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AOD/DVPI Counselor

Company: Northern Valley Indian Health
Location: Chico
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

This position is at our: Chico Concord Avenue site.Job Description:The AOD/DVPI Counselor will advocate for and promote the general health and well being of Native Americans regarding issues revolving around domestic violence, alcohol, drugs and other related disorders, by performing various duties within the Clinic and community outreach in the NVIH catchment area.Essential Functions:Establish working liaisons and effective working relations with ancillary services/programs within the NVIH catchment area.Identify Native Americans who may benefit from supportive counseling and education about DVPI, alcohol, drug and other related issues.Provide culturally relevant support, activities, projects, information and education on DVPI, alcohol, drug and other related issues to the target population within the grant catchment area.Make and facilitate appropriate and effective referrals, under the guidance of the DVPI Coordinator, to appropriate DVPI, domestic violence, vocational counseling, ancillary agencies or treatment resources.Obtain needed training and information on DVPI and domestic violence issues to include Native and Non-Native resources. Exhibit this knowledge and training in daily job functioning.With in the guidelines of the NVIH/BH Policies and Procedures, provide transportation to county programs, DVPI and/or mental health evaluation/treatment and other ancillary services.Document all services provided using NVIH/BH and/or SA established systems and participate in the program data collection.Be knowledgeable of the scope of outreach work and participate in meeting all documentation and report requirements. Attend all required meetings.Indian Preference. Preference in filling vacancies will be given to qualified Indian applicants in accordance with Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code Section 472 & 473). In other than the above, Northern Valley Indian Health, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity and At Will Employer.Experience and Skills:Certification in drug and alcohol counseling from State approved Certification Board.Prior experience and a working knowledge in domestic violence prevention, alcohol, drug and other related disorders is preferred.Understanding of all DVPI, SAP and BH reporting and recordkeeping requirements.Ability to work in an organized manner.Ability to be accurate and attentive to detail.Ability to assist and support others.Minimum of a valid California driver's license that must be maintained throughout the employment.Reliable transportation.Job Benefits:Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance401k with match13 Paid Holidays4 weeks Paid Time OffFrom: Northern Valley Indian Health

Keywords: Northern Valley Indian Health, Chico , AOD/DVPI Counselor, Other , Chico, California

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