
of duties and responsibilities.
- Must be able to sit for extended periods of time, repetitive
motion of the hands, wrists and fingers, occasionally exerting up
to 10 lbs of force and frequently a negligible amount of force in
order to lift, carry, push, or pull.
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