Rezilient Coordinator

Prevention Whiteriver, Arizona











STATEMENT OF JOB: To serve as lead for the Rezilient workgroup and provide trauma informed care education and outreach to families, and community members funded by Coronavirus Response Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) Substance Abuse Block Grant (SABG).  This position provides trauma informed care and adverse childhood experiences education and outreach for the Prevention Services Department. The Rezilient Coordinator will organize, plan, and serve as lead for the Rezilient workgroup.




  • Coordinating workshops, faculty conferences, and community events to spread understanding about trauma-informed care
  • Collecting and interpreting data from the ACES questionnaire to develop a picture of how trauma histories affect people’s reactions to care professionals 
  • Training and coaching other professionals in key program concepts
  • Assessing physical spaces for potentially triggering or otherwise distressing stimuli that can induce counterproductive emotional reactions in doctors’ offices, community centers, and schools
  • Organizing fundraisers and finding public sector funding sources and other sources of grant money and support for research opportunities
  • Explaining trauma-informed care in an intelligible way to a lay audience
  • Directly supporting the Rezilient workgroup to accomplish the goals set forth.
  • Create a marketing campaign for ACES.
  • Supervise staff who facilitate and assist in Rezilient programming.
  • identifying and connecting with local ACE-associated organizations, specifically organizations in health care, mental health services, education, early childhood development, social services, the justice system, and policy
  • Plan, organize, and facilitate cultural Rezilient workshops within the Fort Apache Indian Reservation.
  • Knowledgeable in trauma informed care and adverse childhood experiences.
  • Conducting research and analysis in line with Rezilient initiatives, including staying current on all relevant ACES and toxic stress research and evidence.
  • Communicating research to Rezilient workgroup members to help inform development of various work products.
  • Establish key workflows that drive participation with the Rezilient workgroup.
  • Ability to address a variety of diverse spiritual, emotional, and social needs in multiple environments of an often-high-risk population, using a trauma-informed care approach while maintaining a high degree of professionalism and cultural awareness.
  •  Participates in and facilitates weekly Rezilient meetings with other workgroup members.
  • Participation in all required ABHS training.
  • Abide by all applicable policies, procedures, and program standards of ABHS, White Mountain Apache Tribe, Indian Health Services, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) and other pertinent regulatory authorities.
  • Maintain ethical policies and guidelines as outlined in accepted State ethics laws, rules, policies, and principles and as outlined in discipline-specific code of ethics.
  • Provide a positive role model to clients and staff through leadership, self-discipline, and genuine care for the treatment and recovery of clients. All clients and staff members must be treated with dignity and respect.
  • Participation in all required ABHS training.
  • Reports/attends work in timely manner. Must be reliable and communicate directly with supervisor in all matters of attendance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or clinical director.



  1. Possession of a high school diploma with minimum of four years’ work-related experience in mental health field engaged in case management, mental health, developmental disabilities, aftercare, substance abuse or related areas; AA/Bachelor’s degree in mental health/human services or related field preferred. 2 years experience with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)preferred. Experience working with Native Americans preferred.
  2. Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to speak the Apache language preferred.
  3. Demonstrate critical thinking, problem-solving and organizational and time management skills with ability to work independently, with flexibility within prescribed deadlines.
  4. Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively with a wide range of people, teams, managers, supervisors.
  5. Valid Arizona Driver’s License and reliable transportation.
  6. MS Office proficiency and ability to correctly operate copy machine and fax.
  7. Ability to pass all pre-employment testing, including, but not limited to, fingerprint clearance, drug testing and background check.


**NOTE: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 472 and 473).



The physical characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.


Constant: standing. Frequent: repetitive use of hand, walking, standing, bending neck and waist, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting neck and waist, simple grasping of left and right hand, power grasping right and left hand, fine manipulation right and left hand, pushing and pulling right and left hand, reaching above shoulder level, reaching below shoulder level, lifting objects weighing up to 25 pounds from below the waist to a height of 3 feet.


Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The employment is considered “at will” and agree that employment can be terminated with or without cause and with or without notice at any time at the option of either the employee or the company.