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Project Director-Tribal 988 Response

Company: Tribal Government
Location: Perkins
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Summary of Responsibilities:

Oversee grant requirements, work closely with project evaluator and manage all responsibilities associated with the grant. Provide direct care services counseling services to individuals as required in the grant core activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual, family and group counseling sessions, including same business day visits
  • Coordinate implementation of Tribal 988 Response with grant evaluator and grant service providers
  • Responsible for day-to-day management and oversight of the grant
  • Develop grant project policy and procedure, if needed
  • Maintain integrity and appropriate use of grant funds and resources
  • Attend required trainings and grantee meetings
  • Organize and facilitate, if needed, cultural competency training for Crisis Call Center staff
  • Organize information and work closely with project evaluator
  • Accountable to the community and Business Committee, Advisory Board and Principal Investigator for appropriate conduct of grant
  • Work with community stakeholders including other Iowa Tribe Departments, Community Partners, Public Schools in the Iowa Tribe service area and Justice system
  • Data entry for grant requirements in specific grant database
  • Coordinate project with other behavioral health programs as needed
  • Act as a resource and provide leadership in community groups and with co-workers
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings with behavioral health staff membersReport to Director of Behavioral Health
  • Provide monthly reports to Director of Behavioral Health
  • Other duties as assigned Education and Experience:
    • Masters' Degree Required in a behavioral health related field
    • Licensed with respective licensing board (i.e., LPC, LADC, LMFT, LSCW)
    • 2 Years' Experience in Behavioral Health Field Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
      • Basic knowledge and understanding of American Indian culture
      • Willingness to learn all aspects of the grant and be able to educate the community on the grant purpose
      • Knowledge and understanding of Principles, procedures, methods, and techniques of behavioral health practices
      • Knowledge of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in regard to confidentiality and the release of behavioral health information
      • Ability to complete appropriate screening tools and evaluations for best care
      • Ability to work with others and utilize excellent interpersonal skills
      • Ability to educate clients, community members, and school administration on behavioral health and prevention related issues
      • Ability to document behavioral health interactions in electronic medical records
      • Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel) and internet resources
      • Experience counseling individuals with substance abuse and mental health disorders Travel and Special Conditions:
        • Travel within the jurisdiction area
        • Travel outside the jurisdiction area to meetings, community events and grant maintenance as needed Certifications:
          • Valid Driver's License and Insurance.
          • CPR/First Aid/AED certification within 6 months of employment. Conditions of Employment:

            The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma operates a drug-free workplace.
            • Must submit to and pass applicable drug test, TB test, and Physical.
            • Must pass background investigations for suitability of character identified in accordance with the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act.
            • Must have a valid driver's license
            • Hepatitis A&B, Tdap, MMR and Varicella vaccinations, proof of previous vaccinations or proof of positive titer.

Keywords: Tribal Government, Edmond , Project Director-Tribal 988 Response, Executive , Perkins, Oklahoma

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