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SURVIVOR WELLNESS Case Manager Position

Posted: November 30, 2009

KBIC Department of Health & Human Services
Baraga, Michigan 49908

1 full-time position, exempt
DOJ/OVW 3-year funded grant

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One (1) Full-time, Exempt, 3-year grant funded position

□ Completed Keweenaw Bay Indian Community application
□ Current Resume’
□ Personal Statement
□ Copy of Michigan LMSW (not LLMSW)
□ Graduate and Undergraduate transcripts
□ Minimum of three (3) professional Letters of Recommendation
□ Must provide a satisfactory Child Abuse/Neglect Central Registry clearance from the Michigan Department Human Services
□ If you are American Indian, you must attach a copy of tribal enrollment or proof of descendency
□ If you are a Veteran, you must attach a copy of your DD214

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community
Pauline Spruce, Personnel Director
16429 Beartown Road
Baraga, MI 49908
906-353-6623, ext. 4140
Fax: 906-353-8068
Email: pauline@kbic-nsn.gov
Distribution Date: November 18, 2009
Closing Date: December 4, 2009 at 4:00 pm



1 full-time position, exempt
DOJ/OVW 3-year funded grant

LOCATION: KBIC Department of Health & Human Services
Baraga, Michigan 49908

SUPERVISORY CONTROL: Health Administrator'

SALARY: Grade 11 (minimum starting wage = $21.22/hour)


• Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or other Human Services discipline required.
• Current, valid Michigan Social Work licensure (not LLMSW)
• Experience in clinical Social Work/Human Services field.
• Maintains strict confidentiality in accordance with the standards of Indian Health Services; National Association of Social Workers; and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
• Knowledge and experience working with the Native American culture and lifeways preferred.
• Minimum standards of character: Must not have been found guilty of, or entered a plea of nolo contendere or guilty to, any felonious offense or 2 or more misdemeanor offenses involving (under federal, state or tribal law; violations from other states will be interpreted according to the Michigan Penal Code):
Crimes of violence Sexual assault
Molestation Exploitation
Contact with or prostitution Crimes against persons
Offenses committed against children Child abuse or neglect
• Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory result of a Security Background Check, pre-employment drug testing and a pre-employment physical.

Universal Precautions
TB Skin Test

INDIAN PREFERENCE: Preference will be given to qualified individuals of American Indian descent.

VETERAN PREFERENCE: Preference will also be given to qualified Veterans (need DD214).


1. Serves as a professional, performing without immediate casework supervision; serves as a primary therapist, with responsibility for assessment and determining the treatment program for individual patients who are Survivors of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking and for groups of patients.
2. Provide clinical and therapeutic mental health services, such as: direct patient care, mental health, patient and general health behavior and compliance, family conflict (domestic violence, maternal and child health and child welfare), socio-economic induced depression and stress.
3. Conduct attendant and adjunct services i.e., case finding, referral, and assessment to determine need and extent of service required.
4. Attend and complete mandatory sexual abuse and domestic violence intervention training.
5. Shall create a community liaison system for the purpose of planning and coordinating of resources and appropriate health care professionals.
6. Shall facilitate and advocate a service plan for individuals who present as at-risk/suicidal.
7. Create a component system for the promotion and maintenance of health and mental health provision of preventive, remedial and rehabilitative measures.
8. Assists in the administration of the Department’s Social Work Program; participates in the establishment of policy; assists in program planning and establishment of standards of practice.
9. Ability to work effectively with others for timely job completion.
10. Independently formulates treatment plans.
11. Serves as consultant to staff and support groups.
12. Integrates new programs with other disciplines.
13. Provides in-service training programs for other service providers, such as nursing, nutrition, alcoholism treatment, education and child welfare.
14. Establishes and maintains cooperative working relations with community agencies, schools and courts.
15. Plans and attends meetings, seminars and conferences; and conducts group presentations. Prepares and performs work related to these tasks.
16. Charts client files.
17. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Thorough knowledge of therapeutic processes and counseling techniques.
Thorough knowledge of the characteristics and social aspects of mental and emotional disturbances, mental retardation, and trauma.

Education and/or experience with sexual abuse, domestic violence, and family therapy.

Thorough knowledge of the various areas of mental health, including group work, community organization, consultation, education and research.

Considerable knowledge of the basic sciences underlying mental health counseling.

Considerable knowledge of mental health education and in-service training techniques.

Some knowledge of program planning and evaluation.
Ability to establish and maintain the confidence and cooperation of others.

Ability to formulate individual treatment plans.

Ability to coordinate and provide clinical consultation to patients in restrictive settings (i.e.: children in foster care; adults in adult foster care settings, employment).

Ability to plan a clinical program.

Ability to provide consultation for other discipline providers.

Ability to integrate the program with that of other disciplines.

Ability to write and speak effectively.

This position announcement summary is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks which will be required of this position and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of the position will be. It is not intended to limit or modify the right of the supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of this position, nor to exclude other similar duties not mentioned. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level difficulty.

Distribution Date: November 18, 2009
Closing Date: December 4, 2009


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