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Providence Health & Services Coordinator - Alcohol Safety Action Program (ASAP) in Kodiak, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling an Coordinator I (Alcohol Safety Action Program, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Kodiak Mental Health Center in Kodiak, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

We are seeking a Alcohol Safety Action Program Coordinator I to work in collaboration with the ASAP Coordinator II. The ASAP Coordinator I, is responsible for facilitating adjudicated adults and youth with alcohol/substance abuse problems to access treatment services in Kodiak and off-island in accordance with Providence philosophy, objectives, policies, procedures and standards. Act as the liaison between the courts and treatment agencies to assure the appropriate information is utilized to identify potential clients and the appropriate referrals for treatment are made and monitored.

In this position you will:

  • Responsible for facilitating adjudicated adults and youth with alcohol/substance abuse problems to access treatment services in Kodiak and off-island.

  • Provide Case Management to ensure identification and treatment for collateral problems and service needs.

  • Work with other agencies to ensure appropriate access to needed services and referrals.

  • Attend all ASAP related court hearings while acting as the liaison between the courts and treatment agencies to assure the appropriate information is utilized to identify potential clients and the appropriate referrals for treatment are made and monitored.

  • Maintain and monitor cases as ordered by the court with an emphasis on the early identification of alcohol/substance abusers.

  • Process routine court referrals involving all misdemeanor alcohol and drug related cases including domestic violence, mental health and anger management court orders.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • State of Alaska Level I Substance Abuse Counselor Certification within 2 years from the date of hire

  • Current Alaska driver’s license with a clean driving record and proof of current vehicle insurance

  • Proof of documented formal training, education, and/or work experience to satisfy requirements towards a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor I

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 year of experience in the behavioral health field in a State approved program

  • 2 continuous years of abstinence and sobriety for those persons who acknowledge and addiction to alcohol or other drugs

About the department you will serve

Providence Kodiak Island Counseling Center offers a wide array of behavioral health services offered through different programs within the agency such as Outpatient Clinic, Community Support Program, Family Focused Program, Mental Health Clinicians in the School Program, Safe Harbor and Alcohol Safety Action Program.

For more information about Providence Kodiak Island Counseling Center, please click on the following link: http://providence-kodiakhealthcare.jobs/

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work

Location: Alaska-Kodiak

Req ID: 249386

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