Responsible for developing, implementing and coordinating comprehensive, best-practice, research-based prevention and early intervention programs for JHHS focused on substance abuse, violence and delinquency by applying the Strategic Prevention Framework, using these principles, methods, procedures and strategies.
• Coordinates efforts and collaborates with other JHHS programs, Pueblo of Jemez Departments, schools, Tribal and State epidemiology agencies, and others; gathers information and analyzes data in regard to abuse of alcohol, tobacco, opioids and other drugs (ATOD), family violence, violence towards others and delinquency.
• Applies data to plan, organize and coordinate prevention activities and presentations to include targeted interventions, trainings, workshops, conferences and luncheons.
• Applies principles of evaluation to assess effectiveness at the program level and change at the population level.
• Provides consultation and guidance to other JHHS staff that provide prevention services for a coordinated, comprehensive effort.
• Prepares marketing strategies and distributes education materials including reports, pamphlets, posters, news releases and radio scripts.
• Identifies and assists in the application for grant funds for prevention program activities.
• Organizes and coordinates a variety of program related events for the community; collaborates with Pueblo of Jemez programs/staff on awareness/prevention activities/events; networks with outside resources on awareness/prevention issues, activities, and events.
• Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, workshops, and trainings.
• Contributes to the overall quality of the unit’s service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures.
• Represents the Pueblo with dignity, integrity, and a spirit of cooperation in all relationships with staff and the public.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Education and Experience:
Master’s Degree in community health, social work or a related field; AND two (2) years of professional experience in providing alcohol, tobacco, opioids and other drugs (ATOD) and family prevention services.
Required Certificates, Licenses, And Registrations: Valid New Mexico Driver’s License.
Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) credential within one (1) year of date of employment