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Prevention Specialist

Company: WestCare Foundation.
Location: Key West
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

The primary function of this position is to provide a substance abuse prevention curriculum to middle school youth in Monroe County. Engages in direct staff hours of service for assigned clients Provides prevention counseling sessions to middle school students throughout Monroe County Conducts group TGFDV lessons Refers client to counselor, psychologist, psychiatrist when appropriate Monitors Prevention activities including those performed by prevention specialist Coordinates with schools and school personnel to provide TGFD classes Attend Prevention Program quarterly meetings, training and annual conference Functions as a liaison for prevention to outside agencies including schools, childrens shelter and outside agencies Demonstrates empathetic, professional behavior toward student, families, and school personnel Complete satisfaction surveys with participants Enhance and implement changes noted in performance improvement activities Participates in required staff development / training activities Performs other duties as assigned Work Environment: Personal Protective Equipment: the use of protective gloves if handling body fluids Level of access to PHI: Access to all prevention records Physical Demands: Frequent sitting, standing and use of a keyboard. Frequent off- site client visit to clients home, school, and other prearranged locations. Occasional lift and/or carry over 10 lb. Occasional twist and/or turn. Mental Demands: The ability to work with others The ability to work with minimal supervision The ability to deal with crisis situations The ability to draw firm limits with others The ability to demonstrate empathy toward others

Keywords: WestCare Foundation., Key West , Prevention Specialist, Other , Key West, Florida

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