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Program: Wind River Family & Community Healthcare
Salary: Depending on Experience
Opening Date: 7/23/2020
Closing Date: 8/6/2020
Hours: Generally Monday-Friday, 40 Hour Work Week

The Certified Addiction Practitioner (CAP) is a person certified under to practice addictions treatment, prevention, intervention, diagnosis, referral and follow up under the supervision of a qualified clinical supervisor.

Major Duties:

Practice of addictions therapy

Providing services based on theory and methods of counseling, psychotherapy, and addictionology to persons who are experiencing cognitive, affective or behavioral psychosocial dysfunction as a direct or indirect result of addiction, chemical dependency, abuse of chemical substances or related disorders.
The practice of addictions therapy includes, but is not limited to, addiction prevention, crisis intervention, diagnosis, referral, direct treatment, and follow-up treatment which is rendered to individuals, families, groups, organizations, schools and communities who are adversely affected by addictions or related disorders.
Interviews patients and completes an assessment to develop an individualized treatment plan.
b) Confers with family members, other agencies, and interdisciplinary team throughout the treatment process.
Applies therapies and interventions to address patients’ cognitive and behavioral impairment.
Counsels clients, individually and in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes.


Ensuring compliance with relevant regulations including Indian Health Service standards and certifying agency standards.
Advise staff in the management of records and information to ensure compliance with all confidentiality laws including HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2.
Completes paperwork requirements to maintain quality, up-to-date clinical records, including assessments, patient placement, treatment plans, progress notes and other relevant information, enter the necessary information into the electronic health record (EHR) system, ACCUCARE.
All clinical documentation, services and issues will be reviewed with designated qualified Clinical Supervisor a minimum of 1 hour per week for 20 hours of direct clinical care.


Strive to maintain client centered practices by integrating family and positive support systems.
Reinforcing clinical programming and staff adherence to ethical practices.
Maintaining and modeling a close collaborative working relationships with community resources to ensure quality care is being provided.
Model and support health and wellness activities and healthy coping skills for clients.
Maintain professional standard of conduct, and model recovery type behavior.
Adhere to NAADAC Code of Ethics, as well as policies and procedures.


Work to resolve conflicts at the team level and effectively use supervision and management for further conflict resolution.
Attend all mandatory training and staff meetings.
Provide coverage assistance to co-workers with group therapy and psycho-education groups as necessary to assure clients access to services.
Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Required:

Knowledge in the field of addictions treatment in general by passing a standard examination which may be written or situational, as the board prescribes.
Must be able to be certified as a Certified Addiction Practitioner (CAP) or equivalent within 6 months
Knowledge of confidentiality rules and regulations including HIPAA and 42 CFR part 2
Must be self-motivated and organized.
Must have a verifiable driver’s license.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s in a human resource discipline from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, which is professional in content and which meets the academic and training content standards established by the board, or a baccalaureate level equivalency in addiction therapy, along with any supporting certifications such as BLS and other necessary competencies (e.g., ACLS, TNCC, PALS, etc.)
Must have 2 years of continuous sobriety from drugs and/or alcohol.

Personal Attributes:

The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality and high ethical standards in performing the position. The incumbent needs to be respectful, possess cultural awareness and sensitivity, be flexible, and demonstrate sound work ethics.

How to Apply:

A complete application must be submitted to WRFCHC HR Department located at 120 North 6th East St, Riverton WY or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications are available on the Wind River Cares website and will be accepted until 5PM on the closing date. Any questions please contact Susan Apodaca at 307-856-9281 EXT.134.