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Prevention Specialist

Company: WestCare Foundation
Location: Miami
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Prevention Specialist Job DetailsJob LocationMiami - 2272 SW 7th Street - Miami, FL Position TypeFull Time Education Level4 Year Degree Salary Range$21.63 - $21.63 Hourly Job CategoryNonprofit - Social Services DescriptionProvides prevention services to individuals in the area assigned through the public school system, universities, trade schools, as well as youth involved in juvenile justice, foster care and community organizations. Offers prevention education in group setting, peer counseling on individual level, and referrals as needed.

  • Identify target populations and locations where service gaps exist.
  • Provide community education to increase awareness about substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, and other STDs.
  • Identify and recruit consumers for Alcohol Literacy Challenge, PRIME for Life, and Teen Intervene.
  • Conduct Universal, Selective and Indicated substance prevention services using Alcohol Literacy Challenge, PRIME for Life, and Teen Intervene
  • Provide referral for services not provided by program.
  • Prepare reports on monthly, quarterly and yearly basis, or whenever requested to do so by Program Coordinator and/or Program Director.
  • Maintain consumer records in accord with 65D-30 and Department of Health regulations and Village Policy and Procedure. QualificationsEssential Qualifications:Education:
    • Graduation from an accredited bachelors program with a degree in Addiction Counseling, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Psychology or related field is requiredExperience and Competencies:
      • A minimum of two years experience in the field of social services preferred.
      • Bilingual is preferred.
      • Must have reliable means of transportation
      • Must have familiarity with Miami-Dade County.
      • CPR Certification, First Aid Certification and an annual Tuberculosis test.
      • Ability utilize Microsoft Office Software Suite
      • Ability to provide an Affidavit of Good Moral Character
      • Clearance in Pre-Employment Drug Testing and Criminal Records Checks, as required.During your tenure with WestCare there may be new requirements, including, but not limited to vaccinations that are issued by local, State, Federal, and/or Funders that WestCare may have to comply with. Should this occur Human Resources or appropriate personnel will inform you.WestCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment at WestCare is contingent uponsuccessful completion of a pre-employment drug test,pre-employment physical and criminal background check.

Keywords: WestCare Foundation, Miami , Prevention Specialist, Other , Miami, Florida

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