Urban MAT Drug Counselor LADC I, II or III - Minneapolis

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary DOE
Apr 17, 2018

The White Earth Reservation Tribal Council is currently seeking a qualified applicant who will be responsible for providing treatment services to clients with substance abuse/use problems in a group or individual therapy, and peer support for clients with substance abuse use.

• Provide outreach, assessment and treatment planning to clients.

• Complete Rule 25 Assessment.

• Facilitate/co-facilitate group therapy and peer support.

• Initiate, maintain, update and monitor treatment plans for clients.

• Assist in development of client treatment plan.

• Provide ongoing client assessment, matching changing needs with appropriate treatment.

• Provide crises intervention/prevention and follow-up services as needed.

• Assist counselors and treatment team in assuring that services provided to clients are reimbursed to the White Earth Substance Abuse Program.

• Administer urine/drug screens as necessary to clients.

• Participate in community communication through educational services.

• Communicates with internal and external sources to ensure program and organization is represented in a professional manner, creates and completes reports to comply with required agencies (internal and external).


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Knowledge of principles, method and procedures for diagnoses, treatment and rehabilitation.

• Knowledge of individual and group behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.

• Knowledge of 12 core functions.

• Skilled in practicing the 6 performance domains.

• Knowledge of the pharmacology of addictions.

• Knowledge of White Earth Reservation demographics, culture, history, and other cultures and lifestyles.

• Ability to commutate effectively, both orally and in writing.

• Ability to plan and facilitate groups with effectively and confidently.

• Ability to role model professional, ethical, respectful, assertive behavior.

• skilled in the operations of a personal computer, including related software such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and WE CARE.



• High School Diploma or GED and Level I, II, or III LADC certification through upper Midwest Indian Council on Addictive Disorders (UMICAD).

• Certified to do Rule 25 assessments or comprehensive assessment.

• CPR Certified or willing to obtain upon hire.

• Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.

• Free of chemical use problems for at least two (2) years preceding hire.

• Valid driver’s license and insurance for travel between sites and other business-related destinations.