2 -Tribal Child & Family Clinician

Tribal Family & Youth Services · Juneau, Alaska
Department Tribal Family & Youth Services
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $56,129 - $78, 741

Tribal Child and Family Clinician

Job Class: Counselor

Department: Tribal Family & Youth Services

Type of Position: Exempt
Location of Work: Juneau, AK

Covered Position: Yes
Salary Grade(s): 10-12

Prepared by: A.Hunt/J.Wise
Hours of Work: M-F, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm 
Employment Category: Regular, Full-Time

Effective Date: 3/1/2021

The Tribal Child and Family Clinician will provide culturally appropriate therapeutic services to assist in the mental, emotional and social well-being of Tribal citizens, families and communities.

Reports To: Clinical Supervisor
Supervises: N/A
Liaison To: All Tlingit & Haida Programs and other agencies serving Alaska Native and American Indian children and families

• Carry a clinical caseload and maintain complete and confidential case files
• Provide culturally appropriate and trauma-informed therapy and counseling services to individuals, couples, and families
• Evaluate the effectiveness of treatment for clients on the program caseload
• Develop, implement, and facilitate culturally appropriate psycho-educational groups for adults and/or children
• Participate in and facilitate case conferences with program staff and other agencies
• Provide culturally appropriate Traditional healing practices, activities, and functions (i.e., Talking and Healing Circles, sweat lodge ceremonies, White Bison) including therapeutic and educational groups to strengthen cultural identity
• Provide substance abuse counseling with referral to appropriate services for assessment/evaluation and residential programs
• Assist in preparing grant applications to secure on-going funding for the Tribe
• Provide quarterly narrative and statistical reports as requested by the program director or designee
• Maintain and improve own level of education to serve as a resource expert on Tribal cases
• Plan, develop, and implement workshops/training on culturally appropriate therapeutic practices for working with Alaska Native/American Indians
• Acquire CEU’s to maintain professional licensure
• Other duties as assigned

Spending Authority: N/A
Other Authority: N/A

• Ability to abide by the basic regulations, operating policies and procedures regarding Tlingit & Haida programs
• Knowledge of community needs, problems, and resources
• Sensitivity to diverse cultures and community standards
• Recognize and reinforce the inherent strengths of Alaska Native/ American Indians families and communities
• Ability to design, develop, and implement curriculums that are relevant both culturally and therapeutically to Alaska Native/American Indians
• Ability to educate and advocate for children, youth, adults, and families
• Excellent verbal and writing skills
• Ability to be self-directed in problem solving and decision making
• Ability to work collaboratively with professionals at all levels to achieve established goals and improve quality outcomes
• Specialized experience in culturally appropriate substance abuse and behavioral health treatment
• Advanced clinical skills in working with Alaska Natives/American Indians and the commitment to provide high standards of care
• Protect and maintain confidentiality of clients

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)
• Master’s degree in social work or Related field and state Certification
• 2 year of clinical experience providing counseling services
• Valid Driver License

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)
• Knowledge of the Tlingit and Haida cultures and traditions
• Licensure as clinical social worker (or equivalent)
• 5 years of clinical experience providing culturally appropriate counseling services to Alaska Native/American Indians

The majority of work is performed in a professional office setting and is generally sedentary, requiring routine walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items weighing less than 40 lbs. Travel on small aircraft or ferry may be required.

• All employment at Tlingit & Haida is “at will”. This means that the employee or Tlingit & Haida may terminate employment at any time and for any reason. Unless specified in writing, no term of employment is expressed or implied for this position.
• Tlingit & Haida is a no tolerance workplace. All regular employees may be required to pass a pre-employment and subsequent random drug and alcohol screening to be eligible for and maintain employment.
• Tlingit & Haida requires a criminal background check be conducted on all employees. All employment offers are conditional until federal criminal background check results verify your eligibility to work for Tlingit & Haida.

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  • Location
    Juneau, Alaska
  • Department
    Tribal Family & Youth Services
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $56,129 - $78, 741