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Alcohol and Drug Counselor II, Full Time

Location: FDL Human Services
Supervisor: Program Supervisor
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

General Summary:

Alcohol and Drug Counselor Level- II (ADC-II) will provide direct outpatient drug and alcohol counseling to clients of the Fond du Lac Human Services co-occurring outpatient chemical dependency programs under the supervision of an approved clinical supervisor. ADC-II and will assist the program supervisor with all aspects of program operations.

Position Responsibilities:

  • May conduct State of Minnesota Rule 25 Assessments, authorizing chemical dependency treatment.
  • Provide treatment planning per Fond du Lac Ordinance and the 12 core functions of counseling.
  • Provide chemical dependency screening.
  • Perform one to one counseling, conduct education groups and provide group support for Program clients and their families.
  • Provide follow-up services for individual clients transitioning into the Fond du Lac Human Services Outpatient Treatment Program.
  • Develop and provide appropriate educational materials for staff and community.
  • Participate on the client’s treatment team and collaborate with the treatment team members to promote the client’s recovery plan.
  • Submit required reports to all appropriate parties.
  • Appropriate work attire is required.
  • Must attend all mandatory department trainings.
  • Ensures confidentiality of financial records and all records for employees, band members and/or clients.
  • Displays a responsive and professional manner in promptly responding to all requests, complaints, and problems.
  • Recognizes that each employee is a representative of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and is responsible for demonstrating courtesy, respect, and sensitivity to the needs of all others, including visitors and co-workers.
  • Represents the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the department in a positive and professional manner in the community.
  • Required to maintain proper attendance including reporting to work on time in accordance with applicable policies.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area.
  • Due to changes and modifications in the job from time to time, employees are required to be flexible and assume other responsibilities assigned by management as deemed necessary.

Physical Requirements:

  • Normal physical requirements.

Position Qualifications:

  • Must have a two year degree from a program of human services, chemical health or related field from an accredited program and completed an 880 hour internship.
  • State Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor-Temporary (ADC-T) or equivalent or eligible for Fond du Lac Reservation tribal licensure ADC-II.
  • Must obtain a Fond du Lac Reservation ADC-II license within 6 months of hire.
  • Must be CPR certified; if not currently certified must become CPR certified within 6 months of hire is required and must maintain CPR certification for duration of employment.
  • Must complete Fond du Lac NARCAN training within 6 months of hire.
  • If chemically dependent, must be free of use for at least two (2) years and able to document length of sobriety, and continued sobriety is required.
  • Must document competence in screening for and working with clients with mental health problems, through education, training, and experience.
  • One-year group and counseling experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of computer applications to include word processing, Access, Excel and Microsoft Outlook is required.
  • Operations may consist of shift work; seven days a week and on holidays.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.
  • Ability to work independently and establish priorities is required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is required.
  • Ability to establish professional and harmonious working relationships on all projects and with all parties involved.
  • Subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with the Fond du Lac Reservation’s Personnel Policies.
  • Subject to pre-employment and annual background checks.
  • Travel is required.

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APPLY TO: Fond du Lac Human Resources
1720 Big Lake Road
Cloquet, MN 55720
218-878-2653