- Dena'ina Wellness Center - Behavioral Health
- Kenai, AK, USA
- Full Time
KENAITZE INDIAN TRIBE JOB DESCRIPTION
POSITION TITLE: Family Support Case Manager
TYPE OF POSITION: Full Time, Non-Exempt, 40 hours/week
REPORTS TO: Nakenu Family Center Director
INDIAN PREFERENCE: Native preference under P.L. 93-638
POSTING PERIOD: 12/17/13 - 12/26/13
KENAITZE INDIAN TRIBE'S PURPOSE, VALUES & VISION
To assure Kahtnuht'ana Dena'ina thrive forever.
Kahtnuht'ana Dena'ina Values
These are the beliefs and principles that define our people and will assure our future as tribe:
• Family: honoring and sustaining health and happiness of family as a first responsibility
• Stewardship: respectful use of land, resources and all creations
• Spiritual Beliefs: acknowledging the existence of a higher power and respecting spiritual beliefs
• Education: passing down cultural knowledge and traditions and supporting formal education
By 2025, the Kahtnuht'ana Dena'ina have enhanced & strengthened the prosperity, health, and culture of their people & Tribe by:
• Working towards united effort with Native organizations & other governments that impact our people
• Developing & implementing a Tribal education system
• Living our traditional values & practices
• Empower our sovereignty
• Continuing to demonstrate resiliency
• Striving for excellence in all of our programs
• Elevating the wellness of our people
• Using our talents & resources to ensure we are able to take care of ourselves & share with others
The Family Support Case Manager provides services to at risk children and their parents. Services include in home parenting skill building, case management, parenting classes, and supervised visits.
(Consideration may be given for equivalent knowledge, skills, abilities, education, and experience)
• B.A. in Mental Health related field, or equivalent experience, required.
• Two years of experience in case management.
• Knowledge of drug and alcohol abuse and treatment options.
• Knowledge of mental illness, FASD, and mental and physical disabilities affecting clients.
• Knowledge of child protection and ICWA laws.
• Excellent interpersonal communications, public speaking, and presentation skills
• Knowledge of HIPAA and 42 CFR, Part 2 regulations.
• Ability to lift program materials weighing up to 30 pounds.
• Valid Alaska Driver's license and good driving record.
• Ability to travel in and out of state for grant requirements
• Knowledge and experience working with Alaska Native/American Indian people preferred.
• Conduct family skill development and parenting classes, specific to individualized parenting and family needs, both office-based and in-home.
• Conduct pre & post parenting skill assessments
• Refers clients to mental health and substance abuse counseling services and other community resources.
• Supervision of parental visitation with children.
• Provides transportation to parents and their children as needed.
• Adheres to grant and budget requirements
• Track referral and client numbers for Dashboard Reports
• Maintain client records in accordance with KIT standards.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
This Job Description reflects Kenaitze Indian Tribe's best effort to describe the essential functions and qualifications of the job described. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job. This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation. This is not intended to be a contract.
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