Opening Date: October 1, 2018
Closing Date: Open until filled
The Trauma Services Specialist, (TSS), will provide care, management and coordination of trauma services and forensic response team services to child and youth trauma victims and their families, served through the Wind River Cares 4 Kids/Family Court Diversion, Defending Childhood Initiative. The TSS will make arrangements with all necessary parties to insure timely, coordinated and compassionate trauma response team support. This may include arranging for forensic assessment (physical /psychological). The TSS will support integrated cross departmental and cross system trauma informed services, policies and protocols. The TSS will work directly with WRFCHC clinical providers. justice system, law enforcement, schools and social agencies in the coordination of necessary appointments care plans and meetings. The TSS will provide staff support for multi-disciplinary teams and be a member of those teams and the Defending Childhood Initiative, Wind River Cares 4 Kids Forensic/Direct Care services and workgroup, and provide care management for those receiving PTI based Child Healing Center services
Additional duties include
Maintaining operations protocols.
Maintain statistical data.
Assists with public awareness/education and information of services.
Assists the Behavioral Health Director, Special Services Unit, in arranging for necessary case staffing and with information/scheduling professional development activities/calendars (e.g. web-based trainings) related to child trauma and victimization.
Provide workgroup and community organizational support to the WRFCHC Defending Childhood Initiative Family Court Diversion efforts.
Perform case management duties as assigned by the Project Coordinator.
Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION
Knowledgeable of the people, traditions, programs and governments of the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Good executive function organizational skills and use of Microsoft Office products.
Knowledge of tribal legal systems, social services systems, and governmental procedures of the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone Tribes.
Willingness to learn and to be challenged.
Bachelor in Social Work, certification preferred, or to be sought as part of employment, or a combination of related education and experience in the field of child/youth trauma.
Guidelines include WRFCHCS policies, procedures, and manuals, as well as federal and state regulations, which may have gaps in specificity and protocols recommended by The National Child Advocacy Center for child advocacy center. Judgment is required in applying the guidelines and making minor deviations to adapt the guidelines to specific cases. The TSS will, perform the general and specific job duties of the position, maintain strict confidentiality of all client/patient information, including all requirements of the Patient Protection and Accountability Act and Health Information Patient Protection Act, and established policies.
How to Apply:
Complete a Northern Arapaho Tribal application form and submit it to the Northern Arapaho Human Resources program, or to the WRFCHC HR Manager. Applications can be mailed to the Northern Arapaho Human Resources , P.O. Box 396, Ft. Washakie, Wy., 82514, or to WRFCHC Human Resources, P.O. Box 1310, Riverton, Wy., 82501. Applications can also be hand delivered to Northern Arapaho Human Resources at the Tribal Complex Building, located at 533 Ethete Road, Ethete, Wy., or the WRFCHC Human Resources office, located at 511 N. 12th E., Riverton, Wy.
Application form can be found on the Tribes’ website at www.northernarapaho.com, or at www.windrivercares.com. For more information please call (307) 335-3964/3970 or (307) 463-4473. Indian preference applies.