- Provide screening assessment, diagnosis, and referral on an as needed basis.
- Provide effective treatment planning and assist clients in successfully achieving goals.
- Evaluate crisis situations and apply appropriate interventions.
- Actively participate in meetings that support the integrated health care model to provide comprehensive care for clients.
- Assist in the detection of "at risk" clients and develop plans to promote wellness.
- Assist the integrated care team in developing care management processes such as the use of guidelines, disease management techniques, case management, and patient education to improve self-management of chronic disease.
- Provide assessment, consultation, and brief intervention for psychological/psychiatric problems and/or disorders.
- Educate clients, families, and staff in the BHC's areas of expertise.
- Provide emotional and instrumental support to clinic staff as needed.
- Monitor and coordinate treatment plan compliance for chronic pain and chemical dependency clients.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Sedentary work – Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Stand or Sit (Stationary position)
Walk (Move, Traverse)
Use hands/fingers to handle or feel (Operate, Activate, Use, Prepare, Inspect, Place, Detect, Position)
Talk/hear (Communicate, Detect, Converse with, Discern, Convey, Express oneself, Exchange information)
See (Detect, Determine, Perceive, Identify, Recognize, Judge, Observe, Inspect, Estimate, Assess)
Pushing or Pulling
Category II – Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue, but exposure or potential for exposure may occur
Equipment and Tools
List Equipment used for job: Computer, fax, scanner, copier, and other office equipment.
- Masters in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or related field required
- One (1) year post-master's experience providing behavioral health services, including experience with youth & adults and chemical dependency programs, preferred
- Experience with computerized management information system/AKAIMS
- Knowledge and experience working with Alaska Native/American Indian people preferred
- Licensed as an LCSW, LPC, or MSW in Alaska, or eligible for licensure preferred
- Excellent interpersonal communications, public speaking, and presentation skills
- Knowledge of, or willingness to learn child protection and ICWA laws
- Knowledge of, and willingness to abide by, HIPAA and 42 CFR, Part 2 regulations