Come join the Marine and Family Program at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan; a rural Prefecture rich in culture and community! The right candidate will serve as the Substance Abuse Supervisor. This World Wide Hire position is eligible for post allowance, living quarters allowance (housing and utilities paid for tax free!), generous relocation and storage in the U.S., a pension AND 401 (k) with employer matching up to 5%, healthcare, use of world class base services. Access to brand new Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools for dependents, free language classes, and affordable travel services. Best of all though, the right candidate will do all this in support of service members and their families on Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni. All this awaits in the doorstep to the Pacific. Cost of living is low – quality of life is high!
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Manages/supervises full clinical performance of counseling staff. Clinical supervision is carried out both in structured one-on-one and group settings. It includes case consultation, structured case presentation, initiation of individualized, treatment plans, supervision of in-service training, and assisting the staff members to maintain professional perspective when working with difficult clients, and recognition of their limitations as well as the resource limitations of the program. Plans and organizes work to meet workload demands and to manage caseloads among staff members. Provides oversight for clinical counselors in supervision and execution of clinical assessments of clients. Performs expert level assessment, referral, and treatment of most complex cases. Directs clinical counselor in researching and determining professional training needs and opportunities for staff. Conducts an on-going review of program functioning, and evaluates treatment effectiveness. Ensures that initial interviews, evaluations, and treatment are in accordance with established policies and current guidelines. Evaluates client progress and adequacy of treatment and follow-up. Establishes individualized performance goals and holds responsibility for the timely accomplishment of work in keeping with overall plans. Prepares and conducts in-service training as required by SACC Director. May conduct internal personnel administration and management tasks as needed; executes performance appraisals; discusses outstanding or weak performance with subordinates. Evaluates professional development activities to ensure training goals are met. Determines end results of overall work effort in meeting established program objectives and plans.
Enforces subordinate adherence to policies in keeping with standards of clinical care, existing regulations, and ethics governing work conduct. Ensures that all individual client records prepared by subordinate personnel are maintained in accordance with standards and regulations; reviews content and quality to ensure appropriateness and accuracy of the notations, and that continuity of client care is reflected in the case recording. Ensures that clinical staff members complete all requirements for achieving /maintaining licensure/certification. May provide additional training based on local needs or clinical issues. Carries a caseload that allows time for clinical management and supervision. Caseload normally includes special problem cases beyond the professional capability of subordinate treatment staff. Screens, interviews and refers complex cases to medical care/inpatient treatment as appropriate. Conducts individual, group and/or family therapy with clients that present for care with complex substance use disorders. Uses specialized therapeutic techniques to help clients stop or change their pattern of substance use, to resolve problems relating to substance use, family relationships, and job performance, leading to the development of a healthy lifestyle.
Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment. May work a fluctuating work schedule to complete work assignments outside of the typical work week and work hours (to include weekends as necessary).
Performs other related duties as assigned.