• Community Prevention Specialist

    Job Locations US-NM-Jemez Pueblo
    Posted Date 7 months ago(7 months ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1221
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Community & Social Service
  • Overview

    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.

    Responsibilities

    • 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.

    Qualifications

    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

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