PERPETRATOR TREATMENTPuyallup Indian Tribe
PUYALLUP TRIBE OF INDIANS
OPENS: MAY 1, 2018 CLOSES: JULY 16, 2018
JOB TITLE: PERPETRATOR TREATMENT
DEPARTMENT: COMMUNITY DOMESTIC
COUNSELOR VIOLENCE ADVOCACY PROGRAM
REPORTS TO: PROGRAM DIRECTOR
SALARY: DOQ+BENEFITS HOURS: 40 HRS/WK – FULL TIME
GRANT FUNDED POSITION
This position provides culturally-appropriate domestic violence perpetrator treatment to clients of
the Domestic Violence Advocacy Program. In addition to perpetrator treatment counseling, this
position provides assessments and referrals to social service, cultural, medical and mental health
providers to help heal the perpetrator. Washington State certification for the Domestic Violence
Treatment Program and a knowledge of historical trauma and victimization issues are essential for
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Performs domestic violence assessment of clients for the criminal courts, CPS, CWS,
family law courts, etc;
2. Provides referrals for chemical dependency treatment to appropriate provider/facility;
3. Provides referrals for mental health assessment treatment to appropriate provider/facility;
4. Coordinates events involving traditional healers, cultural presenters, and other from
Puyallup and other Tribes for Program clients;
5. Ensures activities meet the minimum Washington State standards and requirements for
domestic violence treatment;
6. Conducts assessments and a domestic violence group in Puyallup Tribal Restorative Justice
7. Conducts group meetings that are in compliance with Washington State statutes; with a
minimum of two people, and a maximum of twelve people per group;
8. Assists in development and presentation of a culturally relevant Domestic Violence Impact
9. Develops system/protocols for reimbursement from Washington State for services
provided, including establishing rates for treatment;
10. Provides oversight to any additional service providers with whom the Tribe makes
arrangements to work;
11. Attends weekly staff meetings and outreach meetings assigned;
12. Maintains compliance of State, Federal and Trust Board grants; and,
13. Performs other duties as assigned.
This position does not supervise staff.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
Education and / or Experience
Bachelor’s degree in human services, public health, sociology, psychology or relevant field, and
two years of culturally-relevant domestic perpetrator treatment; or an equivalent combination of
education and experience. Washington State certification for the Domestic Violence Treatment
Program and ongoing continuous efforts toward re-certification are required. Beginner to
intermediate experience and knowledge using word processing and spreadsheets programs, like
Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.
Employee must demonstrate the ability to interact tactfully and positively with Tribal members,
all levels of staff and management. Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. Ability to
read, analyze and interpret common professional journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from staff and regulatory agencies. Ability
to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and
respond to questions. Ability to effectively present information to management, employees and
groups of people.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions
and apply them to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to
interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal
with several abstract and concrete variables.
Licenses or Certificates
Washington State certification for the Domestic Violence Treatment Program
Must pass a criminal background check prior to and periodically throughout employment;
must not have any felony convictions.
Must have and maintain a valid and unrestricted Washington State driver’s license.
Driver’s license must not contain any restrictions that would prevent the employee from
driving a GSA vehicle.
Must be culturally sensitive;
Must demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of victim counseling;
Ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and groups;
Ability to negotiate and problem solve;
Must demonstrate knowledge of post-traumatic stress syndrome and the immediate and
long terms effects of domestic violence and sexual abuse; and
Must set and manage own hours and schedule and demonstrate initiative and dependability.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee
to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires the ability to operate a typewriter, personal computer, multi-line telephone,
calculator, facsimile and photocopier.
Requires the ability to read, write, communicate, and interpret information accurately in
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use
hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
The employee occasionally is required to stand and walk.
The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and abilityto adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level is low to moderate.
The physical exertion is low to moderate.
Work is performed in an office setting.
There are frequent employee, client and customer contacts during the day.
Position may be stressful at times due to the sensitive or confidential issues being
Requires occasional travel using employee’s own transportation.
The Puyallup Tribe of Indians reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities
as the need arises. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of
INDIAN PREFERENCE EMPLOYER AS REQUIRED BY LAW
H O W T O A P P L Y:
Submit application and resume postmarked by the closing date to:
Human Resource Department
Puyallup Tribe of Indians
3009 East Portland Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98404
Note: Applications & copies of job announcements available at Rm. # 157. Job Line#: (253)573-7943