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White Earth Tribal Child Advocacy Center Family Advocate

Location: Naytahwaush
Full time
Salary: 
$20.42/hour
Close date: Open until filled

The White Earth Reservation Business Committee is currently seeking a qualified applicant who will be responsible for direct client advocacy services and support to victims of physical and sexual abuse and their non-offending caregivers. The Family Advocate will also assist with intake and advocacy for children needing foster care physicals. The Family Advocate directly assists the Child Advocacy Center Coordinator in all matters furthering the success of the organization.

  • Serve children and families referred to the White Earth Tribal CAC.
  • Provide crisis assessment and intervention, personal advocacy, and emotional support to child victims, children in need of foster care physicals, and their non-offending caregivers using professional trauma-informed advocate training and experience.
  • Assess individual needs and cultural considerations for children and families to ensure those needs are addressed.
  • Participate in pre and post forensic interview briefings with multi-disciplinary team members and caregivers.
  • Complete pre and post advocacy phone calls to caregivers and partners while providing ongoing follow-up support as needed.
  • Assist non-offending caregiver with the Crime Victims Reparations Program application and participation as needed.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required or assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of and ability to follow and apply the policies and procedures of the White Earth Tribal Council and the Human Services Department.
  • Knowledge of the scope and activities of tribal, public, and private health and child welfare agencies and other available community, tribal, county, state, and federal resources.
  • Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court proceedings, government regulations, executive orders, and agency rules.
  • Knowledge of area resources.
  • Ability to develop clear and comprehensive case records and documentation.
  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative, constructive relationships with families of children, members of other professional disciplines, social agencies, and other tribal programs.
  • Knowledge of the White Earth Reservation demographics, culture, history, and lifestyles.

Qualifications

  • Two years of professional experience working with children and families and/or victim services.
  • Associate degree in law enforcement, human services, early childhood education, or related field.
  • Completion of 40-hour Sexual Assault Advocacy Training Certification preferred, or the ability to complete upon hiring.
  • Must be free of chemical or alcohol abuse problems for at least two years and have knowledge of traditional systems of healing.
  • Valid Driver’s License and insurance for travel between sites and other related business.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screening.

To apply, mail applications to:

White Earth Tribal Council
Attention: Personnel
P.O. Box 418
White Earth, MN 56591 

Download the application

White Earth Tribal Child Advocacy Center Mental Health Professional

Location: Naytahwaush
Full time
Salary: 
$35.83/hour
Close date: Open until filled

Job Description

The White Earth Reservation Business Committee is currently seeking a qualified applicant who will be responsible for independently providing a variety of mental health services for children, adolescents, families, and groups. They are required to be culturally responsive in the development of diagnostic assessments, treatment plans, identification of appropriate treatment methods, and utilization of a variety of applied psychotherapeutic techniques. Participate as a member of a  multidisciplinary team for child abuse victims. 

  • Develop and implement treatment plans and therapeutic processes. 
  • Help clients define goals and plan action to achieve personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment. 
  • Meet with individuals, families, and groups in clinic, home, school, and community settings to develop client-centered service plans. 
  • Provides a variety of mental health counseling and psychotherapy techniques for children and their families.
  • Makes referrals and other arrangements for treatment and service, as necessary. 
  • Serves as a consultant for other tribal behavioral health staff. 
  • Develops recommendations for discharge and follow-up treatment planning for children and their families.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required or assigned. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of and ability to follow and apply the policies and procedures of the White Earth Tribal Council and the Human Services Department. 
  • Knowledge of the principles, techniques, and trends in counseling, psychotherapy, substance abuse, and various treatment modalities. 
  • Knowledge of biological, behavioral, and environmental aspects of emotional disturbances, mental health disability,  and substance abuse.  
  • Knowledge of the scope and activities of tribal, public, and private health and child welfare agencies and other available community, tribal, county state, and federal resources.  
  • Ability to organize and manage a caseload.  
  • Knowledge of the White Earth Reservation demographics, culture, history, and lifestyles.

Qualifications

  • Two years of professional experience working in psychology, mental health counseling, psychotherapy, or related social services field required.
  • Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, social work, marriage, and family therapy, or a related field from an accredited college or university required.
  • Possession of a current license to practice in one of the following fields: psychology, clinical social work, clinical counseling, or marriage and family therapy required.
  • Must be free of chemical or alcohol abuse problems for at least two years and have knowledge of traditional systems of healing.
  • Valid Driver’s License and insurance for travel between sites and other related business.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screening.

EEO with Native Preference. 

A Drug-Free Workplace – Tests for alcohol and illegal drug use may be required prior to and during employment. 

To apply, mail applications to:

White Earth Tribal Council
Attention: Personnel
P.O. Box 418
White Earth, MN 56591 

Download the application
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