Chemical Dependency Assessment Supervisor

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					                  BENTON COUNTY CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION
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TITLE:                   CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY ASSESSMENT SUPERVISOR

DEPARTMENT:              Human Services

REPORTS TO:              Resource Manager

SUPERVISES:              Chemical Dependency Assessment Counselors


SUMMARY:

Provides chemical dependency and ADATSA assessments, information and referrals.
Plans, develops and provides substance abuse assessments for the Benton/Franklin
Counties' Chemical Dependency Assessment Center. Provides supervision and
clinical case review for Chemical Dependency Assessment Center.


EXAMPLES OF JOB DUTIES: (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the
list examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.)

Conduct DWI and chemical dependency assessments to youth and adults referred for
assessments through the court system and others as requested. Make referrals to
substance abuse provider agencies as determined by assessments.

Conduct ADATSA assessments to eligible clients referred for assessments by the CSO
Office. Develop and maintain a waiting list as needed.

Refer clients to appropriate community resources to implement treatment plans. Work
with community resources in developing and maintaining programs for clients.

Adhere to all agency policies and procedures as outlined in the Program Manual.

Prepare necessary paperwork for assigned cases within the time lines of the court.
Document action taken on each case.

Provide information to individuals and referral services.

Conduct information lectures in the community as requested.

Provide information to courts, probation offices and other recognized agencies
regarding
the progress of clients in the program, providing a Consent for Release of Confidential
Information has been executed by the client.

Assists in developing plans and systems to improve assessment systems.

Review and maintain an awareness of federal and state laws and regulations effecting
program services and client groups.
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Develop community resources, information and referral lists and networking with other
agencies.

Respond to sensitive or complex inquiries or service complaints.

Coordinate special projects and make presentations to various civic, social and
educational groups regarding substance abuse as requested.

Perform other related duties as assigned.


WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is primarily performed in an office environment but also requires traveling to
meetings.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of community resources providing services chemical dependents may need.

Knowledge of substance abuse education, intervention and treatment systems in public
school systems, provider agencies, public service agencies and the communities.

Knowledge of community and state resources for drug and alcohol agencies related to
referral and treatment.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

College or vocational training in counseling and two years experience in a treatment
facility; supervisory experience in an outpatient treatment or assessment center; or any
combination of education and experience which would provide the applicant with the
desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the job.

Must meet requirements of WAC 275-19-145(1).

Shall have no history of alcohol or other drug misuse for a period of two years
immediately prior to the time of employment as a chemical dependency assessment
supervisor and no misuse of alcohol or other drugs which employed a chemical
dependency supervisor.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Qualified Chemical Dependency Counselor; Must be, or is willing to be registered as a
counselor in the State of Washington; Valid Washington State Driver's License.