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Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center Prevention Specialist in Plentywood, Montana

EMCMHC

Job Description CLASS TITLE: Prevention Specialist FLSA: DEPARTMENT: Chemical Dependency ACCOUNTABLE TO: Program Director PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general direction is responsible to provide professional services in the area of substance abuse prevention education and networking; Work requires individual judgment within established polices and procedures set by the State Prevention Program. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Physical requirements may require walking, lifting up to 35\#’s(greater with assistance), prolonged sitting, climbing steps, stooping, bending, and the ability to get in and out of a vehicle without assistance; • Must have ability to communicate orally and in the public; • Work may be performed in an office, individually, family, or in a group setting; • Some traveling required where exposure to inclement weather of heat, cold, rain, and snow may occur; • Must complete Credible EHR functionality and overview training within the first month of employment and maintain Certification throughout employment; and • Must possess a valid Montana Operator’s License (If your own personal vehicle is used to transport any client, your vehicle must have insurance that will cover passengers). MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE: • Substance abuse is referred to as alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; • Works with agency chemical dependency counselors in networking and maintaining referral sources; • Provides networking, prevention, and educational activities; • Participates in staffing and referral activities; • Provides all services mentioned in the state prevention contract with EMCMHC/SADS contracted service area; • Maintains required standards in all agency records and state paperwork; • Works as a part of the Agency Therapeutic Team; • Provides individual, group, and family education when appropriate; • Adapts to new or crisis situation as they arise; CLASS TITLE: Prevention Specialist (continued) • Meets productivity standards with community contacts, while maintaining a professional and ethical level of conduct according to standards of practice, EMCMHC policies, and state and federal policies; • Attends staff meetings and peer reviews, team service and coordination meetings, inservice trainings and outside service training as directed; and • Performs other duties assigned by the Program Director or Administration. SUPERVISION - RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: None EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: • Graduation from High School or its equivalent, Associates Degree in Human Services or related field preferred; Supplemented by additional training in Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist Training; PLUS • Two (2) years demonstrated work experience in substance abuse or the chemical dependency health field; • Possess people skills and public speaking skills; • Must complete Credible EHR functionality and overview training within the first month of employment and maintain Certification throughout employment; and • Must possess a valid Montana Operator’s License (If your own personal vehicle is used to transport any client, your vehicle must have insurance that will cover passengers). EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND EXPECTATONS • Maintains the highest level of ethics, morals, standards, respect for others, empathy, and privacy of client information; • Provides referrals to other community resources when appropriate; • Obeys all Federal and State Laws governing professional confidentiality; • Continues personal/professional development as a Prevention Specialist; • Consults and peers with other EMCMHC clinical staff and/or employees when needed; • Performs such other assignments and duties as may be required and needed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform any non-essential job function.

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