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Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation is committed to its employees and their families by offering a competitive benefits package including: health, dental, vision, life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D), voluntary life, voluntary AD&D, short term disability and long term disability coverages, flexible spending accounts, 15 paid holidays, birthday leave, paid vacation, sick leave, and 401k.

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  Behavioral Health Therapist
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

*Position:

Behavioral Health Therapist

Department:

Social Services

Reports to:

Behavioral Health Manager

Grade Level:

7

Date:

7/17/15-7/31/15

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Provides behavioral/mental health counseling services to patients and families and consultation services to Health Center and Social Services staff. Functions as part of the Behavioral Health Program with direct supervision by the Behavioral Health Manager

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Utilizes principles, techniques and practices in a wide range of professional counseling, behavioral, family and group dynamics.

2.      Utilizes intervention techniques, provides counseling and therapy to adults and/or children.

3.      Provides marital and family therapy and crisis intervention

4.      Offers professional consultation to physicians and other staff.

5.      Provides in-service presentations to staff.

6.      Provides coordination of treatment with outside facilities and agencies.

7.      Maintains professional and confidential records.

8.      Participates in departmental planning and implementation services.

9.      All other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum: Licensed Masters of Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) with Master’s degree in Social Work or Psychologist with Doctorate degree in Psychology.

Preferred:  Master’s degree in Social Work or Psychologist with Doctorate degree in Psychology.

Field of Study: Psychology, Social Work

 

Experience

Minimum:  Two to four years

Preferred:  Five to eight years

*Minimum of one year of social work/psychologist experience in a behavioral mental/health environment.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

·         Must have a valid Kansas driver’s license and be insurable with the Nation’s insurance

·         Must be licensed by the Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board

Special Requirements:

·         Must have a high level of sensitivity to young children, families, and community on and near the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation. 

·         Improves skills on an ongoing basis through college classes and workshops

·         Must successfully pass a Kansas Bureau of Investigate background check.

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·         Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

·         Works cooperatively within office, Tribe and other agencies as needed.

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·         Typing skills.

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