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Under the supervision of the Prevention Supervisor, the Community Prevention Specialist/Coalition Coordinator, will utilize the Strategic Prevention Framework to work with community coalitions to identify existing resources for positive youth development (collaborations, agencies, media and businesses) for community change, and engage resources in identifying strategies for change and coalition membership, initiate training, support prevention initiatives and track progress. Prevention Specialist also will work with school administration, staff, and community members to assess needs, develop a plan for programs and strategies, and work with other team members to implement the strategies within the schools. The goal is to increase protective factors and reduce risk factors to improve the behavioral health of youth, families and communities.
Required: Associates Degree
Field: Education, Social Services, Human Services, and Social Work, Community Health or related field.
Preferred Substance abuse and chemical dependency prevention using evidence-based programs/Strategies. Work with community coalitions/committees. Additional acceptable experience Preferred: youth counseling in mental health or substance abuse service environment
REQUIRED CREDENTIAL / LICENSE
Required Valid NYS Driver’s License
General computer skills, including keyboard and mouse operations; visual and/or auditory capacity.
The employee may lift up to 50 pounds and occasionally carry up to 30 pounds
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to adhere to strict policies/regulations relative to being in a tobacco-and alcohol-free workplace.
Work is performed in a normal office environment and in schools and communities
May perform all or part of the following duties
This job description is intended to provide a description of essential job functions that are used in order to assess employee performance. It is not an all-inclusive statement of job responsibilities.
Job Type: Full-time
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